How To Learn About Youth Culture In Your Community

“Use the Culture, to Reach the Culture.”  That was the mantra for Liberty University youth majors back in the ’90’s.   We had outstanding mentors that encouraged us and mentored us to understand the culture of the kids we were going to minister to.   That’s one thing I’ve tried to do over the years, … More How To Learn About Youth Culture In Your Community

10 PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING CONFLICT IN YOUTH MINISTRY

This goes hand in hand with my previous article about disappointing students.  I’ve probably posted something like this last year, but it’s always good to have this kind of information.  This is also pertinent for handling conflict in general, because life is conflict sometimes.  Don’t  get the wrong idea now, I’m not in any huge … More 10 PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING CONFLICT IN YOUTH MINISTRY

What is Sex

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted.  A lot has gone on, and I’ve gotten busy, and lazy, and all kinds of reason.   Biggest one is that I’ve moved and don’t have internet access, so that’s a problem.   This will go along with my study on Purity that I mean to get … More What is Sex

5 Reasons to Stop Saying “Jesus was Single”

I can’t say enough “AMEN’S” for this article.   I have to be honest and said that I’ve used this argument a few times, and it’s been a very hollow argument/statement.   Not everyone is “called” to be single, yet their circumstances are that they are single.   When I hear that statement used, and … More 5 Reasons to Stop Saying “Jesus was Single”

‘Murica

I was preparing to continue my study on Purity on Biblegateway.com when I was waylaid by their verse of the day.   It was Isaiah 1: 16-17, which says: Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong. Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take … More ‘Murica