Entitlement: 8 Warning Signs We Can Look For
Now, turn that semicolon into a metaphor for life that goes on and can change and you have a new trend to…
There are certain principles that, if applied over time, will cause growth in your ministry
By Walt Mueller
what this generation is gleaning from the VMAs
According to Research, This Is the Biggest Factor
Families are equipped to be the primary nurturers of their student’s faith through time together in God’s Word, prayer
It works with Twitter and allows you to set up live video streaming from your smartphone just by pressing a button
by JH Uth Guy Dan
by Phil Bell…Parents and families are busier than ever—and so are you—but partnering with them is as important as ever.
“Don’t get a divorce. It’s really hard on the kids. They don’t understand what is happening.”
Full-scale plastic blocks that you can use to create functioning furniture and structures for your daily life
The Uphill Battle of Being a Girl
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A New Look at an Old Idea – Available for pre-order at Amazon (paperback & Kindle)
With the start of a new youthmin season, now is the perfect time to set priorities, prevent stress and burnout
by Bill Nance
These 2 questions may not seem spiritual. In fact, they may not even seem relevant to church. But they are more deeply…
The younger generation..strong desire to be more connected to the local church and not to uproot from it
Hope this helps students to live as #ONESENT as they enter a new year of missional living
by April Diaz
We’re very proud of Cole and all those who served with us this summer! Pray for him…to live as #ONESENT
With a clear and compelling strategy…
Download the Quiet Time to help students get started for this school year
Stop blaming other churches for your failure to make an impact and take responsibility
Coming back from vacation does not have to be overwhelming. Develop a plan so you can use your new found energy…
There are roles a youth worker plays in the life of our teenagers that can be essential to our students spiritual development
Duggar, Fogle, and the rest of us…
“Here Come The Teens—A Bit More Jaded And Cynical”
How can I partner with parents so the training I offer meets their needs?
by Carey Nieuwhof
Jott has nearly 500,000 monthly users and one million app installs..If you haven’t heard of Jott, go ask a teenager
They are critics. They are naysayers. The negatively outspoken people
Since my kids were young I have tried to teach them about how our culture lies to them
Offers the opportunity for verses to be personalized to each individual reader’s name and gender
Ten Practical Strategies for Catholic Parishes (A Rebuilt Parish Book)
A simple photo scavenger hunt become a filtering, self-analyzing, obsession-with-perfection photoshoot?
I have learned a few things I wish someone would have told me. I’m passing these thoughts along.
Whether you realize it or not, is that your ministry functions out of your understanding of what youth ministry is.
We’ve not genuinely passed on the leadership mantle until we give them ownership…
The single most common reason parents don’t read our emails is because they never actually…
…some parents are stressed about the upcoming challenges
15 Things That Must Change For The Church To Reach An Increasingly Post Christian Culture With The Gospel
When you invite parents into the process it produces something very valuable: Ownership!
“Good Kids are NOT Perfect Kids”
Dignity: Bottom line is if you were in need how would you feel if someone you didn’t know handed you their…
by Jonathan McKee
This cell phone contract emerged from the research we conducted..Making Your House a Hub of Faith
Author: Doug Fields & Jonathan McKee
Some are thinking ‘why bother..I can listen when I’m running?” Here are 5 Things You Can’t Download
Prince is a dear friend of our ministry in Nigeria
Trying to bring your church toward Orange thinking? A few steps you can take to manage the transition in its early stages
This post is not a replacement for Bible School or a class on hermeneutics or exegesis
Required reading..It’s an eye-opening look into the murky world of teenage sex, especially how girls are perceived
Are You Ready?
by Josh Griffin
It’s a stressful time. So how can we help relieve the (back to school) stress students and families might be experiencing?
Ahhh school is back in session for some and for others its coming quickly so here are…
Some of the things that you should consider as you get ready to start your fall programming and ministry
What is your definition of “success” in youth ministry?
90% of teens are sleep deprived — and the health costs could be significant
Kara Powell, Executive director of Fuller Youth Institute and author of Sticky Faith, talks with Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner in this…
So leaders and parents can connect God’s love and forgiveness to the heart of the next generation
Those parents who circle their teens at a respectable distance, giving them an appropriate amount of autonomy
Those parents who hover over their child, dangerously close, never letting them gain any age-appropriate independence
I need to warn you…
Right now is the time for you to plan. I know, the “plan” word sounds so boring. There are 100…
Gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to…
“The First Amendment prohibits the government from viewpoint discrimination,”“This detention center may not prohibit the expression of biblical morality simply because a…
Twenty-four percent of teenagers go online “almost constantly,”
by Justin Knowles
To cut down on the turnover teens to stay connected to the church years after they are gone you need to…
True, some people don’t naturally like change. But when you communicate well and often, and allow them time to get used to…
It not only affects the parents…it affects the kids as well. Look at these recent findings…
….so your kids can get better sleep
by Jen Bradbury
8 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Deal With Toxic People
Communicating with parents is essential for a successful youth ministry—it’s also one of the hardest things we do
If parents are the primary spiritual influence in their kids’ lives..Here are the five ways I stopped competing with parents
While life eventually goes back to normal, you don’t have to
….(and how to be a good one)
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.