Friday, June 30, 2006


I have obviously not done very well at posting everyday. I have not done a very good job of reading lately either. I am tyring to become more disciplined about this. Right now I am reading Postmodern Youth Ministry by Tony Jones. I found it rather interesting that Tony's book is being sold with Doug Fields book Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry. Mainly because these two guys are totally different and I just never really pictured them being sold together.

Thursday, June 15, 2006


Summer is here and it is going full force. I have found that things really sneak up on me. Like senior high camp and a four day hike. Both of which are right around the corner. Wow!! Summer is going to be a blur.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

St. Theresa's Prayer

May today there be peace within. May you trust
God that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget
the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May you use those
gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given
to you.... May you be content knowing you are a child of God.... Let
this presence settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom
to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Do you ever feel like stuff was just totally screwed up? Feel like things are just spinning way out of control? That is where I am at right now. Why are things going so fast? Why do I feel so lost? What in the world am I doing? How do I slow it down? How do I gain control? Do I gain control?

Saturday, June 03, 2006

Dodgeball update

I hate to admit it but we have been doing a less then stellar job at winning dodgeball. Our team "Rotor cups" is now 1-3.

Interesting Quote

Study after study in the field of youth development makes it clear that the single most important thing that can make a positive difference in the life of a young person is the presence of a caring adult. In spite of that, research shows that most young people don't have enough caring adults in their lives.

from: Contemplative Youth Ministry; Practicing the presence of Jesus