Tag : Refreshment

The Lukewarm Mission

The Lukewarm Mission

Servant Events are great opportunities for youth to grow in their faith, but they also provide growth opportunities for the youth worker. Continue reading

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The Stride: The Offseason

The Stride: The Offseason

In this final installment of his 6-part column, veteran Ed Staude discusses ministry life, in the “offseason”. Continue reading

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The Stride: Variety!  Having Fun

The Stride: Variety! Having Fun

Ministry can have the potential to become very routine. Programs that a youth minister, teacher or pastor inherit can carry high priorities and are often very valuable programs. Newly introduced events can also quickly attain this status if they are well done and seen to be beneficial. And, while you appreciate people Continue reading

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The Stride: Intense Workouts

The Stride: Intense Workouts

Continue the running metaphor for ministry in this month’s column. Whether you run or not, consider how to incorporate the concept of “intense workouts” into your ministry programs. Continue reading

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10 Ways to Retreat and Be Still

10 Ways to Retreat and Be Still

The digital age is loud. It doesn’t take much to realize you need quiet time. Here are 10 small ways to be still and unwind. Continue reading

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Office Space – Set the Mood with Flair

Office Space – Set the Mood with Flair

Believe it or not, staying refreshed on the job has a great deal to do with how your space is configured. Consider some ideas for revamping your “office space.” Continue reading

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The Stride: The Core

The Stride: The Core

Part three of our six month “The Stride” series gets real about the need to strengthen your core – your faith – through discipline and the Word. Continue reading

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The Stride: What Was I Thinking

The Stride: What Was I Thinking

In this column, veteran Lutheran church worker, Ed Staude continues his analogy of running the “ministry race.” Continue reading

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The Stride: Finding Your Stride

The Stride: Finding Your Stride

This introduction to our regular column, The Stride, explores running as a metaphor for effective youth programming. Check it out! Continue reading

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