Opinion | Family
Steve Jobs, Back to School, and Why Doubt Belongs in Your Youth Group CurriculumSubscriber access only
Our research at the Fuller Youth Institute suggests unexpressed doubt leads young people to leave the faith.
Opinion | Sexuality
Virginity Isn't Our Holy GrailSubscriber access only
Grace keeps us all from being 'damaged goods.'
Opinion | Family
Youth Ministry's Family Blind SpotSubscriber access only
Churches might be spending too much time preparing us for missions and not enough for motherhood.
Opinion | Sexuality
To Publish a PredatorSubscriber access only
What the regrettable Leadership Journal post reminds us about the nature of sexual abuse.
Opinion | Sexuality
Body Talk: Beyond the Tween Abstinence LectureSubscriber access only
Media shapes how youth see their bodies. What can the church teach them instead?
Q+A: The Secret Lives of Teens OnlineSubscriber access only
The conversation about the pornification of social media is long overdue.
Why I’m Not a World-ChangerSubscriber access only
In my middle-age years, I’ve traded revolution for good old-fashioned faithfulness.
Opinion | Family
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
Opinion | Discipleship
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
Q&A: Ministering to Gang Members Is God’s Work
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago’s most vulnerable young men.
Opinion | Church
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Why Gen Z’s Call for ‘Safe Spaces’ Is Good News for Churches
New expectations may shift youth group conversations, but Christ still provides the answer.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why ‘Passing on the Faith’ Fails Our Kids
Young adults often leave the church after high school. The problem lies close to home.
How to Do Kids’ Discipleship in the Woods
Creation care does more than conservation. It cultivates faith formation, says A Rocha.
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