True North Leadership Academy is radical 9-month Christian internship that runs from September to May with opportunity to earn a grant of 13 college credits. True North is defined by making Jesus the uncontested center of your life and passionately focusing upon developing deep intimacy with Him. True North is a navigational term, which is a […]
Whatever you think about the phenomenon, it has taken on teen culture by storm: over three million copies of the novel Thirteen Reasons Why have been sold and the Netflix series has broken viewing records. Thousands of teens have watched it — despite the MA rating — and the conversations going around schools everywhere are enticing other teens to jump […]
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 […]
A message from Carey Gregory, Church Relations Manager with Operation Christmas Child: Since the beginning of Operation Christmas Child, the partnership of churches has been absolutely foundational as we have sought to serve the missions heart of congregations across the country — providing a simple, practical and powerful tool to share the Gospel around the world. […]
I was blessed at the end of July to meet and interview Peter Furler at the youth pastor’s tent that I run at Hills Alive – our local summer music festival. A big surprise to me is that he is incredibly cool. I expected him to be cool, but how cool he is just blew me away. […]
Download this 5-minute video from Church on the Move’s SEEDS resource site, to help teach kids about regular people in the Bible who did amazing things. Click here to get it.
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What does a typical day in a teenager’s digital life look like in America? Check out this quick video from Common Sense Media and read about The New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens.
There are likely students in your ministry that struggle with depression and maybe even thoughts of suicide. Take it seriously. Love them. Connect them to help. Pray for them. Support them and their families. Click here for resources from the Mental Health and The Church initiative.