Archive | July, 2009

Book Review: Now Discover Your Strengths

Now Discover Your Strengths – Buckingam and Clifton A while back I read: Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckingham and I was fascinated and captured by the idea of what he calls ‘The Strengths Revolution’. I came to realize that he had laid the groundwork in a prior book,  Now, Discover Your […]


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Balancing Family and Ministry

Last week was an exciting one for Lisa and I as we welcomed our second child to the Bell family. Here you can see our first, ‘Emma’ with her baby sister ‘Addie’. Emma was excited to meet her, Addie on the other hand was not a big fan of meeting people… I have been on […]


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The Deep and Wide Leader

A while back I wrote a post about the power of example as a leader to volunteers. In the same way, the power of example to our students is imperative if we want to see them become passionate about Jesus. This week Jason Lamb at Dare to Share posted an article of mine about the […]


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7 Tips for Planning a Great Event

I know it’s the summer, but now is a great time to be brainstorming and thinking strategically about what events you will be doing when the Fall gets here. In the past I have used a lot of unnecessary energy and faced disappointment from events that didn’t turn out like I hoped. Today, as we […]


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Latest Teens and Media Trends

Yesterday I read the latest trends in ‘Teenage use of Media’ from Nielson provided by Media Life Magazine. As youthworkers working with students, it is imperative that we understand teens world of communication and entertainment as much as possible, as well as find ways to ‘break into’ their world with relevant promotion, ideas, and conversation. […]


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