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Regeneration Retrospective


Hebrews 11:1 states, “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Yet following Jesus in our post modern world necessitates occupying that mysterious place where faith and doubt intersect. Thankfully, belonging to Christ’s body means we don’t don’t occupy that place alone. Gathering at Regeneration to…

Reload: Urban Youth Ministry Conference


Reload is a training conference serving over 300 urban youth workers from Chicagoland and the Midwest region. Join youth pastors, senior pastors, volunteers, teachers, parents, grandparents, nonprofit staff, social workers, foster parents, teenagers—and many others serving in urban youth ministry at this event designed to refresh, renew, empower, and equip. Reload is also super affordable!…

Digging In After DYL


This year’s Developing Youth Leaders Seminar was an amazing time of fellowship as Salvos and walking together through deep questions surrounding youth culture and ministry. My prayer for all of us who experienced that together is that we will continue to give time and space to listen to what the Lord is speaking into our…

Central Youth Network’s Rejected Super Bowl Ad


Too hot for tv? Controversial celebrity endorsement? You decide why our first commercial was pulled from the ad rotation of Super Bowl XLVIII (hint: we didn’t actually have the budget to buy even .000001 second of air time…)!

What to Expect At DYL 2014

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UPDATE: 2/7/14 Forgot to include the fact that uniforms are not required for the week. So wear whatever stylish garb you feel like! The Developing Youth Leaders Seminar begins next week! We here at the Youth Department are both excited and slightly losing our minds getting all the last minute details covered. I hope that…

Our Top 5 Articles of 2013


2013 was a good year for the Central Youth Network! We launched our new site just weeks before the start of the year, and we’ve enjoyed the new opportunities that its been presented to interact with youth leaders, soldiers, and officers all over the world. My prayer is that the conversations begun, continued, and hosted…

Get Spiritually Ripped This New Year With B90X


Update 1/2/14 – We’ve gotten a great response to the B90X challenge, so we started a Facebook group for mutual encouragement and accountability. There’s still time to join; things are getting started on Monday, January 6. Last year I encouraged you all to resolve for something better than the typical New Year’s promises people make…