Monthly Archives : March 2004

A Passion For Media

A Passion For Media

In this article, Rev. Terry Dittmer takes a personal look at Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. Continue reading

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Coming on a Tour near You

Coming on a Tour near You

Looking for a quality mainstream concert? This article offers some suggestions for youth workers and youth who love music and would rather steer clear of unfortunate content. Continue reading

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Parenting Point: Filtering Media Messages in a Christian Home

Parenting Point: Filtering Media Messages in a Christian Home

This Parenting Point by Mary Halberg discusses how parents might approach the problem of questionable TV content and set fair limits in their homes. Continue reading

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To Entertain the Masses: The Proper Use of Media in Worship Settings

To Entertain the Masses: The Proper Use of Media in Worship Settings

Entertainment can be a scary word to use with worship, but read this article to see how it may be great for you! Continue reading

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When Ministry Meets Play Station 2

When Ministry Meets Play Station 2

The entire gaming world is not as bleak as Grand Theft Auto. This article discusses how youth workers can use gaming to make connections with youth, and how to avoid the pitfalls and perils that lie in the gaming world. Continue reading

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Skit: The Faithless Zone

Skit: The Faithless Zone

In the voice of The Twilight Zone, five characters make choices without the guidance of integrity. Without a moral compass youth may find themselves lost in The Faithless Zone. Continue reading

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FOCUS Part 3: A Model for Teaching Servanthood

To be firm yet observant, courteous yet understanding and sincere; this is the church worker’s FOCUS. Continue reading

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Movies as Messages of God

Movies as Messages of God

Good movies touch the deepest human experiences and can thus be useful in discussing spiritual matters. This article discusses some of the better ways to go about introducing movies into your youth program. Continue reading

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In All Things – Teaching the Gospel Using Media

In All Things – Teaching the Gospel Using Media

Veteran DCE Bob McKinney has long approached youth programming with a media-mindset. His article provides impactful direction for using media to reach youth with the message of Christ.
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Skit: I was a Teenage Nobody

Skit: I was a Teenage Nobody

The central character of this poem-like skit is “Nobody” who mourns a lonely life rejected by “Them”. It takes the intercession of “Somebody” to show acceptance, love, and the community of the body of Christ. Continue reading

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