Friday, June 5, 2015

NYM Daily Post

Today is Doughnut Day
It is also the birthday of Vaughn Fahrenbruck (Youth Pastor in Scottsbluff, NE), Angela Loven (Pastor's Wife in York, NE), and Lora Burkholder (Pastor's Wife in Ord, NE), a distinction they share with famous Mexican General Pancho Villa from 1878.
Finally, it is the anniversary of when the first Orient Express departed Paris in 1883.
(This will be our last post in June due to our NE Summer Camps, beginning next week.
We will post again starting Monday, June 6)

1). Blog Entry: Leader Profile - Kelvin Nygren



POSITION: Lead Pastor of Omaha Pacific Springs Church
HISTORY: Originally from Iowa
FAMILY: Married to Nancy with 2 grown kids

2). Ministry of the Day: Camp Updates - Go to this blog site to see pics, testimonies, and other updates from our summer camps in Nebraska, beginning next week.

3). Song of the Day: Steven Curtis Chapman - Something Beautiful

4). Quote of the Day: 'Miracles happen when we place ourselves in positions where God can show off' - Kyle Embry, Hidden in Plain Sight


6). Link of the Day: The Perfect 21st Century Host

Thursday, June 4, 2015

NYM Daily Post

Today is Audacity to Hope Day
It is also the birthday of Joyce Meyer, American Evangelist, from 1943.
Finally, it is the anniversary of when the Transcontinental Express train arrive in San Fransisco after departing New York City only 83 hours earlier in 1876.

1) Blog Entry: Bible Commentary - 1 Corinthians 6: Notes on Sin

2). Ministry of the Day: Stumingames - Great active games for Youth and Children's Ministries

3). Song of the Day: TobyMac - Beyond Me

4). Quote of the Day: 'We need more than a second chance, we need a second birth. ' - Andy Stanley, Deep and Wide

5). Movie of the Day: Gaston Pushup Contest

6). Link of the Day: Hello What do You Want?

4 Days until our NYM Camps begin.
Tomorrow will be our last daily post until July

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NYM Daily Post

Today is National Running Day
It is also the birthdays of Jim Gerhold (Pastor in Sidney, NE), and Karen Williams (Youth Pastor's Wife in Crete, NE), a distinction they share with Jimmy Rogers, famous American Icon from 1924.
Finally, it is the anniversary of when 7 tornadoes tore through Grand Island, NE in 1980.

1). Blog Entry: Leaders Corner - Small Group Material
     One of the dynamic models of discipleship in our world today is small groups. Where there is a place for services and teaching moments, there is also a place for vibrant discussion in a small group of peers. Plenty of small group curriculum is available for purchase, but our National Youth Strategist Scotty Gibbons suggests these simple sources of material, from his book The Big 10:

Small Group Material
1. Topics
2. Book of the Bible
3. Faith building book

2). Ministry of the Day: Chi Alpha App - Get the app to stay on top of college ministry in the US.

3). Song of the Day: Building 429 - Impossible

4). Quote of the Day: 'Well developed faith results in well defined prayers. And we'll defined prayers result in a well lived life.' - Mark Batterson, Circle Maker

5). Movie of the Day: Dangerous Freefall Skydiver

6). Link of the Day: GnuCash - Free Accounting Software

NYM Summer Camps begin next Monday
(Blogs will be postponed until July)

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NYM Daily Post

Today is Day 2 of Sun Safety Week
It is also the birthday of Leann Clark (Pastor's Wife in Lyons, NE), a distinction she shares with Martha Washington, the first First Lady of the US from 1731.
Finally, it is the anniversary of Rex and Amy Adams' (Pastors in Lexington, NE), a distinction they share with the day that PT Barnum started touring with his circus in 1835.

1). Blog Entry: Caption Contest - Click on the pic below to submit a caption



2). Ministry of the Day: Friday's Favorite - Church Stage Design Ideas

3). Song of the Day: Kristian Stanfill - Even So Come

4). Quote of the Day: 'You are not the center of the universe.' - Mark Batterson, All In

5). Movie of the Day: Amazing Basketball Skills

6). Link of the Day: Yummly - Recipe Search Engine

Monday, June 1, 2015

NYM Daily Post

Today is the Global Day of Parents
It is also the birthday of Brian Korell (NE Youth Alive Missionary), a distinction he shares with Andy Griffith, famous American actor and TV personality from 1926.
Finally, it is the anniversary of when the Heimlich Maneuver was first published in the journal Emergency Medicine in 1974.

1). Blog Entry: Life Lessons - Getting Old
     This past week I had the privilege of visiting Pulse Youth Ministries in Hastings, NE on Wednesday night. It was a great night of celebrating STL and promoting camp. I brought our infamous 'bubble footballs' and one student pointed at me and wanted to battle. So I hopped in a bubble and took off toward the young man, only to find myself knocked back and lose. LIFE LESSON - We all get older and must make way for young emerging leaders

2).  Ministry of the Day: Creation Swap - Free Christian Photos and Church Graphics

3). Song of the Day: Unspoken - Good Fight

4). Quote of the Day: ' It is spiritually healthy for team members to disagree at times and challenge one another.' - Aubrey Malphurs, Advanced Strategic Planning

5). Movie of the Day: Legendary Slip n Fly

6). Link of the Day: Should I Watch?

7 Days until our Summer Camps Begin
NOTE: This blog will stop June 8th and resume July 6th, when camps are finished