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Children and Pornography Fact Sheet – UPDATED!

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Parents’ Primer on Internet Pornography – UPDATED!

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Your Brain On Porn

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7th Grade A 30-Day Devotional: Growing Your Faith

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A 30-Day Devotional: Growing Your Faith..It’s a year filled with transformation and transition. The world literally feels like it’s increasing in…

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3 Surprising Things I Do To Prepare To Speak To Kids

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“he (Bohoeffer)often said that if one couldn’t communicate the most profound ideas about God and the Bible to child something was amiss

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Helping Children Deal With Tragedy

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By Greg Baird

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Watch D6 Dallas Live

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Greg Stier, Ted Cunningham, Yancey Arrington, Lydia Randall, Brian Haynes, Walker Moore

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5 Things Church Leadership Should Expect From You

on September 17, 2014 by

As leaders in Ministry, we are typically focused on our department. But, there’s a bigger picture that we work within

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Four Meta-Beliefs of Generation iY

on September 17, 2014 by

Tim Elmore

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Four Things A Youth Leader Should SayTo Young People

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As I move into a new phase of ministry life, I am in reflective mood. I have been thinking about when…

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“You Have To Eat It Before You Tweet It!”

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We can forget the weight that our words and actions have, toss anything out and see where it lands regardless of the…

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Parent Ministry

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Who’s the Hero? (Part 3)

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Wayne Rice On Intergenerational Youth Ministry

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YS Idea Lab

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How To Remember The Names Of Students

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If you remember their name it speaks volumes. To be effective youth workers we must remember the names of our students.

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The Dangers of Messaging Students

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Dangers?!? What possible dangers are there in messaging students?

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Criticism In Youth Ministry

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Want to thrive in youth minitry…find a way to take the information that the critic wants to express and use it to…

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Is Pop Culture Too Juvenile? Throwing off

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.. and chasing after – childish things

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McDonald’s Is Losing The Happy Meal Crowd

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They are extremely “unhappy” over their Happy Meal losses

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How To Be An Ineffective Young Life Leader

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This could be good for any youth leader

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Book: Distortion

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How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel and Damaging the Faith

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Families Marinated In Media

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limit technology so that it doesn’t sabotage family communication and connection

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How Are You Making Your Youth Ministry Feel Like A Family?

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As Youth Pastors, we must be intentional in fostering community and a group identity

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The Value of Academic Preparation in Professional Youth Ministry

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A Low Entry Point is Not a License to Skip Education

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10 Reasons Why Parents Should Be Involved In Your Youth Ministry

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Youth ministry is no longer about attracting and entertaining teenagers

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“I Can’t Do this Anymore” – Why Quitting isn’t Your Best Option

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A lot. Those of us in Western affluent culture have been conditioned to have a comfortable life. Suffering is an under-discussed topic…

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How Coaches Teach Students About Life

on September 9, 2014 by

Jim, star of the film When the Game Stands Tall. The significance of coaches in the lives of teenagers

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The New Summit Video

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We strongly recommend you attend to learn about exploring the ocean, mountains, and spaces of our lives.

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You Get What You Are…Modeling Sticky Faith

on September 9, 2014 by

Kara Powell

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The Summit

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Intentionally designed to stir your youth ministry imagination and assist you in discerning God’s leading for your unique expression of youth ministry

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From My Heart To My Hands: Lay Me Down 2

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Casey Palicki is a senior and serves as co-leader of the New Vision WAVE Team. She has been involved with Vision 2…

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Flashback: Social Media Myth Busting

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By Brad Howell | Associate director of Fuller Seminary’s Northern California campus.

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InterVarsity “Derecognized” at California State University’s 23 Campuses

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Ed Stetzer: Will students with actual beliefs be allowed to have organizations on campus?

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The State Of The American Church: Plateaued Or Declining

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80-85% of churches are…..

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Teenagers: “Sin Is Always, In Some Sense, A Life Of Boredom.”

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God’s Beauty for the Bored, Busy, and Depressed

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College Doesn’t Change Your Heart, It Reveals It

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What do you do with a broken heart?

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Dear Kids: Why Wait till Marriage

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What No One Tells You & What I Wish Someone Had Told Me

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Did My Time As A Youth Pastor

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“Teenagers are a valuable part of our churches” and that is why it takes a calling from God to do his work…

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Helping Parents Lead Their Family in Worship

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We need to help parents realize that just waiting until arriving at church to worship isn’t enough, for themselves and for their…

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Why I Am In Youth Ministry

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…And Why I Stay In It

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3 Ideas to Get Your Next Gen Ministries Pulling in the Same Direction

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Understanding, promoting and cheering for one another’s ministry is a sign of health, maturity and holistic mentality

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How Do Professionals Perceive Youth Workers?

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…without diplomacy and tact only causes us to get burned-out, worn out, or thrown out.

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About All the Leaked Photos

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More importantly, though, we need to be discussing these things with our kids

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Sticky Faith Hangout and Q&A with Kara Powell & Brad Griffin

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A snapshot of the 5-hour Intensive on “Sticky Faith: How to Help Teens Maintain Their Faith Long-Term.”

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The Best Free Online Training…From Smartphones To Youth Culture

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Youth workers take advantage Jonathan McKee’s FREE resource, it is the best I have seen in a long time

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Memory Verses Made Simple

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Here is a tip or memory trick for your students

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The Best Idea Wins

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by Josh Griffin

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12 Tips for Stopping a Ministry or Event

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#1.Connect the change to the overall mission and vision…

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Flashback: Autopsy Of A Deceased Church

on September 3, 2014 by

11 Signs of Doom

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Four Reasons to Not Give Up on Youth Ministry

on September 3, 2014 by

By Greg Stier

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The Bible Speaks Today: New Testament

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Bestselling New Testament volumes are made available in electronic form search every page for a passage or topic in only seconds

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How Does Divorce Really Affect Kids?

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Most parents who divorce are in denial about how it affects their kids

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Tips for Engaging Volunteers in your Youth Program

on September 2, 2014 by

Dave Rozman

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6 Tips for Creating Structure and Boundaries in Ministry

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by Chris Mucha

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4 Constant Reminders for Every Leader

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Over and over I have to embrace these humbling ideas as I try to lead the people around me. Here they are……

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7 Steps To Deliver Top Notch Messages

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If you do not know how to deliver a message to teenagers you’ll have a hard time influencing and impacting them

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5 Tips For Reconnecting With Students

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by Chris Marchland

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5 Roles Youth Workers Play In The Lives Of Teenagers

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There are roles a youth worker plays in the life of our teenagers that can be essential to our students spiritual development

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Avoiding Rookie Mistakes In Youth Ministry

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Here’s a list of some of the more common mistakes rookie youth workers make, and some thoughts on how to avoid them

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Are You Engaged With Teenagers Where They’re Growing Spiritually?

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How can we begin to think about making this happen?

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Review of Fuller Youth Institute’s Latest Book

on August 30, 2014 by

This book is covered in grace…“Mom, Dad, Stepmom, Stepdad, Grandma, or Grandpa, please know this: Jesus is bigger than your mistakes too.”

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Crystal Kirgiss: Changing Views of Youth Throughout History

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Book Review: “Teaching Teenagers in a Post-Christian World”

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Book Review – “Teaching Teenagers in a Post-Christian World”
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My Teenager Is Making Porn… Uh, Now What?

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by Adam McLane

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THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS, PART 9

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko: Our middle school grade son seems to have no real friendships…Is this normal?

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TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 4

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko

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TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 1

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko

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TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 2

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko

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TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 3

on August 28, 2014 by

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Flashback: Teenage Perspective on Parenting

on August 27, 2014 by

Have you ever asked your own kids for parenting advice?

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How To Deal With Lonely Leadership

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by Christopher Wesley

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The Lonely Island of Youth Ministry

on August 27, 2014 by

by Josh Griffin

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What Did Literally Millions Of Teen Girls Specifically Glean From MTV’s VMAs

on August 26, 2014 by

Our culture has literally grown numb to the growing sexualization of our girls

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3 Signs Of A Disciple Making Church

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By Andrew Hale

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Book: A Woman in Youth Ministry

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What I love about this book is that it isn’t a book of whining or joking about all the problems we face….

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Tips for Male Pastors Interacting With Girls

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This article isn’t about female leaders. It’s about male leaders interacting with female students

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Today’s Lesson: Girls Rule, Boys Drool

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When we sanction messages like “Girls Rule. Boys Drool.” we affirm a false message about what it means to be made in…

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How To Minister To Girls In Your Student Ministry

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Here are two reasons why you need ministry to girls as a part of your student ministry

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The Future of Evangelism (an important conversation)

on August 25, 2014 by

Greg Stier

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Youth Leaders Multi Ethnic Ministry And Evangelism

on August 24, 2014 by

Greg Stier

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The Evolution of a Youth Minister

on August 24, 2014 by

Advice from a Youth Ministry Veteran

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Six Steps to Helping Students Overcome Struggles

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TIM ELMORE: What Must We Do to Change Our Ways?

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Why Adults Render Kids Helpless

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What the Trends in Games Teach Us About Kids Today and do parents view “struggle” as a negative thing?

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See You at the Pole Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Prepare for Your See You at the Pole Gathering

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The App That Will Change How You Do Youth Ministry

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Track attendance for events, monitor attendance trends over time by gender and school, and create smart filtered groups for powerful communication

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One Vital Question that will Transform Your Teaching

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Do the work of connecting these to students’ lives in new and compelling ways—ways that make them…

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3 Things You Will Want to Have Ready for Parents

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A few things I have found to be helpful as you get ready to kick off the new school year

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Student Punished For Saying “Bless You”

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“She said that we’re not going to have godly speaking in her class and that’s when I said we have a constitutional…

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Lament for a Son….Book

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A glimpse into a parent’s nightmare while extending grace to those who care enough to simply sit beside them on the “mourning…

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How2 Plan for Your Ministry’s Success

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The 6 Phases of Planning a 12 to 18 month Calendar

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The Summit – November 7-8 Register Today!

on August 20, 2014 by

A new type of youth ministry conference combining TED talks with workshops where participants can dive deeply

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Flashback: Back To School Prep

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Here is a quick look at some of the things that you should consider as you get ready to start your fall…

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How to Lead and Leverage the Opportunities in Difficult Times

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by PhilBell

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4 Components Of The Perfect Youth Ministry Format

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By embracing flexibility in your youth ministry’s format you prevent frustration and allow room for growth

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What Does It Mean To Take A Middle Schooler Seriously?

on August 19, 2014 by

I think it means two things…

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5 Keys To Effective Campus Ministry

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So, how do you really do campus ministry effectively? Where do you start?

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Media…Body Image Map And Mirror For Our Kids…

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By Walt Mueller

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Grief and Mourning in Youth Ministry (part 1)

on August 19, 2014 by

Chris Schaffner

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Grief and Mourning in Youth Ministry (part 2)

on August 19, 2014 by

Chris Schaffner

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How Generation Z Differs from Generation Y

on August 19, 2014 by

Tim Elmore

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Three Things I Learned This Summer

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Casey is 17 years old and a member of a Vision 2 Hear WAVE Team. The Youth Culture Report is a ministry…