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A Fish Story

It all starts with a young coal miner named John Kuhnert. He had a young family at home, and not a lot …

May 2017 Newsletter

My latest newsletter is out. You can read it Here.  Please take a moment and pray for the ministry. Thank you. Like …

Sermons

In response to request from some ministry friends, I am going back and publishing audio and PDF notes from messages I’ve given …

Remembering Columbine… Never Again.

On April 20, 1999. Things changed. Not everyone that day knew just exactly how wide ranging those changes would be, but there …

The 600th post…

In 2007 and early 2008, I had a crazy idea to start a ministry blog. I never imagined it would lead me …

4 Things to Look for at #SYMC2016

This weekend is the “reboot” of Simply Youth Ministry Conference in Chicago. Whether this is your first time here or you are …

The Purpose of Youth Ministry…

Yesterday, I attended my mom’s church in Southern Illinois. The Pastor gave a message based on John 4, the woman at the …

Help Wanted…

Today’s teenagers are struggling with issues that I never would have dreamed of as a teen. Many of them also lack the …

An interesting observation….

I visit many churches as part of my role with NNYM. They have been different denominations and sizes, but a pattern emerges …

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