Tag Archives: Parents

Meet The Circle

Maybe you’ve heard some stirring about a new device called CIRCLE that helps families take back a little control over the Internet and device usage at home. If not, I would like to stir your interest. I just purchased CIRCLE and started using it in my own home this week. My experience: it’s SO EASY! […]

Communicating with Students, Parents, and Volunteers

Our friends over at The Youth Cartel are releasing a series of NextGen ministry training videos to help our field learn foundational skills. They are starting with this one: “Communication with Students, Parents, and Volunteers” — and we think it’s an important topic to dig into. Whether you are a brand new NextGen pastor or leader, just getting […]

Overscheduled: ‘Tis the Season

In the last week I was the photographer for a Ladies’ Christmas event, attended a church staff Christmas party, led carols for several special Christmas-flavored worship sessions, and hosted a Buddy-the-Elf youth group party. Going into this week I have three more Christmas choir practices, another volunteer-led youth party, a Christmas Eve service, some personal […]

VIA Media from Fuller Youth Institute

Would you believe that the percentages of young people who report sexting, feeling bullied or harassed on social media, and having seen explicit images online are all declining? Or that a large percentage of young people have told researchers that some of their happiest memories of time spent with their families have centered around things like […]

Free eBook for Answering Tough Teen Questions

This is a FREE resource you can pass on to parents, use for yourself as a topical study guide or even as a base for student ministry message content. The story behind it: Senior pastor, Roland Boyce, started writing a book on topics and tough questions he wish he could have had a resource for […]