This past weekend my leader team and I had one of our annual all-day events where we talk about the year past and what’s ahead. It’s important, but it can get a little tiresome to talk about strategy and logistics and all those things. When it comes down to it… we just love what we get to do, and we’re excited for what’s next. Continue reading →
This is a great video, and a wonderful reminder of just how much (artificiality) goes into the “beautiful” images we see every day. This could be very useful illustration for a talk on beauty, image, hypocrisy, idols, and many other topics. Or just something to post to your Facebook page for the teens to find.
Another great source for this style of video is the “True Beauty” campaign that Dove had a couple years back. You can some of those videos here and here.
Youth Specialties made this video about training youth leaders, or how not to. It pokes fun at some of the negative stereotypes about youth ministers… it is also hilarious.
“C’mon, you’re throwing like a bunch of Senior Pastors!”
This is a very well made video.
I’m using it next week as we introduce our new series about having a consistent identity, and I love at around 1:45 when he talks about his own experience living two lives and pretending to be a Christian. It also has some wonderfully poignant reminders of our fallen state, and the grace that God extends. In other words, this guy talks good and says good things too. Enjoy.