Scary Stuff! Part 1: Angry Parents
30 September 2014
In honor of the scary stuff that happens at the end of October, I’m dedicating the next several articles to some of the scarier things youth workers deal with. For example, coming face-to-face with an angry parent can be one of the scarier things you encounter..
Youth Ministry Families and Internet Pornography
04 April 2014
I (Tasha) am a counselor, and I have been working with men battling internet pornography addiction for over a decade. The pornography problem is an epidemic in the Christian community. • Promise Keepers did a study and found that 53% of their participants had viewed..
Why PARENT CONNECT and How Do I Try It?
03 September 2014
A huge part of youth ministry is also helping the parents invest in the lives of their teenagers at home in the way that you do at church. Keep in touch with the parents in your youth ministry with PARENT CONNECT. The PARENT CONNECT newsletters provide you with a..
Dealing with Infertility: Lessons in Sharing and Sensitivity
20 August 2013
BY JAKE AND MELISSA KIRCHER In a previous article, we mentioned that we’ve added two children to our family in the past two years. They are an incredible blessing from God and bring so much joy to our lives. But to get to this joyful..
Student Ministry and Divorce: The Numbers You’ve Heard Wrong
12 July 2014
” ‘Christians divorce at roughly the same rate as the world!’ It’s one of the most quoted stats by Christian leaders today. And it’s perhaps one of the most inaccurate.” - Glenn Stanton Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard a pastor, youth pastor, Sunday..