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Dos And Don’ts When Your Son Is Looking At Porn

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If you don’t talk to your son, the porn industry will be more than happy to educate him in your place

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5 Initiations Your Son Needs From You

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We should be intentional with a son’s initiation into manhood. Here are 5 initiations that your son needs from you.

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How To Have A Healthy Disagreement with Your Child

on April 20, 2021 by

As your children grow out of infancy and further into childhood, disagreements will become a normal part of life

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Book: More Than Just The Talk

on April 19, 2021 by

Becoming Your Kids’ Go-To Person About Sex

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Book: God Made All of Me

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A Read-Aloud Story to Help Children Protect Their Bodies

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Book: Talking Back to Purity Culture

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Rediscovering Faithful Christian Sexuality

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Book: Redeeming Sex

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Naked Conversations About Sexuality and Spirituality

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U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority

on April 18, 2021 by

Americans’ membership in houses of worship continued to decline last year, dropping below 50% for the first time in Gallup’s eight-decade

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This Video Is A Great Story For Kids And Their Parents

on April 18, 2021 by

Video: The Present

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How To Start A Youth Ministry In A Small Church

on April 15, 2021 by

Where do you begin if you’re attempting to launch a new program for teenagers, especially in a smaller congregation?

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now

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Questions To Consider To Stay In Your Youth Ministry

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Book: Intentional Youth Ministry

on April 15, 2021 by

A practical guide that will help you move beyond impression to impact

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YouTube’s New Parental Controls For Teens

on April 14, 2021 by

What Parents Should Know About YouTube’s New Parental Controls

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Instagram Is Not For Kids

on April 14, 2021 by

3 Red Flags Every Parent Should Consider

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Report: It Is Finished

on April 6, 2021 by

Multiple extremely reliable sources reported on Good Friday that “it is finished,” with your immeasurably great sin deb

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Investigating Jesus For Violating Stay-In-Tomb Order

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Roman Authorities Investigating Jesus

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Polish Pastor Chase Police Out Of His Church

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Who came there to shut him down for Rona violations

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Teaching Students To Be Responsible Decision Makers

on April 2, 2021 by

Flashback: 5 Things to think about

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Book: Engaging Gen Z Raising The Bar For Youth Ministry

on March 31, 2021 by

This family-connected generation model calls for youth ministers to better intertwine families into ministry programming.

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Book: Being Young

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Is The Main Thing Actually The Main Thing?

on March 28, 2021 by

I wonder if we have mistaken people growing in faith actually by seeing people enjoy themselves more

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5 Lessons For Youth Ministry From The Pandemic

on March 28, 2021 by

I wonder if we need to help young people to be more honest, to vocalise their fears and anxieties, as well…

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How To Connect And Support Families

on March 28, 2021 by

Every leader needs to be intentional in supporting families and here are seven ways that can help

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What Kind Of Youth Pastor Are You?

on March 26, 2021 by

In other words, some youth pastors are hardly working while others are working really hard

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3 Signs Of A Miserable Youth Ministry Job

on March 26, 2021 by

Are you affirmed as an individual and appreciated for your specific contributions? Or, do you feel anonymous, invisible, and taken for granted?

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Easier Transition From Children’s To Student Ministry

on March 26, 2021 by

Pouring in the lives of younger kids can ease the anxiety of transitioning into student ministry because it bridges the invisible gap…

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Helping Our Kids Understand Faith In Jesus

on March 26, 2021 by

3 Keys to help

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Christians Judging

on March 25, 2021 by

“I know we’re not supposed to judge. . . but. . . ”

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Is Anime Safe For Kids?

on March 25, 2021 by

Top Tips to Find Age-Appropriate Shows

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Calling Your Students Might Seem Old School..But It Works

on March 25, 2021 by

In the age of text messages and group threads, phone calls seemed to have gained a greater impact

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3 Key Words Your Kids Are Longing ToHear

on March 24, 2021 by

Research has motivated me to not only tell my kids, “I like you,” but also to tell them…

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Book: You’re Not Enough (And That’s Okay)

on March 23, 2021 by

Escaping our culture of trendy narcissism—and embracing God instead.

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on March 22, 2021 by

Grammys, Cardi B are part of oppressive ‘woke’ culture that’s increasingly calling evil ‘good’ and good ‘evil’

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When Transgenderism Discards My Daughter, I Will…

on March 22, 2021 by

I Will Still Be Here For Her

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How To Prepare Parents For Spiritual Leadership

on March 19, 2021 by

Learn how to give parents a vision for leading, confidence, a blessing, practical tools, community, and more

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Judge Removes Kid From Mom Because Of No Mask

on March 18, 2021 by

A New York City judge has removed a 6-year-old girl from her mother because she did not wear a mask while dropping…

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Parenting In An Overly Sexualized Culture

on March 18, 2021 by

It is not an overstatement to say we live in an overly sexualized culture

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Belonging: Purpose In A Pandemic

on March 18, 2021 by

When it comes to belonging, felt like they fit when they felt safe

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St. Patrick: Was Kidnapped As A Teenager…

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St. Patrick Calls All Christians To Be The Missionaries

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Preparing Students For Lifelong Faith

on March 17, 2021 by

The purpose of youth ministry is not to build large programs with many students but to establish students with lifelong faith in…

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Worthy Of Family Worship

on March 17, 2021 by

First Steps for Christian Homes

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Thoughts On Starting New In Youth Ministry

on March 17, 2021 by

It all kind of comes down to this: Do good work. Love God. Love people. Don’t be stupid

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Hope For Parents In The Here And Now

on March 16, 2021 by

The Promise of a New Heaven and a New Earth:

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Preparing Christian Children For Transgender Issues

on March 16, 2021 by

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Teaching Students To Be Responsible Decision Makers

on March 12, 2021 by

Your decisions determine the direction and quality of your life. And good questions are connected to good choices.

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To the Parents Of The Class Of 2020

on March 12, 2021 by

To all my fellow parents who have a senior in high school, I feel your..

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Your Enneagram Type And Parenting Style

on March 11, 2021 by

What Your Enneagram Type Says About Your Parenting Style

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Igniting Passion In Your Teenagers

on March 10, 2021 by

We can’t cajole or bribe them into devotedness, but we can help them discover it…

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Why No One Understands the Reformation Confessions

on March 9, 2021 by

In what sense are we in communion with Irenaeus, Athanasius, Augustine, Anselm and Thomas Aquinas?

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The Equality Act And Youthministry

on March 9, 2021 by

What to Know and What to Do

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Free Online Summit For Youth Pastors

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Addison Rae: Body Image, Identity And Comparison

on March 8, 2021 by

how we can take control of social media rather than giving it permission to take control of us?

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How To Talk To A Middle School Student

on March 8, 2021 by

How to communicate with your tween or teen (and why that’s so hard)

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Planning a day of service this spring?

on March 2, 2021 by

This 5-step guide will help get you started

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Lonely Adolescents Are Susceptible To Internet Addiction

on March 1, 2021 by

A new study finds the risk of compulsive internet use has grown with loneliness becoming increasingly prevalent among adolescents

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Book: When Relationships Matter… Belong

on February 27, 2021 by

Make Your Church A Place Where Kids & Teenagers Belong

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When and How Talk to My Child about Pornography

on February 27, 2021 by

Most likely in the history of the world, there has never been a non-awkward conversation about pornography between a parent and child

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Students React To Biden’s Description Of Uyghur Genocide

on February 26, 2021 by

Culturally, there are different norms that each country and their leaders are expected to follow,” Biden said of the Chinese government’s genocidal…

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Leading Through The Mess

on February 26, 2021 by

Here are four tips that were brought back to me from the 2017 GLS that can help you lead well through the…

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COVID-Friendly Children’s Ministry

on February 26, 2021 by

10 Safety Tips for In-Person

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Covid Numb Short Film: What It’s Like To Be A Teen Today

on February 9, 2021 by

It’s Covid through the eyes of a teenager

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Growing During A Pandemic

on February 9, 2021 by

5 Post Pandemic growth strategies

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The Five Love Languages For Your Children

on February 8, 2021 by

The five are words of affirmation, quality time, receiving gifts, acts of service and physical touch.

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Burnout In Youth Ministry

on February 5, 2021 by

No one goes into youth ministry because they want to spend their days relaxing in a stress-free environment

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Valentine’s Day Do’s And Don’ts

on February 3, 2021 by

Valentine’s Day the most beloved and hated holiday in all of tween and teen-dom

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Love: Truths Your Kids Need To Know On Valentine’s Day

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Romance is in the air…“expectations” of how young people are supposed to behave in intimate settings

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LIFE GROUP TRAINING

on February 3, 2021 by

Leave It Better Than You Found It

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YS: Best Youth Ministry Books 2021

on February 2, 2021 by

Best and most talked-about resources in 2021

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Cancel Culture Canceling Lecrae Over Abortion Support?

on February 1, 2021 by

Charlie Kirk says rapper Lecrae shouldn’t be allowed to perform in churches after Warnock support

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Pro-Life Youth Gather Nationwide To Protest Abortion

on February 1, 2021 by

Despite the bitterly cold wind chill, more than 200 pro-life youth gathered at Gravelly Point in Arlington

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John Piper Tackled Man’s Struggle With Porn B4 Marriage

on February 1, 2021 by

“Beginning as a 10-year-old, I became addicted to porn videos. It was my primary battle for the next seven years.”

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5 Things You Should Do In 2021

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Engage the people in your ministry, set you up for success, and will inspire you to stay in ministry – even when…

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Book: Cultural Intelligence Living In A Pluralistic World

on January 31, 2021 by

To understand the changing world around us, and engage it. To edify the church and seek the lost

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Book: Telling A Better Story

on January 31, 2021 by

How to Talk About God in a Skeptical Age

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Gen Z Craves Spiritual Mentoring

on January 30, 2021 by

Though the majority of Gen Z is not engaged in scriptural study and has a distrustful relationship with religious institutions

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The Masturbation Question….

on January 29, 2021 by

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Faith Under Fire

on January 28, 2021 by

Gingrich warns U.S. religious liberty in gravest peril since Revolutionary War

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Lecture 1: “Asking The Right Questions”

on January 27, 2021 by

Anyone in Christian ministry should listen to all 8 (lectures) particular anyone in student ministry

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7 Causes Of Infidelity In Your Marriage

on January 27, 2021 by

Several years ago, as I was preparing a youth night on the topic of chastity, two ministry colleagues offered me an insight…

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Rooted Book Awards 2020

on January 26, 2021 by

Best New Parenting Books

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Top 10 Books Of 2020

on January 26, 2021 by

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How College Ministries Are Coping With COVID

on January 25, 2021 by

We’ve had to adjust our schedule and to pivot on some things, but that’s all easy because of the wins we’ve been…

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Preventing Burning Out

on January 25, 2021 by

6 ways to prevent your children’s ministry director from burning out

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Catechize Your Children

on January 25, 2021 by

Catechesis is not just an option you can take or leave. Because someone will catechize your children

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Book: Alongside (Loving Teenagers With The Gospel)

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Drew Hill unpacks the challenges teenagers face and how youth leaders and parents can share the gospel with them at this crucial…

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Talking To Teenagers About The Pixar Film Soul

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How the gospel can shed light on the questions the film raises, and in fact answer those very questions with truth and…

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How To Help Students Learn To Be Wise

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Our students live in an age where information comes at them like a firehose

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Book: Modified Book Of Common Prayer For Teens

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77-day prayer book was designed to be used over the course of a summer

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Youth Pastor Compensation Survey

on January 20, 2021 by

The national average youth pastor salary for 2021, ways to calculate your state’s cost of living adjustment in less than a minute

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Communication is Key

on January 17, 2021 by

My boyhood goal had always been to play on the La Palma Little League all-star team. It was now a reality. We…

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Talkative Children Perform Better Academically

on January 17, 2021 by

Children with “enhanced verbal skills” usually go on to achieve greater academic success than their less talkative classmates

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Sean McDowell Book: Chasing Love

on January 16, 2021 by

The love that the world tells us to pursue is all about self, But what is the Christian worldview on love?

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5 Questions To Ask In A Youth Work Interview

on January 15, 2021 by

There are a few questions you should ask at every youth work job interview

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Lead Like You’re About To Leave

on January 15, 2021 by

There is something magical about that transition time between an outgoing youth worker leaving, and a new one being hired

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A Godly Perspective On Body Image

on January 14, 2021 by

Our children need parents who will openly explain and discuss what is happening to their bodies

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Planning For Summer 2021

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5 Realities to Keep in Mind as you Plan for Summer 2021

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Vaping And The Adolescent Brain

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Vaping May Addle the Adolescent Brain

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Called: A Novel About Youth Ministry Transition

on January 13, 2021 by

What does the right fit look like, and how do you know when you’ve found it?

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Book: The Teen’s Guide To Communication

on January 12, 2021 by

40 Tips to Meaningful Communication