Card Ninja // Minute to Win It Game

How to Play the "Card Ninja" Game Flip a playing card hard enough to stick into a watermelon half placed at a distance in 60 seconds or less. [vimeo 25818721 w=500 h=281] source Vimeo
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You Have to Believe the Gospel // Discipline w/ the Gospel in Mind

This series of posts comes from a workshop / seminar I gave to a collection of youth leaders in Superior, WI called: Discipline w/ the Gospel in Mind. // You have to believe the Gospel That...

The Divided Kingdom of Israel // North (Israel) and South (Judah)

The Divided Kingdom 1 Kings 10:26 - 12:33 Last week we saw the height of glamour, prestige, and influence in the world for the Israelites. King Solomon is leading God's people in wisdom and people from...

Who’s Responsible? You? or Someone Else?

My how times have changed, eh? HT Los.

Stuff You Can Use // Youth Ministry Resource

Youth Ministry Media recommended a new resource called Stuff You Can Use @ stuffyoucanuse.org It's a young resource that already contains some useful games and events. I plan on using the Make It or Break...

We Don’t Go Far Enough…

I don't think we go far enough in our teachings of Scripture to children, youth or adults. It's been modeled to me and I see it all over current curriculum that we teach and implore...
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Followers Promo Material for 2012-2013

These are our promotional materials for Followers (our after school program) this year (2012-2013): We also consolidated our web properties into one site, so the Followers landing page and info is located at: http://www.haywardwesleyan.org/followers

Trench Dodgeball // Game

Basic Dodgeball Rules Divide the room into two halves with a center dividing line Place the dodgeballs on the center line and start the players on the back line of each side A player is OUT when...

Leaders Define Reality // Patty Proverb #1

Leaders define reality What’s really going on with your organization? Are you honest with yourself? Are things good, really? If someone were to ask the people who work for or with you these questions, what would they say...

How Do You Respond When Things Are Out of Your Control?

Recently we took our Youth group to a High Ropes Challenge course in the area. There ended up being a miscommunication issue that caused a misunderstanding with the logistics related to everyone in our group...

School Punishments from 1848 // Game

In 1848, the Stokes County School had a series of 46 rules for which there were lashes dished out as punishments for various offenses. You can check out the whole list here. For Youth group,...

Mad Dog // Game

An NBC "Minute to Win It" Game Materials 2 breath mint boxes ruler Instructions Secure breath mint boxes to the ends of the ruler so they stand lengthwise. Remove piece of the lid so that opening is unobstructed. When the clock...