By Alvin|2022-11-16T23:28:38-05:00November 21st, 2022|ym highlight|
Submitted by Julian Ciach (Director of Digital Ministry at Bromley Road Baptist Church) The esports micro-grant we received from CBOQ has been a great blessing! With the grant we were able to build relationships within the youth in new ways at our church. We purchased a Nintendo switch, controllers, and games that have allowed us to connect with the youth differently than before. The competition that we
By Alvin|2021-04-22T22:00:33-04:00April 26th, 2021|guest post|
In the past two weeks we have launched 2 pre-recorded webinars about esports: one for youth leaders and one for parents (both can still be viewed at cboqyouth.ca/esports). Engaging in the digital space is an important topic for both parents and churches as it’s a main form of communication and interaction in our world, especially for young people. Digital space is reality; it’s not virtual or make-believe. We hope both webinars continue to be helpful resources for churches to use. We encourage
By Alvin|2021-04-23T15:30:15-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Youth Leader Training|
Join Alvin and Bret Chapman as they take your questions from parents about online gaming and kids.
By Alvin|2021-04-23T15:25:03-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Youth Leader Training|
Join Alvin and Bret Chapman as they discuss your questions about how your youth ministry could minister in an online gaming environment.
By Alvin|2021-01-23T22:08:00-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Alvin Lau|
As the pandemic continues, many of our youth are engulfed in gaming both as players and spectators. Esports (which is a competition using video games usually with spectators) has grown into its own industry. According to Business Insider, it will likely surpass $1B in revenue this year. As one person who’s immersed in the esports world, I see this as a digital mission field. Some youth leaders are more familiar with esports; some may already be involved in it. Here are some suggested