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Pew: Parents And Teens Faith Practice

on September 24, 2020 by

Pew survey shows teens, parents practice faith together, though teens are less religious

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Black Lives Matter Hides Hate Towards The Nuclear Family

on September 23, 2020 by

The BLM organization is employing the well-known Soviet practice of purging history

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Sex, Drugs, And Media

on September 22, 2020 by

Since the days of Moses, God has given the primary responsibility of teaching and training children to the parent

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US To Block Downloads Of TikTok By Sunday

on September 18, 2020 by

To combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data, while promoting our national values

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Free Online 1776 Curriculum That Rejects 1619 Narrative

on September 17, 2020 by

African Americans, past and present, who have prospered by embracing America’s founding ideals of free enterprise, family, hard work, entrepreneurship, and faith

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The Tik Tok Suicide Video: Guidance For Parents

on September 16, 2020 by

by Walt Mueller

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Creating Change In Ministry

on September 15, 2020 by

You don’t need a new program or some complex system, you just need a few simple steps. Let me show you what…

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Youth Vaping Down, But Still Popular

on September 14, 2020 by

The number of U.S. youths who use e-cigarettes fell from 5.4 million in 2019 to 3.6 million this year — but vaping…

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What to Do When Your Adult Child Is Messing Up

on September 12, 2020 by

When an adult child violates our values, makes poor choices, or gets in deep trouble, we often question our parenting abilities

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Cuties: Netflix Defends Sexualization Of Young Children

on September 11, 2020 by

Perverts are trying to groom the next generation


BLM Riots Are ‘Rehearsals For USA Revolution’

on September 10, 2020 by

Marxist Leader Admits: BLM Riots Are ‘Rehearsals for USA Revolution’

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Help! My Teen Is Struggling With Anxiety

on September 7, 2020 by

After many months of battling anxiety, Pam had taken an overdose of pain medication and was rushed to hospital. Thankfully it wasn’t…

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Hybrid Youth Ministry

on September 7, 2020 by

Hybrid youth ministry is the future–at least until we get past COVID. If you can manage hybrid youth ministry, you’ll have a…


Book: Charter Schools And Their Enemies

on September 6, 2020 by

Defending charter schools, while protecting and providing for low income children


The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker – Part 2

on September 5, 2020 by

Part 2

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on September 4, 2020 by

A topic that comes up often for those in ministry.
Sometimes we do not know how to implement it into our lives.

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Helping Kids Cope With Back-To-School Disappointment

on September 3, 2020 by

6 Ways To Help Your Kid Cope With Back-To-School Disappointment

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Professional Youth Ministry Certification

on August 24, 2020 by

Only 1 in 4 Youth Ministers have formal training.

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The “Sex + Christian Parents” podcast

on August 23, 2020 by

Biblical media discernment, how to pay attention to the narratives found in the stories of our culture

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Protecting Kids From Sexting

on August 22, 2020 by

Four Ways Parents Can Protect Their Kids from Sexting


Catholic League Kamala Harris’s Has A ‘Catholic Problem’

on August 21, 2020 by

Harris worked to curb religious freedom, co-sponsoring “The Equality Act,” which would “gut Catholic hospitals,”

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Student Leadership Team Will Change Your Youth Group

on August 17, 2020 by

Youth Ministry is about spiritual development, and it is the primer for lifelong faith

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Parents Want Police In Schools

on August 16, 2020 by

60% of respondents said that they’d feel nervous sending their children to a school declared a “police-free zone.”


Movie: Uncle Tom

on August 15, 2020 by

A different look at being black in America. Featuring media personalities, ministers, civil rights activist, veterans, and a self-employed plumber

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Student’s love Trump’s COVID plan…when told it’s Biden’s

on August 13, 2020 by

I’m not about Trump, but, the part of funding schools to giving us money in this crisis, it did help


Marxists Racist And Anti-Semitic Views

on August 12, 2020 by

Most people who call themselves Marxists know very little of Karl Marx’s life

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Preventing A Mental Health Crisis In Kids And adolescents

on August 11, 2020 by

psychologist Lisa Damour warns how the extended isolation from social distancing could cause a mental health crisis in children and adolescents

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4 in 5 Parents Considering Homeschooling Kids This Fall

on August 6, 2020 by

A new survey finds four in five parents are thinking about homeschooling their school-age children this fall. Of those parents, nearly half…


Growing Weary As A Leader

on August 4, 2020 by

5 Signs You May Be Growing Weary as a Leader and What To Do About It


The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker

on August 4, 2020 by

Ministry is draining. So often we can walk away from a small group, service, or event feeling tired, rejected, or like a…

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People Over Programs

on August 3, 2020 by

When youth groups were forced to stop meeting we were stripped of so many of the basic elements that might have seemed…

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Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging Progressivism Myths

on July 31, 2020 by

True progress happens when humans are free, yet the Progressive agenda substantially diminishes freedom


The Origins Of Identity Politics

on July 31, 2020 by

The identity collectives have done nothing to alleviate the very real racial discrimination and social injustice that continues to exist in America


Video: Depends On Whose Hands It’s In

on July 21, 2020 by

Great illustration

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Loving Our Students To Death

on July 11, 2020 by

Theologically, we need to reconcile the culture of sacrificial suffering …a culture of Sabbath, rest, grace, and weakness


Preparing For Promotion Sunday

on July 10, 2020 by

How to Welcome New Students into Your Youth Ministry

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The New Monogamy

on July 7, 2020 by

Sure, a version of this has been around for a long, long time. But it used to be called an “affair,” “cheating,”…


Man Who Sucker Punched Kid Charged W/Felony Assault

on July 7, 2020 by

Anyone who’s willing to hit a kid like that, there’s no telling what they’re going to do next.


Blacks in High-crime Areas Want Cops/White Cops Shooting

on July 7, 2020 by

White cops do not disproportionately kill black suspects and are less likely to shoot them than minority cops

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High School And Middle School Parenting Forum

on June 17, 2020 by

By The Village Church


The Truth About Black Lives Matter

on June 16, 2020 by

What the media won’t acknowledge: Black Lives Matter is a hateful ideology that fuels violent anti-police sentiment


Deepfakes Are Going To Wreak Havoc On Society

on June 15, 2020 by

Are we prepared?

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Students want campuses reopened

on June 10, 2020 by

lament ‘quality’ of online classes

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Gospel-Centered Sexuality Summit!

on June 10, 2020 by

Sign up and enjoy unlimited access to all 18 Free interviews


Portland Superintendent To Remove Police In Schools

on June 9, 2020 by

school-based police help keep teens out of the criminal justice system by addressing minor issues in school buildings rather than letting students…


Teen Rewarded Car And Scholarship For 10hr Clean Up

on June 8, 2020 by

Starting at 2 a.m., Gwynn swept and picked up trash for the next ten hours…he had already done most of the work

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Helping Young People Grieve And Take Action

on June 6, 2020 by

Diverse ministry perspectives to help teenagers respond to racialized violence and injustice


Sailor Brinkley Cook, 21, Slams GMA ‘click bait’ Interview

on June 5, 2020 by

I have this awful feeling that if I’m not skinny, I’m not worth being celebrated and I’m not worth being praised

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Bishop T.D. Jakes: Race and policing – Church leaders…

on June 2, 2020 by

“Learn to do good: seek justice, correct oppression,”


Why we need theology more than Netflix

on June 1, 2020 by

When we as youth workers take little interest in theology and more interest in pop culture, we communicate to students that God…

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How Do We Make It Through When Things Get Tough?

on May 27, 2020 by

One step at a time,There’s no need to rush, It’s like learning to fly

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We Can’t Go Back, So Let’s Go Forward

on May 25, 2020 by

The loss of normal times means new opportunities


“Reopening” Your Youth Ministry

on May 24, 2020 by

questions to consider


Hero Dog

on May 23, 2020 by

This dog has really saved my daughter’s life,

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Perfection, Negative Thoughts Keep Teens Awake AllNight

on May 22, 2020 by

The years between 12 and 20 are a period of self-discovery and self-doubt for the average teen

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Parents Don’t Get Minute To Relax Until Nearly 9 P.M.

on May 20, 2020 by

A new survey finds that parents have essentially lost all of their R&R time thanks to COVID-19

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Dear Youth Minister of a COVID-19 Senior

on May 13, 2020 by

I don’t know about you, but I think I’ve been in denial about what COVID-19 means as this year’s seniors transition out…

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Evaluate Your Youth Ministry

on May 12, 2020 by

Evaluations are always a critical piece of your ministry. It is there that you get a chance to figure out what worked…


Table Talk Devotion For Teen Athletes

on May 11, 2020 by

Hebrews 12:1-3 offers some great encouragement as you are going through this SHIFT during your sporting season


Turn Crisis into Opportunity

on May 10, 2020 by

5 Ways to Turn Crisis into Opportunity

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What’s Hot

on May 9, 2020 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television, and movies

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Anxious Children

on May 6, 2020 by

20 Ways To Help Your Children Process The Pandemic

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ReOpening Children & Family Ministry

on May 4, 2020 by

now is the time to determine what values and processes will remain consistent, what innovative strategies you’ve

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Pre-Teens And Quarantines

on May 3, 2020 by

Author of Middle School Matters, Gives helpful tips for working with middlers,during these times


Zoom:Teacher Has‘College Girl’Porn Bookmark, Gets Fired

on May 3, 2020 by

“It’s hard not to think he’s looking at you like that,” Samantha Hill, a freshman in one of Zhang’s classes

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Ozzy Won’t Be Killed By A Virus Started By Bats

on May 1, 2020 by

Jack Osbourne jokes…

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Understanding Teenage Brains With Mark Oestreicher

on April 29, 2020 by

Have you ever looked at one of your students and thought, “What were you thinking?” Well, thanks to new discoveries

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A Blessing Strategy For Grieving Graduates

on April 28, 2020 by

Your seniors need an encouraging commencement blessing more than ever!

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At Home Discipleship…Parents Make It Happen!

on April 27, 2020 by

Parents, remember that God has called you to be the primary nurturing influence your child’s life


Skip College This Fall?

on April 26, 2020 by

How some students are rethinking their school choices

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Ex Vogue Editor André Leon Talley Rips Into Anna Wintour

on April 24, 2020 by

‘endless’ list of writers, stylists and models who she has cast onto a ‘frayed and during her powerful rule’


Flashback: How Spring Breakers Spread Coronavirus

on April 23, 2020 by

They tracked users’ phones after they left a popular spring break beach destination


Harvard Prof Wants Government To Ban…Homeschooling

on April 22, 2020 by

She argues homeschooling is an inherent violation of children’s rights, and should, be banned

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10 Ministry Idols Being Exposed By COVID-19

on April 21, 2020 by

The pandemic is teaching us about ourselves and exposing weaknesses in our ministries

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Book Belonging: Reconnecting The Loneliest Generation

on April 20, 2020 by

The presence of just one adult relationship cuts severe isolation, raises trust levels, and results in more confidence.

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Free Speech? Sheriff Tells Teen Delete Tweet Or Face…

on April 20, 2020 by

A Teenager Posted About Her COVID-19 Infection on Instagram. A Deputy Threatened To Arrest Her If She Didn’t Delete It.

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Starting Out In Youth Ministry……Relationships

on April 18, 2020 by

Walt Mueller: “I wish I had heard this 40 years ago when I was getting started in youth ministry”

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Destruction Of The British Family

on April 17, 2020 by

Marriage Rate Falls to Lowest in Recorded Histor


FIRED! Part 3: The Spouse

on April 16, 2020 by

Fired? Let go? Nope, not me, but it 100% effected and changed my life when my spouse was

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Simeon Of Cyrene

on April 15, 2020 by

This video is a skit about Simeon of Cyrene who carried the cross of Jesus

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FREE Youth Ministry Resources During Lockdown

on April 14, 2020 by

DYM: Ideas and resources from youth pastors!

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Book: Practical Wisdom For Starting Up In Youth Ministry

on April 14, 2020 by

Practical Wisdom for Youth Ministry addresses many pressing issues for youth ministers with straightforward steps

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Book: You Found Me. Reaching The UnChurched

on April 14, 2020 by

The unchurched are still remarkably open to faith conversations and the church


Kids Book: 20 Epic illustrated Stories From The Bible

on April 13, 2020 by

Nothing can replace the Bible, so we set out to create a beautifully illustrated children’s book that brings life

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City Bans Drive-in Church Services Ahead Of Easter

on April 12, 2020 by

Watch as an officer tells the Pastor that his rights are suspended

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School Closures Marginal Role In Containing COVID-19

on April 11, 2020 by

School closures do not appear to have a significant effect on the spread of infections during coronavirus outbreaks

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Teaching And Sharing Responsibility With Your Kids

on April 10, 2020 by

Responsibility is something students usually learn as they mature. Our culture today, however, makes it difficult for kids to do so

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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…

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Coronavirus Stress: More Booze, Pot, Porn And Chocolate

on April 7, 2020 by

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

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List Of Useful Apps For Ministers (Pandemic Edition)

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


Children’s Mental Health Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

on April 5, 2020 by

What You Need To Know


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

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The Coronavirus, You And Your Family

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


Don’t Do Youth Ministry Alone…Try Free Coaching

on April 3, 2020 by

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

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The Dangerous Mindset Of Generation Z

on April 3, 2020 by

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

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5 Ways To Save Yourself From Drowning In Ministry

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

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BEST Podcasts I’ve Listen To This Week. Spiritual Resilience

on April 1, 2020 by

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

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Christianity Offers No Answers About the Coronavirus?

on March 31, 2020 by

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

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Creating Digital Experiences In Youth Ministry

on March 30, 2020 by

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

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STREAM: Youth Group At Home Sessions

on March 29, 2020 by

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