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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

Facebook Said to Plan Unveiling Instagram Video-Sharing Service


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…

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Family Ministry: Saving Kids—And Taxpayer Money

on January 9, 2017 by

“Mother Teresa said the problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small,”

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Students Too Busy For Youth Ministry?

on January 6, 2017 by

by Steve Kozak

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Flashback: Why Doubt Needs To Have A place In Your Youth Ministry

on January 6, 2017 by

Doubt does not squelch faith; silence does

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Young People Are Leaving The Church….Is Doubts One Of The Reasons

on January 6, 2017 by

And new research tells us how to turn it around

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Dating In The Digital Culture

on January 5, 2017 by

In this device-driven culture, students are often tempted to pre-judge the character of a person before having really spent any significant time…

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The Drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity…Values

on January 5, 2017 by

Do you ever think about the ramifications of “constant connectivity” with our devices?
Do your kids?

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FREE Parenting eBook For Helping Teens Answer Tough Questions

on January 5, 2017 by

Download, “Issues and Answers,” by Roland Boyce

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Book: Screens and Teens

on January 4, 2017 by

Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World

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Pornography And The Brain…Values

on January 4, 2017 by

Wired For Intimacy. How Pornography Hijacks The Male Brain

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Religion Shown To Steer Adolescents Away From Pornography…Values

on January 4, 2017 by

Examines the pornography viewing habits of adolescents and observes the way in which religious attendance significantly tempers such actions

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Leading Teens Toward The Older Generation

on January 3, 2017 by

Leneita Fix

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Flashback: 7 Ways To Use Evernote In Youth Ministry

on January 3, 2017 by

Evernote is a great program to organize thoughts, meetings, agendas, sermons and even an entire youth ministry program

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Flashback: 5 Ways To Prevent Youth Ministry Burnout

on January 3, 2017 by

by Greg Stier

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Young Adults Living With Their Parents Hits a 75-Year-High

on January 2, 2017 by

Trulia found that almost 40 percent of young adults lived with their parents, step-parents, grandparents and other relatives last year, the highest…

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Pope Urges The Faithful To Help Youth Find Purpose

on January 1, 2017 by

Pope: Help young people find purpose in the world, in “a culture that idolizes youth” and yet has made no place for…

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How Youth Workers Can Earn Respect

on December 31, 2016 by

Part Two

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Ways That Youth Workers Can Earn Respect

on December 31, 2016 by

Part one

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How to Set and Achieve Personal Goals

on December 31, 2016 by

Goals give us something larger to work toward and a motivation for continuing to work

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What’s The Next Step For Your Ministry?

on December 30, 2016 by

When has your ministry finally reached success?

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HOW WE CREATED GENEROUS YOUTH

on December 30, 2016 by

What happened was that we ended up with, “Seasonal Givers,” which taught kids to give only during the holidays

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3 Ways to Set Goals in Student Ministry

on December 30, 2016 by

Episode 53

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CONNECTING WITH PARENTS: LEVERAGING INFLUENCE

on December 28, 2016 by

PART 1 OF 3

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CONNECTING WITH PARENTS: COMMUNICATION METHODS

on December 28, 2016 by

PART 2 OF 3

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CONNECTING WITH PARENTS: THE LONG GAME

on December 28, 2016 by

PART 3 OF 3

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1-Year Devo For Teenagers In 2017

on December 28, 2016 by

Foundations:A 260-Day Bible Reading Plan for Busy Teens

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We Have Been Told That We Are Bad Parents

on December 26, 2016 by

I think 2016 has been our most challenging year of parenting

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The Good News Behind Why Teens Don’t Need A Bible for Christmas

on December 25, 2016 by

Most practicing Protestant youth already own one—and they’re reading it, according to researchers

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“Christmas, Girls, & Body Image”

on December 25, 2016 by

Leneita Fix

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Merry Christmas: Expectancy

on December 25, 2016 by

God chose to use people that were unsuspecting

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Marketing: 3 Ads To Deconstruct Christianly

on December 24, 2016 by

Walt Mueller.

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Meet The Growing Young Heroes Every Church Loves And Needs

on December 24, 2016 by

At 103 years old and having been the first female physician in this city, Virginia has a lot of experiences to share

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5 Steps To Creating Quality Staff Meetings

on December 24, 2016 by

People desire to be known, cared for, and invested in so I’ve put together 5 simple steps to creating quality staff meetings

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Snapchat Streak Score Can Make or Break Teen Friendships

on December 23, 2016 by

Snapchat, that indicates how many consecutive days two users have sent snaps to each other. Snapstreaks are emerging as a way for…

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Teenage Weight Problems May Influence Midlife Mental Health

on December 23, 2016 by

Problems with weight during adolescence, coupled with social economic status and physical development, can also impact mental health during adulthood

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The No. 1 Songs of 2016

on December 21, 2016 by

What Impact Did They Make on Young Listeners?

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Flashback: Building A Better Youth Ministry

on December 21, 2016 by

30 Ways in 30 Days by Trevor Hamaker

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Public Schools Are Changing. Should Your Church?

on December 20, 2016 by

Four lessons for your children’s ministry and your adults

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THE DAY THAT DISABLED OUR YOUTH MINISTRY

on December 19, 2016 by

THOM SCHULTZ

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Entrepreneurial Youth Ministry..

on December 19, 2016 by

Making grace salty and powerful

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The key to surviving Christmas craziness

on December 19, 2016 by

Less, not more

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Youthworkers Refresh Your Marriage…

on December 16, 2016 by

Doug Fields

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How To Get New Students To Come Back To Your Ministry

on December 15, 2016 by

When a teen is walking into your ministry for the first time they are probably wondering, “Will anyone notice that I’m here?”…

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3 Things Every Pastor Should Say During Christmas

on December 15, 2016 by

One of the mistakes many pastors…make is during Christmas we demonize culture rather than show people how to redeem it

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How The Gospel Confronts Entitlement

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You can not properly give God Glory or give honor to others if you believe that you achieved what you have on…

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Kids, Christmas, And Materialism…Values

on December 14, 2016 by

True success in life is faithfulness to God and obedience to his commands, whether your net worth is 10 cents or 10…

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Safe Is The New Comfortable

on December 14, 2016 by

Doug Franklin: Safe is one of the most used words in today’s Christian culture.

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Who Needs Truth?

on December 13, 2016 by

2016’s Word of the Year Will Impact Decades to Come

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FREE Christmas Content…

on December 12, 2016 by

Lessons, devotions, games and more

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A Smart Church Has Young People At The Highest Levels Of Leadership

on December 11, 2016 by

Their brains are specifically and fantastically wired for passion, creativity, invention, dissatisfaction with mediocrity and status quo

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The 70 Weirdest Nativities

on December 11, 2016 by

The revised 2016 list

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The Secret Sauce Of Middle School Ministry: Be Prepared, But Be Flexible

on December 11, 2016 by

Marko

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5 Ways To Get Out Of A Youth Ministry Rut

on December 11, 2016 by

Youth ministry may be more of a calling…When you keep doing your thing, year after year, it’s easy to get stuck in…

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Gift Idea: Searching The Scriptures

on December 9, 2016 by

Find the Nourishment Your Soul Needs by by Charles R. Swindoll

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Gift Idea: Visual Survey Of The Bible

on December 9, 2016 by

In just 13 two-page chapters there is a general overview of the whole Bible and its teachings with the visual aids of…

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Gift Idea: Introduction To The Books Of The Bible

on December 9, 2016 by

Easy-to-read overviews you’re looking for. From theology, to biblical archaeology, to the life of Christ

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Gift Idea: Living By The Book

on December 9, 2016 by

The Art and Science of Reading the Bible: Howard G. G. Hendricks

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New Book: “Never Mind My Thigh Gap”

on December 7, 2016 by

by Sarah Newton

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Next: Why Church?

on December 1, 2016 by

Our students are finding that the local body of believers is often at odds with their rapidly shifting culture

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Adolescent Suicides Rising At Alarming Rate

on November 30, 2016 by

Children and teens suffering from a variety of mental health issues are increasingly resorting to suicide

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Should I leave My Church?

on November 29, 2016 by

8 critical questions

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8 Questions To Ask Before Leaving A Ministry

on November 29, 2016 by

Joel Mayward

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Building A Better Youth Ministry

on November 29, 2016 by

30 Ways in 30 Days by Trevor Hamaker

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7 Tips To Prepare For A Great Retreat

on November 28, 2016 by

A great retreat requires hard work and intentional preparation. Here are a few tips to make your next retreat a success

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Free College Ministry Resources!

on November 28, 2016 by

ebook, articles, podcasts & discipleship tools!

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3 FREE e-books In Your Inbox

on November 26, 2016 by

Fuller Youth Institute: Become an FYI Insider by joining our community of over 23,000 parents and leaders

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Fascinating Millennials?

on November 26, 2016 by

Youth workers, parents, pastors, teachers. . . all of you. . . give this a look.

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5 Ways To Save A Girl

on November 25, 2016 by

The kind of (youthgroup) girl who draws you in and makes you actually glad to work more hours for less pay than…

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Listen To Jonathan McKee On Focus On The Family’s Broadcast

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Focus on the Family’s daily broadcast with Jim Daly talking about how to connect with your tech-absorbed kid

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4 Ways YouthCulture Has Changed And What It Means For Youth Ministry

on November 23, 2016 by

“A generation ago the latchkey kid was the poster child for neglect; nowadays it might be the overscheduled kid who never…

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Shepherding Teen Identity…Values

on November 23, 2016 by

Students in our ministries are trying to answer the “Who am I?” question. “What is the youth pastor’s role in helping students…

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8 Ideas For Leading The Next Generation

on November 23, 2016 by

Brad Lomenick

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Study: The State Of Youth Ministry

on November 21, 2016 by

The findings of three nationwide studies. What’s going on in youth group? And is it working?

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Flashback: Creating A Culture Of Welcome In Youthministry…Values

on November 21, 2016 by

When we teach students to value each person as God does, their perspective changes. And once students have a changed perspective, we…

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Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation In History?

on November 21, 2016 by

by Jeremy Zach

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Discussion Guide: Doctor Strange

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What Marvel’s latest hero movie teaches us about engaging sufferin

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6 Strategies To Help Young People Discover And Love Your Church

on November 21, 2016 by

Ed Stetzer

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What Parents Need To Say To Their Kids About Sports/Performance..Values

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Based on psychological research, the three healthiest statements moms and dads can make as perform are

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4 Ways To Go For Grit Over Grades This Year

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“What do you think matters more—talent or effort?”

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YM360’s Friendly Guide To Youth Ministry Communication

on November 17, 2016 by

Download this FREE Guide to Writing Bible Study for Teenagers

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Flashback: The #1 Secret To Effective Communication

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Podcast: Terry Linhart with Dave Rahn

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“Word Of The Year”….”Post-Truth” And Evangelism

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How the word “post-truth” became the “word of the year” and what it means for evangelism

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Why We Got Into Ministry In The First Place

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“If you’re not spending time with teenagers, then you’re done with student ministry.”

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A little Prayer About Seduce-Ability/

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Conservative Cardinals Challenge Pope Over Teachings On Family

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Worry he is weakening Roman Catholic rules on moral issues such as homosexuality and divorce while focusing on social problems….

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Flasback: Moving People To Service

on November 14, 2016 by

People like the idea of service more than they like to serve.
Isn’t it true?

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Building A Ministry Team

on November 14, 2016 by

Ministry is about people. It’s not really about programs, events or curriculum. It is all about relationships; with God and others

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Parents And Youth Pastors Disagreement On…

on November 14, 2016 by

Parents youth pastors disagree about biggest challenge in youth ministry

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Let’s Be Honest, Numbers Matter

on November 11, 2016 by

Now before you get all puffed up, let’s really talk about it

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Five Actions That Form A Healthy Identity

on November 11, 2016 by

We live in a “tell all” culture. Social media, image consultants, photographs, smart phone in our hand to record ourselves

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Tis The Season For Time Together

on November 9, 2016 by

Making Sure Tech Doesn’t Hijack Your Holidays

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5 Netflix Shows To Binge-Watch With Your Teens & Tweens

on November 9, 2016 by

Jonathan McKee