Three Reasons I Love Summer Youth Camp

(This article first appeared in Youth Ministry Magazine.  www.youthministrymagazine.org) I have a confession to make: I love youth camp.  God began calling me to surrender my life to Christ at youth camp.  As a camp counselor and program director, I began to sense God calling me into the ministry.  As a youth pastor, I saw my students’ lives transformed while …

5 Ways to Engage Your Students’ Minds

Today’s students get a bad rap.  Recent books on Generation Z make much of their short attention spans (See James White’s book Meet Generation Z).  They mention how today’s youth would rather watch a video than read a book (See Jean Twenge’s book iGen).  It’s common knowledge that students’ use of online access has had a profound impact upon how …