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Walt Mueller And Instagram…

on January 17, 2022 by

Effective marketing promises remedies to our insecurities

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How Porn Will Target Your Kids In 2022

on January 17, 2022 by

Children today are two clicks away from the most graphic and degrading sex acts imaginable

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Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.

on January 17, 2022 by

A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds

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6 Ways To Handle Kids Who Won’t Listen

on January 16, 2022 by

Instead of listening and behaving, my son would give us the “evil eye” and laugh when we attempted to reprimand him

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How To Read A Kid’s Mind

on January 16, 2022 by

When you know how they think—they will hear what you say and know what to do.

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Dealing With Temptation: A Biblical Overview

on January 15, 2022 by

by George Lockhart

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Book…Being Young: A Biblical Theology Of Youth

on January 13, 2022 by

For thousands of years, God has used young people to help his kingdom grow. He has used youth to be kings and…

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THE 2022 YOUTH PASTOR COMPENSATION REPORT

on January 12, 2022 by

The National Youth Pastor Compensation Survey has had well over 5,000 respondents over its lifetime.

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Tim Tebow Biblical Statement On Human Trafficking

on January 12, 2022 by

“God says they’re created in His image; trafficking says they’re an object for my pleasure,”

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To The Youth Minister Who Feels They “Don’t Measure Up”

on January 10, 2022 by

But here’s the thing I have to remember: I’m not them, and it’s not a competition.

 

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Gen Z Wants To Talk About Faith

on January 10, 2022 by

Barna study shows Christians age 13 to 18 are skeptical of evangelism, but they’re having deep and personal peer-to-peer conversations.

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Flashback: The Nuclear Family Was A Mistake?

on January 9, 2022 by

Is it time to figure out better ways to live together?

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How To Love The Exvangelical

on January 9, 2022 by

An exvangelical is the term for people who have walked away, disillusioned and sometimes even traumatized by American evangelical Christianity

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My Letter To Parents As We Start 2022 Youth Ministry

on January 9, 2022 by

Josh Griffin: Here is my letter to parents…

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Keep Momentum In Youthmin Going In The New Year

on January 9, 2022 by

So here’s my question, what can we do at the start of 2022 to keep our ministry momentum going? Here are a few…

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Preparing Christian Children For The Transgender Moment

on January 7, 2022 by

The mainstream prevalence of transgenderism seems to have risen and emerged far faster than most people would expect. Practices, norms, and behaviors…

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When Teaching Teenagers About Sexual Purity

on January 7, 2022 by

five things to avoid

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A Biblical Response To Homosexuality (4 hour course)

on January 6, 2022 by

Sean McDowell examines whether or not homosexuality is a gospel issue, whether or not homosexuality is…

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Book: Seducing Our Daughters’ To Being Transgender

on January 6, 2022 by

The Book “Irreversible Damage” Seducing Our Daughters’ the impact transgenderism is having on girls

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It’s Time For Parents To Lead On Education

on January 4, 2022 by

Because They ‘Know Their Children Best’

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What Do Youth Want From Church?

on January 2, 2022 by

And What Do They Need?

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Effective Youth Ministry Strategies

on January 2, 2022 by

10 Keys for Impact

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New Year’s Prayer

on January 1, 2022 by

By George Lockhart

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Genesis 1-3 Reflections

on January 1, 2022 by

Reading through Genesis 1-3 I found that God is always pursuing us

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Three Unexpected New Year’s Resolutions

on January 1, 2022 by

I’m not a big New Year’s resolution type of guy. The truth is, I’ve never even tried to make most youth ministry resolutions

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Is the West Becoming Pagan Again?

on December 31, 2021 by

what is ending is not the Christian faith, with its rites and dogmas, but only Christian culture — the way Christian societies…

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Help For Parents & YouthWorkers…

on December 25, 2021 by

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Ministries Ask Supreme Court To Block Vaccine Mandate

on December 20, 2021 by

The mandate would apply to religious employers, as well

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Pentagon — No Christian Dog Tags Allowed…

on December 19, 2021 by

Do they want to take God out of the military? How many youth group kids were these tags?

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Lutheran Church Hosts Drag Queen Sunday Kids Service

on December 18, 2021 by

Preaching in drag is a way for seminarian Aaron Musser “to reflect on a joy that overflows so abundantly, it can’t help…

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Nicholas Sandmann Reaches Settlement With NBC

on December 18, 2021 by

The media had lambasted the Covington Catholic High School student from Kentucky, now 19, over a confrontation at the 2019 March for…

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How Smartphones Stifle Childhood Creativity

on December 16, 2021 by

Smartphone seems more like a drug draining the creativity out of the next generation

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Book: Live Not by Lies

on December 16, 2021 by

A Manual for Christian Dissidents

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Book: The Jesus I Wish I Knew In High School  

on December 15, 2021 by

What it’s like to be perfectly loved and accepted, have hope for the future, and experience grace and mercy when you mess up.

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Rescuing My Daughter From Her Transgender Fantasy

on December 14, 2021 by

Gender dysphoria—the incongruence between the mind and the body—moves stealthily and quickly to invade girls and boys alike

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Getting Your Child Out Of The Gender Cult

on December 14, 2021 by

Many parents today find their families under assault by an insidious predator…The Gender Cult

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Book: Gender Dysphoria A Therapeutic Model For Teens

on December 14, 2021 by

A Therapeutic Model for Working with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

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Flashback: Helping Teens Fall In Love With A Familiar God

on December 13, 2021 by

How can you help teens fall in love when they’ve known about God their whole life?

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Belong: 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager

on December 11, 2021 by

Book by Kara Powell & Brad M. Griffin. Making the Most of your Conversations and Connections

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Belong: Faith Questions Teens Are Actually Asking

on December 9, 2021 by

The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast With Kara Powell and Brad Griffin

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Belong: What Works For Student Ministry Today

on December 9, 2021 by

Kara Powells advice to leaders leading young leaders

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Belong: Ministering To Teens

on December 9, 2021 by

Things to consider

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WHERE WILL OUR KIDS FIND IDENTITY?

on December 8, 2021 by

Teenagers are looking for answers: Am I worthwhile? What makes me worthwhile? How am I unique from others? Are those uniqueness’ good…

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5 Conversations To Have With Your Kids Before 2022

on December 8, 2021 by

Every year before January rolls around, I take my kids out individually to talk about their dreams and goals for the coming…

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5 Habits You Should Instill In Your Kids

on December 8, 2021 by

you’ll look back and see that small, daily habits actually made you better

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Course: Parenting In A Tech World

on December 6, 2021 by

This course gives parents and caregivers strategies and insights to parent confidently in a technology-dependent world

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25 Christmas Jokes You Can Tell Kids

on December 6, 2021 by

All it takes is one funny joke to bring down the wall a child may have put up

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Lock-In…Yes Or No?

on December 6, 2021 by

All-Nighters take me out for days. Sore muscles, foggy brain, exhausted body. Is it worth it?

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Book: Christianity And Wokeness

on November 30, 2021 by

How the Social Justice Movement Is Hijacking the Gospel – and the Way to Stop It

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Book: Mentorship And Marketplace

on November 27, 2021 by

A New Direction for Youth Ministry

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The Important Of Intergenerational Choirs

on November 27, 2021 by

We’ve got a lot of work to do to train all pastors to intentionally celebrate intergenerational philosophy in their churches

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Belong: Academic Performance And Anxiety

on November 26, 2021 by

How the Gospel brings peace, freedom and comfort

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Covid Chaos Or Catalyst?

on November 18, 2021 by

One blessing amid the chaos was the freedom from expectations of how things

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Book: Church Culture That Resists Abuses Of Power

on November 5, 2021 by

Title: A Church Called Tov

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The Simplest Way To Connect With Your Kid

on November 4, 2021 by

The older your kids get, the less they talk to you

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Sex Conversations Through The Phases

on November 4, 2021 by

Is there any conversation that ranks higher on the awkward-o-meter than the sex talk with your kids?

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The Nicene Creed Illustrated And Instructed For Kids

on November 2, 2021 by

A stunning and articulate book bringing ancient words into the hands of children

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Supporting Your Students Mental Health

on November 1, 2021 by

Even before the pandemic, we were seeing a worrying rise in mental health issues in adolescents

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A Survey Of Church History….Short Videos

on October 16, 2021 by

Seventy-three-lecture series covering theology, apologetics, notable church fathers

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Belong: Helping Our Children Love The Local Church

on October 16, 2021 by

Podcast: (Book A Place to Belong) Learning to Love the Local Church. How the church she belonged to in college became home

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Creating Family Ministry Opportunities

on October 14, 2021 by

It can not be stated enough how important the family is to the spiritual growth of our students

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New Sex Ed From Explicit Images To Pushing Abortion

on October 14, 2021 by

Designed to destroy children’s innocence and undermine their attachment to the traditional, Judeo-Christian understanding of sex and marriage

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The Teen’s Guide to Social Media… And Mobile Devises

on October 14, 2021 by

21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

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Teenagers Need The Church In Person

on October 12, 2021 by

As tempting as it may be to stay at home on Sunday mornings, I hope you’ll give your teenagers the gift of…

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Reflection On Leading In Youth Ministry

on October 7, 2021 by

Early on in ministry I feel like I was driven and goal oriented but was chasing the wrong goals. While I don’t…

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Busyness Does Not Equal Godliness

on October 6, 2021 by

As leaders, it’s often easy to find ourselves stretched thin between leading our kids, trying to…

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Book: Teaching Theology To Kids Is Fun

on October 5, 2021 by

Not only can this book  be used for children’s ministry you can also be used in student ministry

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Awesome Children’s Ministry Book: Lead Me To Zion

on October 4, 2021 by

Teaching Covenant Theology to covenant children ages 4 to 8.
By Heather Molendyk

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Saving Kids From The New Moral Math. . .

on October 4, 2021 by

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A Christian Theology Of Chaplaincy

on October 3, 2021 by

Focusing on understanding what chaplaincy is and how it is exercised in different contexts

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SEXUAL ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF EVANGELICALS

on October 3, 2021 by

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The Work Of The Chaplain

on October 3, 2021 by

An ideal starting point for all, including seminarians, who are exploring a call to chaplaincy ministry

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Recruiting And Training Volunteers During Covid

on October 1, 2021 by

Podcast:Recruiting and training volunteers has always been a challenging proposition for ministry leaders.

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Dad Beats Up YouthPastor Accused Of Inappropriately…

on October 1, 2021 by

Accused of inappropriately touching a boy waiting for a school bus

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Handling Criticism In Ministry Leadership

on October 1, 2021 by

Podcast: Criticism is something every leader faces, and so every leader needs to know how to walk through it.

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Are You Proactive Or Reactive With Parents?

on September 30, 2021 by

It’s also really interesting for how many leaders have not reached out to know parents of their students

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3 Things Every Dad Worries About

on September 30, 2021 by

The truth is, worry is a great way to ruin one’s day, week, month, or even year. It’s a counterfeit to peace.

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The Pressure Youth Pastors Face in the Fall

on September 30, 2021 by

Have you ever felt the pressure of being a youth pastor? Every single day, right? As we head into the fall season,…

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Faith Foundations

on September 29, 2021 by

We can teach our children to discover and explore the evidence and learn how science and history back up the Scriptures

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Presenting The Gospel To Children

on September 29, 2021 by

Approximately half of the people in America who come to faith in Christ respond to the Gospel before the age of 13*.

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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

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Book: HEALING DESPAIR AND ANXIETY IN KIDS AND TEENS

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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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FREE Youth Ministry Sessions On Programming

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