Many of you might look at the title of this article and say, “Think small? Don’t you mean think big?” In our culture today, even in the culture of the church, it is more common to think big than to think small. Many times when people hear the word small, they cast it in a […]
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 […]
Ice cream is by far one of my favorite desserts. There are such a wide variety of toppings and flavors, that each person can literally create their own confectionary masterpiece. Years ago when I discovered Baskin Robbins, I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Here was a store that specialized in inventing dozens […]
by Pastor Lee Wilson I thought I would take a break from the norm and blog about one of the most important things in youth ministry. It has nothing to do with programs or budgets. It doesn’t involve camps or big events. I’m talking about marriage. And here’s why. As I reflect on the success […]
Chip, stash, bank roll, Benjamins, C-Notes. Whatever you call it, teenagers love to get & spend money— on concerts, clothes, shoes, food, and of course, music. But when it comes to giving money, the love affair dwindles. Teenage giving should be a priority, not to have money in your budget, rather to teach young people to […]
Check out Trip Lee’s “I’m Good”… Love this part: “Fear says I’mma perish, but that ain’t what my Lord say, He said I aint’t guilty though I still ain’t have my court date”
Image by: Plush Studios/Digital Vision/Getty Images (http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/menus/food-fighting-101.htm) A Wing and A Prayer This phrase was first used in WWII. It means just managing to get the job done. I believe one of the ways we can get […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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.