Collaboration is defined as the act of working with another or others on joint project. If there is any context where this should be modeled, it should be in the work of advancing God’s Kingdom. Yet, what should be common is rarely happening. Perhaps it is the underlying messaging of the America culture, which encourages […]
“The captain of the Costa Concordia was distracted by guests he had invited onto the bridge in the crucial moments before his cruise liner rammed into rocks off the Tuscan island of Giglio”, one of the ship’s senior officers has claimed. Perhaps all the details my never be disclosed but what we know for certain […]
Sacrifice is an intriguing term. The value of it’s meaning is hugely dependent upon the context of its use. When you first hear the word, what might quickly come to mind is loss. I give up something of value. If you are playing the game of chess, it defines a strategic move that will ultimately […]
1 Peter 5:8 “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” RELOAD joins CCDA’s West Michigan Regional Conference featuring general session speaker Eric Tolbert, Lighthouse Church Battle Creek. Watch this quick clip by Eric Tolbert: “Work on Your Defense” Read more on Eric Tolbert!
One of the forgotten truths outlined throughout Scripture is the value God and people placed on community. God has always had a heart for community, so much so that he is the Triune God. He dwells in perfect fellowship, God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. They exist in perfect harmony. This gives us a […]
1 Timothy 4:12 “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” Share this verse with your youth ministry this week as inspiration for them to spread the radiance of God’s love, wisdom, and righteousness through all that they do. […]
The Gospel of Luke chapter 1 is an intriguing story. It opens with two prophetic miracles that would transform culture, the birth announcement of John the Baptist and of Jesus the Christ. The response of Zacharias verses that of Mary are somewhat paradoxical. Zacharias (a religious leader) upon being visited by the angel Gabriel finds […]
Dr. Larry Acosta brings a word from 1 Cor. 1:26. Take a look… Transparency from UYWI on Vimeo.
We all desire lots of changes, but fail to execute them. Just ask Paul: “I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do.” (Romans 7:15). The authors of Change Anything argue that a lack of willpower is not our problem. They […]
Project NIA is an advocacy center with a mission to address youth crime with restoration rather than incarceration. The study in Chicago found that 20% of all juvenile arrest were school-based; 27% of school-based arrests under age 20 were for minor battery (i.e. fighting); Black youth made up 74% of school based arrest followed by 22.5% Latinos. […]
Help UYWI reach more youth for the Gospel! UYWI hopes to train 105 youth workers across the country in 2013 through our 90º Certification Program. but we need your support. This 12-month intensive leadership development course addresses a different element of effective urban leadership each month. Giving of Life will match up to $5,000 of total donations […]
Don’t get overwhelmed by Your Present Problem God is big enough to see to completion all that He has called you to do. Watch this video for a word from our very own, Milton Campbell. ” Lack or Opportunity from UYWI on Vimeo.
Your Insider’s Glance at The WELL’s “Best of 2012 Webinars” Whether you missed the webinar or just need quick tips for your ministry, this is your chance to access points from The Well’s exclusive webinars. We know you work hard serving our country’s youth. Now let us serve you, with this countdown of our best […]
Enter UYWI’s “Holiday Photo/ Video Contest” and WIN BIG! The holiday season is approaching fast! Share this exciting experience with your youth ministry / group! Show us how you celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years together. Whether it’s a time to gather for games & activities or a community service project, we want to […]
Empowering the Next Generation Hear from the man who followed his calling and started UYWI.