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The Famine Blog

Archive for 2017

Fasting students? Perfect time to go grocery shopping!

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By John Sorrell This is the first year in a long time that I won’t. . .

Addressing Parental Concerns

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Jen Bradbury “I can’t do the Famine,” one of my active, never-miss-an-activity students informed. . .

Holy Hunger

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Kevin Alton When I first began participating in 30 Hour Famine events, I was. . .

The Importance of Retreating

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Erin Betlej It could have been the lack of sleep from the weekend—or rather. . .

The Importance of Missions in Youth Ministry

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Marty Estes In my third summer at my first youth ministry job, after a. . .

A Prayer for the New Year

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Sara Clark The calendar page has flipped to a new year and we all. . .

Will You Be My Val…Oh Wait! It’s Famine-time!

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Amanda Leavitt What do February 24th and April 28th have in common? Well first,. . .

Celebrating Those Who Are “Not in Youth Ministry”

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Ross Carper I recently changed jobs at my church, shifting my ministry role, and. . .

Contextualization and Conversations: Two Critical Aspects of a Great 30 Hour Famine Event

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Keely DeBoever I once took a group to a youth conference where the students. . .

Entering into the World of Your Teenagers

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Eric Woods “You don’t know me. You don’t understand me. You’re nothing like me.”. . .