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Archive for the ‘Youth Leader Stories’ Category

To Challenge or Not to Challenge? How About BOTH

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Mark Eades My high school coach was encouraging me – LOUDLY – during a. . .

After the Big Event is Over

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Shawn Kiger Whenever I finish up a big event like a mission trip or. . .

My Three Best Famine Tips (after 24 years of 30 Hour Famines)

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Danny Kwon I didn’t realize it until last year, but we have done the. . .

Fundraising and Trust

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Kathy Jackson Last weekend our youth group held one of our major funding raising. . .

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. . .

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. . .

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. . .