///Saddleback HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 249

Saddleback HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 249


Weekend Teaching Series: Think Different (week 4 of 4)
Sermon in a Sentence: An experiential week about thinking different
Service Length: 76 minutes

Understandable Message: This weekend we pulled together the Think Different series in a unique, experiential service. Instead of another message, we walked students through some challenges relating to the last 3 weeks of teaching.

  • Write a postcard for someone who needs care/love
  • Take communion together as a body of believers
  • Journal some questions about God/Jesus
  • Write down something you need forgiveness

We also had 2 really incredible student testimonies that fit really well to support the series, too. So proud of our students that shared this weekend in front of their peers.

Element of Fun/Positive Environment: We had a couple of fun videos and great energy despite 3 proms this weekend! Students did a great job serving all over the place and Shake It ministry (our greeting team) really stepped up to help with communion, etc. Good stuff!

Music Playlist: Wake, Forever Reign, Oceans, Jesus Lead On

Favorite Moment: This weekend was fun because I got to go to our junior high program with my son! Yes, I now have a student in our ministry. So crazy! I couldn’t be happier about him headed into Wildside, the team there is incredible. It was such a fun preview service – looking forward to the official promotion weekend in just 3 weeks.

Up next: Preparing for College (1-0ff, Mike Brook our college pastor)

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About the Author:

Josh Griffin is one of the leading voices in youth ministry with over 20 years experience in the trenches, most recently as the High School Pastor at Saddleback Church. He's the co-founder of DownloadYouthMinistry.com and been in 300+ episodes of the DYM Podcast with Doug Fields. He's created more than 50 youth ministry resources and authored several books including 99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders. Josh and his wife Angela have 4 kids, which now includes 2 teenagers of their own! Contact Josh | Speaking Requests

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