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6 Youth Ministry “Anti-Programs” That Will Enhance Your Current Programming

August 31st, 2016|, , , |

In my last post, I was rather critical of programs. It’s not really programs that I struggle with but rather the inability of people to think outside of their programs. I struggle with this myself. [...]

Are Youth Leaders Ready to Think Outside of Programs?

August 17th, 2016|, , , |

When I was in high school, we had one “program” in our parish for youth: Religious Education. I was placed in a class based on my age and was run through a system that had [...]

It’s Impossible to “Form Young People” In Two Hours a Week

May 4th, 2016|, , , |

I recently read through about 80 evaluations from a day of formation offered on discipleship. One of the questions on the participant evaluation asked about specific struggles people had experienced in their discipleship efforts thus [...]

How I Have Seen Discipleship Changing the Church

April 14th, 2016|, , |

I have been assisting parishes in moving towards a discipleship focused youth ministry approach for the last four years. It was really what I was seeing happen with FOCUS on our university campuses that first [...]