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How To Prevent Teens From Leaving Church After They Leave Home

on July 28, 2015 by

To cut down on the turnover teens to stay connected to the church years after they are gone you need to…

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Change Is Good. But Informed Change Is Better

on July 28, 2015 by

True, some people don’t naturally like change. But when you communicate well and often, and allow them time to get used to…

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Divorce And The Impact It Has On Kids

on July 27, 2015 by

It not only affects the parents…it affects the kids as well. Look at these recent findings…

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What’s Hot?

on July 26, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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The Teens They Are A-Changin’

on July 26, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Dr Recommends That Schools Should NOT Start Before 8:30 AM

on July 25, 2015 by

….so your kids can get better sleep

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3 Types Of Parents

on July 23, 2015 by

by Jen Bradbury

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Toxic People?

on July 23, 2015 by

8 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Deal With Toxic People

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Starting Out: “Communicating With Parents When You’re Not One”

on July 23, 2015 by

Communicating with parents is essential for a successful youth ministry—it’s also one of the hardest things we do

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DEALING WITH A LACK OF PARENT SUPPORT

on July 22, 2015 by

If parents are the primary spiritual influence in their kids’ lives..Here are the five ways I stopped competing with parents

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FINANCIAL AID INSTEAD OF SCHOLARSHIPS

on July 22, 2015 by

Marko

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4 Phases Everyone Goes Through After An International Mission trip

on July 19, 2015 by

While life eventually goes back to normal, you don’t have to

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How To Be A Bad Mission Trip Teammate

on July 19, 2015 by

….(and how to be a good one)

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Flashback: 4 Ways To Maximize The Trip After It’s Over

on July 19, 2015 by

As you consider how to follow up with students, don’t overlook what you need after a mission trip

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5 Ways To Ruin Your Relationship With Your Kids

on July 17, 2015 by

Jonathan McKee

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The 4 Things Your Students Absolutely Want

on July 17, 2015 by

It is so simple, yet so hard

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Christians Shouldn’t Be Culture’s Morality Police

on July 16, 2015 by

We aren’t called to demand that secular culture reflect biblical principles

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Burning Bush 2.0

on July 16, 2015 by

How Pop Culture Replaced the Prophet

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Saluting The Semicolon

on July 16, 2015 by

“A semicolon is used when an author could’ve chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to,” “Your story isn’t…

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Flashback: Five Things To Do After the Mission Trip or VBS

on July 15, 2015 by

what next? How about involving teens in your church and your community?

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Andy Stanley On Parenting Middle Schoolers

on July 14, 2015 by

… this video is a gold mine!

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Filtering Rihanna

on July 11, 2015 by

by Jonathan McKee

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The Next Culture War…David Brooks

on July 10, 2015 by

Social conservatives could be the people who help reweave the sinews of society. They already subscribe to a faith built on selfless…

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Speaking With Students About Same Sex Marriage

on July 9, 2015 by

Students won’t hear a thing we say if they don’t trust that we care about them, even when they disagree with us

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Five Summer Fun Ideas To Strengthen Family Ties

on July 9, 2015 by

If I fail as a parent, it’s by not creating enough fun for my family

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Why I Immerse Myself In Youth Culture

on July 7, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

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5 Significant Attitude Differences That Separate Growing And Declining Churches

on July 7, 2015 by

by Carey Nieuwhof

PARENTS FAMILY


The 4 Types Of Parents In Your Youth Ministry

on July 6, 2015 by

When we consider the role parents play in discipling their teenagers, I think there may be four categories, or types, parents fall…

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Saying Goodbye To Student Ministry

on July 6, 2015 by

What I Wish I Did More of

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“Pastor Protection Act”

on July 3, 2015 by

Texas Governor Signs Important Act To Protect Churches From SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling

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Where Do You Need To Stretch Your Faith in Youth Work?

on July 2, 2015 by

Marko

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Ministering To Changing Families

on July 1, 2015 by

Different Families, Different Ministry

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Stressed Out? Or Burned Out?

on July 1, 2015 by

The Hard Work Of Youth Ministry

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“From The Pen To The Palace”….by Benjamin Kerns

on July 1, 2015 by

…reach teenagers growing up in the post-Christian culture

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What The New Normal Means For People Of Faith

on June 30, 2015 by

“And that has profound impacts. It changes what kids are taught in the school, changes the way religious organizations are treated,”

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Gender Identity Curriculum Angers Parents In Virginia

on June 30, 2015 by

8th graders receiving lessons on “oral and anal” sex. kindergarten, taught about same-sex or gay marriage

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God’s Design For Marriage

on June 29, 2015 by

A Statement from the Anglican Church in North America

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Why Is Snapchat So Addictive?

on June 29, 2015 by

Step back and remind ourselves that we own the phone, the phone does not own us

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My Favorite Things About Teaching Teenagers The Bible

on June 29, 2015 by

Passion for God’s Word is caught, not taught

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Key to a Kid’s Success

on June 27, 2015 by

Emotional Intelligence?

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5 Roadblocks To Growing Your Youth Ministry

on June 26, 2015 by

You gave it your all this week. And still, no one new showed up. What’s up with that?

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5 Reasons Pastors Fail Morally

on June 26, 2015 by

…And What To Watch For in Your Own Life

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5 Resources To Grow As A Student Pastor

on June 26, 2015 by

Ben Read

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Yes Means Yes: Affirmative Consent

on June 26, 2015 by
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Let’s Talk About Sex…… [Blog Series]

on June 26, 2015 by

In today’s youth culture, sex is incredibly hard to navigate well, even more so for Christian teens

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20 Ways To Honor Your Senior Pastor

on June 26, 2015 by

Relationships between youth pastors and senior pastors are notorious

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Faith Of Our Fathers Movie

on June 24, 2015 by

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Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily Rhythm

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 2)

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Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily Rhythm

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 3)

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Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily Rhythm

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 4)

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Ministry Affairs

on June 23, 2015 by

Emotional Affair: A relationship, which excludes physical intimacy but includes emotional intimacy

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3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Ministry

on June 23, 2015 by

Jim Wideman

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Flashback: 3 Clues Into Starting Out In Youth Ministry

on June 23, 2015 by

My Secret Sauce For Youth Ministry

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7 Ways To Ruin Your Ministry

on June 23, 2015 by

Greg Baird

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Beating Binge Culture…That Often Dominates Adolescent Culture

on June 22, 2015 by

Teaching teens moderation, modeling it, setting realistic boundaries will help teens develop the self-control necessary to reject binge behavior

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Youth Camp Was Awesome…Now What?

on June 22, 2015 by

Leneita Fix

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Helping Students Transition From Children’s To Youth Ministry

on June 19, 2015 by

He goes to our church but isn’t part of youth ministry and we have no idea why

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10 Tips For Starting A Sticky Faith Youth Ministry

on June 18, 2015 by

Brad M. Griffin

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The “Geography” Of Great Middle School Ministry

on June 18, 2015 by

Marko

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“Planning Our Youth Ministry Calendar”

on June 18, 2015 by

Paint in broad strokes what your youth ministry year will look like at this point. Lots of prayer – ask God for…

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Ambient Sexuality

on June 16, 2015 by

Walt Mueller

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New Youth Ministry Word: Commitment!

on June 15, 2015 by

Thomas Edison was committed to his imagination. He pictured a new reality and worked tirelessly thinking through possibilities

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Youth Group Culture: Pt 1

on June 15, 2015 by

“How do we create a culture of participation, passion, and engagement in the broader church in our youth groups?”

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Youth Group Culture: Pt 2

on June 15, 2015 by

Convictional Leadership

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Youth Group Culture: Pt 3

on June 15, 2015 by

Avoiding Creating a Church within a Church

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Internet Outrage, Public Shaming And Modern-Day Pharisees

on June 15, 2015 by

Cheap thrill at the expense of another, but without any personal accountability or commitment to that human being

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A Response To Christians Who Are Done With Church

on June 15, 2015 by

Carey Nieuwhof

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It’s Never Too Late To Parent

on June 15, 2015 by

It’s Never Too Late to Parent
Parenting is hard, even if you have great kids like I do. What do you do?

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Please Consider Joining Homeward’s 2015 Challenge Match

on June 13, 2015 by

Be Part of the 2015 Challenge Match…

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Why Americans Are Becoming Churchless…What To Do

on June 12, 2015 by

Podcast: A 5 part series

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3 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Youth Ministry

on June 12, 2015 by

“What should I teach next?”

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Don’t Overdose On “3 Ways Blog Posts”

on June 12, 2015 by

by Andy Blanks

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3 Balancing Acts To Perform With Today’s Young Students

on June 12, 2015 by

Tim Elmore

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“Why Kids Choose Sports Over Youth Group?”

on June 11, 2015 by

10 Thoughts

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10 Social Media Trends [infographic]

on June 10, 2015 by

Social media is a powerful thing that can help you be more effective today as you try to reach students

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Flashback: Creating A Culture Through Parenting

on June 10, 2015 by

The reality is that you possess the power to create culture because of what you value

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A Message To Parents…

on June 10, 2015 by

By Walt Mueller

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Don’t Waste The One

on June 9, 2015 by

Time is never wasted on the one; the one teenager who is willing to work, to learn, to listen, to show up…

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Louie Giglio’s Challenge To Young Leaders

on June 9, 2015 by

I love that Louie is challenging young people to look past the glitter of youth to what matters most

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What A Winning Youth Ministry Team Looks Like

on June 9, 2015 by

If you want people to join your ministry team you need to make sure it’s winning

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A Tip For Keeping Your Performance In Perspective

on June 9, 2015 by

The response of the….will always be the best litmus test as to how I’m doing

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Your Youth Ministry Is A Manger. Is It Messy Or Clean?

on June 9, 2015 by

The clean-manger youth worker values order, predictability, and confort above growth and ministry impact

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How To Make A Strategic Plan For Your Youth Ministry

on June 8, 2015 by

Part 1

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How To Make A Strategic Plan For Your Youth Ministry

on June 8, 2015 by

Part 2

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Youth Culture Lesson: Charlie Charlie

on June 8, 2015 by

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How To Handle Hot Topic Conversations In Youth Ministry

on June 8, 2015 by

What you will talk about will change, but maybe there are some principles that you can apply to any hot topic

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25 Secrets Every New, Middle & Graduating Parent & Their Grad Needs To Know

on June 8, 2015 by

The best way to raise up a kid is to just loosen up. Nothing ever got raised up when held down tight

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Youth Ministry Management: 10 Key Principles (Part 2)

on June 8, 2015 by

Summertime is a great opportunity to work on your management skills

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Youth Ministry Management: 10 Key Principles (Part 1)

on June 8, 2015 by

Summertime is a great opportunity to work on your management skills

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Talking Youth Ministry With Kurt Johnston

on June 5, 2015 by

Do Less Stupid Things For a Longer period of time

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Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily Rhythm

on June 5, 2015 by

(Part 1)

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Overcoming The Problem In Youth Ministry

on June 5, 2015 by

How to stay in your three foot youth ministry world

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Messaging Apps Teens Are Using

on June 5, 2015 by

As youth workers, it also helps us connect with them in other ways than just Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

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Duggars Break Their Silence On Josh Molestation Scandal

on June 4, 2015 by

Illegal release of records…That was actually a sealed juvenile record. They said it would never be brought out.’

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5 Things NOT To Say To Hurting Teens

on June 3, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

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5 Things Every Graduate Should Know

on June 3, 2015 by

Brooklyn Lindsey

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How To Fire A Volunteer

on June 2, 2015 by

When it isn’t about me, when it is about what them, how do I ask a volunteer leader to step away?

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How Sitcoms Impact Teen Values

on June 2, 2015 by

So What are they laughing at? And what are they buying?

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Eugene Peterson And A Message To The “See-Me’s”. .

on June 2, 2015 by

We are called to humility, not pride. We are called to selflessness rather than selfishness. We are called to decrease so that…

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Sexual Assault, Abuse, And Molestation In The News…Framing The Conversation

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By Walt Mueller