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HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 206

Josh Griffin —  December 19, 2012 — 3 Comments

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Weekend Teaching Series: Instalife (week 2 of 2)
Service Length:
75 minutes

Understandable Message: This weekend we wrapped up the incredible Instalife series. I Tweeted the other day about how much I had loves this series – for sure it was the most well-received series of the year. Didn’t mean it was soft or light, but the framework of Instagram really helped make it very relevant to their lives. This week we went after pretending and showing off on Instagram, and how pretty soon we start to get great at covering up. I walked students through some principles from Colossians 3 to help students deal with this destructive mindset. Really, really enjoyed this service.

Element of Fun/Positive Environment: We had a couple of great Christmas videos I can’t wait to show you. One was the classic “That’s Christmas” and a new video called A Very Colton and Travis Christmas special. We also played Who Wants to Be a Fraction of a Millionaire (Instagram edition). Lots of students involved, lots of laughs.

Music Playlist: He is Alive, Christ in Me, Mary Did You Know, We Are Saved, O Holy Night

Favorite Moment: At the end of the talk I decided to do an extended object lesson on stage where we built the “perfect Instagram” on stage, then deconstructed it to help teach the lesson. One of my favorites, such a powerful image that our students/leaders pulled off to help strengthen the lesson.

Up next: Christmas Services (all-church, 1-off)

Josh Griffin

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3 responses to HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 206

  1. Will you be sharing any more details about that object lesson, deconstructing the “perfect instagram”? I would love to hear more about that…

  2. You can read a little more about it on Justin’s blog:
    http://justinknowlesblog.com/2012/12/26/insta-life-series/

    And you can buy the whole series, including a manuscript outline and more:
    http://downloadyouthministry.com/shop/instalife/

    Hope this helps! JG

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