Tag Archive for youth ministry

Restoring Relationships Free Webinar

on October 8, 2020 by

Barna

Flashback: Christians Struggled With...

on October 8, 2020 by

Barna

University’s Punishment Of...

on October 6, 2020 by

The Supreme Court to hear the case of a former student evangelist who was punished for trying to share his faith

Ministry In Both Worlds

on October 6, 2020 by

Students love online stuff but not all of it. Students need a balance. They need an in person connection as well

Dealing With High Anxiety Students

on October 6, 2020 by

Anxiety hits when the brain releases chemicals that send people into a “fight or flight” response

Junior High Discipleship: Always And...

on October 6, 2020 by

Here are a few (loosely connected) thoughts about junior highers and discipleship that may help

Student’s Freedom Of Speech And...

on October 3, 2020 by

Should a College Be Held Accountable for Violating a Student’s Freedom of Speech? This Supreme Court Case Will Decide

Va. Forces Christian Ministries To Adopt...

on October 3, 2020 by

Three Christian schools and a Christian network of pregnancy centers are suing Attorney General Mark Herring

Sex, Drugs, and Media Part 3

on October 1, 2020 by

Your children deserve honest, open, blunt and unashamedly biblical answers in the area of sex and sexuality

Suicide Rate Keeps Rising Among Young...

on October 1, 2020 by

A nearly 60% jump in suicides by young Americans since 2007 has experts alarmed and somewhat puzzled

Freedom, Anarchy Or Repression?

on September 24, 2020 by

Walt Mueller

Pew: Parents And Teens Faith Practice

on September 24, 2020 by

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

U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents...

on September 22, 2020 by

When it comes to religion, American teenagers and their parents tend to have a lot in common – though not quite as…

Sex, Drugs, And Media

on September 22, 2020 by

Since the days of Moses, God has given the primary responsibility of teaching and training children to the parent

Fewer Kids Carrying Coronavirus With Out...

on September 22, 2020 by

It is becoming clear that they do not amplify this virus the way they do influenza when it comes

Let Students Lead

on September 19, 2020 by

When a teen gets a chance to lead, they have an opportunity to own their faith

Parents You’re Not Failing, You’re...

on September 19, 2020 by

I’m going to share something with you my therapist shared with me weeks ago. And it’s about to blow your mind

Group Discussion Cash Baker: Taking A...

on September 19, 2020 by

This discussion brings up LGBTQ issues, Cash in this TikTok video chose to call it a sin

Free Online 1776 Curriculum That Rejects...

on September 17, 2020 by

African Americans, past and present, who have prospered by embracing America’s founding ideals of free enterprise, family, hard work, entrepreneurship, and faith

The Pandemic Is A Mental Health Crisis...

on September 16, 2020 by

New studies show caregivers with young children are stressed, with no signs of relief on the horizon

The Tik Tok Suicide Video: Guidance For...

on September 16, 2020 by

by Walt Mueller

Parents What Do Your Kids Think About...

on September 16, 2020 by

It’s a challenge to parents to live a life that is worthy of that kind of praise and recognition from their children

Book: Youth Ministry In This Season of...

on September 15, 2020 by

By Mark Oestreicher

Creating Change In Ministry

on September 15, 2020 by

You don’t need a new program or some complex system, you just need a few simple steps. Let me show you what…

DOUG FIELDS: Figuring Out Youth Ministry...

on September 15, 2020 by

Being a youth pastor during the last 5+ months has been so very wild for me!

What to Do When Your Adult Child Is...

on September 12, 2020 by

When an adult child violates our values, makes poor choices, or gets in deep trouble, we often question our parenting abilities

3 COVID-19 Youth Ministry Games

on September 12, 2020 by

With in-person gatherings happening more and more, we want to take a quick moment to solve your games problem for you

The Radical Sex Agenda Corrupting Your...

on September 11, 2020 by

What they’re teaching kids — as early as kindergarten — is disturbing

Netflix Cuties: Sexualization Of Young...

on September 11, 2020 by

Features ‘female breast nudity of a minor,’bums, and spread crotches of scantily clad’ children

Cuties: Netflix Defends Sexualization Of...

on September 11, 2020 by

Perverts are trying to groom the next generation

Film Critics Praise Cuties,’ Condemn ...

on September 11, 2020 by

Underage girls perform a raunchy dance number, with pelvic gyrations and suggestive touching.

Starting Out In Your New Youth Ministry...

on September 7, 2020 by

The First 5 People You Should Meet at a New Church

Help! My Teen Is Struggling With Anxiety

on September 7, 2020 by

After many months of battling anxiety, Pam had taken an overdose of pain medication and was rushed to hospital. Thankfully it wasn’t…

Charter Schools Focus On Students Rather...

on September 6, 2020 by

In the same building, 7% public school students pass the math test, in the charter school, 100% pass the test

The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker ...

on September 5, 2020 by

Part 1

The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker –...

on September 5, 2020 by

Part 2

The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker –...

on September 5, 2020 by

Part 3

The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker —...

on September 5, 2020 by

Part 4

Movie: SOUND OF FREEDOM..To End...

on September 4, 2020 by

A true story of a man who risks everything to bring hope to the most hidden corners of our world

Burnout Does Not Have To Be The End:...

on September 4, 2020 by

Burnout Part 1

Ways To Do SELF-CARE

on September 4, 2020 by

A topic that comes up often for those in ministry.
Sometimes we do not know how to implement it into our lives.

How To Measure In Your Youthministry

on September 4, 2020 by

The Coronavirus pandemic has probably flipped your youth ministry upside down

The Transgender Craze Seducing Our...

on September 3, 2020 by

Book: Irreversible Damage

The New Normal For Students

on September 3, 2020 by

In addition to the usual nerves that come with going back to school, students and their parents are experiencing a whole new…

Netflix ‘Sexualizing’...

on August 26, 2020 by

It’s overtly ‘sexualized’ portrayal of young girls, who are dressed in skimpy outfits and seen twerking on camera.

Flashback: Why YouthPastors Burnout

on August 24, 2020 by

9 reasons youth workers burn out

Cardi B, WAP And Youth Culture

on August 23, 2020 by

As I’ve been processing Cardi B’s latest song over the last few days, a few initial thoughts have come to mind. At…

The “Sex + Christian Parents”...

on August 23, 2020 by

Biblical media discernment, how to pay attention to the narratives found in the stories of our culture

Free Family Devotions

on August 23, 2020 by

CPYU

Study: Promises Found To Reduce Cheating...

on August 22, 2020 by

Adolescents who promised to be truthful were less likely to ‘cheat’ than those who did not, even when they could not be…

What Cardi B’s Song ‘WAP’ Gets...

on August 21, 2020 by

Songs like “WAP,” and others like it, from male artists as well, reduce women and men to the sum of their parts,…

Planned Parenthood Ideology ‘Killing...

on August 21, 2020 by

Planned Parenthood America’s largest abortion provider loses profit if young people are not having sex

Student Leadership Team Will Change Your...

on August 17, 2020 by

Youth Ministry is about spiritual development, and it is the primer for lifelong faith

5 Ministry-Killing Mistakes

on August 17, 2020 by

I want to do is to share the five mistakes I have seen youth workers make over the years that can be…

Your Next Youth Ministry Parent Meeting

on August 17, 2020 by

Back to school usually means a jumpstart in your youth ministry. This year will be no exception

Youthmin Leadership Book: Canoeing The...

on August 15, 2020 by

Explorers Lewis and Clark had to adapt. If you’re going to scale the mountains of ministry, you need to leave behind canoes…

Teen Vogue: Advocating End To Private...

on August 15, 2020 by

Writer Kandist Mallett’s article reads like ‘Marxist propaganda,’ the Texas congressman says

Book: America on Trial

on August 12, 2020 by

A Defense of the Founding

A Biblical Critique Of Secular Justice...

on August 11, 2020 by

By Timothy Keller

kids Are In Poor Health

on August 6, 2020 by

More Than Half Of U.S. Children Lack Proper Heart, Lung Fitness

Parents Crave Responsibility In Teens

on August 6, 2020 by

Parents were asked to rank the importance of 12 values kids need to learn, and 93% of parents responded that responsibility…

Love covers a multitude of Parent And...

on August 5, 2020 by

A new study from the Yale Child Study Center finds that parents can lessen the effects of inevitable conflict with their teenage…

Principal In “Can’t Touch This”...

on August 4, 2020 by

Alabama school principal created a parody video to encourage students to stay healthy at school this year

Growing Weary As A Leader

on August 4, 2020 by

5 Signs You May Be Growing Weary as a Leader and What To Do About It

The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker

on August 4, 2020 by

Ministry is draining. So often we can walk away from a small group, service, or event feeling tired, rejected, or like a…

Make Your School Decision. Then Trust...

on August 4, 2020 by

I never thought I’d add “face masks” to our school supply list. I never thought I’d have to..

Cultivating Christlike Virtue In A...

on August 4, 2020 by

Jesus teaches us not only what is right and true, but also how to display the beauty

Flashback: How To Get Abortion W/out...

on August 3, 2020 by

..because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardless of your parents’ beliefs.”

People Over Programs

on August 3, 2020 by

When youth groups were forced to stop meeting we were stripped of so many of the basic elements that might have seemed…

Cops Arrest Students Chalking ‘Black...

on August 2, 2020 by

Police arrested two pro-life students in front of a Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Washington, DC

CDC: Teen Suicides, Drugs, Bigger...

on August 2, 2020 by

Reopen U.S. schools youth are likelier to be negatively impacted by suicides, drugs, and influenza than if they were exposed to COVID-19.

Was Jesus A Socialist?

on August 2, 2020 by

Did Jesus support socialism? Do the teachings of Jesus Christ condemn the accumulation of wealth while pushing for the equal distribution of…

The War On History: To Rewrite America&...

on July 31, 2020 by

They are bent on taking America down and replacing our free society with a socialist utopia

UK: Christian Charity Loses Banking...

on July 26, 2020 by

The charity also said that they were removed from Facebook, as well as from Paypal

Support Traditional Families And Kids...

on July 26, 2020 by

Polish President Vows to Protect Children from ‘LGBT Ideology’, Support Traditional Families

Video: Depends On Whose Hands It’s In

on July 21, 2020 by

Great illustration

Wake Up America…The Church Co...

on July 19, 2020 by

ACNA Archbishop Says Church in America has been Co-opted by the Culture

What To Expect In Ninth Grade

on July 16, 2020 by

When your high-schooler was in middle school, there’s a good chance their biggest motivator was acceptance

Passing Down A Faith-Filled Life

on July 16, 2020 by

Not a Trial-Free Life

A Faith Of Their Own

on July 16, 2020 by

My time would be best spent training my children to trust God no matter what and how they can respond to pain…

Five Tips for Adding New Youth Leaders...

on July 11, 2020 by

While this list is not exhaustive, it will help you start the conversation and give you some talking points for future interactions

Loving Our Students To Death

on July 11, 2020 by

Theologically, we need to reconcile the culture of sacrificial suffering …a culture of Sabbath, rest, grace, and weakness

Parenting In 2020

on July 11, 2020 by

Everything and Nothing Has Changed

Transitioning Back To Face-to-Face...

on July 10, 2020 by

7 Things You Can Not Forget to Do at Your Next Face-to-Face Meeting

Preparing For Promotion Sunday

on July 10, 2020 by

How to Welcome New Students into Your Youth Ministry

The New Monogamy

on July 7, 2020 by

Sure, a version of this has been around for a long, long time. But it used to be called an “affair,” “cheating,”…

Stop Comparing

on June 20, 2020 by

There is nothing wrong with looking to other ministries and leaders for ideas, resources, or suggestions.  But

Teen Vogue — Tweeted “Welcome To...

on June 20, 2020 by

Communism has seen a worldwide death toll of roughly 100 million

Are Students Spiritually Hungry?

on June 17, 2020 by

I believe, now more than ever, that students are spiritually hungry and want to know about who God is

High School And Middle School Parenting...

on June 17, 2020 by

By The Village Church

Do The Police Disproportionately Shoot...

on June 16, 2020 by

Are the police racist?

Video: The Seven Longest Yards

on June 15, 2020 by

This is pure inspiration

5 Mistakes You’ve Been Making...

on June 13, 2020 by

Reaching your students and making the most of the upside-down world we’ve found ourselves in today

Podcast: Racial Reconciliation And...

on June 9, 2020 by

Shares some amazing wisdom on how to guide students through all of this

Portland Superintendent To Remove Police...

on June 9, 2020 by

school-based police help keep teens out of the criminal justice system by addressing minor issues in school buildings rather than letting students…

Helping Young People Grieve And Take...

on June 6, 2020 by

Diverse ministry perspectives to help teenagers respond to racialized violence and injustice

How To Do Intergenerational Ministry

on June 5, 2020 by

What does each generation need from the church and what can each generation contribute to the church?

Barna Free Resource: Race Where Do We Go...

on June 2, 2020 by

New data revealing pastors’ and Christians’ opinions about what—if anything—the Church should do about racial divisions

What White Youth Pastors Can Do About...

on June 1, 2020 by

I’m a black youth pastor at Restore Community Church, in Kansas City MO. The month of May 2020 has been especially tragic

The Story of Your Summer

on June 1, 2020 by

This week we officially made the decision to cancel our summer camp plans, this was not the story I was hoping for