Category Archive: Church Life

Weekend Update: Ben and Bologna


Took some video at Friday Night Flood this past weekend. Thought you might enjoy it. The first one is our challenge, and the second is our special guest speaker, a first-year apprentice at… Continue reading

Love Wins: My Conclusions


This is the third part of a three-part series in which I will explore Rob Bell’s book Love Wins. Feel free to addyour own thoughts in the comments section below. You can read about the… Continue reading

Over the Weekend with H20


Friday Night Flood featured a crazy challenge in honor of April Fool’s Day and a special message prepared and delivered by one of our students this past weekend. Take a few minutes and… Continue reading

Prayer Request Monopoly


The evening is here and people are filing into the room to join you for your weekly small group meeting. There is some small talk, a few jokes exchanged as you finish setting… Continue reading

My Cell Phone as an Offering


“… and so God gives to Moses… Tim, please put that phone away. You can text with your friend after we’re done here. Thanks… Anyway, God gives Moses these two stone… Mark, I… Continue reading

Trial by Fire


Today’s peek inside H20 features one of our newer leaders sharing his testimony of how God grabbed him in a huge way. Pretty powerful stuff.

WNL in Review: The Days of Ezekiel (3/16/2011)


Set List: Days of Elijah (Robin Mark), I Will Follow (Chris Tomlin). Prepwork For the Evening: Prayed over the evening, wrote lesson, created lesson media (logo and video), prepared music, assembled EasyWorship schedule,… Continue reading

WNL in Review: The Days of Elijah (3/9/2011)


Set List: Days of Elijah (Robin Mark), Your Grace is Enough (Matt Maher). Prepwork For the Evening: Prayed over the evening, wrote lesson, created lesson media (logo and video), prepared music, assembled EasyWorship… Continue reading

Chapter 9: Realizing a Narrative Approach to Youth Ministry


After the last chapter, I was almost expecting to see a chapter that gave a handful of ideas about programmingelements that one could see in a Narrative Youth Ministry. Bad Brett! It would… Continue reading

So What Is On the Snowbound DVD?


Yesterday I gave a little insight into why and how I go through the process of creating DVDs for our students after our big events. And I promised to share with you what… Continue reading