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Witnessing: Seeing Something With Your Own Eyes

Here’s a quick 40-second video that I used to introduce my session on “Witnessing” for today’s rebuildmychurch.org online youth ministry conference by Project YM.

In my talk, I spoke about our need to witness to not only the youth we minister to and with, but also to the youth workers that we serve with.

Rebuild Online Youth Ministry Conference

I’m blessed and excited to be presenting at today’s Rebuild Online Youth Ministry Conference.  You can join hundreds of youth ministry leaders from across the globe on Tuesday, May 10 at 10am PST and/or 5pm PST (same content in both) for this FREE online conference.

Rebuild brings together a great mix of youth ministry voices from around the world for a two-hour virtual conference experience like no other.

I’ll be presenting on how we can be better witnesses to both the teens we minister to and with AND to our fellow youth ministers.

Hope you can join us!  Register here.

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The Importance of Planning and Execution

Sean and me with the newly-engaged couple Mike and Jenn.
Sean and me with the newly-engaged couple Mike and Jenn.

This past Tuesday night, I (along with Sean) was the blessed to be an “accomplice” in my buddy Mike’s marriage proposal to his girlfriend Jennifer.  It was an amazing and unforgettable night, in large part because Jenn had no idea that the proposal was coming and she was caught completely off-guard.

Thankfully, she said yes…haha.

Mike had been planning the proposal for the past two months, and in the last week in particular we exchanged a flurry of emails, texts, and phone calls as we finalized the details.  Our plan was quite elaborate and quite brilliant if I may say so myself…as was the execution.  The acting on the other hand….

It got me to thinking about the importance of planning and execution in youth ministry.  Continue reading The Importance of Planning and Execution