Youth Work I-C: Organization and the Family-Youth

[To read the introductory post on this topic, as much of this advice builds upon and flows from the principles laid out in it, click here.]   Here is the first post on organization: Youth Work 1-A: Organization and the … Continue reading

Steadfast at Camp: “You Are the Man!”

This week at ELS Camp Indianhead, our theme is “For You!” as we hear what God’s Word and the Small Catechism tell us about Christ being present “for you,” “for the forgiveness of sins,” in Absolution and the Lord’s Supper. … Continue reading

Youth Work 1-C: Organization and the Family-Parents

[To read the introductory post on this topic, as much of this advice builds upon and flows from the principles laid out in it, click here.]   Here is the first post on organization: Youth Work 1-A: Organization and the … Continue reading

April 26th Regional Youth Conference: “The Old Testament in The New”

My congregation, Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, IL has been holding semiannual regional youth conferences since 2010. Our spring conference is always held the last Saturday of April, and the fall conference on the first Saturday of October.  Below is the information … Continue reading

Youth Work 1-B: Organization and the Pastor

[To read the introductory post on this topic, as much of this advice builds upon and flows from the principles laid out in it, click here.] Here is the first post on organization: Youth Work 1-A: Organization and the Congregation … Continue reading

Youth Work I-A: Organization and the Congregation

[To read the introductory post on this topic, as much of this advice builds upon and flows from the principles laid out in it, click here.] To begin, the principle that ought to drive the organization of youth work in … Continue reading

Steadfast in Society: Higher Things: A Retreat Review, Etc

When you think of Higher Things what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Awesome conferences, right? They should! Because the Higher Things conferences are fantastic and because of them Higher Things has become a Lutheran staple in … Continue reading

Wittenberg Academy: Classical Lutheran High School for the World

Introducing Wittenberg Academy – the world’s first online, Lutheran High School in the classical tradition: www.wittenbergacademy.org. Listen to an interview with Head Teacher Mrs. Jocelyn Benson and Latin and Greek teacher Rev. H. R. Curtis on Issues, Etc., Monday, May … Continue reading

Steadfast Youth: What in the World Do We Do with the Youth?!?

It is a question that every parent, congregation, and pastor faces. It is a question that strikes fear into the hearts of many. But it shouldn’t. Youth are not some alien life form whose mysteries require an advanced degree in … Continue reading