Unshackled

Posted on June 23, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Have you ever been put in a situation that is beyond your control? In Matthew 6:25-30, Jesus calls us to a life of simplicity. We are called to be free in Christ. All He asks us to do is follow.

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Dating in the Digital Culture

Posted on June 20, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

As youth leaders we know that social media is a powerful tool and can be used for lots of good—and the not so good. In this device-driven culture, students are often tempted to pre-judge the character of a person before.

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4 Ways To Respond To Unchurched Students

Posted on June 20, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

One of my favorite bands is Need To Breathe. The end of one of the chourses for their song “The Outsider’s” goes like this: And through everything we’ve learned We’ve finally come to terms We are the outsiders, Oh we.

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Surviving Pressure

Posted on June 20, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

It’s one thing to feel pressure but another to be in despair at its presence and power. The post Surviving Pressure appeared first on YouthWorker Journal.

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3 Ways to Get Students Into Church

Posted on June 20, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Can the teenagers in your church tell you what the inside of the sanctuary looks like when there isn’t a dodge ball game going on? Do they know what to do when the offering plate is passed their way? When.

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What Does Teen Spirituality Look Like?

Posted on June 20, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

We asked four seasoned youth workers one simple but pressing questions: What does teen spirituality look like? Here’s what they said… The post What Does Teen Spirituality Look Like? appeared first on YouthWorker Journal.

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Talking with our kids about Katy Perry

Posted on June 20, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Katy Perry’s back on the charts with her brand new album, Witness, which will debut straight to No. 1 tomorrow on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. What will our kids hear from Katy this time around? More importantly, how can.

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When teens regret what they post

Posted on June 14, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Last month a youth pastor friend called and left me a message: Jonathan, we have a teen who sent a naked pic of himself to some girls at his school (Christian school), and now everyone at the school has seen.

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Helpful new free resources

Posted on June 1, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

We have posted some really helpful free resources in the last month or two. I wanted to highlight a few in case you missed them. NOTE: Whenever I meet any of you in person at conferences and events around the.

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Stop dwelling on past mistakes

Posted on May 23, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

This month I was interviewed by Host Maggie Johns on Canadian TV show 100 Huntley Street about my parenting mistakes… and what I’d do over. The interview provides good news for parents. We’ve all made mistakes. Instead of beating yourself.

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