Tag Archive for youth ministry

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

Young People’s Trust In Religious...

on September 24, 2021 by

…but trust in relationships with religious people is still extremely high

Study: Students Desires For Emotional...

on September 24, 2021 by

Study: Connection between students’ ‘self-reported cognitive distortions and their endorsement of trigger warnings’

Athletes Lead Crowd In Prayer After...

on September 23, 2021 by

Putnam County Schools administrators telling their staff last week that they could not lead students in prayer.

Kids Book: Elephants Are Not Birds

on September 23, 2021 by

Gender identity. Culture the Vulture convinces Kevin that his ability to sing is one that only birds have

Kids Book: Little Lives Matter

on September 23, 2021 by

On Sanctity Of Life, Momma Bear won’t give up on Mobi even when Culture the Vulture offers her an easier life

Kids Book: The Island Of Free Ice Cream

on September 23, 2021 by

Jack Posobiec take a deep dive into the idea of Capitalism Vs Communism with the story of “The Island of Free Ice Cream”

Kids Need Boundaries And Hope To Succeed...

on September 21, 2021 by

Parents need to clearly, positively and assertively communicate boundaries to children

Ten Discipline Solutions For Single...

on September 21, 2021 by

Following are some typical questions many single parents have asked me regarding discipline situations

5 Ways To Empower Your Daughter To Deal...

on September 20, 2021 by

Retributive violence is like that cupcake sitting in the break room at work. It’s great initially, but it doesn’t satisfy

4 Things You Must Do After Yelling At...

on September 20, 2021 by

When we yell, our kids may feel like we don’t understand them or that we’re being unfair, or they might feel guilty

3 Bad Lessons We’re Teaching Daughters...

on September 20, 2021 by

Most dads I know have joked about cleaning their guns when their daughters bring home their first boyfriends

Book: HEALING DESPAIR AND ANXIETY IN...

on September 18, 2021 by

SEEN is a two-hour read that gives you practical tools to help kids and teens who are experiencing despair & anxiety.

Lil Nas X And The VMA Video Of This Year

on September 14, 2021 by

The Video of the Year Award marks another big leap that should wake us up to the fact that

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.

214 Minors Died Of COVID In US; 261 Were...

on September 11, 2021 by

More kids shot in Chicago than have died of COVID-19 across US this year

Book…BLM: The Making Of A New Marxist...

on September 8, 2021 by

These people are shown to be avowed Marxists who say they want to dismantle our way of life

Book: American Marxism

on September 8, 2021 by

By Mark R. Levin. The widespread brainwashing of students, the anti-American purposes of Critical Race Theory

What Radical Islam And The Woke Have In...

on September 8, 2021 by

Human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The Beauty Of The Church With Our Kids

on September 6, 2021 by

Intergenerational Relationships in Our Children’s Lives

The Gospel-Centered Life In Exodus For...

on September 6, 2021 by

The method for reaching youth is to open up the Scriptures with them as we open our lives to them, helping them…

Belong: Teenagers Need Church Community

on September 6, 2021 by

Teenagers Need the Church as the Place of True Community

FREE Youth Ministry Sessions On...

on September 3, 2021 by

Click here…Enter your email below to get this FREE & EXCLUSIVE course sent to your inbox! Here is what you’ll get

“After Kabul, Islam Wants To Conquer...

on September 2, 2021 by

‘Hegira’ jihad, the Jihad of immigration, which is another manifestation. And we see it very well in Italy

Repairing For Fall

on September 1, 2021 by

As we go into the Fall of 2021, many of us see that there are new trends growing in our ministries

Raise Your Kids Up To Walk In Faith Not...

on August 31, 2021 by

God created them and called them for the exact moment in time that they’re in

 

Teaching Our Kids For This Messy World

on August 31, 2021 by

“We live in a world opposed to the ways of God in the areas of money, marriage, sex the unborn, gender, and justice.”

Finding The Right Routine As A Solo...

on August 28, 2021 by

over a year ago, after my wife lost her battle to breast cancer, I became “mommy” as well

Intergenerational Ministry That Helps...

on August 27, 2021 by

The need for intergenerational   relationships within the Body of Christ has never been greater

Some Students Isolated Over New COVID-19...

on August 27, 2021 by

“the common thread is every student that’s being asked has as a religious exemption.”

Lil Nas X Vs Tony Hawk’s Blood...

on August 26, 2021 by

The rapper tweeted about what he feels is a double standard. But “you made it about religion and devil”

Looking For Ideas For Middle School...

on August 26, 2021 by

Josh Griffin: What I Wish I Knew In JH Pt.1. YouthGroup Outline

Parent’s Perspective: A Mom’s Love...

on August 26, 2021 by

I am just reminding you that the unfortunate truth is youth group does not have the luxury of getting my single focus.

Study: Is Jesus The Only Way?

on August 24, 2021 by

60% of born again Christians 18 and 39 believe that Buddha, Muhammad and Jesus are all valid paths to salvation

The One Critical Thing Missing In Most...

on August 22, 2021 by

How a pastor might seek to show that any particular Christian doctrine, truth or behavior is genuinely wonderful

Skills Every Youth Minister Needs

on August 18, 2021 by

But we must not lose sight of the fact that the work of ministry is, indeed, work. The work of ministry requires…

Redeeming The Expository Sermon In Youth...

on August 18, 2021 by

Dr. Bryan Chapell

Spiritual Intimacy

on August 15, 2021 by

Praying together restores balance and priorities in a marriage because it recognizes that God

A Word To Single Parents

on August 15, 2021 by

Are you discouraged and too tired to fight some of the battles that need to be fought?

Transgender Surgery For Children...

on August 12, 2021 by

Texas commissioner rules

Relational Recovery

on August 11, 2021 by

It’s almost like the world forgot “how to people.”

Disrupting Teens With Joy

on August 10, 2021 by

Helping Youth Discover Jesus-Focused, Gritty Faith

7 Ways Parents Should Fight Critical...

on August 10, 2021 by

We’re talking about an ideology that pushes 8 year-olds to rank themselves according to their racial and sexual (?!) “privilege,” demonizes people according…

‘Outer Banks’… In Season 2

on August 9, 2021 by

Illuminates Gen Z’s Need For Companionship and Family

Pediatricians Rebuke AMA’s Call To...

on August 8, 2021 by

The American College of Pediatricians says the AMA’s call to remove biological sex markers from birth certificates is unscientific.

Flashback: A Global Study On The State...

on August 8, 2021 by

I’ll process five sections of the report: Christian practice, struggles, social media, sexuality, and the meaning of life in teens’ lives

Antifa Attacks Christians And Kids At A...

on August 8, 2021 by

Antifa attacked a prayer group that included children, stole the sound equipment and threw it in the river

 

Rebuilding Your Youth Ministry

on August 6, 2021 by

Podcast: What your ministry will look like after Covid is probably still up in the air. One thing seems to be true for…

Helping New Students Transition Into...

on August 6, 2021 by

Podcast: “Take time to meet new students who will be transitioning into your ministry during the year before. Teach in the children’s dept,…

Fall Kickoff

on August 6, 2021 by

Are your post-quarantine students going to be at your Fall Kickoff?

Body Image Today

on August 5, 2021 by

Perhaps the best way for me to state it is like this: If my grandmothers were ugly, they didn’t know it.

What is Progressive Christianity?

on August 5, 2021 by

You might have heard the term “Progressive Christianity” or “Progressive Christian.” But what do those terms mean?

No, ‘Everyone’ Does Not Agree ...

on August 4, 2021 by

Pediatricians:recently provided the scientific “truth” regarding the bodies of male athletes who identify as women

5 Views On The Future Of Youth Ministry

on August 3, 2021 by

Perspectives on What Could or Should Be

How To Get On Campus

on August 3, 2021 by

I’m on campus at least twice a week. When youth workers hear this, I always get the same question

Is Your Youth Ministry Stuck In The ...

on August 3, 2021 by

Here are 3 reasons your youth ministry program may need an upgrade

How Can I Get My High Schooler to Open...

on August 1, 2021 by

4 key actions we think have made this open communication possible for our family

school teacher slams woke curriculum

on August 1, 2021 by

‘There is no math without objectivity’

Teaching Spiritual Disciplines To Youth

on July 30, 2021 by

5 Important tips

Homeschooling Up

on July 30, 2021 by

Gov.

Homeschooling Kids Through Action...

on July 30, 2021 by

Toni and Uli Frallicciardi longed to create a curriculum that pushed beyond the four walls of a classroom and even homeschooled their…

What is Youth Ministry?

on July 29, 2021 by

Youth groups exists to establish….

Modern Christian Music Isn’t Just...

on July 29, 2021 by

Red state

Are You Responsible For The Sin Of...

on July 28, 2021 by

Gen Z Lab Snapshot …“Us vs Them” culture

Teach Children To Value Singleness

on July 27, 2021 by

When parents teach children the beauty of both singleness and marriage, they equip children to better serve and glorify God through every…

Christian Student Clubs Winning Over...

on July 27, 2021 by

Christian student clubs continue to prevail in court against the unjust religious discrimination of university officials

How Gen Z Feels About Spiritual...

on July 27, 2021 by

Barna Study

The Question Your High Schooler Is...

on July 26, 2021 by

This is a time when they’re defining and clarifying their values. So, listen carefully to them and encourage their questions with phrases…

A Model Of Leadership Your Kids Need

on July 26, 2021 by

“It is a learned ability to influence the attitudes and behavior of others.”

Police: Youth Pastor Was Attempting To...

on July 26, 2021 by

… at a hotel room he had rented when a maid accidentally stopped him

The Ten (bad) Commandments Of...

on July 25, 2021 by

Liberal Christianity never really goes away. Be able to distinguish the true faith from the false.

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

Are Christian Parents Too Protective Of...

on July 25, 2021 by

We may be tempted to place our children inside a sanitized theological bubble, safe from all forms of intellectual contamination.

Book: Parenting Generation Screen

on July 23, 2021 by

By Jonathan McKee: Guiding Your Kids to Be Wise in a Digital World

Cultural Trends That Require Us To...

on July 23, 2021 by

Youth workers need to understand why our ministries to parents must change to effectively connect with our newest generation

Cultivating A Thriving Youth Ministry

on July 23, 2021 by

I believe four core values are key in cultivating a thriving youth ministry — real, relational, reliant and reproducible. Let’s dive in,…

How To Debrief Your Summer Missions Trip

on July 20, 2021 by

Students struggle to translate their mission trip into every day life, but it should inspire us to help them understand and apply…

The Best Thing To Do After Your Summer...

on July 20, 2021 by

Consistency isn’t valued nearly enough by youth pastors when it comes to mission trips

Post Summer Camp Follow Up

on July 20, 2021 by

How do you capitalize on what you just saw God do in the lives of your students to continue to help them in…

Staying In Touch In The Summer Months

on July 20, 2021 by

5 creative ways to keep connected as your students scatter during the summer months

How To Dissect Your Ministry For The...

on July 20, 2021 by

Going through these questions with your team, volunteers, or students will change how you go through your ministry.

How To Dissect Your Ministry For The...

on July 20, 2021 by

Taking a good hard look at your service and asking for feedback and dissecting everything is a good thing for your ministry.

10 Ideas For Your Teenage Bucket List

on June 8, 2021 by

“Since the time at home with our kids is short, we have to make the most of it.”

Evangelism: Students Reaching Other...

on June 8, 2021 by

Have just one person they focus on loving and caring for and praying for all year in hopes they know Jesus and…

Developing A Parent Resources Page

on June 8, 2021 by

Categorized into 16 different topics of relevance to parents of teenagers. Each list is thoughtfully curated, designed to answer parent questions

How To Go About Writing A Talk Series...

on June 7, 2021 by

Then I borrowed (aka, stole) Doug Field’s method of teaching

Are We Asking Enough Of Gen Z?

on June 7, 2021 by

Alpha Youth

Billie Eilish On Abusing Power And Doing...

on June 7, 2021 by

…her own theory of power cannot offer a good reason why using power abusively is wrong

To Read With Your College-Bound Child

on June 3, 2021 by

There’s a long, hot summer ahead, but for parents who are sending a child off to college for the first time, these…

Grace-Filled Youth Ministry

on June 3, 2021 by

Grace is God’s unmerited love for and delight in sinners through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ on their behalf

How To Teach Teens To Live Counter...

on June 3, 2021 by

we need  to follow “the whole Christ, the whole scripture for our whole life” leading by grace and truth

Transgender ‘Folly’ Will ‘Collapse...

on June 2, 2021 by

…Just as Eugenics Folly Collapsed’

Critical Race Theory What It Is…...

on June 2, 2021 by

Loving Your Daughter When She Doesn’t...

on June 1, 2021 by

But little girls in particular face a barrage of images…

The Dangers Of Using Critical Race...

on June 1, 2021 by

Critical Race Theory Is The Wrong Way To Discuss Race: Allen Guelzo

Parents Enraged Over First Grader ...

on May 31, 2021 by

We were horrified to learn this was shown to our first-grade 6- and 7-year old kids without our knowledge or consent

Make Camp Possible For Children Of...

on May 30, 2021 by

Angel Tree® Camping providing scholarships and partnering with churches and camps nationwide

How Parents Can Help You Understand Your...

on May 29, 2021 by

Josh Griffin

When Students Leave The Faith

on May 29, 2021 by

4 Ways Youth Leaders Should Respond When Students Leave the Faith

Connecting With Your Kids When They Go...

on May 28, 2021 by

I’ve only been at college for a week, and I have already received countless letters, texts, and posts from my home church