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5 Lessons I Learned In Youth Group That Turned Out To Be True

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I catch myself returning to some of these lessons all the time…but their foundational truths remain the same

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Peer support, like peer pressure, has a big effect on adolescent attitudes

on December 19, 2014 by

Health & Science

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3 Ways To Win The Social Media War

on December 19, 2014 by

Tyson Howells

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How to Appreciate Volunteers: Cheap and Easy!

on December 19, 2014 by

Dave Rozman

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12 Truths About Connecting With Unchurched Parents

on December 18, 2014 by

By Michael Bayne

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The Unchurched Family in Your Neighborhood…What It Will Take to Reach Them

on December 18, 2014 by

Over 156 million people in America who do not attend church including over 42 million children and teenagers

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5 Ideas To Help Your Kids Be Smarter Than Their Smartphone

on December 18, 2014 by

Let’s talk with our kids about some of these issues

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Flashback: Happy Birthday… Here’s Your Boob Job

on December 18, 2014 by

Jonathan McKee

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When Parents Cant Trust Teenagers

on December 16, 2014 by

How should you respond if your teenager’s behvaiour means you are unable to trust them anymore?

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Equipping Teenagers To Be Sent Like Jesus Was Sent

on December 15, 2014 by

Our story is about God becoming man, the reverse of myths

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Being Intentional As We Invest In Teenagers

on December 14, 2014 by

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7 Things You Can Do If You Want Things to Change…and No One Else Does

on December 14, 2014 by

So what do you do if you want things to change and pretty much no one else does?

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LEFT, RIGHT NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS GAME

on December 12, 2014 by

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS PASS-AROUND GIFT EXCHANGE

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Christmas Light Project

on December 12, 2014 by

Fun Event & Activity Ideas

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Teens’ Brains Wired to Ignore Mom’s Criticisms

on December 12, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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American Teens Less Lonely Than Previous Generations

on December 12, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Christmas Chaos Night (Games and Fun!)

on December 11, 2014 by

From the “JH Uth Guy” Blog

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How To Create An Amazing Presentation [infographic]

on December 11, 2014 by

A power point presentation that won’t put people to sleep

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Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way

on December 11, 2014 by

Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need

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Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way

on December 11, 2014 by

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Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way

on December 11, 2014 by

Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need

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Clayton McDonald: The Boy Who Knew He Was Going to Die

on December 11, 2014 by

Brittany Maynard and Clayton McDonald. The difference Jesus makes when facing a terminal diagnosis.

SEX ED PORN YOUTH CULTURE REPORT


When Teenagers Think Porn Teaches Them About Real Sex

on December 10, 2014 by

Porn is about the closest thing they’ve had to sex education—schools have outdated and uncomfortable sex ed and their parents are absolutely…

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Christmas Ideas For Children’s Ministry

on December 10, 2014 by

Most popular Christmas resources

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The Christmas Project: Helping Youth Leaders In Need

on December 10, 2014 by

So I’m asking you… would you PLEASE help me provide some assistance for these leaders here at Christmas?

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Help Me Help Leaders in Need!

on December 10, 2014 by

Will you join me by contributing to help these church leaders in immediate need?

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How To Endure The Youth Ministry Journey

on December 10, 2014 by

“Can I keep doing this?

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Showing Teens How To Enjoy The Holidays by: Christopher Wesley

on December 9, 2014 by

by Christopher Wesley

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Adolescents Today: Pressure in the Wrong Places

on December 9, 2014 by

Tim Elmore

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Parents Cancel Christmas For ‘Entitled’ And ‘Disrespectful’ Kids

on December 9, 2014 by

… will be taking the money they would have spent on presents and putting it toward service projects and gifts for others

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MY (YOUTH) MINISTRY LANGUAGE PET PEEVES

on December 9, 2014 by

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Cyber Gossip

on December 8, 2014 by

The Power of Words Taking Their Toll in Online Environments

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Internet Safety: Block Porn On Your Kids Smartphone

on December 8, 2014 by

Accountability, Website Blocking
 and Customizable Settings

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How I Recovered From Burn Out

on December 8, 2014 by

12 Keys to Getting Back

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9 Signs You’re Burning Out In Leadership

on December 8, 2014 by

I’m writing this because burnout seems to be an epidemic in ministry leadership

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Utilizing Youth Ministry’s Number One Treasure

on December 8, 2014 by

Stephen Ingram

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Black And White Pics From India

on December 8, 2014 by

A few black and whites from the slums of Vijayawada, India. Really beautiful people

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Viral Video: Weight and Body Image

on December 8, 2014 by

Emily’s video needs to be shared

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Eight Steps To Managing Your Time In Youth Ministry

on December 8, 2014 by

We must manage and use our time well to minister effectively…

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Fun Is Every Kid’s Love Language

on December 7, 2014 by

The Parent Cue

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A Walk Through The Slums In Vijayawada…India

on December 6, 2014 by

we had an impromptu performance…to promote the evening event. all the kids loved the song and we further promoted the crusade

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What’s Hot?

on December 6, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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The Missing Puzzle Piece When It Comes To Keeping Our Teens From Leaving Their-Faith

on December 6, 2014 by

Greg Stier

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8 Reasons My Husband Won’t Have Sex With Me

on December 6, 2014 by

by Craig Gross

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Learn From The Mormons

on December 5, 2014 by

Seven (Mormon) Church Products Can Strengthen Tech-Savvy Youth

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Get Me To South Africa!

on December 4, 2014 by

Youth Groups please help this teenager minister to kids in South Africa

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India Mission Day 3: Vijayawada

on December 4, 2014 by

Overall the trip has been very productive and fruitful..Sunday will be an incredibly busy day with 6 different meeting/ speaking locations

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Flashback: 3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church

on December 4, 2014 by

What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church?

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India Mission Day 2: Vijayawada

on December 3, 2014 by

We didn’t get to bed util about 2am this morning and awoke a few hours afterward. So please pray for our bodies…

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Responding to Pornography

on December 3, 2014 by

This is part of an FYI series on navigating digital technology and social media with

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Sex & Social Media Roundtable

on December 3, 2014 by

This is part of an FYI series on navigating digital technology and social media with young people

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3 Lessons On Ministry From The 1st Cavalry division

on December 3, 2014 by

We Christ followers must never give up seeking to advance the gospel through the power of the Holy Spirit

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Dealing With Difficult Emotions – The Superpower Game – Divorce Ministry 4 Kids

on December 3, 2014 by

Different techniques you can use to help children to identify, name and deal with their emotions

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India Mission Day 1

on December 2, 2014 by

Please continue to pray for our ministry (George Lockhart) in India for the next 2 weeks

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How To Reduce Teen Sexual Activity

on December 2, 2014 by

Jonathan McKee

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Things I Wish I’d Done As A Ministry Leader

on December 2, 2014 by

3 Keys To A No-Regrets Ministry

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The 50 Worst And Weirdest Nativity Sets

on December 2, 2014 by

Marko

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That Day I Wore Yoga Pants

on December 2, 2014 by

5 Myths About Modesty

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Walt Mueller: Common Sense And The Culture Of Sexual Assault…

on December 2, 2014 by

Things To Talk About With The Kids

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Find the Critic’s Kernel of Truth

on December 2, 2014 by

Axioms For Children’s Ministry

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Kidmin: Why the Youth Pastor Should Be Your Best Friend

on December 1, 2014 by

No one else in ministry is dealing with the same things you are: parent issues, school overload, extracurricular activities, etc

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7 Questions Every Kidmin Leader Needs To Ask Themselves To Grow

on December 1, 2014 by

by Jim Wideman

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How The Catechism Keeps Us From Bad Theology

on December 1, 2014 by

Question one of the Catechism shapes our whole existence…we belong to Jesus and not to ourselves

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Are We Preparing Our Teens For Legal Weed?

on December 1, 2014 by

How are you equipping your parents with practical and spiritual implications of this new legalization of a “formally banned” substance.

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Will You Go To Hell For Smoking Marijuana?

on December 1, 2014 by

Get parents to think about their argument against weed when the argument that it is a banned substance is no longer available…

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In Life And Death…Give Thanks

on December 1, 2014 by

We are called to give thanks in all situations but I am struggling to give thanks to God in the face of…

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If I’m Good, Will God Love Me More?

on December 1, 2014 by

God’s love isn’t performance based

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You Can Get College Credit For Wasting Time

on December 1, 2014 by

Students will be required to put what they’ve gleaned online down on paper—or at least a Word document—as a work of creative…

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Flashback: Preaching For Youth: What To Preach About

on December 1, 2014 by

Rachel Blom

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Lies for Jesus

on December 1, 2014 by

By Jeremy Steele

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Hollywood: Happy ‘Bangsgiving’!

on November 28, 2014 by

‘Bangsgiving’…that’s what happens when we strip religion from public life: hedonism takes over

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Thinking About Ferguson. . . .

on November 28, 2014 by

By Walt Mueller

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The Small Group Fail

on November 28, 2014 by

“You must really love us, because there is no way I would be back after the beating you took last week.”

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The Pride In Our Ministry

on November 28, 2014 by

“Do you think that God rescued you because you’re awesome and God needed you on the team to succeed?”

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What Kind Of Community Are You Building In Your Youth Ministry?

on November 28, 2014 by

Andy Blanks

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Giving Tuesday

on November 27, 2014 by

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What Teens Are Saying About The New Hunger Games Movie

on November 26, 2014 by

Dave Rozman

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Death Of The Dining Room

on November 26, 2014 by

It’s funny how much you can tell about a society’s social norms solely from the changes in its home design

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Giving Tuesday

on November 26, 2014 by

Helping our ministry as we help others

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Teenagers And Cyberbullying [infographic]

on November 26, 2014 by

If suicide rates grew for girls aged 10-14 by 76%, we might need to re-think (setup guardrails for) their internet social media…

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#NYWC: 5 Pressing Trends in Youth Ministry

on November 25, 2014 by

Walt Mueller

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#NYWC: Grace

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We have a problem fully embracing Gods grace. We like to replace what He has DONE with what we have to DO

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#NYWC: 5 Reasons The Church Needs Youth Ministry

on November 25, 2014 by

Mark Matlock

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Experimenting In Youth Retreating

on November 25, 2014 by

one speaker couldn’t effectively produce content for all the kids who were entering into the weekend in completely different places

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“Ministry Isn’t About Numbers.”?

on November 25, 2014 by

Ministry isn’t about numbers but it is about effectiveness. And you’ll never be effective until you measure stuff

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Can Sanford Pastors’ (in the Trayvon Martin case) Success Work In Other Cities?

on November 25, 2014 by

We as the church have been given the ministry of reconciliation. There’s no other institution on earth that has been given this…

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Nothing But Parts: Kim Kardashian And The Destruction Of Our Selves

on November 24, 2014 by

by Walt Mueller

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Yik Yak Threats Are a Bad Idea

on November 24, 2014 by

Adam Mclane

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8 Things Every Father Must Teach His Daughter

on November 24, 2014 by

Mark Merrill

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SNAPCHAT’S New Low….SNAPCASH

on November 22, 2014 by

The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition of Snapcash

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Giving Tuesday

on November 22, 2014 by

We are not just reporting the news, but we are making good news…

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A Window Into Today’s Teens

on November 22, 2014 by

Over two in three (69%) prefer to interact with friends in person over connecting online, with only 15% preferring online

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Infographic: How Many Minutes Do Girls Spend On Beauty Care

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After all those minutes spent per year, 78% of woman still are dissatisfied with themselves

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What Parents Need To Know About Their Teen And Sexting

on November 21, 2014 by

Austin McCann

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Music,Kids, And Sexuality. . .Thoughts Prompted By “The Voice”

on November 21, 2014 by

By Walt Mueller

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Jonathan McKee’s TV Interview About Sex

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SEX…. “We need to talk with our kids about this regularly!”

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Disney Princesses: A Little Girl’s Icons

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They are about what we cannot be. They are intended to create a lack in us, to show us that we don’t…

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SNAPCHAT’S New Low….SNAPCASH

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New low in targeting teen girls. The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition…

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What You Should Tell Your Teen (and yourself) About Kim Kardashian

on November 21, 2014 by

Annie F Downs

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The Subtle Ways Today’s Culture Has Transformed Students

on November 20, 2014 by

Tim Elmore: I believe it’s time we found ways to combat these unintended consequences to our culture’s norms