[Homosexuality] Practically Speaking
25 February 2014
Time to get highly pragmatic: Theology = What you believe about God. Practical Theology = How you put into practice what you believe about God. Concerning a theology of sexuality: I’ve discovered most youth pastors have one. Concerning a practical theology of sexuality: I’ve discovered..
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..
How to Produce Evangelistic Students: A Response
13 December 2012
Recently we moved into a new house and I wanted to teach my 10-year-old daughter the joys of loading a dishwasher. I figured since she hadn’t used one before, I should go though proper loading, proper soap amount, and pushing the right buttons. She told..
Lying to Love
03 February 2014
Remember the heartwarming story about five-year-old Miles Scott, the San Francisco boy who’s battled leukemia since he was a toddler? Miles idolizes Batman, so the Make a Wish Foundation put out a request on social media to help make Miles’ dream come true—he wanted to..
Best Practices of Youth Ministry: Part 2
05 December 2012
Okay, yesterday was fun: We got a few comments saying stuff like, “Hey…everybody is already doing small groups.” This two-day series isn’t titled, “Cool stuff nobody is doing.” It’s a look at the best practices that most groups ARE doing, and hopefully giving you a..