The homemade game is similar to using a Oujia board, and it’s called the “Charlie Charlie Challenge.”
These 5 Goals help me ensure that…we have a distinct and well thought out focused on following Christ plan
by Jonathan McKee
You spend all of this time with students and what are you doing?
by Sandra Stanley
Lust doesn’t just happen; it’s cultivated
The book is potent with tools and tips for recruiting, retaining and training today’s volunteers
How to Disconnect Your Kids From Social Media
American culture is becoming less conducive to Christian values. What will the church do?
The way we engage culture as Christ followers matters
My article at CNN: Ed Stetzer
What do you tell students who come up to you and say that they struggle with porn?
Here’s real tweets from dads and moms that describe parenting
Here’s our weekly social media strategy…
By George Lockhart
I can’t tell you the number of times I thought “I wish somebody had taught me this in seminary.”
by Carey Nieuwhof
Which Are Teens’ Favorites…and Why?
Thanks Youth Ministry Unleashed!
Invite healthy influencers into the lives of your children will ensure support and investment you trust
Thoughts For Today #18
Need Free Resources For Global Missions…
Consider using this with a lesson on popularity, media, or fame!
Partner with The Gospel Coalition to help provide free resources for global missions
If you want to know what’s important to a person…
Before you announce that you are going to separate your groups in the fall, you will need to have a response…
The sad reality is that people who preach reconciliation cannot reconcile and someone has to go. (You!)
David Brooks’s new book
One of the biggest business failures of my life..Did I learn something from the situation? Absolutely!
Too often it seems that the jump between Sunday School and Youth Group expects preteens to be
No New Ideas
The issue of modesty gets heated…
…a solid basis for affirming that the New Testament text has been reliably passed down to us
Orange Conference 2015 Talk Notes
What makes the story even worse is that hundreds of onlookers watched and did nothing. . . in broad daylight.
By Walt Mueller
It’s easy to preach our love for all sinners, but our actions speak much louder than our words
Foreword by Walt Mueller
A few important questions to help guide you on the journey of raising kids
Here’s the top 5 reasons
Biggest challenges in this Confirmation process is keeping students once they “graduate” from Confirmation
What if you don’t see individuals who have grown in their faith?
by Walt Mueller…“What are you doing with parents?”
Entertainment may occupy our students’ minds, but it never will occupy their hearts like the gospel
6 Super Practical Tricks for Getting Students to Talk
“Is It Working Anymore?”
The nation’s largest pro-life organization for millennials will engage them in beyond their high school and college days
How camp helps kids grow in their faith
Pew Research reports the average teen has about 300 Facebook friends, but likely doesn’t know all of them well
Jeaneen went to be with Jesus. Please help as they have many expenses to deal with
The longer you serve at a church, the more chances you have to grow a track record of success
Devotionals For Leaders by George Lockhart
Help Kids Become People Who Love And Serve Others With The Heart Of Jesus
Devotionals For Leaders
Here are some ways you can help coach kids through failures onto a path of confident independence
by Cameron Cole
by Andy Blanks
Communication is important. But what’s more important is getting your communication right
She discusses mean girls, flirts, and how to exude modestly in a sex-obsessed world
Focus on the Family recommended It’s a good family-friendly film
by Josh Griffin
I pray these words resonate with you and fill you with hope
“What do these people want from me!?”
what do you do when you have lots of questions about life, direction, God or anything?
A new study links narcissism and self-esteem to parents’ treatment of their children
If you try to fight everything, naturally you are going to be exhausted
Don’t wait to connect w your kids later. Imagine the end, and start connecting now!
The Calling in one mans life
95% of youth workers struggle with students choosing sports over youth ministry. What’s the solution?
Forbes tells us what we already know today – youth ministry is the best job in the world!
But not all superheroes wear capes
#1. Be sure your volunteers and the students understand the vision of the trip
Students who felt like they had a safe place to be authentic about these doubts actually showed stronger faith across the transition…
Be obedient in the small things because they really do matter
Quantity Time Doesn’t Help Our Kids
Student Leadership Team Basics
The Youth Culture Report is one of the best sources of trend spotting on the Internet. It’s a daily source of content for me
The Youth Culture Report is an invaluable resource for any one who works with students. I highly recommend the site.
This is an app every student pastor needs to have on their iPhone.
I use it all the time!
My number one resource for youth culture.
Here’s a great youth ministry and preaching resource.
The Youth Culture Report is a collection of links to news stories youth workers should be aware of.