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Archives: August 2016

Why a Christian College

8/31/2016 in Category

By Rachel Oliver

I was a junior in high school when I decided that I wanted to attend a Christian college or university. While enjoying my small town, public high school experience I knew I... More

Dealing With Our Students’ Doubts And Questions

8/24/2016 in Category

By Andy Blanks, co-founder of youthministry360

Questions about the essentials of their faith, and to a lesser extent, doubts, are a healthy part of faith development. As leaders, we should... More

Evaluating Yourself Before the New Youth Ministry Year Begins

8/16/2016 in Category

By Andy Blanks, co-founder of youthministry360

For many of us, the next few weeks signal the beginning of a new youth ministry year. For a lot of folks, August means the start of school. And... More

A Youth Minister’s Back-To-School Checklist: 3 Things You Might Forget

8/10/2016 in Category

By Andy Blanks, co-founder of youthministry360

Though it seems like summer just started, sometime in the next few weeks the new school year will kick off. And of course, that means the start... More

Stories from the Inside

8/3/2016 in Category

By Gareth Unruh, Assistant Director, Juvenile Justice Ministry, Denver Area YFC

My dad was killed in prison.

I never knew my dad.

My dad molested me.

My mom was raped and I’m the... More