Among the things that confused and baffled me about the students I was working with at the Union Church of Hinsdale in 2000-2001 was that they really didn't like games or stunts. The only games they ever wanted to play were basketball and Capture...―
Dear friends in Student Ministry: Summer is almost upon us! Are you ready to make the most of all of the free time your students will have ? Here are some thoughts on how I became a huge fan of summer ministries, originally posted back in ...―
Today I am remembering our 1990 youth group trip from Springfield Friends Meeting to Walt Disney World. The picture below was taken at EPCOT. Can anyone guess where? Have a great day! ∙ Danny, Heather, Todd, Rich, Shelley, Amy & Jeremy―
This black sheep didn't seem to mind at ∙ all that I snapped his photo.So you read the story of how I ended up in the middle of a beautiful nowhere, right? Well, we arrived in time to stretch our legs (wrap my knee in an elastic bandage ...―
Teresa and I Saturday morning, just before leaving Tampa for the reunion!Now that the Kissimmee Youth Group Reunion has come and gone, I wanted to just take a moment to say THANK YOU to a few of the people who made it such a great experience for ...―
The reunion of folks from the student ministries of the First United Methodist Church of Kissimmee (circa 1994-2000) took place yesterday, and in the words of our old friend Geoff Moore it was "one of my best days." The event actually began for me...―
Sometimes ministry kids have a hard row to hoe. You've surely heard the bad reputation (sometimes quite undeserved) that pastors' children have, and we've heard some horror stories of what missionary kids go through. ∙ I have to admit that ...―
The FUMC-Kissimmee Reunion is tomorrow- but I am already enjoying it! Teresa has been her a couple of days and we are having a blast, and this morning we are meeting Jennifer (Bob) Kuramochi for brunch! Here's another vintage post to keep you ...―
With the reunion just days away (and Teresa Reep Tysinger arriving at my house today!!!) I am going to offer up some great Kissimmee memories between now and Saturday. Most have appeared previously on this blog, but it seem seems appropriate to...―
The reunion of the 1994-2000 student ministries of the First United Methodist Church of Kissimmee, Florida, is happening one week from today, and the excitement is building! I wanted to take this opportunity to make sure everyone is up to date on ...―
The FUMC-K Reunion is only 8 days away! Wooo Hooo! Here's another vintage post from those glory years... ∙ One of the things I knew I wanted to do in the summer of 1994 was to put together some sort of mission opportunity for the middle...―
The first official youth event that Marilyn and I took part in after arriving in Kissimmee was a "welcome aboard" dinner and pool party at the home of Dr. Jill Painter. It was a great night and a wonderful opportunity to meet and greet many of ...―
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What I love most about Spring is the range of weather. You can leave in the morning with a ...
I read a great article breaking down the recent Google I/O developers conference and what ...