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The 2019 Youth Ministry Salary...

on December 10, 2019 by

According to a Gallup survey, only half of Americans are now church members

Turning college interview prep into...

on December 10, 2019 by

College interview prep can be an ongoing excuse to have your best conversations with a high school senior.

The State Of Bible Classes In...

on December 10, 2019 by

While the laws permit Bible literacy classes, they do not mandate them

What Is The Fairness For All Law

on December 9, 2019 by

The bill will be referred to committee for review

Flashback: When Kids Won’t Bow To...

on December 9, 2019 by

How can you identify your idols? Here are four ways

Confronting The Epidemic Of Stress...

on December 9, 2019 by

31 percent of adolescent girls and young women struggle with symptoms of anxiety, experiencing edginess, fatigue

Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on December 8, 2019 by

You know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated

Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on December 8, 2019 by

You know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated

Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on December 8, 2019 by

You know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated

Attitudes And Thoughts In Marriage

on December 7, 2019 by

So much of a marriage relationship comes down to our thoughts and attitudes…

Why your youth worker never takes a...

on December 6, 2019 by

If your youth worker isn’t taking time off, they won’t be your youth worker for very long

Family Holiday Stress

on December 6, 2019 by

Average Person Can’t Last 4 hours With Their Family Over The Holidays

Study: Children Read More In The...

on December 6, 2019 by

Simply sitting down with a book in the presence of a pup can help motivate children to read more

Maximize Your Time With Leaders On...

on December 5, 2019 by

I think busting your butt on the weekends to make sure you are meeting with your leaders is one of the most…

Mr Rogers Understood Kids Fears

on December 5, 2019 by

What We Can Learn from C.S. Lewis and Fred Rogers

Russell Moore: My Favorite Books of...

on December 5, 2019 by

Russell Moore

Young Latinos May Be The Answer 4...

on December 4, 2019 by

13% Proclaim to be former Catholics – people who were raised in the faith but now identify as Protestants

Latinos Are Leaving The Catholic...

on December 4, 2019 by

About 8% of all Muslim Americans adults are Latino. Because of the intense devotion to God, simplicity in faith and a focus…

British Adults Will Watch More Than...

on December 4, 2019 by

On a day-to-day basis, the average adult watches TV for three-and-a-half hours, amounting to 1,248 hours each year.

Black Friday Brawls….Thinking...

on December 3, 2019 by

Insanity. That’s what we’ve embraced. The time and place of our search for meaning, purpose, fulfillment, and redemption might best be evidenced…

Black Friday Brawl Teens Attack Cop...

on December 3, 2019 by

After a few minutes, the off-duty officer, wearing civilian clothes, approaches and talks to the woman, then gestures toward the teens

God The Original Gangsta Wrapper

on December 3, 2019 by

Like Adam & Eve, we try to cover up and hide..This holiday season, let God unwrap and re-wrap you in Jesus!

God The Original Gangster Wrapper

on December 3, 2019 by

God The Original Gangster Wrapper

By George Lockhart

Like Adam and Eve, we try to cover up and hide, but God will…

PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S 24/7 TEEN...

on December 2, 2019 by

Planned Parenthood expanded their already significant sex-education efforts with vulnerable and developing children and teens into the world of online technology

Violence & Harassment Against...

on December 2, 2019 by

Here is a list of incidents of violence and threats made against conservatives on campus, or made by leftists in academia, that…

TobyMac Shares Powerful Words After...

on December 2, 2019 by

‘God has the power to do what he promised’

Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’...

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Busting Myths About Teen Girl...

on November 30, 2019 by

Whether or not they personally experience anxiety and depression, 7 in 10 teenagers view both as major problems among their peers

Death By Distraction

on November 30, 2019 by

How easy is it for you to be so busy doing work for Jesus that you don’t take time to just BE…

NYWC 2019: Tech Hacks For Youth...

on November 30, 2019 by

NYWC2019 Deep Dive Recap “Tech to Help You Look Like A Pro”

How Well Do You Know Young People...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

CDC: HUGE Increase In Teen/tween...

on November 29, 2019 by

Are you engaging your kids in these conversation?

Flashback: Where Kids Actually...

on November 29, 2019 by

Our kids glean more from our conversations than they do from our rules

Thanksgiving: Pilgrims Rejected...

on November 28, 2019 by

How the original communal living arrangements of the Plymouth Colony failed them

Pilgrims Celebrated Thanksgiving…...

on November 28, 2019 by

As the United States celebrates Thanksgiving, we all should remember the risks and sacrifices of the Pilgrims 395 years ago

Internets Cutest Dad

on November 28, 2019 by

Dad was so distraught when his daughter’s hamster, Chester, escaped while cleaning his cage that he had a complete meltdown in a text message exchange

School Allows ‘Joy To The...

on November 28, 2019 by

“We are tired and extremely weary of our Christian faith being attacked in this country.”

How To Think Through Your Youth...

on November 26, 2019 by

I hope this is a helpful method to run your lessons and teaching through.

DHS: One-in-Ten DACA Migrants Have...

on November 26, 2019 by

Roughly 80,000 DACA migrants, or one-in-ten, have an arrrest record, says an updated report from the Department of Homeland Security.

Sanctuary City: Freed Illegal Alien...

on November 26, 2019 by

A SanctuaryCounty ignored ICE’s request, released him…then 6 months later he murdered his girlfriend

Less Social Media Can Lead To...

on November 25, 2019 by

Teens struggling to keep up academically can considerably improve their grades by cutting back time spent on social media

Boredom Is On The Rise For...

on November 25, 2019 by

Boredom is rising year after year for teens in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades, with greater increases for girls than boys.

Teenage Anxiety Linked To Later...

on November 25, 2019 by

Association between generalized anxiety disorder at age 18 and harmful drinking three years later, thanks to the long-term health study Children of…

Christian Teenage A.S.M.R. Star

on November 23, 2019 by

Watching his parents’ happy marriage of 20 years has also inspired him. The videos, in turn, present examples of the validation and…

Top Shows Gen Z & Millennials...

on November 23, 2019 by

56% of 13-37-year-olds would rather binge watch an entire series at once than watch episodes weekly

Chick-Fil-A Replaces Cow Mascot...

on November 23, 2019 by

Restaurant patrons will be asked to dance around and worship the golden calf when they enter the restaurant to show their submission…

Episode: Lonely Teens During The...

on November 22, 2019 by

Alice offers gospel comfort and creative practical guidance we can give our teenagers when they find themselves uninvite

Sickening Survey: Smartphones...

on November 22, 2019 by

Yet 1 in 4 NEVER Clean Theirs

student linked to boyfriend’s...

on November 22, 2019 by

Some of those from (Her) said “go die” and that his loved ones would be better off without him

How To Make The Most Of NYWC 2019

on November 21, 2019 by

As you hang out in downtown Tampa this weekend we want to make sure that your soul and mind are ministered to…

What Phones Do To Teen Brains

on November 21, 2019 by

And What Teens Wanted To Know About That

Flashback: Connecting With College...

on November 21, 2019 by

A great opportunity to continue your ministry with them

2020 Grammy Nominees

on November 20, 2019 by

The complete list

She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She...

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

Flashback: Gen Z Today

on November 20, 2019 by

7 things we need to know about Gen Z

Questions Youth Leaders And Parent...

on November 20, 2019 by

Sin has tainted..the hearts of humanity. Yet culture, has unequivocally declared a belief in the inherent goodness of all people

3 Steps To Help Teenagers Serve...

on November 19, 2019 by

If the youth of the church are indwelt by God the Spirit, then they are equal recipients of God’s grace and salvation,…

How Adult Gen Zers Tend To...

on November 19, 2019 by

10 Insights help explain how adult Gen Zers tend to understand the world

Preaching On Controversial Topics?

on November 19, 2019 by

Preaching on Controversial Topics Half of Pastors Worry They’ll Offend Someone if They Preach on Controversial Topics

UK: What Churches Teach & What...

on November 18, 2019 by

See how they fared against each other. The results might surprise you

Unstructured Play Is Vital For Kids

on November 18, 2019 by

It is critically important for the development of children’s bodies and brains in so many ways

Middle School Banned Phones 7 Years...

on November 18, 2019 by

They Say Students Are Happier, Less Stressed And More Focused

Top 5 Youth Ministry Books From The...

on November 18, 2019 by

Each of these books has helped me think through key issues related to church ministry and today’s culture

Many Millennials Have Positive...

on November 15, 2019 by

Over 100 million people were starved, shot, and slaughtered by socialist governments

Free eBook: 9 Ways Socialism...

on November 15, 2019 by

Who suffers the most under socialism. How socialism creates dependence instead of freedom

Parents, Don’t Fear The Teenage...

on November 15, 2019 by

Don’t the fear the teenage years. And don’t take them for granted either. They, like life itself, are a vapor…

Tampons May Cause Toxic Shock...

on November 15, 2019 by

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that women should change tampons every 4 to 8 hours

First Common Core Grads Worst...

on November 14, 2019 by

Fourth grade reading declined in 17 states and eighth grade reading declined in 31.”

Starting A Campus Ministry

on November 14, 2019 by

One of the immediate action steps he prompts is for churches to be present in the life of their local schools, with…

Are You Cheating? (An Emotional...

on November 14, 2019 by

Dan

10 Reasons Teens Have So Much...

on November 13, 2019 by

We’ve created an environment that fosters anxiety rather than resilience

Flashback: Kanye Perspective On Sex...

on November 13, 2019 by

We can for sure take new Kanye for the positive impact he could have on our toxic culture

Health Officials Gaming Addiction...

on November 13, 2019 by

Gaming addiction inside look at the real and dangerous disorder affecting youth

What Is Gender Neutral Parenting?

on November 12, 2019 by

…. it’s crazy!

‘TikTok’ A Threat To...

on November 12, 2019 by

“TikTok is appearing to be China’s best detective with how they are going about collecting and using this information. We cannot let…

Flashback: 17 Slang Words

on November 12, 2019 by

A list of 17 popular slang terms and the correct way to use them

Suspension For Football Coach Who...

on November 12, 2019 by

They were both undefeated and no one foresaw this blowout.

ERs See Doubling Of Teen Sexual...

on November 11, 2019 by

Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, with the number of ER department admissions more than…

Teen Marijuana Use May Have Next...

on November 11, 2019 by

How a parent’s use of marijuana, past or present, can influence their child’s substance use and well-being

West’s ‘Follow God&...

on November 11, 2019 by

“It took me 42 years to realize that my dad was my best friend.”

Culture: Overreaction Or...

on November 9, 2019 by
Overreaction or Interaction? Flashback Post…

By Jonathan McKee

“I don’t know why you spend any time looking at pop culture. All you need…

The Discipline Of Decreasing

on November 9, 2019 by

The Discipline Of Decreasing by George Lockhart

I must decrease, He must increase. John 3:30

God is the only One anyone should be completely…

Reevaluating A Gospel Centered...

on November 9, 2019 by

Discipleship takes place through relationships where youth leaders are intentionally shepherding students into greater maturity

Religious Children Are More...

on November 9, 2019 by

We examined how religious upbringing shaped children from adolescence into young adulthood

Conservatives Have Happier Families...

on November 9, 2019 by

Find more meaning in life, happier overall, donate far more money, time to the needy than liberal do.

5 Reasons I’m Staying In Youth...

on November 9, 2019 by

One of the easiest ways to offend a youth minister is to ask when he’s going to become a “real pastor

Book: A Biblical Theology Of Youth...

on November 8, 2019 by

Excellent book … those of us who think theologically about youth ministry, and the role of youth pastor, have been waiting for.

West’s Conversion Could Be A...

on November 8, 2019 by

A Christianity that bears no resemblance to the vague spiritualism of Moral Therapeutic Deism that is often associated with celebrity conversions

Fortnite Superstar Banned For Life...

on November 8, 2019 by

I never thought about the consequences that could happen… I just thought about entertaining you guys

Target To Promote Gay Lifestyle To ...

on November 7, 2019 by

To donate $100,000 to a nonprofit that trains students and teachers in LGBT politics and advocacy

Character And Virtue Development In...

on November 7, 2019 by

The development of character and virtue often feels like a lost art form

Don’t Start A College-age...

on November 7, 2019 by

We must start with young people, not programs.

My Child Is Depressed

on November 5, 2019 by

Now What?

Is The SAT “Unfair” And...

on November 5, 2019 by

“illegally discriminate against applicants who can’t afford test prep classes and pose other unfair obstacles.”

Lawmakers To Ban Child Gender...

on November 5, 2019 by

Children should be protected from “medical experimentation based on wishful social theory.”

Teens Close To Mom Not Likely To...

on November 4, 2019 by

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life,…

Best Business Practices You Need In...

on November 2, 2019 by

We learned to integrate several of the best business practices into our family

A Vision For Multiplying Your New...

on November 2, 2019 by

Jesus had a big vision and started with the end in mind. Here are a few of God’s “vision statements

Start Up: 4 People You Need To Meet...

on November 2, 2019 by

These are valuable people on your campus that can help you organize and benefit the ministry

Kanye West: From ‘I Am A God’...

on October 31, 2019 by

Rather than seeing Kanye as a fraud, can we choose to see him as the tax collector? …Please, please pray for me