Tag Archive for communication

What’s The Deal With Burnbook?

on March 30, 2015 by

…And it’s why my social media talks are based in principles instead of a single app…

Create A Code Word To Help Teens Out Of...

on March 25, 2015 by

Two realities of teen life is they end up in sticky situations and it’s awkward, scary and hard to get out of…

Values: Creating A Culture Through...

on March 24, 2015 by

The reality is that you possess the power to create culture because of what you value

The Peacemaker Student Edition

on February 3, 2015 by

Handling Conflict

Conflict In Youth Ministry

on February 3, 2015 by

Proactively Responding to Parent Conflict in Youth Ministry

Teens Driving Under The Influence…...

on February 2, 2015 by

Can It Be Reduced by Parental and Spiritual Influence?

The Need for Super Bowl Conversations

on February 2, 2015 by

So what did I take away from this year’s Super Bowl?

How Girls Are Seeking (and Subverting)...

on January 29, 2015 by

From selfies to shout-outs, girls are using social media both to build up and break down their self-image

10 Tips For Becoming A Family-Friendly...

on January 28, 2015 by

By Doug Fields

Get Your Teenager Talking

on January 26, 2015 by

“The perfect tool for connecting with todays teenagers”-Dr. Kevin Leman

Pope Francis: Families Should Put Aside...

on January 25, 2015 by

“The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate…

Teen Online Dangers [infographic]

on January 12, 2015 by

I often wonder if the changing times today are similar to periods in history where cultures were transformed by the tools they…

Parents: Are These Secret Texting...

on January 10, 2015 by

Here are some of the acronyms that some teens use and a few thoughts concerning how to respond

My Favorite Leadership Books From 2014

on January 9, 2015 by

Terry Linhart

A YouTube Star Just Got Her Own...

on January 7, 2015 by

Comedian and vlogger based in LA, is one of the first YouTube-made celebs making the jump to a major network for her…

The Lost Practice Of Catechisms For...

on January 7, 2015 by

…they would be memorized and used for Christian growth and training

V2H Newsletter: The Youth Culture Report...

on December 31, 2014 by

The Year That Was 2014

Cyber Gossip

on December 8, 2014 by

The Power of Words Taking Their Toll in Online Environments

Mean Teen

on December 5, 2014 by

Shocker: New Study Shows High School Boys Are Meaner Than Girls!

Many Teens Suffer ‘Cyber’ Dating...

on December 5, 2014 by

Evidence has already shown that cyber dating abuse is linked to physical, sexual and psychological abuse

Flashback: Preaching For Youth: What To...

on December 1, 2014 by

Rachel Blom

How To Reduce Teen Sexual Activity

on December 1, 2014 by

How to Reduce Teen Sexual Activity

Jonathan McKee

 

A Baptist, a pediatrician, and an executive from Planned Parenthood walked into a bar to…

The Small Group Fail

on November 28, 2014 by

“You must really love us, because there is no way I would be back after the beating you took last week.”

Local School Districts Look To Reach...

on November 25, 2014 by

Any organization that values communicating with its public can’t just go to one source … you have to have the same message…

Jonathan McKee’s TV Interview...

on November 21, 2014 by

SEX…. “We need to talk with our kids about this regularly!”

How To Build Positive Relationships With...

on November 18, 2014 by

Tips from Teens

3 Keys To A Successful Relationship With...

on November 18, 2014 by

Never assume you are always right and everyone else is wrong. Unless you are Jesus of course

Secret Lives Of Teens: Translating...

on November 13, 2014 by

Teens explain all the terms they use to keep things hidden from parents

YS Group Texting [Review]

on November 12, 2014 by

The best thing about using a texting program is that people actually will see the message

4 Emerging Apps for Teenagers

on October 8, 2014 by

….& Three Overarching Behavioral Trends

Mixed Messages

on October 7, 2014 by

Alcohol Promotions on College Campuses

Teen Slang Quiz Time!

on October 6, 2014 by

How Well Do You Know Today’s Slang? Are you up on your slang? It’s quiz time!

“Why Won’t They Listen?” The Cry...

on October 6, 2014 by

Jonathan McKee

Vince Lombardi’s Success Formula

on October 6, 2014 by

“Task + Relationship Excellence = Results”

How To Monitor Your Kids Without Turning...

on October 3, 2014 by

Whether you choose to use tech to monitor your kids is something is only you can decide. But if you do, here…

Sexual Consent… App?

on October 2, 2014 by

I guess it’s no surprise that now some college students will rely on an app for sexual consent

The Dare 2 Share app

on October 2, 2014 by

Have all the core evangelism training of Dare 2 Share at their fingertips free of charge!

7 Ways To “Break The Ice” With Kids

on October 2, 2014 by

By Greg Baird

Leadership Conference in Miami

on October 1, 2014 by

Gospel Leadership Network

5 Instant Steps to Ask Better Discussion...

on September 29, 2014 by

One of the most engaging and life-giving methods youth workers can use is discussion

Conservative Student Is Victim Of ‘...

on September 26, 2014 by

The leftist students can’t form coherent, well-reasoned arguments so they resolve to smear campaigns or personal attacks

Expert Reveals Biggest Concern About...

on September 25, 2014 by

“Fifth grade is the new ninth grade,”

Do Your Teenagers Have Gospel Fluency

on September 25, 2014 by

by Greg Stier

How To Engage Youth In Conversation&...

on September 24, 2014 by

But what about new adult leaders? Will they persist through the awkwardness of a conversation in order to get to the good…

Is Sunday School Destroying Our Kids?

on September 23, 2014 by

Is the gospel our central theme, or is it a “PS” tacked onto the end? With a So be good like…

High School Footballer Pull Off An...

on September 22, 2014 by

“Regardless of the scoreboard, you’re going to be successful!”

“Don’t Be A Lab Rat.”...

on September 19, 2014 by

Colorado Tries Hard To Convince Teens That Pot Is Bad For You

Taylor Swift Makes Unprecedented Move On...

on September 18, 2014 by

Yesterday, a girl was being bullied on her Instagram account and Taylor Swift posted this

3 Surprising Things I Do To Prepare To...

on September 17, 2014 by

“he (Bohoeffer)often said that if one couldn’t communicate the most profound ideas about God and the Bible to child something was amiss

Four Things A Youth Leader Should SayTo...

on September 17, 2014 by

As I move into a new phase of ministry life, I am in reflective mood. I have been thinking about when it has actually made a difference . .the things I have said

Inside The Secret World Of Teen Suicide...

on September 13, 2014 by

Really, our goal is to create dialogue around these behaviors and help people. We want Tumblr to be a place where we…

28 Ways to Ask Your Teens ‘How Was...

on September 12, 2014 by

Without Asking Them ‘How Was School Today?’

The Dangers of Messaging Students

on September 12, 2014 by

Dangers?!? What possible dangers are there in messaging students?

Teens Are Awesome, But Here Are Some...

on September 4, 2014 by

The Top 18

The Best Free Online Training…From...

on September 4, 2014 by

Youth workers take advantage Jonathan McKee’s FREE resource, it is the best I have seen in a long time

12 Tips for Stopping a Ministry or Event

on September 4, 2014 by

#1.Connect the change to the overall mission and vision…

7 Steps To Deliver Top Notch Messages

on September 1, 2014 by

If you do not know how to deliver a message to teenagers you’ll have a hard time influencing and impacting them

Crystal Kirgiss: Changing Views of Youth...

on August 29, 2014 by

Branded New Video

The Future of Evangelism (an important...

on August 25, 2014 by

Greg Stier

The App That Will Change How You Do...

on August 22, 2014 by

Track attendance for events, monitor attendance trends over time by gender and school, and create smart filtered groups for powerful communication

One Vital Question that will Transform...

on August 22, 2014 by

Do the work of connecting these to students’ lives in new and compelling ways—ways that make them…

3 Things You Will Want to Have Ready for...

on August 21, 2014 by

A few things I have found to be helpful as you get ready to kick off the new school year

New Toyota Minivan Will Make It Easier...

on August 21, 2014 by

Driver Easy Speak, a system that amplifies parents’ voices, enabling them to be heard over kids’ screaming

Study Finds Online Bullying Creates Off...

on August 18, 2014 by

Online victimization has offline consequences…negative effects for students, including fear of victimization

Flashback: Stronger Father-Son...

on August 18, 2014 by

“To protect children from harm, we believe that nothing takes the place of good parenting,”

Can You Hear Me Now Part 6

on August 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report

Can You Hear Me Now Part 5

on August 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report

Can You Hear Me Now Part 4

on August 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report

Oxford Dictionaries Adds ‘Hot Mess,’...

on August 15, 2014 by

A new batch of words to their database, validating young people and making life less confusing for old people

Can You Hear Me Now? Part 1

on August 12, 2014 by

We can be so connected to others through media and technology and yet seeing or hearing God seems so foreign?

Can You Hear Me Now? Part 2

on August 12, 2014 by

If you really want to connect with God you are going to have to do some FACETIME. Looking God square in the…

How To Pastor When You Have To Report...

on August 11, 2014 by

How Do I Know What Is Report Worthy? What To Do When A Child Reports Abuse.What Do You Do After Abuse Is…

Four Moments I’m Preparing Students To...

on August 11, 2014 by

God is not obligated to grant them their wishes, but he is always for them, even in their season of disappointment

DOING LESS

on August 11, 2014 by

We need to do less of what doesn’t matter and more of what does

Stop Pretending Sex Never Hurts

on August 11, 2014 by

If we’re going to warn people of the perils of Big Gulps, shouldn’t we warn them of the dangers of sex?

Child Evangelism or Covenant Theology?

on August 6, 2014 by

The Reformed Church has failed to teach its members the implications of covenant theology for their children

The Dynamics Of Lying

on August 5, 2014 by

We’re more likely to lie to our parents about whether we’ve used drugs

Cheat Codes: A Quick Guide to Teens and...

on August 5, 2014 by

How can parents get their kids to stop playing games so much and do something more “social?”

Sex And Evangelical Young Culture

on July 31, 2014 by

Promising amazing sex in exchange for purity doesn’t serve anyone…

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS,...

on July 22, 2014 by

Marko

Flashback: Demonizing Teenagers

on July 22, 2014 by

Mike King

Middle Schoolers Who Text More Have Sex...

on July 21, 2014 by

Oddly researchers found that about 20% of students have received a sext, only five % said they’d sent one

A New Look @ Navigating Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

9 Things Adults Need to get Rid of to...

on July 18, 2014 by

Last March, a post rocked the internet…I thought, my goodness, most of this could apply to adults!

Flashback: Social Media Affecting Teens&...

on July 15, 2014 by

Young people feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see

Miley Cyrus Going Too Far In Trippy,...

on July 10, 2014 by

Miley Cyrus in new drug-filled, explicit video

‘Sextortion’ Is An Online &...

on July 3, 2014 by

The number of complaints of online enticement of children is climbing.

Oh Crap: The Fears of Teens Today

on July 2, 2014 by

Do you know what teens fear?

Millennials Shy Away from Voice Mail

on June 30, 2014 by

The expectation is that we send each other text messages, and if you wanted to talk to someone, you’d answer their…

The Apps Teens Actually Love

on June 27, 2014 by

Top 5 Charts

Police Must Have a Warrant to Search...

on June 26, 2014 by

The Fourth Amendment protects the right of the people against unreasonable searches and seizures

“When Should I Allow My Children...

on June 23, 2014 by

Adam McLane

Teens Still Want To Talk Face To Face

on June 9, 2014 by

52% believe using social media and text helps their friendships and 32% believe it helps with family.

Flashback: 5 Ways to Communicate to...

on June 9, 2014 by

Youth Ministry Media

Mom Stunned By School Awards

on June 6, 2014 by

School awards ceremony featured swearing, sex toys

Mom Who Refused to Let Nurse Have ...

on June 6, 2014 by

“This has everything to do with the erosion of parental rights

A Letter To My Boys (The Real Reason I...

on June 5, 2014 by

I want to watch your face illuminated by the majesty of life – not the glow of a screen

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should...

on June 5, 2014 by

10 research-based reasons for this ban

5 Things to Say to a Child Who Tells You...

on June 4, 2014 by

#4: Things will never be same, but the pain and sadness will eventually lessen

Brutal 30-Second Ad May Finally Change...

on June 3, 2014 by

A 30-second ad illustrating how even one thoughtless time texting while driving can be deadly