21 Days of Prayer and Fasting

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  WELCOME TO 2015!! I love this time of year. It’s a time for Reflecting, Reviewing, Planning, Setting Goals and time for Renewal. Part of this time is seeking God for some renewed vision and dreams. As many of you know I am a big proponent of goals, so I will be taking some time to review my goals from …

Walking in God’s Healing Presence

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I was asked to write a devotional entry for our church.  In January we will be doing 21 days of prayer and fasting.  I am super excited about this and honored to have the opportunity to write an entry.  I thought I would share it here.   WHAT MOUNTAINS ARE YOU FACING? Do you need a physical healing, an emotional …

Power and Purpose

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  In our monthly meetings with our youth leadership team we have been going through our core values and making sure we are all on the same page.  In our meeting this month we went over the core value, “We unashamedly believe in the power, gifts, and fruits of the Holy Spirit”

10 Questions while driving students home

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Almost every Wednesday night I have the great honor to give students a ride home from youth.  This is a time that I treasure.  It is a time when all the distractions are taken away and you are with a small group often of only 1 or 2 students in your car.  When they step into your car you have …

Small Groups Teaching

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Small Groups are one of the single most important thing you can do as a youth ministry.  I know that one of the main issues people have is finding and training leaders.  That is why a fews years ago I gathered a couple friends and we decided to join together to make a collection of training videos called, Leadership 360. …

Driving Students Home

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This past Wednesday night we had a going away party for the youth pastor here.  At the end of the party I was cleaning up when one of the students asked me for a ride home.  I instantly said yes.  It is one of the things that I love to do in ministry.  It meant so much to me because …

4 beliefs YOU have that LIMIT God

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We all want to see God move in our lives in a more powerful way.  We want to have a “total reliance” on God.  And we would not want to intentionally limit Gods ability to move in our lives.  YET we do it everyday.  The Bible says, “Do not quench the Holy Spirit.”  The word quench means to suppress or …

The Friendship Trinity

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  This past week I was with Jeanne Mayo and the Cadre for my ninth year of mentoring through her program call “The Cadre.”  If you are a youth pastor and have not done the cadre, YOU ARE MISSING OUT!  During our time there Jeanne gave us this teaching that I thought I would share with you.  She was inspired …

Open Booking Dates

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    I have some open dates for the end of this semester.  I would love the opportunity to come out and share with your youth ministry, school, christian club.  For more information click here.   “Ryan Latham spoke to our student ministry on a typical Wednesday night but the response from the students was anything but typical. Ryan was …

4 Ways to Increase Your Influence

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Everyone has a level of influence.  Even the most introverted person will influence thousands of peoples lives.  We influence people intentionally and unintentionally everyday.  Simple things like how we drive have an influence on peoples days.  If we decide to smile at the Starbucks girls as she takes our order.  How well we perform at work has an influence on …