Monthly Archives: February 2016


How Much is That Pie?

FUNDRAISER!!! Just typing that word made me cringe, and it probably made most of you quit reading! The fundraiser is one of the necessary evils of youth ministry. Universities don’t spend much time teaching you about fundraisers while preparing you for the ministry but they are a regular part of every youth ministry. This past [...]

By |2016-11-14T22:20:00-06:00February 23rd, 2016|Out of the Gates|0 Comments

How Do We Worship?

Worship has become such a loaded topic in churches everywhere.  What comes to mind when someone asks about the worship at your church?  Most likely it is what kind of songs you sing on Sunday morning.  That is the first thing that comes to mind for most anyone.  All of us who have been in [...]

By |2016-11-14T22:20:00-06:00February 16th, 2016|Out of the Gates|0 Comments

Devoted to What?

I remember not to many years ago spending 5-6 hours a day conditioning and playing basket ball. I wanted to be the best player I could possibly be!  I ran, lifted weights, jumped rope, did dribble drills, speed drills, shooting drills, and played in as many pickup basket ball games as I could.  The result [...]

By |2016-02-08T14:01:58-06:00February 8th, 2016|Out of the Gates|0 Comments