#pokemongo 4 Ways to Engage the Craze

Youth Specialties asked this question:

People are hitting the streets because of ‪#‎PokemonGo and showing up at parks, houses, churches, and businesses all over the place to try and catch em all! Are you or your church a Pokestop? How is your ministry using the game to serve the community (free water, anyone?) or meet people where they’re at?

Here are some interesting responses and 4 Ways to Engage this Craze:

What To Do When a Student Shouts “Shut the &^%@ Up!”

It was chaotic and exciting all at the same time.

It was a season in our youth ministry when we were having lots of non-Christian students come.  This is great but it is also messy.

Imagine 60% of your students sitting near the front wanting to engage with the worship or at least be able to hear what was being said on the stage.

Now the other 40% are sitting in the back of the room, turning their chairs in circles and talking loudly.  It was chaotic, loud, and not that productive.  I should expected what happened next…