Video of the Week: High School Team Asks Fans to Cheer for Other Team

Loved this story about a high school basketball team—Vanguard College Prep in Waco, TX—that asked its fans to cheer for their opponents, the Gainesville Tornadoes. The reason? Gainesville rarely has any fans because they are a school within a juvenile correctional facility. Watch it all:

Read more here: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-high-school-basketball-team-incredible-sportsmanship/

 

Video of the Week: Blind Devotion (Jubilee Project Short Film)

This is an incredible short film produced in conjunction with Francis and Lisa Chan’s book You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of EternityCheck it out:

That’s What Christmas is All About, Charlie Brown

Merry Christmas from the McVeigh family!

Video of the Week: Waterboy with down syndrome scores touchdown

Such a cool picture of grace…especially from the opposing team. Check it out:

Video of the Week: Quit Outsourcing Your Kids to Youth Group

Another awesome conversation on youth ministry from the Gospel Coalition. The full article (found here) highlights the Rooted conference, which looks really cool. Check it out:

Quit Outsourcing Your Kids to Youth Group from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

Video of the Week: Bill Hybels on the Work Habits of a Leader

I’d say that a lot of youth workers struggle with how to manage their time and prioritize the things that are the most important. Bill Hybels has an interesting take on how to do that, and I’m trying it out as I head into a really busy season in my personal and ministry life. Check it out:

Video of the Week: "Don’t Rob the Youth" from the Gospel Coalition

I love this conversation about the role of youth ministry in the local church, especially the question of how to integrate students into the broader church. Well worth five minutes of your time:

Don’t Rob the Youth from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

Video of the Week: Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell – The God Debate

Comedians Jamie Kilstein and John Fugelsang square off in a pop debate about the existence of God. This video could be a really good discussion starter on apologetics, the existence of God, or simply popular views about Jesus and Christianity. Check it out:

Video of the Week: "Though You Slay Me" (featuring John Piper)

Love, love this from Shane and Shane. And the message excerpt from John Piper just completes it. Great song on God and suffering: