Jeremy Pettitt on Communication and Culture

Teaching

Community Is Our Design

Community Is Our Design
God designed humans to know one another and be known by one another in the context of loving community....continue reading Community Is Our Design

Serving Others

Serving Others
This message presents Jesus' clear pattern of receiving from God and serving others and confronts the lies that prevent us from serving others well....continue reading Serving Others

Exploring Stories

Exploring Stories
If you are seeking to learn and grow as a storyteller, check out these 10 book recommendations that explore storytelling....continue reading Exploring Stories

Child Discipleship and The Theology of Technology

Child Discipleship and The Theology of Technology
Check out this episode I recorded for the Resilient Disciples podcast about the impact of technology on child discipleship....continue reading Child Discipleship and The Theology of Technology

Telling Stories

Telling Stories
Telling stories well requires effective mediums, encouraging mindsets and empowering methods as you engage your audience....continue reading Telling Stories

Creating Stories

Creating Stories
In order to create strong stories, diagram the big picture first including the central idea, story arc, setting, conflict & resolution; then work on the details...continue reading Creating Stories

Understanding Stories

Understanding Stories
As we learn the essential ingredients of stories, we can begin to understand them better as well as create new ones that delight and transform our audience....continue reading Understanding Stories

Experiencing Stories

Experiencing Stories
Stories have the power to transform our lives as they evoke our imagination and offer us fresh opportunities to act into new ways of thinking and engaging...continue reading Experiencing Stories

Screen Time?

Screen Time?
Not all screen time is created equal. Try to spend 2 minutes of Participatory media interaction for every 1 minute of Passive media consumption....continue reading Screen Time?

The Best Books I Read In 2020

The Best Books I Read In 2020
From technology to art, fiction to faith, these books broadened my perspective and challenged me to grow in 2020. Check them out!...continue reading The Best Books I Read In 2020

In Praise of Mentors - Rita

In Praise of Mentors - Rita
A good mentor constantly pushes the people around them to grow toward improvement, not perfection....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Rita

In Praise of Mentors - Joe

In Praise of Mentors - Joe
A good mentor asks hard yet insightful questions and gives honest feedback because they care deeply....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Joe

In Praise of Mentors - Scott

In Praise of Mentors - Scott
A good mentor proves us faithful in the small things before giving us more authority and responsibility (like my youth pastor Scott)....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Scott

In Praise of Mentors - Ron

In Praise of Mentors - Ron
A good mentor knows it's not about them, their agenda, their priorities or their achievements - it's about the people they are pouring into....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Ron


11 Ways To Engage Students Using Technology

11 Ways To Engage Students Using Technology
Get the FREE e-Book and learn how you can use technology to connect with your students and parents: awanaym.org/blog/11-ways-to-engage-students-using-technology...continue reading 11 Ways To Engage Students Using Technology

Tech Trends and Students (Vantage Conference 2015)

Tech Trends and Students (Vantage Conference 2015)
A TED style presentation on technology concepts and trends for engaging students (from the 2015 Vantage Conference)....continue reading Tech Trends and Students (Vantage Conference 2015)

Finish Strong

Finish Strong
​A word of encouragement to finish well....continue reading Finish Strong

Ask Students Questions

Ask Students Questions
Are you asking students questions or just giving them answers?...continue reading Ask Students Questions

Let Your Students Teach

Let Your Students Teach
A word of encouragement to give your students an opportunity to teach others including their peers....continue reading Let Your Students Teach

Tell Your Stories

Tell Your Stories
A quick tip on sharing your stories with your students....continue reading Tell Your Stories

3 Ways To Make Small Groups More Effective

3 Ways To Make Small Groups More Effective
Three tips to make your small group discussion questions more effective....continue reading 3 Ways To Make Small Groups More Effective

Small Groups and Genders

Small Groups and Genders
Recommendations on how to break out genders in your youth ministry small groups....continue reading Small Groups and Genders


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