Posts from June 2009

Posts from June 2009

>The Power of Apology

> Posted by Robin Schmidt on June 23rd, 2009 Have you ever been hurt? It is usually the people closest to us that hurt us. Is it ever easy to ask someone’s forgiveness? Is it ever easy to say, I was wrong, I am sorry, please forgive me? It may be even harder to grant forgiveness. Growing up I can’t remember my father ever saying he was sorry. We talked…

Thoughts and Questions for Parents On Father’s Day

This is article is worth the read in it’s entirety. I think the questions are really helpful. I hope you find them helpful too. You will find a link to the original post at the bottom. From the Internet Monk: It’s Father’s Day weekend, one of the Hallmark calendar days, but worth at least…

Technology and Youth Ministry

Folks this is an important article to read.  It is a snapshot of what is happening in the world around us all the time. The growing dependence on technology, but more so, the need for communication.  Are you carving out time to be with your kid? From Youth Specialties… I’m an unashamed tech junkie, which is proving to be a major asset in youth ministry.…

Welcome to Their Jungle Part 2

I wanted to finish up the thoughts about the youth culture in general and the effects of postmodernity (read part one here). This generation is suspicious of truth claims. The statisitcs that Mueller presents from the Barna group are alarming in that most “Christian” teenagers do not believe that their faith is based on something “true”.  The…
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