Discussion Starter: Trump Tops Polls Despite Antics, Narcissism
28 August 2015
In the News Dubuque, Ia.—Despite his grandiose personality and stream of politically incorrect statements, Donald Trump continues to command a strong lead in the race to be the Republican 2016 presidential candidate. The real-estate mogul and reality-TV star is confounding pundits with his egotistical, combative..
You, Me, and Ashley Madison
28 August 2015
In light of the recent Ashley Madison hack, many Christ-followers are wondering what is the appropriate response. Some Christians are experiencing righteous indignation, judgment, and superiority. Others are experiencing sadness and disbelief. Still others are wondering how to tell their friend that they saw their..
Build Youth Ministry Hype This Fall!
25 August 2015
Fall is the perfect time to build youth ministry hype. I see fall as prime-time outreach for students. It’s the time of the year where students are injected back into their mission field. And I’ve learned that as a youth ministry one of our many jobs..
Discussion Starter: Exposed Collarbone Sparks Dress-Code Spat
21 August 2015
In the News Versailles, Ky.—A scoop-neck top worn under a long-sleeved blouse landed a Kentucky student in the principal’s office last week. Now a social-media crusade is targeting what many students—and parents—consider an excessively strict dress code. On the first day of school, senior Stephanie..