Ben Read

Could Siri be pro-life?

December 1, 2011     Ben Read    

I stumbled on an article that for some reason has been intriguing me since reading it. I won’t try to sum it up, but the most fascinating part, and the main point, is this: Ask the Siri, the new iPhone 4 assistant, where to get an abortion, and, if you happen to be in Washington, D.C., she won’t direct you to the Planned Parenthood on 16th St, NW. Instead, she’ll suggest you pay…    read more 

Are you challenging your students to make a Commitment?

November 20, 2011     Ben Read    

I’ve been struggling with this thought since last night, and granted, I was asleep for 8 of those hours, so its not that much time. But something bothered me last night and bothered me again this morning, so I figured it was worth looking into. Our Youth Ministry has more than tripled in the 17 months since I got here. We have seen a lot of students come into our ministry, some…    read more 

#Youthmin Contributors

November 17, 2011     Ben Read is looking for unique posts from various voices in Youth Ministry. Want to join the conversation? Here are a few themes we’re looking for: Monday – Challenges from Senior Pastors Tuesday – Questions on how to lead this generation Wednesday – Interview of a Youth Pastor Thursday – Book Reviews Friday – Style, Technology or Cool Stuff Comment below and let us know that you’re interested in being a contributor. We…    read more