Can I Have a Phone?
17 June 2016
“Can I Have a Phone?” Answering Every Kid’s Burning Question An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Parents with kids understand the dilemma smartphones bring. On one hand, getting kids a mobile device makes family life more convenient, but on the other hand, the..
A Trending Conversation about Christians “Coming Out”
03 June 2016
Sometimes what trends on social media is news. Other times, “trending” makes you think something is news. I sense this blurry line regarding headlines around Trey Pearson, lead singer for Everyday Sunday and occasional church worship leader, declaring himself to be gay. As one youth worker..
Grouping With Digital Natives
31 May 2016
Grouping With Digital Natives Originally posted by our friends at Refresh the Church by Zach Below A few nights ago, my wife and I were reminiscing on our first year in youth ministry. It felt like the world back in 2003 was light-years behind us...
Prom Alternatives: Because prom just isn’t for everyone
20 May 2016
It’s the end of another school year. That means we’ve all seen about 1 million senior photos plastered on Facebook pages and at least that many prom pics. Everyone looks wonderful! I can’t believe how old my niece looks, all dolled up. Who is that..
Summer at the Movies: Part 2
11 May 2016
The Heroes, Hilarity, and Harshness of 2016’s Blockbusters An article from David R Smith at The Source for Youth Ministry For Part 1 of this series, CLICK HERE. Ghosts. Spies. Space odysseys. A team of misfit super villains masquerading as heroes. Some really raunchy animated..