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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

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: The Right Rev. Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde holds Sunday Mass as it is live-webcast to its parishioners due to the Coronavirus at an empty Washington National Cathedral on March 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Washington National Cathedral has suspended its in person worship for the next two Sundays, the longest preplanned closure in its history, due to COVID-19 outbreak, which the World Health Organization deemed a pandemic. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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


How 2Prevent Your Youthmin Zoom Meetings From Porn

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

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Managing Your Back-at-Home College Student

on March 25, 2020 by

Some college students bring home additional burdens

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Education Resources For Schools And Families

on March 24, 2020 by

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

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Flashback: UK. Parents Passing On Faith?

on March 24, 2020 by

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

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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

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7 Ways To Minister In Times Of Social Distancing

on March 21, 2020 by

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

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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?

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Girl, 6, Teaches Bible Verse To Brother To Ease Fear

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


Millions Use Coronavirus Website Created By Teenager

on March 17, 2020 by

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


American Teenagers Are Declaring ‘Virginity Rocks’

on March 16, 2020 by

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

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Students Can Eliminate Stress By Spending Time Outdoors

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…

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LGBT Teens At High Odds For Physical, Sexual Abuse

on March 14, 2020 by

Lesbian, gay and bisexual teens are far more likely than their straight peers to suffer physical and/or sexual violence, new research warns

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Barna: Guiding Children

on March 13, 2020 by

To better understand the dynamics shaping childhood faith formation today

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Petition Against Pornhub….Rape & Revenge Porn Victims

on March 12, 2020 by

World’s biggest porn site under fire over rape and abuse videos

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Starting A Student Leadership Team

on March 10, 2020 by

After years of trying to figure out what was going to work for raising up leaders, we dedicated to three shared things…

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NEW SERMON SERIES: Teach Identity Crisis

on March 9, 2020 by

Help  your students understand where they come from, who they are, how they can be themselves in Christ, and fully embrace their…

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You Can Help Build The Church In Japan

on March 9, 2020 by

The film will highlight the country’s need for the Gospel and how each student at MOVE can be a part of building…


Managing Your Small Youth Group

on March 6, 2020 by

7 Action-Steps for Small Youth Groups

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What It Means To Love Others

on March 4, 2020 by

Why Secular Culture, Progressive Christians, and Traditional Christians Disagree on What It Means to Love Others

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Why Are Our Teens Killing Themselves?

on March 3, 2020 by

one Texan between the ages of 10 and 24 dies by suicide every day

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Schools May Use Kids’ Phones To Track & Surveil Them

on March 2, 2020 by

Up to 10 schools are looking at installing location-tracking them with accuracy down to 3feet

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Slippery Slope Of Families Inconsistent Church Attendance

on February 29, 2020 by

Families that used to attend twice a month are now attending once a month. used to come once a month  now Christmas…

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Why Mothers Must Be Theologians

on February 28, 2020 by

It requires a stream of explanations for why we believe what we believe about God and how he relates to everything

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40 Days Of Lent Self-Care Tips For Youthworkers

on February 27, 2020 by

Self care during, in order to renew, recharge and be ready for the challenges of youthwork in the year ahead


Book: Youth Ministry Nuts And Bolts, Revised

on February 27, 2020 by

Organizing, Leading, and Managing Your Youth Ministry

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Is Seminary Worth It For A Youth Pastor?

on February 26, 2020 by

But to help you answer that question for yourself, I want to look at three topics with you


Buttigieg Advises 9-Yr-Old Boy How To Come Out As Gay

on February 25, 2020 by

It won’t always be easy, but that’s ok because you know who you are…Inspire others to be brave about their sexuality

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New Vision 2020: My Youth Ministry Playbook

on February 24, 2020 by
  • 2020 Calendar, Monthly To Do Sheets, Questions you should be asking at certain times of the year, Leadership Evaluation Worksheets, Equipping Articles
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They Banned Smartphones. Now Their in the Final Four

on February 23, 2020 by

If they just put down their stupid phones and go to sleep already, they too can make the Final Four.

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The 5 Types Of Dads

on February 21, 2020 by

Regardless of the kind of father you may have had, there are typically 5 types of dads we can choose to become

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5 Trends Defining Americans’ Relationship To Churches

on February 20, 2020 by

“Church hopping”—is becoming a common feature of churchgoing.

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How to Build a Gospel Advancing Ministry! A Bold Vision

on February 19, 2020 by

The fifth part of a series. How as leaders, we have to lead with a bold vision for our students, to focus on…


The Mindset List Of Class 2023

on February 18, 2020 by

What has always and never been true for the class of 2023

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13-Year-Olds Smart Phones And Pornography

on February 17, 2020 by

And by the way, it’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when

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Passing Faith To Your Children

on February 16, 2020 by

Do you know what the most often quoted scripture of all time is? Many Christians might answer John 3:16 or maybe Psalm…

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Study: Teens At Risk Of Being ‘Sexploited’

on February 15, 2020 by

Teens…kind of trying to gain power and status in more materialistic ways

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Planning A Gospel-Centered Retreat

on February 6, 2020 by

In the midst of our retreat planning, we must also remember to retreat to the Lord ourselves


Culture And The 2020 Golden Globes Awards Show

on February 5, 2020 by

Culture is both a map and a mirror. It is both directive and reflective. It tells us how to live our life in the world by shaping…

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on February 4, 2020 by

Here is why I believe middle school ministry is now the most important ministry at your church

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Preventing Teens From Driving Drunk

on February 1, 2020 by

Older teens who know that their parents disapprove of drinking are less likely to drive impaired as young adults

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Does God Punish Sons For The Sins Of Their Fathers?

on January 31, 2020 by

So how should we understand God’s words in Exodus?

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End Anti-Religious Prejudice In This School Choice Case

on January 30, 2020 by

Anti-Catholic prejudice, which spread like gangrene… discrimination against religious families, students, and schools.


Job: Hiring (& Recruiting) Well In Youth Ministry

on January 26, 2020 by

The old idea that anyone working with students needs to be young and hip…


Defining Success In Youth Ministry!

on January 26, 2020 by

Success can be defined by LONGEVITY!

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When Ministry Drag‘s You Down

on January 25, 2020 by

Ministry can a very rewarding. However, it can also be very stressful and frustrating

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Six Facts About Screens and Teen Mental Health

on January 23, 2020 by

That a Recent New York Times’ Article Ignores

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9 Leadership Traits We See In Generation Z

on January 22, 2020 by

As I survey the kinds of causes Generation Z students have undertaken, I see a pattern

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Teen, Convicted In Texting Suicide Case, To Be Released

on January 21, 2020 by

From prison because of good behavior

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Adolescent Drinking Increases Anxiety…

on January 19, 2020 by

Adolescent Drinking Increases Anxiety, Alcohol Abuse Later in Life


3 Ugly Truths About Weekend Retreats

on January 18, 2020 by

Weekend Retreats can be the most important date on your youth ministry calendar


4 Ways to help teens struggling with depression

on January 17, 2020 by

It’s the second leading cause of death among young people, but what you do as a parent can help!

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Parenting Book: Age Of Opportunity

on January 16, 2020 by

A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens

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Dear Parent Of A High School Senior

on January 14, 2020 by

My son and I will stand at the edge of something unknown, but because of God, we will be full of hope

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MAGA Hat-Wearing Teen Just Got A Settlement From CNN

on January 13, 2020 by

It was a shameful example of media permanently harm a teenager who never sought the public spotlight

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First-Century Youth Ministry

on January 11, 2020 by

Exploring Our Jewish Roots to Reclaim Discipleship

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Outreach And Family Event

on January 5, 2020 by

Midwinter Festival Based on Esther

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Teen Overdoses From Anxiety Drug Rising

on January 3, 2020 by

Overdosing from benzodiazepines, commonly prescribed anxiety medications, has risen dramatically over the past decade, according

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Helicopter Parenting Negatively Impacts Into College Years

on January 3, 2020 by

helicopter parenting continues well into young adulthood and can have devastating impacts on college students.

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Six Ways For Parents To Begin The New Year

on January 2, 2020 by

I want to tell you a story that is informative to parents…


Recruiting Volunteers For Your Retreat

on December 30, 2019 by

No matter what size ministry you operate, you can always benefit from people helping you

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Teen Murders Pedophile Priest With Crucifix

on December 29, 2019 by

Suffocated Father Roger Matassoli, by forcing a crucifix down his throat

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10 Tips To Make Sunday School Autism-Friendly

on December 29, 2019 by

Autistic adults in the congregation can be a great resource when figuring out how best to work with autistic kids!


How To Set Parental Controls On Netflix

on December 27, 2019 by

You can also restrict all content so nothing will play without you entering a PIN. To do this, click the bubble above…

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Marijuana Vaping Keeps Rising Among Teens

on December 26, 2019 by

…but was surprised at the magnitude of increase.… This translates to millions of adolescents,”

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9 Things You Should Know About The Christmas Story

on December 25, 2019 by

To help you better appreciate the narrative, here are nine things you should know about the Christmas story

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Helping Anxious Kids Experience Emmanuel

on December 24, 2019 by

When speaking about anxiety, it’s important to differentiate between regular anxious feelings and anxiety disorder


The Top Parenting Articles YOU Liked This Year

on December 23, 2019 by

As you look back at 2019, here’s the top parenting articles you won’t want to have missed from

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The Powerful Partnership With Public School Educators

on December 21, 2019 by

Barna: Nearly half of all public school educators nationally are practicing Christians

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The Teen’s Guide To Social Media & Mobile Devices

on December 18, 2019 by

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

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Ministry Gifts For Your Students And Parents

on December 17, 2019 by

Here are five gifts your ministry can offer your teenagers and adult leaders during the holidays…


This ‘Kenan And Kel’ Star Is Now A Youth Pastor

on December 16, 2019 by

The actor, who recently came in second on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,”


Ring Camera Hacker Harasses 8-Year-Old Girl

on December 12, 2019 by

she heard a voice. “I’m Santa Claus, don’t you want to be my best friend,”


Youth Dir. Seen Slapping TV Reporter’s Butt On-Air

on December 11, 2019 by

Tommy Callaway, 43, a married father of two who is youth group leader, a Boy Scout leader, tried to explain why he…

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The 2019 Youth Ministry Salary Survey

on December 10, 2019 by

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

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Confronting The Epidemic Of Stress And Anxiety In Girls

on December 9, 2019 by

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

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Attitudes And Thoughts In Marriage

on December 7, 2019 by

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

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Mr Rogers Understood Kids Fears

on December 5, 2019 by

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

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Latinos Are Leaving The Catholic Church For Islam

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…


Black Friday Brawl Teens Attack Cop Defending Woman

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


TobyMac Shares Powerful Words After His Son’s Funeral

on December 2, 2019 by

‘God has the power to do what he promised’

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Busting Myths About Teen Girl Anxiety

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

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How Well Do You Know Young People’s Media Habits?

on November 29, 2019 by

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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

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Less Social Media Can Lead To Higher Grades For Teens

on November 25, 2019 by

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

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Sickening Survey: Smartphones Covered In Bacteria

on November 22, 2019 by

Yet 1 in 4 NEVER Clean Theirs

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What Phones Do To Teen Brains

on November 21, 2019 by

And What Teens Wanted To Know About That

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Flashback: Gen Z Today

on November 20, 2019 by

7 things we need to know about Gen Z

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3 Steps To Help Teenagers Serve Your Church

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,…