*This is an exercise intended to be used with your leadership team, or even perhaps the students you know. You may adapt it to best fit your community's needs. Lament can be a confusing or feel dangerous. It is a prayer of weeping and wailing, earnestly pouring our sorrow and disappointment out to God. For … Continue reading Prayers of Lament
More Ways to Virtually Connect with Middle Schoolers a collective Here are a few ideas pulled together via the WyldLife Thread on the FaceBook page, Alongside Young Life Leaders. Join that page for even more ideas, and continue reading for a few of our favorites in one easy collection. Celebrity Heads (shared via Fervr by … Continue reading More Ways to Virtually Connect with Middle Schoolers
Here's a teeny tiny end-of-camp booklet that is useful for both WyldLife and Young Life. It's been used in various forms for the past seven years by a seasoned camp speaker who distributes it to those who begin following Jesus. It's intended to be read while still at camp as a way to begin thinking about after … Continue reading A Teeny Tiny Camp Booklet
An excellent article from Mary Lee Becker about doing ministry with our favorite people - middle schoolers!
If Campaigners is worth having (and it is), then it is worth considering thoughtfully (and we should).
We all want more resources for Campaigners. But those resources won't serve us well if we don't know what Campaigners really needs to be. It's actually quite simple...
Rory's Story Cubes offer unlimited possibilities as a WyldLife resource that's fun, funny, easy, and creative.
Each year, new WyldLife staff gather with hundreds of other new and current YL staff for a week of intensive training. Here are fifteen takeaways that this years' new WyldLife staff want to share with you.
The easiest tools and tips for talking with middle schoolers are also the most fun: how to use beach balls, giant dice, and Twister spinners to get things rolling in your small group.
By Crystal Kirgiss (West Lafayette, IN) WyldLife Leader and Regional Trainer After 30 years of leading small groups - middle school, high school, college - I'm often asked for Bible Study/Campaigner resource recommendations. My answer has always been the same: Read the Bible with your kids. Period. That's not to say that you shouldn't read … Continue reading 8 Tips for Reading the Bible in Campaigners