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2 Ways To Go LIVE On YouTube For...

on April 9, 2020 by

YM-Sidekick

30 Way To Digitally Connect With...

on April 9, 2020 by

Heads up, there are dozens of ways to pull off each of these ideas. That’s why the list below is simply starting…

COVID-19: A chance To Do Less, Well

on April 9, 2020 by

Re-learn what it means to be in the presence of God while being present to yourselves. Re-evaluate what really matters in youth…

Teen Creates Elaborate Dinners For...

on April 9, 2020 by

One Massachusetts teenager is keeping things fun for his family by creating his own restaurant at home

Video For Seniors Who Won’t...

on April 8, 2020 by

High school junior Adam Duwel on the video he put together for seniors graduating during the coronavirus pandemic.

Robots Replace Japanese Students At...

on April 8, 2020 by

Graduation ceremonies cancelled, but students were able to attend remotely by controlling avatar robots while logged on at home

How Porn Effects Your Brain, Your...

on April 8, 2020 by

Porn will wreck the arousal process in your brain and end up wrecking your sex life in marriage

Amid Coronavirus, Students Flock To...

on April 7, 2020 by

Amid coronavirus, students flock to Kahoot! and Duolingo. Is it the end of language teachers?

Coronavirus Stress: More Booze, Pot...

on April 7, 2020 by

People will survive Covid-19, more of them might emerge with porn addictions, liver damage and obesity, diabetes

I Think We’re In The Greatest...

on April 7, 2020 by

No better place to find hope than in the Bible and with your families. Spend that time and spend that time in…

4 Lies Teens Believe About Vaping

on April 6, 2020 by

Until our kids know the truth about vaping, they’ll continue to put themselves in danger.

List Of Useful Apps For Ministers ...

on April 6, 2020 by

These are some of the apps I have found to be extremely useful whether there is a pandemic happening or not

Need A Youth Ministry Life Coach...

on April 5, 2020 by

Our team wants you to have personal, affordable help right now. We’re launching Leading Through Chaos Cohorts

Youth Ministry’s Golden...

on April 5, 2020 by

What Mueller

Tips For Navigating The COVID-19...

on April 5, 2020 by

Reassure them that anxiety during a public health crisis is normal. It is also normal for teens and young adults who are…

Children’s Mental Health Amid...

on April 5, 2020 by

What You Need To Know

Teenagers Stuck At Home?

on April 5, 2020 by

Here are 13 life skills they can learn now

Talking To Your Middle Schooler...

on April 5, 2020 by

Here are some developmental benchmarks to consider with your willingness to patiently engage with your tweenager

Thrive In What Is Sustainable

on April 5, 2020 by

How do you thrive while also making what you are doing sustainable long term? Here are some suggestions

Podcast : Reaching The Next...

on April 5, 2020 by

Shane discusses with Sean McDowell how we can pass on the faith to the next generation in a secular age

Dating: Don’t Waste Your Time

on April 4, 2020 by

Why does the world of dating seem so complicated? It starts with this basic question: what is the purpose of dating? The answer…

The Coronavirus, You And Your...

on April 4, 2020 by

If we are going to thrive in the midst of trying circumstances. Here are a few thoughts that might help you

Young People’s Faith Doesn&...

on April 4, 2020 by

Study: Religious upbringing given by both parents strengthens young people’s faith in God

Don’t Do Youth Ministry Alone&...

on April 3, 2020 by

You might want someone to bounce ideas off of; or maybe you need help with a staff issue

Instagram Story Surveys To Engage...

on April 3, 2020 by

The Coronavirus quarantine has caused us all to increase our online efforts to engage and connect with students

Family Corona Quarantine Faith...

on April 3, 2020 by

A teaching tool to build your children in Christ

Corona Quarantine: Family Faith...

on April 3, 2020 by

Book: Sharing God’s Truth With Your Children

A High Schooler Has Been Invading...

on April 3, 2020 by

Her first attempt at “Zoombombing,” which she uploaded to TikTok last week, racked up over 732,000 views and 175,000 likes before it…

The Dangerous Mindset Of Generation...

on April 3, 2020 by

How to Help Generation Z Break Free from the All-or-Nothing Mindset

Governor To Ban Transgender...

on April 3, 2020 by

The bills are called the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act”

Pivoting Youth Ministry In A...

on April 2, 2020 by

Five Shifts in Global Youth Ministry

5 Ways To Save Yourself From...

on April 2, 2020 by

But when we’re swimming laps around these pools, we can feel drained and exhausted. Cynicism creeps in—and maybe

FREE: Surprised By Suffering....

on April 2, 2020 by

In times of suffering the integrity of God’s goodness presses upon our minds. Faith engages in a wrestling match with our emotions…

4 Ways to Prepare Your Family for...

on April 1, 2020 by

The Lenten season…  a time of reflection and response as people prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Christ

BEST Podcasts I’ve Listen To This...

on April 1, 2020 by

Tommy Nixon, CEO of Urban Youth Workers Institute, talks about 3 keys to developing greater spiritual resilience

MyPillow Guy Responds To Critique...

on April 1, 2020 by

Encouraged families to read the Bible and pray together

Spiritual Disciplines For Middle...

on March 31, 2020 by

How to push our students into new understandings and better relationships with Christ.

How To Have Youth Group On Zoom

on March 31, 2020 by

(video tutorial)

Celebrity Culture Is Burning

on March 31, 2020 by

Among the social impacts of the coronavirus is its swift dismantling of the cult of celebrity

Christianity Offers No Answers...

on March 31, 2020 by

coronavirus-induced limitations on life at the same time as Lent, the traditional season of doing without

Parents To Blame For Daughters...

on March 31, 2020 by

Sex workers enter the industry for a variety of reasons, some who feel trapped by their parents’ expectations

Creating Digital Experiences In...

on March 30, 2020 by

Digital ministry has come to the forefront of practice and experience.

Becoming A Healthy Youth Worker

on March 30, 2020 by

As we find ourselves in the days of the COVID-19 pandemic, we get to walk through interesting times where we learn to…

Youth Ministers…. Consider An...

on March 30, 2020 by

Teenagers are people—and like all people, they need pastors

Dads: How To Make The Most Of The...

on March 29, 2020 by

You are parenting from the perspective of who you are in Christ today, not who you once were

STREAM: Youth Group At Home...

on March 29, 2020 by

Youth Group at Home presents a 4-week series from Paul’s letter to the Colossians

Church of Cowards: Wake-Up...

on March 29, 2020 by

The average Christian in America does not know what his own religion teaches, nor does he care

Student Delivering Goods To Elderly...

on March 28, 2020 by

“You know what, you old broad,” Aversano said, “suck it up and let somebody help.”

Music School Shifts Classes Online

on March 28, 2020 by

The classrooms at Family Music Clermont are empty and quiet. But now have moved the lessons online

Kelly Osbourne Gives Update On Dad

on March 28, 2020 by

Everything is starting to fall into place now and it has given us so much hope

Coronavirus And The Church. A...

on March 27, 2020 by

Churches and ministry leaders as they prepare for and respond to Coronavirus in their congregations and communities

Church Get Ready Now! From...

on March 27, 2020 by

We talked to pastors from Spain and Italy about their experience, which might be the North American experience in just a few…

Free Mobile Games 4Youth Groups

on March 27, 2020 by

This free five-pack of mobile games to play with your group on Instagram, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and other platforms

Lionsgate To Release ‘I Still...

on March 27, 2020 by

With theaters closed nationwide due to these unprecedented events, we want to continue to make I Still Believe available to consumers

How Can We Create An Economy That...

on March 26, 2020 by

To build an economy to lift fellow human beings out of poverty might just be through free-market capitalism

Harvard Summit Promises Hostility...

on March 26, 2020 by

Demands for more regulation

How To Play Games On Zoom With Your...

on March 26, 2020 by

Most student pastors are scrambling right now to try and come up with some ways to play games on Zoom

How 2Prevent Your Youthmin Zoom...

on March 26, 2020 by

When you share your meeting link on social media that makes your event public, and anyone can mess it up

DOJ: Female Athletes Protected...

on March 26, 2020 by

Competing against biological males has robbed the three girls of athletic wins and scholarship opportunities

How To Use Zoom And Sidekick For...

on March 25, 2020 by

Anthony Taylor put together two AWESOME videos on how to use Sidekick and Zoom for your online youth ministry!

Reevaluating Our 1st Online Youth...

on March 25, 2020 by

I wanted to write a blog post immediately following the first service. what went well and what we can work on

Managing Your Back-at-Home College...

on March 25, 2020 by

Some college students bring home additional burdens

Daily Engagement Strategy While...

on March 25, 2020 by

Like you, we have pivoted to online only for our youth services and small groups. With students being home and not in…

2020 Youth Pastor Compensation...

on March 25, 2020 by

With 1506 respondents it is the largest compensation survey and report of its kind.

Education Resources For Schools And...

on March 24, 2020 by

School models, curricula, essays, research, and products that emphasize moral education, civics, character development, and classical content

How Emergency Education Savings...

on March 24, 2020 by

Schooling During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Emergency Education Savings Accounts Can Meet the Needs of Every American Child

Flashback: UK. Parents Passing On...

on March 24, 2020 by

2016, survey with 1,013 parents across England, Scotland and Wales. How parents faith is engaging with their kids

ER Doctor’s Dire Coronavirus...

on March 24, 2020 by

So, the virus can indeed cause severe, life-threatening disease for those ages 20-60 without any health problems

How To Disciple Your Students...

on March 23, 2020 by

Free virtual small group and social media lessons and discussion starting questions

Drawful 2 Free Giveaways

on March 23, 2020 by

We want to help make it easier for people to experience these moments of connection and happiness during a dark period

New Jersey Mayor Puts Defiant Youth...

on March 23, 2020 by

We ain’t going nowhere. This is our hood,” one young man shouts at Newark police as he shoots the video

The Hottest Parties In Town Are Now...

on March 23, 2020 by

Over 4,000 in attendance, including Jennifer Lopez, Drake, Naomi Campbell, Diddy, Mary J. Blige, T.I., Queen Latifah and Tracee Ellis Ross

Tips And Websites ForParents...

on March 22, 2020 by

First and foremost, parents can de-stress immediately with the knowledge they do not need to replicate school at home

Enjoy Your Family Quarantine

on March 22, 2020 by

For everyone dreading spending time with your family, allow me to offer up a different perspective: enjoy this time

Federal Judge Sides Against Praying...

on March 22, 2020 by

High school football coach has lost another round In his “silent” post-game prayers on the 50-yard line

7 Ways To Minister In Times Of...

on March 21, 2020 by

You are in social distancing, so should ministry stop? Absolutely not!

5Ways To Hurt Your Ministry In...

on March 21, 2020 by

Do not avoid parents reach out to them. Parents are carrying their own worries and concerns

Trending: Teens Coughing On Grocery...

on March 21, 2020 by

Police: Juveniles reportedly coughing on produce, while filming themselves and posting it on social media

Why You’re Not Reaching Parents

on March 21, 2020 by

What would our ministry look like if we could truly partner with parents in the way that we would like?

Spiritually Preparing Teens For...

on March 21, 2020 by

How to help teens for Christ in college podcast on The book a different college experience.

Ways To Gather, Even When You Can&...

on March 20, 2020 by

What if I told you there was still a way to gather even when you can’t? We’ve compiled a list of options..

10 Things You Can Do In This...

on March 20, 2020 by

10 suggestions of ways churches and student ministries can adjust ministry for the foreseeable futur

Parents, Police Struggle To Herd...

on March 20, 2020 by

The adolescent brain is definitely in play as authorities around the globe struggle to keep young people from gathering

Netflix Party: Movie Nights W...

on March 19, 2020 by

Here’s how it works

Girl, 6, Teaches Bible Verse To...

on March 19, 2020 by

While the world is stocking up on…She realized that it was only his faith that was going to get him through this

Emotional Plea To Young People...

on March 19, 2020 by

“I think that’s the problem: they aren’t connecting with their family right now.”

The Bible Story In 72 Short Videos

on March 18, 2020 by

The first step in knowing the whole Bible is knowing what each book is and how it connects to the overall story

Will States Need To Hold Kids Back&...

on March 18, 2020 by

Some educators and parents already are worrying about how to make up for lost time

A Generational War Is Brewing Over...

on March 18, 2020 by

Lack of alarm among young people could hinder the fight against the virus

What’s Your Aim?

on March 17, 2020 by

George Lockhart

Millions Use Coronavirus Website...

on March 17, 2020 by

The website displays the latest, real-time statistics on the number of confirmed cases, serious cases, deaths, and recovered

Doing Youth Ministry In A Global...

on March 17, 2020 by

In the last couple of weeks, many youth workers were faced with situations and decisions that they don’t teach you about in…

Youth Sports The Decline Of...

on March 16, 2020 by

The biggest problem with youth sports has been the parents

Help My Child Is Abusing Drugs And...

on March 16, 2020 by

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American Teenagers Are Declaring ...

on March 16, 2020 by

Danny a YouTube prankster. He is proud to have seen it catch on with young people who champion abstinence

Students Can Eliminate Stress By...

on March 16, 2020 by

It doesn’t take much time for the positive benefits to kick in — we’re talking 10 minutes outside in a space with…

Israel To Draft Teens And Army To...

on March 16, 2020 by

Netanyahu is putting them on the frontline  “the pandemic is not afflicting children or young people.”

Doing Youth Ministry During A...

on March 15, 2020 by

For our young people, this may add a greater level of anxiety, too.

Gender Transition Clinic ‘...

on March 15, 2020 by

UK teen girl wanted to be male; got breasts removed, took testosterone. Now 23, she says doctors should have ‘challenged’ her decision…

Green Bank W. Va. No Cell No...

on March 15, 2020 by

“I’m happier because now I don’t have social media to give me high expectations of not only myself but everybody else around…