The 2014 Summer Movie Lineup – PART ONE
24 April 2014
An Overview of the Big Screen’s Biggest Blockbusters An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com This year’s summer movie lineup has something for everyone: sequels & originals, action & comedy, science fiction & Greek mythology…and unfortunately, as Hollywood usually does, they’ve thrown in some..
Society’s Influence on Gay Teens
16 April 2014
No doubt that society influences all teens gay and straight. However, in this post, I want to speak about the influence towards teens who identify as gay and those who are questioning their sexuality. I stopped watching Glee after what I thought to be a..
Mary Jane is Becoming a Popular Girl
09 April 2014
Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Amongst Adolescents An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Just last night, “Hunter” texted me before youth group: Don’t mention I said anything but…..can u speak on why it’s a sin to smoke (weed). Then, DURING youth group,..
Run from Social Media
01 April 2014
I saw this picture re-tweeted by one of my former students, and it echoes a lot of what I’ve been seeing in the news concerning teenagers on Facebook. According to this article, over 3 million teens have logged out of Facebook over the last three years. While..
Whoopee Cushion Costumes & 5 Steps to Being Fun
26 March 2014
A youth ministry without the element of fun isn’t a youth ministry. It’s an internment camp. Who wants a confining Charlie Brown teacher for a youth leader? Who wants to eat plain corn flakes for every meal for the rest of your life? Who wants to..