Lives In the Balance: A Prayer and Lifestyle Strategy to Rescue Our Kids
Taught by Chandra White-Cummings, Urban Faith
White-Cummings understands and believes in the power of prayer. Join this mother of two, founder of Hearts Like Water:Praying for Our Children in Times Like These prayer outreach, Urbanfaith.com author, and blogger as she shares a strategy that churches, youth ministries, and families can use to put the wheels in motion for spiritual rescue of our kids from the traps in which the enemy has ensnared them through culture and life experiences.
Teaching Your Teens to Interpret Scripture
June 5, 2014
Taught by Tom Greenwald, Community Covenant Church, Lenexa, Kansas
A native of Iowa, Tom has spent over a decade doing ministry on the East Coast and in Michigan before landing in Kansas. With a passion for bringing together students of different cultures and socioeconomic classes, Tom believes communal scripture reading of God's Word is the tie that binds. This workshop will share his tips and tools for developing your students to be interpreters of scripture.
Break the Silence: Let's Talk About Sex and Sexuality in the Church
April 17, 2014
Featuring Dr. Chisina Kapungu, assistant professor in obstetrics and gynecology with the Center for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Join us as we explore faith-based perspectives on sexual health and HIV prevention.
The Art of Bible Storying
April 16, 2014
Taught by Michael Novelli, SparkHouse
Join Michael Novelli for a Bible storying experience—an imaginative way to engage in the scriptures through storytelling, creative reflection, and lively dialogue. During this interactive workshop you will explore how this learner-centered approach inspires participants to discover meaning and identity in the biblical narrative.
Should Christians Act Like Crips: Innovative Approaches for Urban Youth Ministry & Evangelism
March 4, 2014
Taught by Romal Tune, founder of Faith for Change and author of God's Graffitti
Many churches are stagnant or losing members because of their inability to connect and reach teens and young adults that feel left out and are uncertain about their future. In order to change this trend, youth and young adult ministry must look at innovative approaches to reach young people in their communities who do not attend church.
Hip Hop is a Voice for Mosaics and The Nones - September 24, 2013
Hip Hop Curriculum for Incarcerated Youth & Youth Coming Out of the System - June 18, 2013
The New Urban: A Panel Discussion on Urban Ministry Across the Nation - May 31, 2013
Back on the Block: Community Reentry and Reintegration of Formerly Incarcerated Youth - April 22, 2013
Evangelical Covenant Youth Religious Identification - March 6, 2013
Youth Worker Sustainability, Part Two: Being Part of the Solution - February 12, 2013
Using Story to Change the World: For Teenagers Who Are Student Leaders - January 12, 2013
Creating an Equal Seat at the Table: Bringing Youth with Differing World-Views Together in Community - December 6, 2012
Youth Worker Sustainability: Creative Revenue and Scenario Forecasting - November 11, 2012
Youth Leadership Development: Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders - October 8, 2012
No Church in the Wild: Gen Y's, Millenials and Spirituality in Post Soul America - October 2012
Youth Worker Sustainability Part 1: Standing on Stable Ground - September 25, 2012
After the High: Spiritual Formation in Teens after Camp and Mission Trips - August 29, 2012
Youth as Change Agents Part 2: Empowering Youth to be Community Changers - July 11, 2012
Teens, Sexual Identity & the Church - June 13, 2012
Youth as Change Agents Part 1: Transforming Perceptions of Youth Ministries - June 8, 2012
The Gospel According to Tupac - March 9, 2012
Supervising Youth Ministry Interns - February 9, 2012
Rural Youth Ministry - January 18, 2012
Engaging Young Adults in the Church - December 1, 2011
Vetting Undocumented Volunteers: Tips for Policies and Procedures - November 10, 2011
Mission Trip Mapping: Tips for Responsible Short Term Mission Trips - October 14, 2011
Developing a Youth Ministry Internship Program at Your Church - September 22, 2011