1. Ask your parents to go to a local nursing home and give them heart shaped bags of candy or M&M’s.
Why are young people leaving the church? If I had a dollar for every time I heard this question, I would have a lot of dollars. And I get it. The rate at which young people are leaving the church is alarming. Everyone has experienced a young person throwing aside their faith, either directly or indirectly. …
I love youth leaders. And, although I get to train thousands of them all across the nation every year, one of my favorite things is learning from them. Many youth leaders have great and effective strategies that they’re implementing to create the most impacting youth group programs possible.
Statistics tell us that the most common forms of media/entertainment among teenagers are: social media and video games. Statistically speaking, girls dominate social media and boys dominate video games. These are not exclusive categories as many guys engage on social media and many girls play video games.
Faith of Our Fairy Tales #12 (Original story / photo) Story Scripture: Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. – Galatians 6:7
Dear Friends, on my recent trip down south, I visited a friend, a teacher, who told me this story:
“So then faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the Word of God.” Romans 10:17
Last week, I came across this passage of Scripture during my Bible reading time. It contains a list of five key traits that I believe should characterize ministry leaders. Let’s take a look at the verse, the traits it mentions and how it applies to us in ministry.
Studies show there has been a 30 percent increase (in the last 30 years) in teenage narcissism. More kids today think they are more awesome than everyone else. Many teens struggle with narcissism because they are constantly faced with social media, reality TV and technology that tells them they are stars and entitled to do and say …
Last weekend I met a student named Jeff who told me about his Life Group leader. The more I heard, the more I realized I needed to share his story. My hope is that in reading why Jeff loves his leader, you will be encouraged and realize what a difference you are making in the …