Are you too busy?

I had the honor of speaking to my youth group on Sunday night.  My topic was “Are you too busy” with Psalm 90 as my Sermon Reference.  I think it went well.  Here’s the lesson, small group questions are at the bottom.

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

Why Your Kids Need Five Other Adults in Their Lives

I read this last night on  the Facebook Lifepoint Church Culpeper Campus.  It’s Childrens Minister, Eleshia Simms-Klock posted it and I couldn’t agree more with it.  It’s originally written by  Carey Nieuwhof, a well known Pastor and author.  Parents can’t be everything for their kids, I know if it weren’t for a few key adults in … More Why Your Kids Need Five Other Adults in Their Lives

Beyond Pat Answers (repost from youthspecialties.com)

I’m a big believer in not giving teenagers “pat answers” or “tired cliches”.   Teenagers, like anyone else, want their leaders to be first and foremost want honesty, and if we don’t have an answer be honest and say we don’t know.   The below article is pretty good and is good advice for any … More Beyond Pat Answers (repost from youthspecialties.com)