Author: Colm Leyne

The Art of Disappointment

I’m sure a few of my resignations and delays to certain projects, initiatives, and committees will have angered some people. But, none of them are my wife. I’m okay with that. I’ve hugged my kids harder and longer, and I’m better for it.

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Buzz Kill

So let’s get this out of the way first. I was addicted to porn for over a decade of my life. Yes, I realize that’s awkward to admit when I’m in youth ministry.

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It seems often we force a cheesy theme, youth group name, and skit into everything we do. The result is the ministry feels forced, and reeks of try-hard. Now I’m not saying there’s no time for laughs or skits. But often, I think we are simply trying too hard to be relevant or have kids like us.

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It’s Tricky! A 3 Step Evaluation

A.M.D.G. This speech is my recital, I think it's very vital To rock (a rhyme), that's right (on time) It's Tricky is the title, here we go... It’s Tricky! So, in the obvious statement of the year (early candidate), life can be tricky. Oh, and inspire classic 80’s rap. (Note: RUN-DMC still stands as one of the best concerts I’ve ever gone to). I’ve been feeling taxed a lot since my World Youth Day mission and pilgrimage hangover. I’ve chalked it up to being tired, stressed, juggling too many things, poor discipline in prayer, bad eating habits, the list... Read More