Sex, Weed and MTV
10 September 2015
Everything Hippy at the 2015 VMA’s An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com The MTV Video Music Awards (the VMAs) always provide a sobering glimpse into the world of pop culture embraced by the young people of the day. The 2015 VMA’s..
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..
Smoke Screens: The Different Opinions on Teens and Marijuana
30 July 2015
Smoke Screens: The Different Opinions on Teens and Marijuana An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Two reports released within one week of each other in July addressed marijuana use by teens. One study claimed marijuana use was up while another report said it..
Summer Movie Discussion Starters
20 July 2015
We’re halfway into summer. That is, if you don’t count how some students didn’t get out of school until mid-June and others will start school again in mid-August. Since when did “summer vacation” become a half-second long? Perhaps this is why my local movie theater..
01 July 2015
This past week while at a retreat, I noticed our brand new intern laying in the lounge reading a book. From a distance I asked, “Whatcha reading?” To which she enthusiastically replied, “Some book called Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry. It’s AWESOME!” If you’ve not yet read it,..