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I spoke at the Jr High Ministry at my church you cant let fear rule your life especially if Jesus is…
Lots of news from The Summit and the youth cartel
Before completely giving his daughter away one father had a few words he needed to say
25% are on a pathway to human thriving and the rest has fallen behind. They are lost, confused, medicated and alone.
THE YOUTH CULTURE REPORT BLOG
Join us live for a free live webcast with the Search Institute’s Family Assets expert Gene Roehlkepartain
Parents are the most influential person in your children’s faith journey, lets equip them to be spiritual leaders for their kids
If a child is going to accept your faith as his own, he must see it lived out..In YOU!
Group: Children’s Ministry
Due to a lack of clarity and accountability,the goals of youth ministry will always be difficult to reach
Hundreds of Christian students have decided to fight back against a national association of atheists and agnostics
A female CMU student dressed
up as the pope, and was naked from the waist down during a parade
It’s not just about assumed popularity anymore. It’s explicit. It’s quantifiable.
I know there are many things student pastors must learn to do well, but these are the ones I have been thinking…
Presenter at The Summit
“We are an ARMY…We are in a WAR for the hearts and minds of OUR GENERATION…failure is NOT an option.”
These questions point to something far greater than youth ministry
Students doubt all of the time. Do you let them?
If teens can learn trigonometry in high school, they can learn theology in church!
The app will tell you how many weeks you have left with your child before college
Why youth ministers need to embrace youth work practices
Greg Stier’s Book review of Alvin Reid’s new youth ministry book, As You Go. Get it, read it, do it!
Dealing With Special Needs Students In Your Youth Group
Sticky Faith Approaches to More Intentional Camps and Retreats
What are some unique ways you use social media in your youth ministry?
Relationships are key to having students in your ministry
Spiritual Formation rather than Behavior Modification
Here is a gospel message that seems to be actually be good news to my post-modern, post-Christian kids
Students have absolutely zero understanding of sin. Your morality is not their morality
Based on my conversations with kids and observations in the culture, I consider these five theological tools to minister effectively to today’s…
Utilize the time around things you already have scheduled
Rob Zombie unleashes new horror movie
Love must be sincere
PERRY NOBLE, BRAD LOMENICK, DOUG FIELDS, SHERRY SURRATT, HEATHER ZEMPEL, CHARLES JENKINS
Michael Bayne Interview
Best Price on Sticky Faith E-Books Ever
Quick, random, hits that we hope inspire you to try something new, too!
Preaching and Adolescents
See whats going on Now! Watch and Learn
People who lived in the stroke belt for their first 12 years, or ages 13 to 18, were 22% more likely to…
Terry Linhart talks with Sharon Ketcham
“Seek the welfare of the city…
Teens’ risky behavior reflects the unique effect of peer influence on the still-developing teenage brain
Patrick Snow spoke at one of the main sessions of the 2013 preteen leaders’ conference
If we’re unwilling to change to meet a changed culture, we have to accept the fact that our ministries will increasingly be…
If churches and youth workers both commit to this covenant, it will lead to.. healthier youth workers and ministries
Can you help us assess We Love Our Youth Worker
“Let’s get God back in the schools some way,” Ott said. “We’ve been praying in schools for 200 years. Why should we…
Younger generations are increasingly post-christian
A great way to thank and celebrate the seniors
A Youth Worker In Germany
Show, don’t tell.
There are 100,000 public schools and 300,000 churches in the US. How could we partner?
Some current social scientific research suggests it might
How Andy Griffith, Facebook and the American Dream Neutered the Gospel
Free is good when you have kids
Christine Yount Jones
Group: David Jennings
Chris McGough is the Asst. Professor of Youth Ministry at Central Bible College in Springfield, MO.
Takes Own Life After Lifelong Battle With Mental Illness
“Jr. High Ministry is not second rate or a stepping stone”
How the church has accepted juvenile behavior as the standard measurement of spirituality in the church
How we teach purity through a celebration of beauty and self-respect
She planned to impress her boyfriend’s grandparents on Christmas Eve backfired
By Todd Kardell
Fans call on MTV to cancel popular ‘Buckwild’ after Shain Gandee’s sudden death
By George Lockhart
“All I’m asking is that in the rush to establish new rights, that tolerance for religious freedom be considered as well.”
Half of the country believes the Bible should have more influence in today’s world,…claiming that the holy book has “too little…
But I oppose same-sex marriage because marriage is a sacrament, and there is a big difference between asking one to be tolerant,…
It is about fundamentally redefining the concept of family and transform American society in this nation and as Western Civilization has recognized…
If you want to succeed as a leader…
You’ll have to put your big boy (or girl) pants on…
And figure it out…
Drugs, Partying and Teen Motherhood
1,000 teenagers” giving up their spring break to serve in Mexico
A youth ministry book full of simple, practical advise for youth workers at any stage in ministry
Faith Comes By Hearing
“If only I had “X” I’d be happy.”
Pope warns the church that it could become just another charitable group if it forgot its true mission
Are Your Students Participants in Their Faith or Just Spectators?
From Great variety in tracks and workshops to Informal atmosphere
The world is very OK with teens living average lives, but we shouldn’t be
FREE Training Video – Part 1: First Thoughts
“Recruiting & Retaining Great Leaders”
How do you discourage teenagers from drinking, doing drugs, fighting, joining gangs and getting knocked up?
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.