"That was close, a little too close." Those were my thoughts that afternoon. What if they had chosen me? The summers of my teen years a number of congregations in the Pensacola area helped sponsor the annual Southeastern Soul Saving Workshop on the campus of the University of West Florida. The part of the workshop specifically for … Continue reading That was Close
One of the great things that happens in youth ministry is the training our young people acquire in the area of service. Yesterday J Hall took about 15 young people from Central and a few adults to the West Alabama Food Bank. WAFB distributes food to low income families in a variety of ways. They … Continue reading Learning to Serve
The Summers of 1979-83(?), a number of congregations in the Pensacola area helped sponsor the Annual Southeastern Soul Saving Workshop on the campus of the University of West Florida. Part of the workshop was specifically for teens held at Gateway Church of Christ. 300 - 400 teens would listen to speakers like "Cool Joe" Beam, … Continue reading It Was Pretend – or Was It?
I am at Exposure Youth Camp this week and will not take take to blog. I will try to wrap up the whole Exposure Experience on Thursday when I get back to a somewhat regular routine. For now here is a promo video for EYC:Scott
Please excuse the quality (or lack thereof) of the included graphic. I lost the original years ago. This is part of a spiritual wellness activity I do with young people from early to late teens. The idea is to get them thinking about where they are spiritually. Take the self-examination for yourself. The process is … Continue reading "The Spirituality Tree"
This beautiful plate of spaghetti and meatballs is not what it seems. This is a creation of my wonderful wife. More about that later . . .Sunday afternoon, our young people met for a pasta meal and to study Proverbs 17-19 for the Walker County Youth Bible Bowl. Our young team (oldest member is 16 … Continue reading Sunday’s Spaghetti
Yesterday (Monday, April 27), I went with other ministers to a meeting in Winfield, Alabama. Matt Heupel who preaches in the Florence, AL area and teaches Youth Ministry and Bible at Heritage Christian University spoke to us about Youth Ministry. There were active Youth Ministers in attendance and some of us formerly worked as Youth … Continue reading They are Watching You