Tag Archive for sticky faith

Catechizing Our Kids…A Spiritual...

on May 15, 2024 by

The marks and characteristics of effective Christian nurture

Parenting: Who’s In Charge?

on May 15, 2024 by

Gentle, non-judgmental parenting is not good parenting. Have you read Deuteronomy 6 and Ephesians 6?

How We Can Help Solidify Teenagers’...

on April 12, 2024 by

Rites of Passage at Home and in the Church

How Do Our Kids Stay Christian?

on April 11, 2024 by

By Cameron Schaffer

Parenting Roller Coaster Teens

on March 13, 2024 by

Remain Steady in the Lord, With and For Our Teenager

Having Faith Conversations With Your...

on March 1, 2024 by

When families have healthy faith conversations in the home, the kids stay engaged in their faith when they get older.

Shepherding Children Through Hardships...

on February 28, 2024 by

The unshakable hope we have in the marvelous light of Jesus

Book: Faith Beyond Youth Group

on February 27, 2024 by

5 Ways to Form Character and Cultivate Lifelong Discipleship

Book: Church Doesn’t End With Z

on February 27, 2024 by

Why Gen Z is Leaving the Church and How to Reach Them

When Children And Teens Doubt...

on February 26, 2024 by

Walking with Children and Teens Through Doubts About Christianity

The Next Gen Is Leaving The Faith...

on October 4, 2023 by

Children born in the 1980s and ’90s never absorbed the faith in their home. And they walked away from it at an…

Book: “Live Your Truth” And Other...

on August 28, 2023 by

Apologist exposes modern day proverbs that trip up Christians and lure them from true biblical wisdom

Leading Students Into A Life Of...

on August 15, 2023 by

What does it mean to faithfully lead our children and teens into a life of discipleship?

Dear Parents, Play The Long Game

on May 7, 2023 by

We cannot parent in the same way our parents did when we were children. But the job description of a parent that…

Young People, Church Membership Isn’t...

on May 7, 2023 by

Find a local healthy local church, overlook its flaws, work against your own selfishness and resistance, and become a contributing member. The…

Flashback: Youth Ministry Statistics

on April 20, 2023 by

Time-tested norms on everything you need to know for a healthy ministry.

Book: Back-Pocket God. Study On The...

on April 20, 2023 by

Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Youth Groups Are Becoming Integrated...

on April 20, 2023 by

Youth Pastors Ditch Gross-Out Games and Help Student Ministry Grow Up

Tempted To Control Your Children’s...

on February 21, 2023 by

But one day, you might face a chasm. And only the Holy Spirit can carry them across

Recovering Proverbs 22:6 For A New...

on February 6, 2023 by

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it

Parents Low View on Kids Having Similar...

on January 25, 2023 by

Roughly a third (35%) of U.S. parents say it is extremely or very important to them that their children have similar religious…

Using Reason To Lead Little Ones To...

on November 11, 2022 by

A childlike faith isn’t at odds with intellectual curiosity. In fact, a child’s appetite for learning could be the conduit through which he…

Dear Parents…Are You Putting Faith...

on November 9, 2022 by

By Walt Mueller

5 Reasons Why Kids Grow up And Turn Away...

on October 27, 2022 by

There is no one-size-fits-all answer, but there are factors that it can be traced back to. Let’s take a look at five…

Does Church Really Help My Kid?

on October 14, 2022 by

Does Church Really Help My Kid?

3 Ways to Help Our Kids Tap into Truth

by Jonathan…

Advice From A College Student: Go To...

on October 8, 2022 by

Go to church your first Sunday in college. The most influential, biblically founded advice for me in my freshman year of college

Reframing The Work Of Youth Leaders

on October 6, 2022 by

When young people are adopted into the body of Christ and the local church family, youth ministry shifts from ministry FOR teenagers…

Book: Handing Down The Faith….. (To...

on September 8, 2022 by

How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation. by Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk

Christian Men And Their Godly Moms

on August 9, 2022 by

Timothy was a man of the Word because he had been raised by a woman of the Word.

What is The Church And Why Connecting...

on July 12, 2022 by

Student pastors must be diligent in connecting students to a new local church where they are moving

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Teen Years With...

on July 7, 2022 by

And be on the lookout for the release of an updated edition of The Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting…

God Isn’t Looking At Your Parenting...

on May 31, 2022 by

by Dawson Cooper

Church Is A Place To Be Equipped For...

on May 20, 2022 by

What is the church? What is its purpose? Why should we go to church? What is the church for?

A Father’s Blessing

on April 28, 2022 by

What moves a son to be blessed by his father (or his mother)?

Book: Don’t Miss It: Parent Like...

on April 21, 2022 by

Parents have approximately 936 weeks from the time their child is born until he or she graduates from high school. It goes…

Let Your Kids See Your Faith

on April 16, 2022 by

They are watching to see if we really believe what we say. They are looking to see . .

Book: Young Adult Ministry Now

on March 28, 2022 by

Churches need young adult ministry now because the Church needs young adults—now.

Faith After Youth Group

on March 18, 2022 by

How does mere knowledge become a lively faith?

Partnering With Parents In Youth...

on January 22, 2022 by

Partnering with parents in youth ministry can be a challenge

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.

Belong: 3 Big Questions That Change...

on December 11, 2021 by

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

Belong: Faith Questions Teens Are...

on December 9, 2021 by

The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast With Kara Powell and Brad Griffin

Belong: What Works For Student Ministry...

on December 9, 2021 by

Kara Powells advice to leaders leading young leaders

Belong: Ministering To Teens

on December 9, 2021 by

Things to consider


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…

A Survey Of Church History….Short...

on October 16, 2021 by

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

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

Family Meals Are More Frequent, Last...

on September 27, 2021 by

Family meals now last 15 minutes longer in the typical American household than they did before the pandemic began

How Parents Can Pass Their Faith On To...

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.

Book: Surviving Religion 101-Keeping The...

on July 25, 2021 by

A letter to his daughter to examining some of the toughest questions Christian students encounter at secular universities

When Students Leave The Faith

on May 29, 2021 by

4 Ways Youth Leaders Should Respond When Students Leave the Faith

Keeping The Faith

on May 14, 2021 by

The desire to pass on the faith to offspring in a world that does not seem to support that goal can put…

Helping Teenagers With Religious...

on May 13, 2021 by

Religious pluralism doesn’t have to be a youth ministry boogeyman

When Students Leave The Faith

on May 13, 2021 by

4 Ways Youth Leaders Should Respond

Gospel Marks Of A Shepherding Parent

on April 26, 2021 by

Parents and teenagers can nurture their relationships because of the grace, mercy, and forgiveness Jesus Christ provides

Children Who Bloom in an Instant

on April 21, 2021 by

Some children who were once the envy of parents everywhere are now the shame of their own

Leader’s Pocket Guide to...

on January 9, 2021 by

Discussion starters, tips, and wisdom to help your team have better conversations with parents in your ministry

Pew: Parents And Teens Faith Practice

on September 24, 2020 by

Pew survey shows teens, parents practice faith together, though teens are less religious

Study: Religious Practice Reduces ...

on May 13, 2020 by

“religious service attendance is associated with a lower risk of death from despair among health care professionals

Free Family TableTalk Conversations

on April 18, 2020 by

What a great opportunity to reset family values and focus on Christ together at the dinner table

Having Faith Conversations With Your...

on April 11, 2020 by

It’s such a crazy time for all of us. Families are feeling the stress and yet, for many of us, we have…

Young People’s Faith Doesn’t...

on April 4, 2020 by

Study: Religious upbringing given by both parents strengthens young people’s faith in God

Flashback: UK. Parents Passing On Faith?

on March 24, 2020 by

2016, survey with 1,013 parents across England, Scotland and Wales. How parents faith is engaging with their kids

Book: A Biblical Theology Of Youth...

on November 8, 2019 by

Excellent book … those of us who think theologically about youth ministry, and the role of youth pastor, have been waiting for.

Best Business Practices You Need In...

on November 2, 2019 by

We learned to integrate several of the best business practices into our family

Help! My Teen Is Questioning The Faith

on October 19, 2019 by

Here are a few ways we can build homes that allow our children to wrestle with questions of faith

Mistakes You Might Make In Your Next...

on June 19, 2019 by

The real value of family vacations is not in the activity. It’s for your kids to know you’re crazy about them

For The Freshmen Of Tomorrow

on June 11, 2019 by

Six Guiding Lessons for Graduates

5 Spiritual Dangers Of Skipping Church

on April 21, 2019 by

Why skipping church is a really bad idea

Talking Church With Your Teenager And...

on April 20, 2019 by

Encouraging participation over attendance

DYM: Parent Tips Podcast Hosted By...

on April 18, 2019 by

FREE podcasts about youth ministry, youth culture… and now they have me tackling parenting!

3 Reminders For Our College Bound Kids

on April 18, 2019 by

The first version of this article appeared on her blog when Kristen Hatton sent her freshman daughter off to college

Who Is Responsible for Children’s...

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Book: Within Reach

on April 8, 2019 by

The power of small changes in keeping students connected

How To Talk To Toung People About Doubt

on April 3, 2019 by

A teenager or young adult is going to ask you a tough question about God that you can’t answer…

Silence Is A Hindrance In Kids Faith...

on March 8, 2019 by

I actually would allow my kids more freedom in their high school years to explore and express their questions about faith

Growing Kids, Growing Parents

on March 6, 2019 by

Kara Powell and Steven Argue describe how to parent adolescent and young adult children

How To Help Your Family Grow Together...

on March 6, 2019 by

Guest Post By Kara Powell And Steve Argue

Growing With: A Book Review

on March 6, 2019 by

A Remarkable Parenting Resource

Flashback: How Serving Changes Kids

on March 1, 2019 by

What’s the number one priority our parents list?

Parents: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Kids In...

on February 17, 2019 by

Why it’s important for teens to be involved in a youth group

Beyond The Scrolling….Belonging

on January 31, 2019 by

Seeing the deeper longings behind teenagers and social media

What Teenagers Need From Us More Than...

on January 31, 2019 by

Our kids need a wall of support that doesn’t withdraw or abandon them. Even when they withdraw from us—

Book: Growing With

on January 31, 2019 by

Access a wealth of tools to help you nurture faith and family relationships when you preorder Growing With

The Parenting Marathon

on December 22, 2018 by

Eight Ways to Persevere in the Parenting Marathon

Family Meals Make For Teens Who Eat...

on December 7, 2018 by

Teens and young adults who ate with their family more tended to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fast or takeout…

Don’t miss these holiday resource...

on November 27, 2018 by

A gift for your church, your ministry, and your home

Grace First

on November 16, 2018 by

The point is – if God was going to say one major thing to us – it is a message of love….

Navigating Emotional Teenagers

on November 5, 2018 by

If you let your emotions lead when navigating your emotional teenager, you will likely cause them to shut down further.

Flashback: Why Youth Stay In Church When...

on October 30, 2018 by

It is converted students who go on to love Jesus and serve the church.

Processing The Tragedy Of School...

on October 29, 2018 by

We know this is not easy, so we’ve put together a few next-step resources you can utilize.

Ministering To Your Grandkids

on October 24, 2018 by

4 Things I want to be for my grandkids

How To Keep The Next Generation in...

on October 17, 2018 by

5 Ways On How To Keep the Next Generation in Church

4 Ways To Partner With Parents

on September 19, 2018 by

… (even when you aren’t one)

Why Americans Go (And Don’t Go) To...

on September 14, 2018 by

SECOND HIGHEST reason US adults attend church is because they want their children to have a moral foundation

Flashback: 3 Reminders For Our College...

on September 4, 2018 by

By God’s grace, knowing the true condition of their hearts and the reality of the world around them will help point them…

Orange Tour: A Huge Gift To Parents

on August 30, 2018 by

Orange Tour is a one-day event in 17 cities…Parent Cue Live is a two-hour experience help parents become more connected to your…

Barna: DevelopIng Teen’s Faith?

on August 14, 2018 by

Parents and Pastors: Partners in Gen Z Discipleship

Leveraging Milestones

on May 30, 2018 by

Making Spiritual Conversations Normal At Home

Book: Spiritual Grit

on May 17, 2018 by

A Journey Into Endurance. Character. Confidence. Hope