When Parents Don’t Like Who’s in Your Youth Group
08 October 2015
Parents worry about their kids. It’s their job! As a parent, I totally get this. One of the biggest things I worry about is who my son is hanging out with and what kind of friends he’s choosing. I don’t just pay attention to this..
A Blessing for Youth Leaders to Savor & Share
08 October 2015
Once when I was discouraged in ministry a friend of mine suggested that I start keeping a file of encouragement. I could put all of the thank-you notes and bits of paper given to me over the years to keep in one place. Then on..
4 Tips to Help Students Connect to Each Other
06 October 2015
I used to coach basketball at one of our local high schools, and one of the biggest reasons students would try out for the team is so that they could connect with other students. It totally works! I’ve had students on my the team who are still friends..
What Students Fear Most: Admitting Their Doubts
05 October 2015
The current issue of GROUP Magazine features a study on what Christian kids today fear most. For the next few weeks, we will be posting individual students’ responses that are insightful but not featured in the original article. To read the full article, subscribe to GROUP Magazine..
Teenagers and Fantasy Football
30 September 2015
Playing for the Giant Check An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com “At Draft Kings we play for glory, for bragging rights, for fantasy football supremacy. But we also play for this: the giant check!” (Draft Kings) If you watch football, you’ve..