I catch myself returning to some of these lessons all the time…but their foundational truths remain the same
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By Michael Bayne
Over 156 million people in America who do not attend church including over 42 million children and teenagers
Let’s talk with our kids about some of these issues
How should you respond if your teenager’s behvaiour means you are unable to trust them anymore?
Our story is about God becoming man, the reverse of myths
Working with teenagers video
So what do you do if you want things to change and pretty much no one else does?
TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS PASS-AROUND GIFT EXCHANGE
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A power point presentation that won’t put people to sleep
Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need
Brittany Maynard and Clayton McDonald. The difference Jesus makes when facing a terminal diagnosis.
Porn is about the closest thing they’ve had to sex education—schools have outdated and uncomfortable sex ed and their parents are absolutely…
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So I’m asking you… would you PLEASE help me provide some assistance for these leaders here at Christmas?
Will you join me by contributing to help these church leaders in immediate need?
“Can I keep doing this?
by Christopher Wesley
… will be taking the money they would have spent on presents and putting it toward service projects and gifts for others
The Power of Words Taking Their Toll in Online Environments
Accountability, Website Blocking
and Customizable Settings
12 Keys to Getting Back
I’m writing this because burnout seems to be an epidemic in ministry leadership
A few black and whites from the slums of Vijayawada, India. Really beautiful people
Emily’s video needs to be shared
We must manage and use our time well to minister effectively…
The Parent Cue
we had an impromptu performance…to promote the evening event. all the kids loved the song and we further promoted the crusade
by Jim Liebelt
by Craig Gross
Seven (Mormon) Church Products Can Strengthen Tech-Savvy Youth
Youth Groups please help this teenager minister to kids in South Africa
Overall the trip has been very productive and fruitful..Sunday will be an incredibly busy day with 6 different meeting/ speaking locations
What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church?
We didn’t get to bed util about 2am this morning and awoke a few hours afterward. So please pray for our bodies…
This is part of an FYI series on navigating digital technology and social media with
This is part of an FYI series on navigating digital technology and social media with young people
We Christ followers must never give up seeking to advance the gospel through the power of the Holy Spirit
Different techniques you can use to help children to identify, name and deal with their emotions
Please continue to pray for our ministry (George Lockhart) in India for the next 2 weeks
3 Keys To A No-Regrets Ministry
5 Myths About Modesty
Things To Talk About With The Kids
Axioms For Children’s Ministry
No one else in ministry is dealing with the same things you are: parent issues, school overload, extracurricular activities, etc
by Jim Wideman
Question one of the Catechism shapes our whole existence…we belong to Jesus and not to ourselves
How are you equipping your parents with practical and spiritual implications of this new legalization of a “formally banned” substance.
Get parents to think about their argument against weed when the argument that it is a banned substance is no longer available…
We are called to give thanks in all situations but I am struggling to give thanks to God in the face of…
God’s love isn’t performance based
Students will be required to put what they’ve gleaned online down on paper—or at least a Word document—as a work of creative…
By Jeremy Steele
‘Bangsgiving’…that’s what happens when we strip religion from public life: hedonism takes over
By Walt Mueller
“You must really love us, because there is no way I would be back after the beating you took last week.”
“Do you think that God rescued you because you’re awesome and God needed you on the team to succeed?”
It’s funny how much you can tell about a society’s social norms solely from the changes in its home design
Helping our ministry as we help others
If suicide rates grew for girls aged 10-14 by 76%, we might need to re-think (setup guardrails for) their internet social media…
We have a problem fully embracing Gods grace. We like to replace what He has DONE with what we have to DO
one speaker couldn’t effectively produce content for all the kids who were entering into the weekend in completely different places
Ministry isn’t about numbers but it is about effectiveness. And you’ll never be effective until you measure stuff
We as the church have been given the ministry of reconciliation. There’s no other institution on earth that has been given this…
by Walt Mueller
The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition of Snapcash
We are not just reporting the news, but we are making good news…
Over two in three (69%) prefer to interact with friends in person over connecting online, with only 15% preferring online
After all those minutes spent per year, 78% of woman still are dissatisfied with themselves
SEX…. “We need to talk with our kids about this regularly!”
They are about what we cannot be. They are intended to create a lack in us, to show us that we don’t…
New low in targeting teen girls. The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition…
Annie F Downs
Tim Elmore: I believe it’s time we found ways to combat these unintended consequences to our culture’s norms
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.