Mooks, Midriffs, Myspace and More: A Prayer Agenda for America’s Youth (Presented by Jeremy Del Rio at the Greater New York Pastors Prayer Summit 2007) Downloads + Powerpoint Presentation + Prayer Concert Audio + Intergenerational Conversation Audio – Part 1 / Part 2 Source Material + Why Should I Care So Much? And Other Christ […]
You stand your ground.Â Watch what happened in 1997-98 when the New York City Housing Authority attempted to evict Generation Xcel unjustly, as reported by the New York City newsmedia.
The following question was emailed from Concerts of Prayer Greater New York to Jeremy after the “Mooks, Midriffs …” presentation at the Greater New York Pastors Prayer Summit. “Now Iâ€™d like to see how we can reach young people online; what are some strategies and programs that have been successful with such a plugged-in generation?” […]
Watch what happens when teens in Baltimore spark a Chain Reaction. Register for a summer 2007 Chain Reaction experience today.
The Playbook originated as a staff training tool for Student Venture’s New York staff, but the project quickly expanded because so much of the content is generic to campus ministry in general. Since there are so few urban camus ministry tools available, we decided to self-publish the Playbook and contain the SV-specific content to two […]
Urban youth workers in New York City think so. Introducing 2020 Vision for Schools The campaign explained in 3 minutes, 33 seconds. Check out www.2020Schools.net for more information and resources.
– Republished from Jeremy Del Rio’s blog. Since pictures tell the story better than I could, I’ll let my photo diary from Saturday’s Reload New York speak for me, for now. If the PictoBorwser doesn’t work in your browser, view the full set and slideshow here (170 pics, including Harvey Carey, Dr. A.R. Bernard, Larry […]
The Latino Leadership Circle in partnership with Street 2 Street and American Bible Society offers ACTS to equip youth leaders, ministers, and volunteers through cutting edge training for those involved on the frontlines of Urban Ministry. Sessions will be conducted by professionally trained and experienced ministers, social workers and marketplace leaders. Topics Include: + A […]
UrbanFaith.com profiles Urban Youth Workers Institute today in a feature called, “The Future of Youth Ministry” by Jeremy Del Rio. Here’s an excerpt: “Few national partners understand the realities that mostly bi-vocational urban youth ministry leaders, many without permanent space, budgets, and staff but drowning in uniquely urban challenges, confront every day. But UYWI gets […]
Watch the 2008-2009 Reload Tour’s 20/20 Vision for Schools Workshop online now. 20/20 Vision for Schools: Transforming Public Education within a Single Generation of Students “Adults promise children that if they stay in school they will be equipped to succeed in life, but we have failed to make good on that promise for generations — […]
[Ed. note: UYWI Blogger Jeremy Del Rio was invited to contribute to the Youth Specialties Blog as well, and they requested a semi-biographical first post. Enjoy.] Greetings from Brooklyn. Not Brooklyn Lindsey, YS Blog contributor. Brooklyn, New York, the most populous borough in New York City. Birthplace of Jay-Z and the integration of Major League […]
According to a recent CNN report, 36 children and teens have been murdered in Chicago so far this year — more than one a week — and local activists and faith leaders believe the slayings aren’t getting the attention they deserve. Had 36 kids died of swine flu this year, “there would be this great […]
UPDATE, 5/20 I’m overwhelmed at the early response to the “Love is an Orientation Virtual Book Club” experiment. In 36 hours, more than 125 people have already joined! That’s a little larger than any book club I’ve ever participated in. On second thought, I’ve never actually been in a book club before, so that’s a […]
A couple of weeks ago, a Brooklyn youth pastor asked a several of his student leaders why NYC atheists could launch a massive subway ad blitz with nary a public peep from local churches when, as he mused, “God belongs in my city.” Their response to his dismay was a viral blitz online asking area […]
No budget + high profile hostility + lousy weather + despondent adult leaders + inspired student leaders + 2 weeks notice + a community greatly loved + supportive adults + viral technology + a God idea = one of the most amazing youth ministry experiences of my 23 year youth ministry career. Best of all, […]