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Lent Questions Day 27

on March 29, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Recruit A Puritan Youth Pastor

on March 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller.

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Teach Teens Discernment

on March 27, 2017 by

How to Help Teens Pursue Discernment

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Face To Face And Hashtag Evangelism

on March 24, 2017 by

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Book: This Changes Everything

on March 24, 2017 by

How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years

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Book: Meet Gen Z

on March 24, 2017 by

How Should the Church Approach Us?

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What Your Ministry Needs To Build Momentum

on March 23, 2017 by

We all want our ministry to grow. We want to see teens bringing their friends, and growing deeper in their faith.

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Here’s How the New Christian Left Is Twisting the Gospel

on March 22, 2017 by

You’ll find faith leaders encouraging young evangelicals to trade in their Christian convictions for a gospel filled with compromise

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Lent Questions Day 19

on March 21, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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St. Patrick Calls All Christians To Be The Missionaries Of This Age

on March 21, 2017 by

We must inspire missionary brigades of Christians ready to free the captives of this confused culture

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Book: Onward

on March 21, 2017 by

Engaging The Culture Without Losing The Gospel

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Book: Owning Faith

on March 20, 2017 by

Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith Journey of Teenagers

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Lent Questions Day 18

on March 20, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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The Search To Belong: Rethinking Intimacy, Community, Small Groups

on March 20, 2017 by

by Joseph R. Myers

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Lent Questions Day 17

on March 19, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 16

on March 19, 2017 by

George lockhart

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More Time Online Tied To Loneliness In Young Adults

on March 19, 2017 by

The more time a young adult uses social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, and as users frequency…

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Book Review: Growing Young

on March 18, 2017 by

Sean McDowell‏

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What Do You Do With The Barna State Of Youth Ministry Report?

on March 18, 2017 by

As I read it 3 responses jump out at me. Here is some of the data and a few important ways to…

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St. Patrick: As A Teenager He Was Kidnapped, Taken From His Home…

on March 17, 2017 by

Reclaiming the Great Missionary

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Lent Questions Day 15

on March 17, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Book: Venti Jesus Please

on March 16, 2017 by

Listen in on their real conversation as teens talk about life, God, and relationships.
A clear gospel message for today’s teens

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Book: The Skinny On Outreach

on March 16, 2017 by

by Greg Stier

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How To Kill “Youth Group Drama”

on March 16, 2017 by

I’ve been hearing it more and more as I talk to youth leaders across the nation

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Lent Questions Day 14

on March 16, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 13

on March 15, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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7 Things Youth Need From Their Parents So They Won’t Abandon God

on March 15, 2017 by

Parents, you are painting a portrait of God for your children every day….And when your children

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The Spirituality Of Peer Pressure

on March 15, 2017 by

By Walt Mueller

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Lent Questions Day 12

on March 14, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 11

on March 13, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 10

on March 13, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Bad Diet In Youth Might Raise Risk Of Early Breast Cancer

on March 13, 2017 by

A poor diet while young may do more than just make it tough to fit into a pair of jeans: New research…

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5 Ways To Retain Juniors And Seniors

on March 11, 2017 by

The number one thing you need to do is connect students to God!

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Why Being A Children’s Ministry Leader Is Not Primarily About The Kids

on March 11, 2017 by

“Their (church leaders) responsibility is to equip God’s people to do His work and build up the church, the body of Christ….

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The Children’s Ministry Leader’s Most Important Relationship

on March 11, 2017 by

Ministry always happens best in the context relationship…period!

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Lent Questions Day 9

on March 10, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 8

on March 9, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Failure Rules….

on March 9, 2017 by

Looking foolish was only in my head

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Book: Are Your Kids On Track

on March 9, 2017 by

The goal is to break down 4 emotional, 4 social and 4 spiritual milestones

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Lent Questions Day 7

on March 8, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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What I Learned From Reading Teen Vogue’s Magazine And Website

on March 7, 2017 by

“What should I wear?” “Who should I date?” “How far can I go with my boyfriend?” When girls want to learn the…

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Lent Questions Day 6

on March 7, 2017 by

by George Lockhart

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Social Media ‘Increases Loneliness’

on March 7, 2017 by

Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone, according to US psychologists.

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Emergency Trip Bag

on March 6, 2017 by

Years of youth ministry has taught me to be like a boy scout on trips: always prepared!

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Book: Do Not Go In There

on March 6, 2017 by

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Started Ministry

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Lent Questions Day 5

on March 6, 2017 by

by George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 4

on March 5, 2017 by

by George Lockhart

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What’s Hot?

on March 5, 2017 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Lent Questions Day 3

on March 4, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 2

on March 3, 2017 by

George Lockhart

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Social Media & Teens

on March 3, 2017 by

Social Media & Teens: Understanding Digital Natives, Pt. 1

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10 Facts About Date Rape

on March 3, 2017 by

Every 2 minutes “ANOTHER AMERICAN IS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED” according (RAINN), and 44% of the victims are under 18

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Why We Choose To Lead As My FamilyY

on March 3, 2017 by

I choose to lead with my wife and family, when I lead my ministry, especially in the area of family and parent…

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Lent Questions Day 1

on March 2, 2017 by

by George Lockhart

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Thoughts For Lent: John 13:12-17

on March 2, 2017 by

by George Lockhart

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Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians

on March 2, 2017 by

Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians

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Ash Wednesday: Remembering Him Through Sacrifice

on March 1, 2017 by

Preparing For Lent

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4 Strategies To Build On The Camp, Conference Or Retreat Experience

on March 1, 2017 by

by Ron Powell

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Framing Sexual Sanity

on March 1, 2017 by

by Walt Mueller

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Depression Strikes Today’s Teen Girls Especially Hard…Values

on March 1, 2017 by

…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem

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Take The Free Youth Ministry Assessment

on February 28, 2017 by

The questions are designed to help you accurately assess the health of your youth program while measuring your effectiveness and potential of…

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Who Are Generation Z And How To Reach Them [infographic]

on February 28, 2017 by

79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…

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Devotional: Lent And Holy Week

on February 28, 2017 by

Daily Office Booklet: Morning and Evening Prayer for Lent and Holy Week 2017

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What Is Ash Wednesday?

on February 28, 2017 by

How do I observe Ash Wednesday?

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The Art Of Recruiting Volunteers

on February 28, 2017 by

Getting volunteers in youth ministry is like creating a great painting

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Screens And Small Groups

on February 28, 2017 by

We need to learn how to use and not use smartphones in the small group context

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Book Review: Youth Ministry In The 21st Century

on February 1, 2017 by

Austin McCann

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3 Easy Ways To Impact A Middle Schooler’s Identity And Faith

on January 31, 2017 by

Life for a middle schooler is rough. Forget trying to figure out who you are in Christ. Preteens are hanging onto the…

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5 Reasons To Use Goal Setting Evangelism

on January 31, 2017 by

Thom Rainer

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3 Ways Some Churches Grow Without Getting Bigger

on January 31, 2017 by

When Church Growth Theory Meets Church Life Reality

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Millennials In The Workplace…..by Simon Sinek

on January 28, 2017 by

The drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity

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Book: You’re Loved No Matter What

on January 28, 2017 by

Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect

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Book: liked….Whose Approval Are You Living For?

on January 28, 2017 by

For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…

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10 Reasons Why I Still Believe In [ “Teen” ] Youth Ministry

on January 27, 2017 by

by Greg Stier

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Engaging Culture In An Age Of Hyper-Parenting

on January 27, 2017 by

If we are called to be missional, we must engage cultural contexts, and this requires a significant investment in educating stakeholders of…

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Connecting Students To God’s Mission

on January 27, 2017 by

Then we invite them to partner with their peers in mission and ministry opportunities so the culture of ministries is one of…

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How Would Jesus Do Youth Ministry

on January 26, 2017 by

The Five Growth Engines

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Book Review: Gospelize Your Youth Ministry

on January 24, 2017 by

By Rachel Blom

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Should I Go To College?

on January 24, 2017 by

Rising earnings disparity between young adults with and without a College degree

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Where I Messed Up…Learning From Past Parenting Mistakes

on January 24, 2017 by

The following is an exclusive excerpt from Jonathan McKee’s brand new book, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, released this week

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Flashback: 16 Ways To Build A Youth Ministry That Will Last

on January 23, 2017 by

The following is a report on the practical applications of Mark DeVries’ new book, Sustainable Youth Ministry: Why Most Youth Ministry Doesn’t…

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4 Steps To A Great Start In Youth Ministry

on January 23, 2017 by

by James Lankford

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Free Children’s Ministry Ebook

on January 23, 2017 by

Encourage and equip your team with 5 Elements at the HEART of Every Children’s Ministry, from veteran children’s pastor Greg Baird

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Why Are Our Children So Anxious?

on January 22, 2017 by

Unpacking the reasons behind childhood and adolescent anxiety—and the hope we find in the gospel

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How To Unplug From What Keeps You Disconnected

on January 20, 2017 by

Here are some inventive ways to respond to the epidemic of distraction in our culture and minds

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Social Media: Video Training Series For Youth Workers

on January 20, 2017 by

Watch the video to hear more about engaging and ministering to teens using social media

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5 Golden Rules In Dealing With Church Politics

on January 19, 2017 by

by Rachel Blom

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Flashback: Stop Telling Teenagers To Invite Friends To Church

on January 19, 2017 by

We began to communicate to students that the best way to help introduce their peers to Christ was to simply invite them…

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Power-Based Leadership And The Church

on January 19, 2017 by

Moving Away from Coercive Power in Ministry Leadership

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Time Management Tricks

on January 18, 2017 by

I am still learning how to do this effectively. But along the way I have picked up some tools and resources that…

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Priorities: Football vs Family

on January 18, 2017 by

At the end of his life…‘I wish I had spent more time with my family.’

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SEND NUDES

on January 17, 2017 by

There’s No Subtlety in These Sexy Requests

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What’s Hot?

on January 14, 2017 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Cultivating A Meaningful Partnership With A Local School

on January 14, 2017 by

Download your free “Get Started Guide: 12 Steps to Thriving School Partnerships” today

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Flashback: Helping Students Push-Back On Technology

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

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Flashback: Instilling Social Media Sense

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

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Helping Parents Reclaim Beauty

on January 13, 2017 by

I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent

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When Young Girls Want To Dress Like A Seductive Pop Star

on January 13, 2017 by

What to say to girls trying to dress or dance in grown-up ways that they don’t understand

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We Have To Talk About Porn

on January 12, 2017 by

…it means that a child or teen being exposed to pornography is no longer a matter of “if” but a matter of…

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3 Surprising Benefits To Parent Relationships

on January 12, 2017 by

I have never heard of a growing ministry that did not focus on building relationships. It is easy to neglect the vital…