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Where To? | The P for Planning Series

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Where To? | The P for Planning Series

This is the third post in the "P for Planning" Series. Being intentional about your youth ministry cannot be overemphasised. An earlier post highlighted the importance of prayer as the first step to all planning. Youth ministries / groups in often fall apart because they have taken planning the basics for granted. This video post ...

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Apr 13

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Step One | “P for Planning”

This is the second post in the "P for Planning" Series. The first post highlighted the why you must never leave anything to chance. An earlier post touched on the importance of being intentional and planning your meetings. Never leave anything to chance… Here are some ideas on where to start with planning meetings for the young ...

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Apr 13

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Nothing To Chance | The “P Series”

The P SERIES is about learning the importance of PLANNING for your youth ministry and meetings. It is also to give you ideas and practical tools and advice for effective ministry to the young people you serve. If you lead a youth group you know exactly how chaotic it can get. If something works you should do it again right?! I mean ...

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the message of your life...

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Apr 13

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Your Life’s Message

How you live your live is not just about you. More importantly, as Christ followers how we live is a message to those around us. It not only says something about who we are but who God is. These were words of Apostle Paul to a young Christ follower: Get the word out. Teach all these things. And don't let anyone put you down because ...

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Apr 13

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Les Anne’s Memorial

On the 12th of April 2013 Youth for Christ South Africa (YfCSA) learned that Les Anne Wienand passed away. Les Anne worked with Youth for Christ for some years, leading many young people to Christ. She also served in local churches.  She was Shannan Lord's mother. Shannan and Martin Lord are the YfCSA's Training Centre and L'abri ...

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Apr 13

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Youth Leaders and Senior Leadership in the Local Church

It has become more common or expected for local churches to have a youth pastor. He / she may not be youth pastor by title but by function. The youth pastor is generally responsible for overseeing the activities of the young people in the local church. Here responsibilities generally include pastoral care for the young people. The ...

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Apr 13

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Stomp the Streets Youth Conference

This is a guest post by Ashley Augustine, Youth Pastor at Liberty Church in Johannesburg, South Africa Liberty Church will be hosting, Stomp the Streets, our very first Youth Conference of 2013! We’re setting aside Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th of May to equip youth and youth leaders to Stomp the Streets with the Gospel of ...

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Apr 13

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5 Reasons You Must Take Young People Camping

If you haven't taken your young people on a camp you're missing out on great opportunities. If you do take the young people you serve to camp this post is also for you. Here are … reasons to take (and to continue taking) young people on camps: Disconnect   A change of environment allows makes it easier for young people to ...

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Mar 13

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Where Christians Can Start Dealing With Human Rights Issues

South Africa celebrated human rights day on the 21st of March. This is partly a way to remember the Sharpeville massacre [VIDEO] in 1960. The International Criminal Court (ICC) seems to have an increasing number of cases for crimes against humanity. This is not likely to stop any time soon… The reason struggles with human rights ...

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Activity and Programs; A Threat To Youth Ministry

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Mar 13

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Activity and Programs; A Threat To Youth Ministry

  For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life ~ John 3:16 (NLT) The object of God's affection is obvious: people. "God loved the world = God loved all people. God loves people who ministered or served them through Christ's death and ...

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