A Thoughtful Christian Response to ISIS
17 September 2014
Obama admits to not having a strategy. Duck Dynasty Godfather, Phil Robertson, wants to “Convert ‘em or kill ‘em.” So what is a thoughtful honest strategy for confronting a terrorist group like ISIS? ISIS doesn’t need any more explanation. We know what it is – evil personified. They have..
Bloods, Crips, and Future Farmers of America
03 September 2014
I’ve noticed a recent disturbing trend of gangs or the threat of gang formation in suburban and rural areas? After talking to others about this, and verifying this is not just a local problem, specific variables have emerged and are occurring as we move further..
Confessions of a Depressed Youth Worker
12 August 2014
On a Friday night in 1998, after watching a comedy with friends at a movie theatre, my brother came home, kissed my mom goodnight, went into his room, and hung himself. We don’t know the exact reasons why Brandon took his life, but we know..
And You Thought Snapchat Was Bad…
06 August 2014
Snapchat was created to make sexting easier for everyone, even though its creators insisted (despite wide evidence to the contrary) that the popular “disappearing text” app is merely a convenient new way to connect with your friends. Well, Snapchat helped fuel an astronomical rise in..
Leave It to Beaver Has Left (For Good?)
04 August 2014
A Snapshot of the New American Family An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Once upon a time, dad went to work, mom stayed home to vacuum (in high heels and pearls, of course), and the kids went to school until..