19 06, 2017

Youth and Digital Communication

By |2017-06-15T12:58:12-04:00June 19th, 2017|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Your typical student is likely digitally connected, whether it’s through texting, social media, gaming or other channels. Some youth ministries embrace all these channels. Others would rather restrict them and get back to “real relationships” So how do you engage these digitally connected youth? First of all, let’s remember that for Generation Z, digital connections are just as real as in-person ones. For many students, their identity encompasses both the

16 05, 2017

Ways to Connect With Us

By |2017-05-16T23:15:27-04:00May 16th, 2017|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Did you know there are multiple ways to contact us? (You may not know about a couple of new ones.) You can connect with us via … Text: Text 416-620-2946 and one of our staff will respond back to you. You can even get updates via SMS by texting "youth411" for upcoming announcements and updates or "youthevents" to get the latest on our upcoming events. Through our website: You can

14 11, 2016

Digital Divine Interruptions

By |2016-11-11T16:39:48-05:00November 14th, 2016|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

“Divine Interruptions.” Several people (from John Ortberg to Rachel Held Evans) have elaborated on this concept . We’re aware of their existence, but how do divine interruptions intersect with social media and our digital lives? First, I offer a working definition of a divine interruption: a moment that shifts you from your expected or routine state toward  a God-intended purpose. These are unexpected moments, during which we might step back

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