by Jim Liebelt
by Jim Liebelt
This is a classic example of those preaching inclusivity and diversity being the least inclusive and diverse of all
Really, our goal is to create dialogue around these behaviors and help people. We want Tumblr to be a place where we facilitate that
Officials say guardians responsible for teens’ actions
Here are things businesses and website designers should keep in mind to provide millennials with the technology experiences that they expect
Without Asking Them ‘How Was School Today?’
If you remember their name it speaks volumes. To be effective youth workers we must remember the names of our students.
Dangers?!? What possible dangers are there in messaging students?
Want to thrive in youth minitry…find a way to take the information that the critic wants to express and use it to make the ministry better
Harvard Business Review
.. and chasing after – childish things
59% can confidently use a tablet.
Teacher in hot water after assignment.
They are extremely “unhappy” over their Happy Meal losses
This could be good for any youth leader
All over a cell phone
Network “not comfortable” but there’s more…
How to talk with your teens about your past openly and honestly.
Florida Teacher Upset About the Amount Of Time Lost
Even though her lips were bleeding, she was barred from using chap stick
Parents simply were not informed that their kids were being used as human guinea pigs for research. This is a monumental breach of trust between the DOE and the owners of the system, the parents,”
….”I’m gonna stay in and study”
How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel and Damaging the Faith
The 15-year-old, appeared in court charged..He was not accompanied by a parent or any other relative during the hearing
A mob of black teens swarmed a Kroger grocery store in Memphis, Tennessee and proceeded to beat two store employees and one customer to the ground
We invented intimate ways to connect and communicate directly from your wrist; it works seamlessly with iPhone
limit technology so that it doesn’t sabotage family communication and connection
As Youth Pastors, we must be intentional in fostering community and a group identity
A Low Entry Point is Not a License to Skip Education
Youth ministry is no longer about attracting and entertaining teenagers
A lot. Those of us in Western affluent culture have been conditioned to have a comfortable life. Suffering is an under-discussed topic in society today
“If that’s the case, the Great Recession may produce a cohort of less self-focused young adults,”
Jim, star of the film When the Game Stands Tall. The significance of coaches in the lives of teenagers
We strongly recommend you attend to learn about exploring the ocean, mountains, and spaces of our lives.
Intentionally designed to stir your youth ministry imagination and assist you in discerning God’s leading for your unique expression of youth ministry
Casey Palicki is a senior and serves as co-leader of the New Vision WAVE Team. She has been involved with Vision 2 Hear for many years
By Brad Howell | Associate director of Fuller Seminary’s Northern California campus.
Currently, 70% of Africans are under the age of 30. By 2040, 50% of the world’s youth will be African, most of whom will be women and girls
Ed Stetzer: Will students with actual beliefs be allowed to have organizations on campus?
80-85% of churches are…..
God’s Beauty for the Bored, Busy, and Depressed
What do you do with a broken heart?
What No One Tells You & What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
“Teenagers are a valuable part of our churches” and that is why it takes a calling from God to do his work in the role of a youth pastor
We need to help parents realize that just waiting until arriving at church to worship isn’t enough, for themselves and for their kids
More than half of college students (55%) admit they hide their finances and spending information from Mom Dad
Over 2.6 million single fathers in the US and they reported in 2012 there were over 2 million stay-at-home dads
Fourteen-year-old Florida teen Lily Marie Hartwell, who was a fan of the cult horror character
Deadmau5 isn’t backing down, and has told Disney to lawyer up
Puberty may biologically wire teens to stay up late and wake up late—which means that forcing them to bed earlier won’t do much good
Clothes aren’t as important to me,” She probably spends more on technology because she likes to “stay connected,”
by Jim Liebelt
Teenagers in Britain shows that many think porn leads to unrealistic or damaging views about sex
Rutgers University has found that social media doesn’t encourage discussion on controversial subjects. It may, in fact, cause people to stay quiet
…And Why I Stay In It
Understanding, promoting and cheering for one another’s ministry is a sign of health, maturity and holistic mentality
…without diplomacy and tact only causes us to get burned-out, worn out, or thrown out.
Here are the latest stats about our teens use their phones, from dawn till dusk
More importantly, though, we need to be discussing these things with our kids
A snapshot of the 5-hour Intensive on “Sticky Faith: How to Help Teens Maintain Their Faith Long-Term.”
Youth workers take advantage Jonathan McKee’s FREE resource, it is the best I have seen in a long time
Controversial Game of Thrones Nude Scene Is HAPPENING BUT NOT IN CHURCH
Popularity, availability… how about the morality of these shows?
Here is a tip or memory trick for your students
Photos of Fads From Around the U.S.
by Josh Griffin
#1.Connect the change to the overall mission and vision…
Their audience are children and those children are being raised to believe their value is in how pretty they are and how many guys want them
A fun Rock ‘n’ Roll parable with an upbeat, inspiring, message about finding purpose, revealing secrets, and experiencing redemption
11-year-old boy, who attends an online school was asked to remove a picture of a gun from his digital profile..virtual guns are banned from virtual school
When she saw a display recommending books to read after the soft-pornographic book “After Fifty Shades of Grey.”
11 Signs of Doom
By Greg Stier
A new report puts the price of educating the thousands of illegal immigrant children who recently crossed into the U.S
In 2012, just over 10 percent of high school seniors said they had smoked pot before driving at least once in the prior two weeks
Beware…just because it’s up in the cloud doesn’t mean it can’t come raining back to Earth
I thought it would be fun to think of a few cultural touchstones related to the incoming high school freshman
Bestselling New Testament volumes are made available in electronic form search every page for a passage or topic in only seconds
Most parents who divorce are in denial about how it affects their kids
Top entrepreneurs use three simple rules when building up their network of professional contacts
5 Things to Know About Your Future Hires
Dare to be Bright: a systenatic, holistic approach to studying forexams and doing better at school
They loved the 90s TV and Movies..“letting kids be kids” more educational and wholesome. Family, lessons, morals,
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?
Teens are seeking cheaper clothes with no logos that they can use to assemble their own unique outfits
A 19-year-old college student from Georgia secretly filmed a confrontation with his Christian parents who disapproved of him being gay
Black children with fathers without a high school diploma, 50% parental incarceration by 14, compared to 7% of white children
For students entering college this fall in the Class of 2018 they were…