How to Help Teens Pursue Discernment
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How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years
How Should the Church Approach Us?
We all want our ministry to grow. We want to see teens bringing their friends, and growing deeper in their faith.
You’ll find faith leaders encouraging young evangelicals to trade in their Christian convictions for a gospel filled with compromise
We must inspire missionary brigades of Christians ready to free the captives of this confused culture
Engaging The Culture Without Losing The Gospel
Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith Journey of Teenagers
by Joseph R. Myers
The more time a young adult uses social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, and as users frequency…
As I read it 3 responses jump out at me. Here is some of the data and a few important ways to…
Reclaiming the Great Missionary
Listen in on their real conversation as teens talk about life, God, and relationships.
A clear gospel message for today’s teens
by Greg Stier
I’ve been hearing it more and more as I talk to youth leaders across the nation
Parents, you are painting a portrait of God for your children every day….And when your children
By Walt Mueller
A poor diet while young may do more than just make it tough to fit into a pair of jeans: New research…
The number one thing you need to do is connect students to God!
“Their (church leaders) responsibility is to equip God’s people to do His work and build up the church, the body of Christ….
Ministry always happens best in the context relationship…period!
Looking foolish was only in my head
The goal is to break down 4 emotional, 4 social and 4 spiritual milestones
“What should I wear?” “Who should I date?” “How far can I go with my boyfriend?” When girls want to learn the…
by George Lockhart
Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone, according to US psychologists.
Years of youth ministry has taught me to be like a boy scout on trips: always prepared!
5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Started Ministry
A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies
Social Media & Teens: Understanding Digital Natives, Pt. 1
Every 2 minutes “ANOTHER AMERICAN IS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED” according (RAINN), and 44% of the victims are under 18
I choose to lead with my wife and family, when I lead my ministry, especially in the area of family and parent…
Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians
Preparing For Lent
by Ron Powell
by Walt Mueller
…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem
The questions are designed to help you accurately assess the health of your youth program while measuring your effectiveness and potential of…
79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…
Daily Office Booklet: Morning and Evening Prayer for Lent and Holy Week 2017
How do I observe Ash Wednesday?
Getting volunteers in youth ministry is like creating a great painting
We need to learn how to use and not use smartphones in the small group context
Life for a middle schooler is rough. Forget trying to figure out who you are in Christ. Preteens are hanging onto the…
When Church Growth Theory Meets Church Life Reality
The drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity
Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect
For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…
by Greg Stier
If we are called to be missional, we must engage cultural contexts, and this requires a significant investment in educating stakeholders of…
Then we invite them to partner with their peers in mission and ministry opportunities so the culture of ministries is one of…
The Five Growth Engines
By Rachel Blom
Rising earnings disparity between young adults with and without a College degree
The following is an exclusive excerpt from Jonathan McKee’s brand new book, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, released this week
The following is a report on the practical applications of Mark DeVries’ new book, Sustainable Youth Ministry: Why Most Youth Ministry Doesn’t…
by James Lankford
Encourage and equip your team with 5 Elements at the HEART of Every Children’s Ministry, from veteran children’s pastor Greg Baird
Unpacking the reasons behind childhood and adolescent anxiety—and the hope we find in the gospel
Here are some inventive ways to respond to the epidemic of distraction in our culture and minds
Watch the video to hear more about engaging and ministering to teens using social media
by Rachel Blom
We began to communicate to students that the best way to help introduce their peers to Christ was to simply invite them…
Moving Away from Coercive Power in Ministry Leadership
I am still learning how to do this effectively. But along the way I have picked up some tools and resources that…
At the end of his life…‘I wish I had spent more time with my family.’
There’s No Subtlety in These Sexy Requests
Download your free “Get Started Guide: 12 Steps to Thriving School Partnerships” today
I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent
What to say to girls trying to dress or dance in grown-up ways that they don’t understand
…it means that a child or teen being exposed to pornography is no longer a matter of “if” but a matter of…
I have never heard of a growing ministry that did not focus on building relationships. It is easy to neglect the vital…
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.