Tag Archive for youth ministry

Shifting Your Parenting Goals

on June 23, 2022 by

Adam McLane

3 Ways to Reach Busy Students This...

on June 22, 2022 by

Youth ministry is shifting and changing. It is morphing into something it has never been before, and I am not sure…

Lessons I’ve Learned Over My 30 Years...

on June 22, 2022 by

Greg Stier: The 5 Most Important Lessons…

Teaching God’s Design For Sex and...

on June 21, 2022 by

Walt Mueller: 10 truths on sex and gender in God’s Word we must continually teach our children and teens

Belief In God In U.S. Dips To 81%, A New...

on June 21, 2022 by

81% believe in God, down from 87% in 2017

Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on June 20, 2022 by

Is it OK to give advice to my grown child? What’s the difference between enabling and helping? What boundaries should I have if my…

Help Me With… Administration

on June 20, 2022 by

We gathered up some of our favorite resources to help

The Origin Of Father’s Day

on June 19, 2022 by

Paul Harvey on Father’s Day

100 Examples: Trans-Males Who Have...

on June 11, 2022 by

How many victims do you deem acceptable collateral damage for prioritising male feelings over women’s safety?

When States Legalize Pot, More Teens...

on June 9, 2022 by

Pot use among U.S. minors increases when states legalize recreational cannabis for adults, according to a new study

LGBTQ & School Lunch Agenda Holds...

on June 4, 2022 by

This administration believes children belong to them, not parents, and wants to ensure the next generation is confused about its gender

Film Trailer: What Is A Woman…

on June 2, 2022 by

The Left claims that traditional cultures have fluid notions of gender. That’s… not exactly what I found

God Isn’t Looking At Your Parenting...

on May 31, 2022 by

by Dawson Cooper

Trust God With Your Kids

on May 30, 2022 by

“Never give up on praying for your kids’ spiritual development, regardless of how fruitful or unfruitful they appear right now. Pray diligently,…

Kids As Idols… What Does Social Media...

on May 30, 2022 by

By Walt Mueller

The Sacred Life Of A Mother’s Mind

on May 30, 2022 by

by Abigail Dodds

School Shootings And Grief

on May 28, 2022 by

Resources for Parents and Youth Pastors

Southern Baptist Convention Releases...

on May 28, 2022 by

The list includes hundreds of entries from alleged cases spanning mainly from 2000 to 2019

Creating Boundaries In Our Youth...

on May 28, 2022 by

In light of the revelations from the SBC investigation this week, we wanted to share some of the content we have developed…

Made In God’s Image

on May 26, 2022 by

What Does That Mean for Teens?

Bible Messages For Youth That Make A...

on May 25, 2022 by

Rachel Blom: What Bible messages are you impressing upon your teens to reaffirm them?

Families Cancel Vacations, Summer Camp...

on May 25, 2022 by

“75% of parents say they are concerned about the rising cost of everyday purchases like food or gas.”

Video: Sr. Pastor Busted For Sex W/...

on May 25, 2022 by

‘I Was Just 16 When You Took My Virginity On Your Office Floor. (They prayed for the pastor but not the victim)

“Like A Creepy Neighbor”...

on May 24, 2022 by

The auto insurance company State Farm is encouraging its agents in Florida to donate books promoting transgenderism to 5-year-olds to their local…

Ways To Care For Teenagers With…....

on May 24, 2022 by

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34

Ways To Care For Teenagers Who Are...

on May 24, 2022 by

In 2020, it was estimated that 4.1 million adolescents between 12-17 had at least one major depressive episode

Ways To Care For Teenagers Who Are...

on May 24, 2022 by

In 2021, the CDC officially declared a National Emergency in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

How Can Kids Change The World?

on May 23, 2022 by

Walt Mueller

Popular Kids In School More Likely To Be...

on May 23, 2022 by

Popular means that everyone knows you, but they may not necessarily consider you a buddy

Mental Health Should Kids Have...

on May 23, 2022 by

Many kids have a smartphone by age 12, and some even younger.

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?

Talking To Your Middle Schooler About...

on May 19, 2022 by

This two-part blog on talking with your children about sexuality is more important now than ever before. All research says that the…

Theology Of Healthy Sexuality

on May 19, 2022 by

– Jim Burns

Middle Schoolers Accused Of Sexual...

on May 18, 2022 by

Middle schoolers accused of sexual harassment for not using preferred pronouns, parents say

How To Thrive In The Second Half Of Your...

on May 18, 2022 by

Now is the Perfect Time to Reboot Your Marriage

To Demonstrate Faith To Your Child’s...

on May 18, 2022 by

You may be raising your kids in the church, but what about your teenagers’ friends?

Care For Teenagers With…. Feeding And...

on May 13, 2022 by

4 Practical Ways to Support a Student with an Eating Disorder


on May 7, 2022 by

Walt Mueller


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Walt Mueller


on May 7, 2022 by

Walt Mueller

Apple ‘Tracker’ Used To Stalk Teen...

on May 4, 2022 by

Apple ‘Tracker’ Following Teen Visiting Disney World


Mom To Sue After Kid Transitioned @...

on May 4, 2022 by

‘Happening all over’ US

Substitution Is Not A “Theory Of The...

on May 3, 2022 by

Substitution Atonement is rather the essence of each image and the heart of the atonement itself

Dear Youth Pastor From Your Grown Up...

on May 3, 2022 by

Your ministry reached far beyond my youth. It infused my adulthood with grace and love, and the memory of it still leads…

For Parents Near The End Of Senior Year...

on April 28, 2022 by

Below are some resources from the Rooted blog for parents of high school seniors from parents who have been there

A Father’s Blessing

on April 28, 2022 by

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

Fear Of The Culture In Parenting

on April 28, 2022 by

One of the most encouraging episodes of the Rooted Parent Podcast!

Flashback Book: The Pandemic Population

on April 27, 2022 by

Eight Strategies to Help Generation Z Rediscover Hope After Coronavirus

My Kid Didn’t Get Into Their Dream...

on April 27, 2022 by

As a teacher, I’ve had the opportunity to watch a number of parents walk through this season with their high schoolers

Supreme Court Signals Victory For...

on April 27, 2022 by

The Supreme Court on Monday looked poised to side with a high school football coach who claims he was unfairly suspended for…

Protecting Children From Sextortion

on April 25, 2022 by

Taking advantage of these tools is a key step in protecting our children. But the most important thing we can do for…

Fighting Culture As A Parent With...

on April 25, 2022 by

Don’t Let the Culture Train Up Your Children in the Way They Should Go

Excellent Parenting Is Remarkably...

on April 23, 2022 by

Parenting requires focusing on maturing ourselves as much as maturing our children

Alice Cooper And God

on April 23, 2022 by

Once he became a father — everything changed. “It gave me a reason to stay sober,”  That life was better than a life…

Mother Yourself Out Of A Job

on April 22, 2022 by

Nurturing Children Toward Independence

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…

Bridging The Gap Between Senior Pastors ...

on April 21, 2022 by

How to more effectively communicate with your senior pastor

Grooming & Sexual Abuse Of Students...

on April 20, 2022 by

Families should be skeptical of introducing sexuality into the classroom at young ages, especially if teachers are permitted to keep those conversations…

Study: Public School Employees Were ...

on April 20, 2022 by

Government Accountability Office. Sexual abuse by school personnel raises particular concerns because of the trust placed in schools


Prevent Sexual Abuse By School…

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 . .

68% Of Americans ‘Less Likely To...

on April 16, 2022 by

Disney is focusing on creating content to expose young children to sexual ideas

High School Graduation Season Idea

on April 15, 2022 by

Ever had someone believe in you more than you believe in yourself?

Regretting Teen Sex Reassignment Surgery...

on April 15, 2022 by

What I wish I’d known when I was 19 and had sex reassignment surgery

Trans Youth Here Is Where Things May...

on April 15, 2022 by

Fueled by isolation and social media, some youth rush toward gender identity as answer to distress

“You Are Not A Brand.”

on April 14, 2022 by

…should be adopted by all of us as a part of our own personal creed. Living out of that reality offers a…

Being Hospitable In An Inhospitable...

on April 12, 2022 by

How? How do we do something focused and intentional about what is wrong in our society without turning the wrongdoers into the…

Did You Get A Raise? Do The Inflation #...

on April 11, 2022 by

Youth Pastor Compensation Update with Dan Navarra

Book: Undistracted, by Bob Goff

on April 11, 2022 by

What it looks like to live a beautiful and purposeful life rather than drifting aimlessly from one season to the next

Most Americans Can’t Name All 4 Of...

on April 9, 2022 by

Survey of 2,113 U.S. adults, including 1,911….a massive knowledge gap when it comes to recent family history

Free Curriculum To Prepare For Good...

on April 7, 2022 by

Video based curriculum I take the audience on the journey that Jesus went through

Podcast: The Future Of Parent Ministry

on April 7, 2022 by

What does parent ministry look like in different family dynamics

High School Youth Group Is Changing—So...

on April 7, 2022 by

How High School Youth Group Has Changed and What To Do

Teaching Students About The Atonement

on April 7, 2022 by

Students today are presented with various forms of “justice.” The focus on trying to fix what is broken in the world…

Walt Mueller: Youth Ministry And The...

on April 7, 2022 by

“Whoever you want to be, it’s yours to make on Instagram!”

Disney’s Child-Predator Problem

on April 4, 2022 by

Instead of promoting gender ideology, the company would be better served by addressing a longstanding history among its employees

Our 10 Failures Of Leading Volunteers

on March 31, 2022 by

Regardless of the size of your group, every healthy youth ministry has a healthy volunteer staff

Lessons From Ministry Mistakes

on March 31, 2022 by

They have taught me so many lessons and changed my philosophy of ministry along the way. Here are three of the “biggies”

women being beaten by biological males...

on March 30, 2022 by

If things don’t change, women’s sports will never be the same

10 Truths On Sex And Gender From God’s...

on March 30, 2022 by

Our children are being educated on sex and gender by a  cultural narrative as young as pre-school age

Youth Ministry Podcasts

on March 29, 2022 by

A collection of shows to help you win in youth ministry. The network is led by the longest-running podcast in youth ministry…

Theological Depth And Practical Ministry...

on March 29, 2022 by

Many volunteers within the church feel overwhelmed at the thought of serving in the youth ministry

This School District An All-out Assault...

on March 28, 2022 by

Remember, parents are not entitled to know their kids’ identities.

An Example And A Warning For Youth...

on March 28, 2022 by

From the Film ‘CODA’

Book: Young Adult Ministry Now

on March 28, 2022 by

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

Raising Girl Athletes In A Transgender...

on March 23, 2022 by

..this erasure of biological sex is a gross injustice—not only against the athletes forced into co-ed competition, but also against the God…

Supreme Court Nominee Gave Leniency 4...

on March 23, 2022 by

‘A lot of hiding’: Senators kept from seeing Sentencing Commission records on Supreme Court nominee

The Jesus I Wish I Knew in High School

on March 22, 2022 by

“We get it―and Jesus gets it too. Here’s who Jesus is and how he wants to meet you in this intense time.”

Why teenagers aren’t what they used to...

on March 22, 2022 by

Here’s how we’ve defined adolescence throughout history – and why it’s time for a new category

Guarding Our Children from Church Hurt

on March 21, 2022 by

“Church hurt” (pain inflicted by a religious institution) And Why Our Actions Matter

Faith After Youth Group

on March 18, 2022 by

How does mere knowledge become a lively faith?

High Schoolers Can Be Church Members,...

on March 18, 2022 by

Student ministries…tend to help students value Jesus but fail when it comes to helping students value the local church

Mental Health And Family

on March 17, 2022 by

As youth workers, I think we do a good job of talking about mental health and teens, although there are always ways…

“abcdefu” by GAYLE

on March 3, 2022 by

By Walt Mueller

Book: The Desecrators

on March 3, 2022 by

Defeating the Cancel Culture Mob and Reclaiming One Nation Under God

74% Say Raising Kids Today Much Harder...

on February 28, 2022 by

A recent survey has found that while new technology may seem to make parents’ lives easier, 74 percent of parents polled think…

Texas…Trans Surgeries, Puberty...

on February 26, 2022 by

Texas AG Ken Paxton Fights to Protect Children From Transgenderism

Book: 3 Big Questions That Change Every...

on February 26, 2022 by


Biologically Male Stayed In Cabin With...

on February 26, 2022 by

Controversy erupts after parents of Los Alamitos fifth-graders learn of sleeping arrangements at camp

The Dark Sexualization Side Of The...

on February 25, 2022 by

‘Dangerous by design’ metaverse apps allow children to access immersive digital sex clubs

5 Things I Learned As A Pastor’s Kid

on February 24, 2022 by

I grew up as a pastor’s kid and learned some pretty important lessons that churches need to know about pastors and their…