Have you ever wondered, in ministry, "Does this even matter?" It's easy to get to this point in ministry, especially when we have poured our heart into something and it doesn't turn out as we would hope. Often times, though, God shows up and does something when we least expect it. Maybe it's when a … Continue reading Don’t Just Say You’re for Your Neighbors, Act Like It!
A couple years ago, I went to a seminar/workshop with Doug Fields and Duffy Robbins. What they spoke about that day was based off their book, Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, and Deliver Effective Messages. The tips and methods they use to teach teenagers will help you so much! In fact, each … Continue reading YM Resource – “Speaking to Teenagers” Book
One of the reasons I love going to any Christian conference is gaining from the wisdom of others. The Orange Conference is no different. One of my favorites is Doug Fields. Many of you in the youth ministry world probably know who he is already. For those who do not, you should get to know … Continue reading Favorite Speakers at Orange: Doug Fields
Discipleship is not a short-term process. It is a question of where they are going to be 5, 10, 20, 30+ years from now. That is something Doug Fields and I both agree upon. In his breakout workshop, Doug goes explains some "Essentials of Youth Ministry Discipleship." Above all, he reminds us that "We do the … Continue reading Doug Fields Explains the Essentials of Youth Ministry Discipleship (Orange 2011)
Doug Fields has a new idea for leadership. He explains that a new perspective is often needed to see clearly. Perspective is a powerful tool in the life of a leader. Doug's recent change of career helped him see his life from a different perspective. He realized that those in the church are often not good … Continue reading Doug Fields Calls Church Leaders to Move Others Into the Spotlight (Orange 2011)