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Young People’s Trust In Religious Institutions Is Low…But

on September 24, 2021 by

…but trust in relationships with religious people is still extremely high

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Kids Book: Elephants Are Not Birds

on September 23, 2021 by

Gender identity. Culture the Vulture convinces Kevin that his ability to sing is one that only birds have

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Kids Book: Little Lives Matter

on September 23, 2021 by

On Sanctity Of Life, Momma Bear won’t give up on Mobi even when Culture the Vulture offers her an easier life

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Kids Book: The Island Of Free Ice Cream

on September 23, 2021 by

Jack Posobiec take a deep dive into the idea of Capitalism Vs Communism with the story of “The Island of Free Ice Cream”

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5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Daughter Needs

on September 22, 2021 by

Raising a daughter is all about balancing….

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Kids Need Boundaries And Hope To Succeed In Life

on September 21, 2021 by

Parents need to clearly, positively and assertively communicate boundaries to children

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Ten Discipline Solutions For Single Parents

on September 21, 2021 by

Following are some typical questions many single parents have asked me regarding discipline situations

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5 Ways To Empower Your Daughter To Deal With Boys

on September 20, 2021 by

Retributive violence is like that cupcake sitting in the break room at work. It’s great initially, but it doesn’t satisfy

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4 Things You Must Do After Yelling At Your Kids

on September 20, 2021 by

When we yell, our kids may feel like we don’t understand them or that we’re being unfair, or they might feel guilty

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3 Bad Lessons We’re Teaching Daughters About Guys

on September 20, 2021 by

Most dads I know have joked about cleaning their guns when their daughters bring home their first boyfriends



on September 18, 2021 by

SEEN is a two-hour read that gives you practical tools to help kids and teens who are experiencing despair & anxiety.


Lil Nas X And The VMA Video Of This Year

on September 14, 2021 by

The Video of the Year Award marks another big leap that should wake us up to the fact that

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How Parents Can Pass Their Faith On To The Next Gen.

on September 11, 2021 by

The more religiously committed parents are, the more they want their children to grow up believing and practicing the family’s religion.

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Book…BLM: The Making Of A New Marxist Revolution

on September 8, 2021 by

These people are shown to be avowed Marxists who say they want to dismantle our way of life


Book: American Marxism

on September 8, 2021 by

By Mark R. Levin. The widespread brainwashing of students, the anti-American purposes of Critical Race Theory


What Radical Islam And The Woke Have In Common

on September 8, 2021 by

Human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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The Beauty Of The Church With Our Kids

on September 6, 2021 by

Intergenerational Relationships in Our Children’s Lives


The Gospel-Centered Life In Exodus For Students

on September 6, 2021 by

The method for reaching youth is to open up the Scriptures with them as we open our lives to them, helping them…

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Belong: Teenagers Need Church Community

on September 6, 2021 by

Teenagers Need the Church as the Place of True Community


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“After Kabul, Islam Wants To Conquer Rome”

on September 2, 2021 by

‘Hegira’ jihad, the Jihad of immigration, which is another manifestation. And we see it very well in Italy

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Repairing For Fall

on September 1, 2021 by

As we go into the Fall of 2021, many of us see that there are new trends growing in our ministries

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Raise Your Kids Up To Walk In Faith Not Fear

on August 31, 2021 by

God created them and called them for the exact moment in time that they’re in


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Teaching Our Kids For This Messy World

on August 31, 2021 by

“We live in a world opposed to the ways of God in the areas of money, marriage, sex the unborn, gender, and justice.”

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Finding The Right Routine As A Solo Parent

on August 28, 2021 by

over a year ago, after my wife lost her battle to breast cancer, I became “mommy” as well


Intergenerational Ministry That Helps Kids Stay In Church

on August 27, 2021 by

The need for intergenerational   relationships within the Body of Christ has never been greater


Lil Nas X Vs Tony Hawk’s Blood Skateboards

on August 26, 2021 by

The rapper tweeted about what he feels is a double standard. But “you made it about religion and devil”

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Looking For Ideas For Middle School Youthmin Tonight?

on August 26, 2021 by

Josh Griffin: What I Wish I Knew In JH Pt.1. YouthGroup Outline

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Parent’s Perspective: A Mom’s Love/Hate With “Fall.”

on August 26, 2021 by

I am just reminding you that the unfortunate truth is youth group does not have the luxury of getting my single focus.

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Study: Is Jesus The Only Way?

on August 24, 2021 by

60% of born again Christians 18 and 39 believe that Buddha, Muhammad and Jesus are all valid paths to salvation

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The One Critical Thing Missing In Most Sermons

on August 22, 2021 by

How a pastor might seek to show that any particular Christian doctrine, truth or behavior is genuinely wonderful

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Skills Every Youth Minister Needs

on August 18, 2021 by

But we must not lose sight of the fact that the work of ministry is, indeed, work. The work of ministry requires…

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Communicating With Your Senior Pastor

on August 18, 2021 by

Stability and health are inextricably linked to the relationship between the senior leader and the staff

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Redeeming The Expository Sermon In Youth Ministry

on August 18, 2021 by

Dr. Bryan Chapell

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Spiritual Intimacy

on August 15, 2021 by

Praying together restores balance and priorities in a marriage because it recognizes that God

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A Word To Single Parents

on August 15, 2021 by

Are you discouraged and too tired to fight some of the battles that need to be fought?

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Transgender Surgery For Children Constitutes Child Abuse

on August 12, 2021 by

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Relational Recovery

on August 11, 2021 by

It’s almost like the world forgot “how to people.”

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Start Of The New School Year

on August 11, 2021 by

6 Conversations to Have With Your Kid at the Start of the New School Year


Disrupting Teens With Joy

on August 10, 2021 by

Helping Youth Discover Jesus-Focused, Gritty Faith

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Zuckerberg Is Planting The First Church Of The Metaverse

on August 9, 2021 by

“Facebook is shaping the future of religious experience itself, as it has done for political and social life.”


‘Outer Banks’… In Season 2

on August 9, 2021 by

Illuminates Gen Z’s Need For Companionship and Family

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Pediatricians Rebuke AMA’s Call To End Birth Certificate Sex..

on August 8, 2021 by

The American College of Pediatricians says the AMA’s call to remove biological sex markers from birth certificates is unscientific.


Flashback: A Global Study On The State Of Teens

on August 8, 2021 by

I’ll process five sections of the report: Christian practice, struggles, social media, sexuality, and the meaning of life in teens’ lives

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Antifa Attacks Christians And Kids At A Prayer Event

on August 8, 2021 by

Antifa attacked a prayer group that included children, stole the sound equipment and threw it in the river


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Rebuilding Your Youth Ministry

on August 6, 2021 by

Podcast: What your ministry will look like after Covid is probably still up in the air. One thing seems to be true for…

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Helping New Students Transition Into Your Ministry

on August 6, 2021 by

Podcast: “Take time to meet new students who will be transitioning into your ministry during the year before. Teach in the children’s dept,…

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Fall Kickoff

on August 6, 2021 by

Are your post-quarantine students going to be at your Fall Kickoff?

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Body Image Today

on August 5, 2021 by

Perhaps the best way for me to state it is like this: If my grandmothers were ugly, they didn’t know it.

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What is Progressive Christianity?

on August 5, 2021 by

You might have heard the term “Progressive Christianity” or “Progressive Christian.” But what do those terms mean?

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5 Views On The Future Of Youth Ministry

on August 3, 2021 by

Perspectives on What Could or Should Be

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How To Get On Campus

on August 3, 2021 by

I’m on campus at least twice a week. When youth workers hear this, I always get the same question


Is Your Youth Ministry Stuck In The ’80s

on August 3, 2021 by

Here are 3 reasons your youth ministry program may need an upgrade

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How Can I Get My High Schooler to Open Up to Me?

on August 1, 2021 by

4 key actions we think have made this open communication possible for our family

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‘There is no math without objectivity’

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Teaching Spiritual Disciplines To Youth

on July 30, 2021 by

5 Important tips

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Homeschooling Up

on July 30, 2021 by


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Homeschooling Kids Through Action Sports

on July 30, 2021 by

Toni and Uli Frallicciardi longed to create a curriculum that pushed beyond the four walls of a classroom and even homeschooled their…

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Rebuilding Youth Ministry After COVID, Part 1

on July 29, 2021 by

I’ve watched youth leaders over the years start up in ministry shining bright

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What is Youth Ministry?

on July 29, 2021 by

Youth groups exists to establish….


Modern Christian Music Isn’t Just Bad, It’s Dangerous?

on July 29, 2021 by

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Are You Responsible For The Sin Of Slavery?

on July 28, 2021 by

Gen Z Lab Snapshot …“Us vs Them” culture

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Teach Children To Value Singleness

on July 27, 2021 by

When parents teach children the beauty of both singleness and marriage, they equip children to better serve and glorify God through every…


Christian Student Clubs Winning Over Discrimination

on July 27, 2021 by

Christian student clubs continue to prevail in court against the unjust religious discrimination of university officials

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How Gen Z Feels About Spiritual Conversations

on July 27, 2021 by

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The Question Your High Schooler Is Asking You

on July 26, 2021 by

This is a time when they’re defining and clarifying their values. So, listen carefully to them and encourage their questions with phrases…

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Every Middle Schooler Is Asking You A Question.

on July 26, 2021 by

Do You Know the Answer?

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A Model Of Leadership Your Kids Need

on July 26, 2021 by

“It is a learned ability to influence the attitudes and behavior of others.”

Police: Youth Pastor Was Attempting To Have Sex W/Teen

on July 26, 2021 by

… at a hotel room he had rented when a maid accidentally stopped him

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The Ten (bad) Commandments Of Progressive Christianity

on July 25, 2021 by

Liberal Christianity never really goes away. Be able to distinguish the true faith from the false.

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Book: Surviving Religion 101-Keeping The Faith In College

on July 25, 2021 by

A letter to his daughter to examining some of the toughest questions Christian students encounter at secular universities

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Are Christian Parents Too Protective Of Their Children?

on July 25, 2021 by

We may be tempted to place our children inside a sanitized theological bubble, safe from all forms of intellectual contamination.

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Book: Parenting Generation Screen

on July 23, 2021 by

By Jonathan McKee: Guiding Your Kids to Be Wise in a Digital World

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Cultural Trends That Require Us To Change Our Ministry

on July 23, 2021 by

Youth workers need to understand why our ministries to parents must change to effectively connect with our newest generation

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Cultivating A Thriving Youth Ministry

on July 23, 2021 by

I believe four core values are key in cultivating a thriving youth ministry — real, relational, reliant and reproducible. Let’s dive in,…

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Looking For Ways To Disciple Your Kids This Summer?

on July 20, 2021 by

Rather than fill every moment with busyness, take time to invest in the hearts of your children

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This Summer Try Vision Casting With Your Leaders

on July 20, 2021 by

Vision casting with my leaders is one of my favorite things to do and one of the best ways you can invest…


How To Debrief Your Summer Missions Trip

on July 20, 2021 by

Students struggle to translate their mission trip into every day life, but it should inspire us to help them understand and apply…

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The Best Thing To Do After Your Summer Mission Trip

on July 20, 2021 by

Consistency isn’t valued nearly enough by youth pastors when it comes to mission trips

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Post Summer Camp Follow Up

on July 20, 2021 by

How do you capitalize on what you just saw God do in the lives of your students to continue to help them in…

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4 Ways To Be A Great Summer Dad

on July 20, 2021 by

Few things are more cherished in childhood memories than summer

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How To Manage Your Child’s Electronic Usage This Summer

on July 20, 2021 by

Some general guidelines on electronics you can tweak to fit your family and schedule

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Staying In Touch In The Summer Months

on July 20, 2021 by

5 creative ways to keep connected as your students scatter during the summer months

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Connecting With Parents During The Summer

on July 20, 2021 by

When was the last time you went out of your way to meet with a parent, when their teen wasn’t in any…

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How To Dissect Your Ministry For The Better (Part 2)

on July 20, 2021 by

Going through these questions with your team, volunteers, or students will change how you go through your ministry.

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How To Dissect Your Ministry For The Better (Part 1)

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Taking a good hard look at your service and asking for feedback and dissecting everything is a good thing for your ministry.

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10 Ideas For Your Teenage Bucket List

on June 8, 2021 by

“Since the time at home with our kids is short, we have to make the most of it.”

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Evangelism: Students Reaching Other Students

on June 8, 2021 by

Have just one person they focus on loving and caring for and praying for all year in hopes they know Jesus and…

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Developing A Parent Resources Page

on June 8, 2021 by

Categorized into 16 different topics of relevance to parents of teenagers. Each list is thoughtfully curated, designed to answer parent questions

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How To Go About Writing A Talk Series In A New Way!

on June 7, 2021 by

Then I borrowed (aka, stole) Doug Field’s method of teaching

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Are We Asking Enough Of Gen Z?

on June 7, 2021 by

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Billie Eilish On Abusing Power And Doing What You Want

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…her own theory of power cannot offer a good reason why using power abusively is wrong

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To Read With Your College-Bound Child

on June 3, 2021 by

There’s a long, hot summer ahead, but for parents who are sending a child off to college for the first time, these…

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Grace-Filled Youth Ministry

on June 3, 2021 by

Grace is God’s unmerited love for and delight in sinners through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ on their behalf

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How To Teach Teens To Live Counter-Culturally

on June 3, 2021 by

we need  to follow “the whole Christ, the whole scripture for our whole life” leading by grace and truth

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Loving Your Daughter When She Doesn’t Love Herself

on June 1, 2021 by

But little girls in particular face a barrage of images…


The Importance Of Mission Trips

on May 30, 2021 by

As a long time participant in missions, Roger understands the power of mission trips

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Make Camp Possible For Children Of Incarcerated Parents

on May 30, 2021 by

Angel Tree® Camping providing scholarships and partnering with churches and camps nationwide

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How Parents Can Help You Understand Your students

on May 29, 2021 by

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When Students Leave The Faith

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4 Ways Youth Leaders Should Respond When Students Leave the Faith