Talent Show and Summer Camp

Posted on February 29, 2008 by Pastor Derick in Elevate Update

Deanna and I are meeting with Pastor Jim and Dyani Waldrop next week for our initial 2008 camp planning meeting. I can’t wait for this year’s event. Today, I put some time into finishing up the graphics for both camp and the ’08 Elevation Talent Show. Check ’em out and download them to your heart’s […]

Deanna and I are meeting with Pastor Jim and Dyani Waldrop next week for our initial 2008 camp planning meeting. I can’t wait for this year’s event. Today, I put some time into finishing up the graphics for both camp and the ’08 Elevation Talent Show. Check ’em out and download them to your heart’s desire below…

First, the black camp graphic… (click for the large version)

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…and here’s the Elevation Talent Show…

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…and a white-background version of the camp poster… (don’t you love Barry’s mug-shot?!)

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See you at both! You know you want to be there!

Road Trip from Hell

Posted on February 27, 2008 by Pastor Derick in Books / Reading, Web Sites

Our friends at the Youth Ministry Exchange just finished up a contest for the worst youth ministry road trip story ever.  I thought I had a pretty good one (that was published in a book called “Road Rules” distributed by YS; I’ll have to share it sometime)… …but it pales in comparison with this one.  […]

Our friends at the Youth Ministry Exchange just finished up a contest for the worst youth ministry road trip story ever.  I thought I had a pretty good one (that was published in a book called “Road Rules” distributed by YS; I’ll have to share it sometime)…

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…but it pales in comparison with this one.  OMG!

World's Fastest Clapper

Posted on February 27, 2008 by Pastor Derick in Current Events

Kent “Toast” French is the local manager of Rapid City’s Red Lobster restaurant and also happens to hold the Guinness World Record for “most claps in 60 seconds”.  Pretty cool!  Deanna and I, and probably several of you, have seen him do the following routine while eating seafood at his restaurant. Visit him on his […]

Kent “Toast” French is the local manager of Rapid City’s Red Lobster restaurant and also happens to hold the Guinness World Record for “most claps in 60 seconds”.  Pretty cool!  Deanna and I, and probably several of you, have seen him do the following routine while eating seafood at his restaurant.

Visit him on his official web site or read the Rapid City’s Journal’s story on him here.

New Leedland Out Today!

Posted on February 26, 2008 by Pastor Derick in Music

New Podcast for Students

Posted on February 26, 2008 by Pastor Derick in Spiritual, Youth Ministry

I always get excited about sharing new ways for students to dig into God’s Word. Did you know that recent reports tell us that over 50% of young people have listened to a podcast in the last 30 days? Compare that to how many of them have read their Bible… Wouldn’t it be cool if […]

I always get excited about sharing new ways for students to dig into God’s Word. Did you know that recent reports tell us that over 50% of young people have listened to a podcast in the last 30 days? Compare that to how many of them have read their Bible…

Wouldn’t it be cool if we could get the Word into their ears? Check this out!

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