Your worries about teens and mobile devices

Posted on August 22, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Some GREAT feedback from you all in my last post as you shared your concerns about today’s teens and their mobile devices. I’ve just posted the 5 contest winners below (in this post) who each will win a free “advanced.

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Do people using mobile devices ever make you angry?

Posted on August 16, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Let’s have a little CONTEST! I have 5 “Advanced Reader’s Copies” of my upcoming The Teens Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices sitting right here on my desk… and I want to give them away. (Crazy enough… for some.

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How to Talk to Teens About Body Image

Posted on August 15, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The topic of body image is more important today than ever. As our culture becomes more “selfie-focused,” the pressure on teens to look a certain way is getting heavier. If you are a black-and-white thinker like me, then you probably.

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building into young people during their gap year

Posted on August 10, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

What do Chick-Fil-A, rapper Trip Lee and Sean McDowell have in common? All three captivated my attention last weekend… and I think you’ll find ‘why’ fascinating. Let me back up. For the last decade the youth ministry world has been.

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Three Tips for Effective Youth Ministry Leadership

Posted on August 9, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

It’s no secret to anyone that Student Pastors have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Teenagers are going through many changes in this phase of life and they are trying every day to determine what and who they.

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Talking with teens AND parents about social media

Posted on August 2, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

How can we get teens AND parents to engage in conversation about the devices that are dominating most of their waking hours? (yeah… even parents) I’ve been teaching parent workshops for about 15 years now, and speaking to teens about.

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3 Ways to Reach Out for International Youth Day

Posted on July 28, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

We wanted to take a moment to talk you about an important day next month that you may have never heard about. August 12th is International Youth Day! This was adopted by the General Assembly as an international holiday in.

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Teen Summer Bucket List Goes Viral

Posted on July 26, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Go to a party Have sex Give two blow jobs 8 hoe pics for Instagram Hook up with Jacob again Get a boob hickey… These are just some of the items on a young person’s “bucket list” gone viral on.

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Do You Want to be Liked or Followed?

Posted on July 22, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Being “liked” in youth ministry is way deeper than hitting that button on Facebook. The post Do You Want to be Liked or Followed? appeared first on YouthWorker Journal.

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When Being the King or Queen of Wing Is Not a Good Thing

Posted on July 22, 2017, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

“Organized youth worker” should not be an oxymoron. The post When Being the King or Queen of Wing Is Not a Good Thing appeared first on YouthWorker Journal.

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