Tag Archive for youth ministry

Walt Mueller And Instagram…

on January 17, 2022 by

Effective marketing promises remedies to our insecurities

Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.

on January 17, 2022 by

A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds

How To Read A Kid’s Mind

on January 16, 2022 by

When you know how they think—they will hear what you say and know what to do.

Dealing With Temptation: A Biblical...

on January 15, 2022 by

by George Lockhart

Germany Lockdown Saw Up To 3x Increase...

on January 14, 2022 by

Der Spiegel notes that reports from Japan, Switzerland and the United States have all shown the number of suicides amongst women and young…

Book…Being Young: A Biblical Theology...

on January 13, 2022 by

For thousands of years, God has used young people to help his kingdom grow. He has used youth to be kings and…


on January 12, 2022 by

The National Youth Pastor Compensation Survey has had well over 5,000 respondents over its lifetime.

Tim Tebow Biblical Statement On Human...

on January 12, 2022 by

“God says they’re created in His image; trafficking says they’re an object for my pleasure,”

To The Youth Minister Who Feels They ...

on January 10, 2022 by

But here’s the thing I have to remember: I’m not them, and it’s not a competition.


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.

Flashback: The Nuclear Family Was A...

on January 9, 2022 by

Is it time to figure out better ways to live together?

My Letter To Parents As We Start 2022...

on January 9, 2022 by

Josh Griffin: Here is my letter to parents…

Keep Momentum In Youthmin Going In The...

on January 9, 2022 by

So here’s my question, what can we do at the start of 2022 to keep our ministry momentum going? Here are a few…

Preparing Christian Children For The...

on January 7, 2022 by

The mainstream prevalence of transgenderism seems to have risen and emerged far faster than most people would expect. Practices, norms, and behaviors…

When Teaching Teenagers About Sexual...

on January 7, 2022 by

five things to avoid

A Biblical Response To Homosexuality (4...

on January 6, 2022 by

Sean McDowell examines whether or not homosexuality is a gospel issue, whether or not homosexuality is…

Book: Seducing Our Daughters’ To...

on January 6, 2022 by

The Book “Irreversible Damage” Seducing Our Daughters’ the impact transgenderism is having on girls

What Do Youth Want From Church?

on January 2, 2022 by

And What Do They Need?

Genesis 1-3 Reflections

on January 1, 2022 by

Reading through Genesis 1-3 I found that God is always pursuing us

Three Unexpected New Year’s...

on January 1, 2022 by

I’m not a big New Year’s resolution type of guy. The truth is, I’ve never even tried to make most youth ministry resolutions

Is the West Becoming Pagan Again?

on December 31, 2021 by

what is ending is not the Christian faith, with its rites and dogmas, but only Christian culture — the way Christian societies…

Lutheran Church Hosts Drag Queen Sunday...

on December 18, 2021 by

Preaching in drag is a way for seminarian Aaron Musser “to reflect on a joy that overflows so abundantly, it can’t help…

Nicholas Sandmann Reaches Settlement...

on December 18, 2021 by

The media had lambasted the Covington Catholic High School student from Kentucky, now 19, over a confrontation at the 2019 March for…

How Smartphones Stifle Childhood...

on December 16, 2021 by

Smartphone seems more like a drug draining the creativity out of the next generation

Book: Live Not by Lies

on December 16, 2021 by

A Manual for Christian Dissidents

Book: The Jesus I Wish I Knew In High...

on December 15, 2021 by

What it’s like to be perfectly loved and accepted, have hope for the future, and experience grace and mercy when you mess up.

Billie Eilish: ‘Porn Is A Disgrace,’...

on December 15, 2021 by

I started watching porn at 11.” “I think it really destroyed my brain and I feel incredibly devastated that I was exposed…

Rescuing My Daughter From Her...

on December 14, 2021 by

Gender dysphoria—the incongruence between the mind and the body—moves stealthily and quickly to invade girls and boys alike

Getting Your Child Out Of The Gender...

on December 14, 2021 by

Many parents today find their families under assault by an insidious predator…The Gender Cult

Book: Gender Dysphoria A Therapeutic...

on December 14, 2021 by

A Therapeutic Model for Working with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

Ensnaring Your Kids

on December 12, 2021 by

Fighting Back Against  Woke  Ideologies In Children’s Books

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…

Course: Parenting In A Tech World

on December 6, 2021 by

This course gives parents and caregivers strategies and insights to parent confidently in a technology-dependent world

25 Christmas Jokes You Can Tell Kids

on December 6, 2021 by

All it takes is one funny joke to bring down the wall a child may have put up

Lock-In…Yes Or No?

on December 6, 2021 by

All-Nighters take me out for days. Sore muscles, foggy brain, exhausted body. Is it worth it?

Transgender Industry Is Recklessly...

on December 1, 2021 by

The growing transgenderization of American children is unscientific, unsupervised, and out of control

Book: Christianity And Wokeness

on November 30, 2021 by

How the Social Justice Movement Is Hijacking the Gospel – and the Way to Stop It

Book: Mentorship And Marketplace

on November 27, 2021 by

A New Direction for Youth Ministry

The Important Of Intergenerational...

on November 27, 2021 by

We’ve got a lot of work to do to train all pastors to intentionally celebrate intergenerational philosophy in their churches

Belong: Academic Performance And Anxiety

on November 26, 2021 by

How the Gospel brings peace, freedom and comfort

College Students Avoid ‘My Body,...

on November 26, 2021 by

Pro-choice college students avoid ‘my body, my choice’ arguments for vaccine mandates

Covid Chaos Or Catalyst?

on November 18, 2021 by

One blessing amid the chaos was the freedom from expectations of how things

Sharing Nudes Doubled Among Pre-Teens In...

on November 18, 2021 by

Twice as many children between the ages of 9 and 12 reported sending nudes or other Self-Generated Child Sexual Abuse Material (SG-CSAM)…

Sex Conversations Through The Phases

on November 4, 2021 by

Is there any conversation that ranks higher on the awkward-o-meter than the sex talk with your kids?

The Nicene Creed Illustrated And...

on November 2, 2021 by

A stunning and articulate book bringing ancient words into the hands of children

Supporting Your Students Mental Health

on November 1, 2021 by

Even before the pandemic, we were seeing a worrying rise in mental health issues in adolescents

Dads Help Curb Violence At Louisiana...

on October 23, 2021 by

23 Fights in 3 days. When an SOS went up at a troubled high school, who answered the call? A bunch of…

Prey: Immigration, Islam, And Erosion Of...

on October 23, 2021 by

Why are so few people talking about the eruption of sexual violence and harassment in Europe’s cities? No one in a position…

High School’s Halftime Show Is A...

on October 17, 2021 by

A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a “drag ball” runway at halftime

A Survey Of Church History….Short...

on October 16, 2021 by

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

Belong: Helping Our Children Love The...

on October 16, 2021 by

Podcast: (Book A Place to Belong) Learning to Love the Local Church. How the church she belonged to in college became home

Should Virginia Parents Have A Say In...

on October 15, 2021 by

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe said parents should not tell schools what to teach

Youth Sports: Trans “Women”...

on October 15, 2021 by

The study, in particular, has to do with measuring the strength of transgender “women” over actual women

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

New Sex Ed From Explicit Images To...

on October 14, 2021 by

Designed to destroy children’s innocence and undermine their attachment to the traditional, Judeo-Christian understanding of sex and marriage

School Board Association Use ...

on October 13, 2021 by

School Boards Association suggests they’re ‘domestic terrorists’

Teenagers Need The Church In Person

on October 12, 2021 by

As tempting as it may be to stay at home on Sunday mornings, I hope you’ll give your teenagers the gift of…

Tools To Equip Parents In Combating ...

on October 9, 2021 by

what parents can do to combat what the group sees as radical indoctrination of the next generation

Book: Emily Ratajkowski How She Was...

on October 8, 2021 by

Her parents fixated on her beauty and said ‘it seemed important to them both … that their daughter be perceived as beautiful’

Aborted Fetus Tissue Used In The Pfizer...

on October 7, 2021 by

Pfizer whistleblower says she doesn’t trust the vaccine for children

Reflection On Leading In Youth Ministry

on October 7, 2021 by

Early on in ministry I feel like I was driven and goal oriented but was chasing the wrong goals. While I don’t…

Busyness Does Not Equal Godliness

on October 6, 2021 by

As leaders, it’s often easy to find ourselves stretched thin between leading our kids, trying to…

Book: Teaching Theology To Kids Is Fun

on October 5, 2021 by

Not only can this book  be used for children’s ministry you can also be used in student ministry

Awesome Children’s Ministry Book: Lead...

on October 4, 2021 by

Teaching Covenant Theology to covenant children ages 4 to 8.
By Heather Molendyk

A Christian Theology Of Chaplaincy

on October 3, 2021 by

Focusing on understanding what chaplaincy is and how it is exercised in different contexts


on October 3, 2021 by


The Work Of The Chaplain

on October 3, 2021 by

An ideal starting point for all, including seminarians, who are exploring a call to chaplaincy ministry

curriculum that makes kids pray to Aztec...

on October 2, 2021 by

“The affirmation as presented amounts to a religious activity that I think has no place in public schools,”

Recruiting And Training Volunteers...

on October 1, 2021 by

Podcast:Recruiting and training volunteers has always been a challenging proposition for ministry leaders.

Dad Beats Up YouthPastor Accused Of...

on October 1, 2021 by

Accused of inappropriately touching a boy waiting for a school bus

Handling Criticism In Ministry...

on October 1, 2021 by

Podcast: Criticism is something every leader faces, and so every leader needs to know how to walk through it.

Are You Proactive Or Reactive With...

on September 30, 2021 by

It’s also really interesting for how many leaders have not reached out to know parents of their students

3 Things Every Dad Worries About

on September 30, 2021 by

The truth is, worry is a great way to ruin one’s day, week, month, or even year. It’s a counterfeit to peace.

The Pressure Youth Pastors Face in the...

on September 30, 2021 by

Have you ever felt the pressure of being a youth pastor? Every single day, right? As we head into the fall season,…

Faith Foundations

on September 29, 2021 by

We can teach our children to discover and explore the evidence and learn how science and history back up the Scriptures

Presenting The Gospel To Children

on September 29, 2021 by

Approximately half of the people in America who come to faith in Christ respond to the Gospel before the age of 13*.

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


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