Tag Archive for youth ministry resources

I’m A Pastor And I Want You To...

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When believers approach their individual involvement and commitment in a casual manner it weakens the entire body of Christ and the impact…

Book: “Future Faith”

on June 18, 2018 by

Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century”

Doughnut Appreciation

on May 31, 2018 by

Download and cut out the tags we’ve created to let the people your family appreciates

Thriving Values Resources For Parents On...

on May 31, 2018 by

Helping You Understand the Times and Know How to Respond

Barna: What The UK Doesnt Know About The...

on May 31, 2018 by

Much to celebrate about the work of the Church in the UK. But how are churches perceived by non-churchgoers?

The Next Evangelicalism

on May 30, 2018 by

Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity

Book: Caught In Between

on May 18, 2018 by

Engage Your Preteens Before They Check Out. A comprehensive strategy for engaging preteens well before they make the transition

Book: Spiritual Grit

on May 17, 2018 by

A Journey Into Endurance. Character. Confidence. Hope

Book: Screenwise

on May 17, 2018 by

The core message of the book is that kids need mentoring, not (just) monitoring, and that kids deserve more empathy from adults…

10 apps Every Youth Pastor Should Have...

on May 16, 2018 by

I use plenty of other apps during the year, but these apps help me make it through the chaotic summer schedule

New At Youth Ministry?

on May 15, 2018 by

Here’s Help From Vision to Volunteers

Barna: Spiritual Conversations In The...

on May 9, 2018 by

How Christians’ Approach to Sharing Their Faith Has Changed in 25 Years

Campus Ministry Link: HS Students To...

on April 27, 2018 by

Connect your high school students to a campus ministry

How To Create An Inviting Culture…

on April 14, 2018 by

Use Social Media Strategically

Church Planting as Youth Ministry. Pt1

on April 9, 2018 by

An ongoing column which draws together insights from two crucial spheres of ministry: youth ministry and church planting

How To Lead When Your Not In Charge

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Learning to cultivate influence without authority is foundational to navigate culture today

 

Book: Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood...

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A practical guide to building your child’s bond with family and fostering school success amid the allure of digital screens

St. Patrick’s Day Lesson

on March 17, 2018 by

St. Patrick’s Bad Analogies

Parent’s Guide To Social Media Use For...

on March 15, 2018 by

Children’s health experts warned that excessive use of digital devices and social media “is harmful to children and teens.”

Book: Hearts Of The Fathers

on March 9, 2018 by

Leaving a Legacy That Lasts! There is a fatherhood crisis in America. At the core of nearly all social ills facing America…

Divine Words For Desperate Parents

on February 24, 2018 by

I am trusting you, O LORD, saying, “You are my God!” My future is in your hands. (Ps. 31:14–15)

Solution To Smartphone Addiction Is Now...

on February 23, 2018 by

Grades have gone up, and discipline problems have plummeted. Students are interacting, talking to each other, reading, kicking a ball, socializing — because…

The Good Book: For Kids And Adults

on February 23, 2018 by

Explore 40 key Bible chapters that laid the foundation for understanding the entirety of scripture

Where To Get Practical Parenting Help

on February 22, 2018 by

Look at the last five articles I’ve written

Tragedy: 3 Week Teaching Series

on February 20, 2018 by

Written by youth workers who have all walked students through tragedy, helping them find their way through the darkness to the other…

Book: 4 Views On Pastoring LGBTQ...

on February 13, 2018 by

I felt like it was the first time I was reading something that gave actual direction on possible approaches to ministry

My Favorite Graphic Creating apps In...

on February 12, 2018 by

But over the past several years there has been 1 app that I have settled into using on a regular basis.

Apologetic Book: The Truth Is…

on February 11, 2018 by

The Truth Is: Sharing The Truth of Jesus with Confidence, Conviction, and Compassion

Grow Numbers

on February 6, 2018 by

Grow Numbers is a check-in, attendance tracker, and database management software built specifically for Youth Ministry.

Simply Text

on February 6, 2018 by

Simply Text enables consistent and effective communication across channels to everyone involved in your ministry

Book: Families And Faith

on February 1, 2018 by

Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations

Book: The Blessing..Biblical Tool To...

on February 1, 2018 by

Biblical tool that can help YOU (Parents) communicate unconditional love into the lives of your kids

Biblical Sexuality Among Families

on January 28, 2018 by

Sex Education Curriculum for Families and Parent Conversation Guide

4 Views On Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers

on January 26, 2018 by

Effective Ministry to Gay, Bi, Trans, Queer, and Questioning Students Among Us

Helping Strangers May Help Teens’...

on January 22, 2018 by

When teens step out of their comfort zone to help people they don’t know, they feel confident

Book: Your Family God’s Way

on December 27, 2017 by

Helpful he offers communication advice into two crucial areas of family life: communication and conflict resolution

Internet Safety

on December 23, 2017 by

A way to protect computers from accessing inappropriate content on the internet

Making An Impact In A Culture Of Instant...

on December 23, 2017 by

When we overinvest in the young, we proclaim our hope in the future. We train and educate young people to envision a…

Faith Formation In A Secular Age

on December 22, 2017 by

Responding to the Church’s Obsession with Youthfulness (Ministry in a Secular Age

Reimagining Young Adult Ministry

on December 22, 2017 by

A Guidebook for the Ordinary Church

Christmas Time:“Circuit Jammers To...

on December 20, 2017 by

5 communication “circuit jammers” to avoid as you spend time with your children and teens this Christmas season

Book: Growing Up Social

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Being a parent is hard. So, too, is navigating technology and screen time with young children.

Teachable Doctrines Of The Faith

on December 7, 2017 by

52  gospel centered questions and answers. Also devotional book and curriculum book for developing Christian beliefs in a child’s heart and mind.

4 Topics You Should Teach On Every Year

on November 29, 2017 by

Here are some recommendations in each of the following 4 areas

Doug Fields: Understanding Relational...

on November 28, 2017 by

Great for volunteer training. Give DYMU a try for FREE? We’ll give you access to a session from YM101.

Book: Dare 2 Share. Equip Youth To Share...

on November 27, 2017 by

Learn how to intentionally engage others in real, give-and-take dialogue and invite them into the most life-changing relationship they’ll ever experience

View The Bibles That Came Over On The...

on November 23, 2017 by

The Museum of Bible 8-story, $500 million museum features artifacts, exhibits and a Christian-themed musical

Best Travel Advice For Youth Pastors

on November 21, 2017 by

10 Flight Tips If You Actually Want to Get There

Communicating Like A Social Media Pro

on November 17, 2017 by

How many hours do you put into managing your social media accounts?

3 Ways To Get Students To Read Their...

on November 17, 2017 by

According to Ed Stetzer, “only 45 percent of those who regularly attend church read the Bible more than once a week.”

Book: Understanding Your Teen….By...

on November 16, 2017 by

Shaping Their Character, Facing Their Realities

Book: Reclaiming Conversation

on November 4, 2017 by

The power of talk in a digital age

app Helps Parents Figure Out If Their...

on November 4, 2017 by

If it spots something fishy, whether your kid created it or received it, it sends you a real-time alert. Cannot view the picture

Manage Your Family’s Screen Time…...

on November 4, 2017 by

Put down your phone and get back to your life

3d Guide To Making Wise Media Choices

on October 31, 2017 by

Leaders Guide

Stranger Things…3d Cultural...

on October 31, 2017 by

I cannot emphasize enough just how important and necessary it is to teach kids these skills

3d Media Reviews

on October 31, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

An Inside Look At The Museum Of The...

on October 29, 2017 by

Chairman of the board Hobby Lobby Steve Green sits down with Judge Jeanine to discuss the importance of the Bible

New Book By Timothy Eldred Alone Sucks

on October 10, 2017 by

Tells the story of aloneness and untangles the many lies of life..

52 Family Dinner Discussions

on September 27, 2017 by

by ParentMinistry

The Streetlights App

on September 26, 2017 by

Students study the Bible through creative audio presentations of various biblical texts set to musical tracks

Book: iGen

on September 23, 2017 by

Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up..Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood–and What That Means for the Rest of Us

College Transition Connection

on September 19, 2017 by

Campus Ministry Link is a way to connect students with campus ministries, on any college campus across the nation

Stalking Your Daughter

on September 17, 2017 by

Yesterday I told my friend Brian, “I hope you don’t mind, I stalked your daughter last week on her Instagram

Better Family Engagement In Ministry

on September 15, 2017 by

Search Institute’s Don’t Forget the Families Study…re-examining assumptions about family engagement

5 Reasons I Recommend The Youth Culture...

on September 8, 2017 by

After many years in youth ministry there is now a news resource that I can recommend and encourage you to use…

Flashback: Canadian Study Of Young...

on September 5, 2017 by

Hemorrhaging Faith: Why and When Canadian Young Adults are Leaving, Staying and Returning to Church

Help Dads Fight Pornography

on August 30, 2017 by

68% of men in church view pornography on a regular basis

Why Your Family Needs To Play And Have...

on August 19, 2017 by

The opposite of play is not in fact work, as you might have guessed, but it’s actually depression

Values: The Impact Of A Gap Year

on August 10, 2017 by

Many people choose to abandon their faith when unable to defend it against secular humanism and other misguided worldviews

Book: Youth Ministry 2027

on August 10, 2017 by

A New Vision for Youth Ministry in This Present Future

God’s Big Picture: Tracing The...

on August 9, 2017 by

Scripture is “one story,”..understand the exact nature of that storyline. God’s Kingdom: God’s People living in God’s Place under God’s Rule, and…

Book: The Teen’s Guide To Social...

on August 4, 2017 by

21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Is Social Media Causing Depression In...

on August 3, 2017 by

The Darkside of social media

Book: Help Your Family Become Tech-Wise

on August 2, 2017 by

gives a vision for a life of beauty, relationships, and creativity not enslaved to technology

Book: The Next Story..Faith, Family And...

on August 2, 2017 by

“instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls.

Book: 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

on August 2, 2017 by

Do You Control Your Phone — Or Does Your Phone Control You?

Values: Counter Cultural Parenting…...

on July 20, 2017 by

“When Parent Must Contradict Culture”

Book: A Practical Guide To Culture…...

on July 20, 2017 by

Helping The Next Generation Navigate Today’s World

Book: From Good To Grace

on July 20, 2017 by

Letting Go of the Goodness Gospel. The “goodness gospel” looks like a life driven by exteriors: a perfectly decorated room, well-mannered children,…

Six Books For Your First Year In Student...

on July 12, 2017 by

Reflection, and strategic implementation are invaluable to building a sustainable, God-glorifying ministry

7 Family Ministry Essentials

on June 26, 2017 by

A Strategy for Children’s and Student Ministry Leaders

Smaller Church Youth Ministry

on June 26, 2017 by

No Staff, No Money, No Problem! Small churches can have a big impact on the faith journey of their young people

How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart

on June 19, 2017 by

A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices – 10 Pack

Helpful….. New Free Resources By...

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We have posted some really helpful free resources in the last month or two. I wanted to highlight a few in case…

Harvard Withdraws 10 Acceptances For ...

on June 10, 2017 by

The Facebook messaging group was at one point titled “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens.”

Book: When Parenting Isn’t Perfect

on June 3, 2017 by

Jim Daly

Resources For Parents Wanting To Break...

on May 27, 2017 by

We wanted to provide our viewers with resources for more information, support and how to help others

Free 7-week Parenting Curriculum…...

on May 21, 2017 by

7 videos, each one seeding conversation about the 7 vital changes I’d make

Free College Ministry Resources!

on May 1, 2017 by

ebook, articles, podcasts & discipleship tools!

Book: Spiritual Parenting

on April 24, 2017 by

This book has been the most useful in understanding how to incorporate faith into the nitty-gritty everyday moments of life within the…

Face To Face And Hashtag Evangelism

on March 24, 2017 by

This event will change lives

Book: This Changes Everything

on March 24, 2017 by

How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years

Book: Meet Gen Z

on March 24, 2017 by

How Should the Church Approach Us?

Book: Onward

on March 21, 2017 by

Engaging The Culture Without Losing The Gospel

Book: Owning Faith

on March 20, 2017 by

Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith Journey of Teenagers

The Search To Belong: Rethinking...

on March 20, 2017 by

by Joseph R. Myers

Book Review: Growing Young

on March 18, 2017 by

Sean McDowell‏

Book: Venti Jesus Please

on March 16, 2017 by

Listen in on their real conversation as teens talk about life, God, and relationships.
A clear gospel message for today’s teens

Book: The Skinny On Outreach

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by Greg Stier