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Most parents who divorce are in denial about how it affects their kids
by Chris Mucha
Over and over I have to embrace these humbling ideas as I try to lead the people around me. Here they are……
If you do not know how to deliver a message to teenagers you’ll have a hard time influencing and impacting them
by Chris Marchland
There are roles a youth worker plays in the life of our teenagers that can be essential to our students spiritual development
Here’s a list of some of the more common mistakes rookie youth workers make, and some thoughts on how to avoid them
How can we begin to think about making this happen?
This book is covered in grace…“Mom, Dad, Stepmom, Stepdad, Grandma, or Grandpa, please know this: Jesus is bigger than your mistakes too.”
Branded New Video
Book Review – “Teaching Teenagers in a Post-Christian World”
by Adam McLane
Marko: Our middle school grade son seems to have no real friendships…Is this normal?
Have you ever asked your own kids for parenting advice?
by Christopher Wesley
by Josh Griffin
Our culture has literally grown numb to the growing sexualization of our girls
By Andrew Hale
What I love about this book is that it isn’t a book of whining or joking about all the problems we face….
This article isn’t about female leaders. It’s about male leaders interacting with female students
When we sanction messages like “Girls Rule. Boys Drool.” we affirm a false message about what it means to be made in…
Here are two reasons why you need ministry to girls as a part of your student ministry
Advice from a Youth Ministry Veteran
TIM ELMORE: What Must We Do to Change Our Ways?
What the Trends in Games Teach Us About Kids Today and do parents view “struggle” as a negative thing?
Prepare for Your See You at the Pole Gathering
Track attendance for events, monitor attendance trends over time by gender and school, and create smart filtered groups for powerful communication
Do the work of connecting these to students’ lives in new and compelling ways—ways that make them…
A few things I have found to be helpful as you get ready to kick off the new school year
“She said that we’re not going to have godly speaking in her class and that’s when I said we have a constitutional…
A glimpse into a parent’s nightmare while extending grace to those who care enough to simply sit beside them on the “mourning…
The 6 Phases of Planning a 12 to 18 month Calendar
A new type of youth ministry conference combining TED talks with workshops where participants can dive deeply
Here is a quick look at some of the things that you should consider as you get ready to start your fall…
By embracing flexibility in your youth ministry’s format you prevent frustration and allow room for growth
I think it means two things…
So, how do you really do campus ministry effectively? Where do you start?
By Walt Mueller
Casey is 17 years old and a member of a Vision 2 Hear WAVE Team. The Youth Culture Report is a ministry…
Trevor: from The Youth Culture Report
By Leneita Fix
George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report
Youth Ministry Veteran Tip: Turn Questions into Content
Unhappy volunteers is part of leading and it’s inevitable. Here’s a few ideas
A real world perspective on getting your seniors ready for keeping their faith and making good decisions in college
Oftentimes, it can be difficult to keep growing as leader. Here are a few quick easy ideas
Just in case you need some extra help…
kids watching 25 hours of TV in a single week Vs 25 hours of Bible teaching from church in an entire year?…
Over half of the theme club ideas below have links to detailed club plans
Now is the time to think and act strategically to take advantage of the opportunity that is in front of you..the school…
Tic Long shares thoughts on how to lead well and what difference Christ makes in us as leaders
What boundaries do you establish for yourself and your youth leaders on social media?
It is easy to say I am confident in God when times are easy and the waters of life are calm. But…
We can be so connected to others through media and technology and yet seeing or hearing God seems so foreign?
If you really want to connect with God you are going to have to do some FACETIME. Looking God square in the…
How Do I Know What Is Report Worthy? What To Do When A Child Reports Abuse.What Do You Do After Abuse Is…
God is not obligated to grant them their wishes, but he is always for them, even in their season of disappointment
We need to do less of what doesn’t matter and more of what does
“Don’t text and drive until you’ve learned how to juggle straight razors nude.”
Embedded Faith discusses areas where young adults are engaging and disengaging with church life
by Josh Griffin
Articles that hit on some of the fundamentals of student ministry
When teenagers are valued, they bring life to nearly every sector of society, including the church
It’s been more than a decade since I ran away from home and I’m finding it again, in the Church. I love…
Two questions to help teens ask alongside scripture: Who am I?+Who is God?
The Reformed Church has failed to teach its members the implications of covenant theology for their children
Hannah has always wanted to change the world–and she thought she’d have to wait until she grew up to do it
However, there does seem to be a tendency with the home school/family worship/children in worship emphasis that can turn this good…
Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?
How can parents get their kids to stop playing games so much and do something more “social?”
Consider leveraging Instagram in your student ministry
Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids
Parents need to be aware of what their teens are doing online and here are few simple steps
The Freedom From Religion Foundation has struck a deal with the IRS
By Ron Powell
by Mike Liebler
If a father does not go to church, no matter how faithful his wife’s devotions, only one child in 50 will become…
Trials and tribulation will come. The question is will I overcome or be overcome by them? Will I be strengthened or defeated…
by Scotty Smith
Paul’s Mars Hill Experience for Our Pluralistic World
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.