Posts Tagged: teens

How Do We Help the Next Generation Navigate Culture?

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   As a parent of three kids, I am frequently trying to help them best navigate cultural voices vying for their hearts and minds. This is why I am thrilled about the new book  A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today’s World, by Brett Kunkle and John… Read more »

Teaching Teens

Josh, Just wanted to say, I was a student of yours for years, and an intern for a summer. Ten years later you remembered who I was. Just thought I’d say thank you for remembering, and not being afraid to teach teenagers heavy apologetics on a level they could understand.     Hey man, I… Read more »

Book Review: Growing Young

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] We have all heard the grim news: Church attendance is declining across denominations and young people are disengaging the church.[1] In an effort to address this problem, the team at Fuller Youth Institute has released a new book: Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People… Read more »

8 Online Etiquette Rules Every Tween Should Know

Proper online etiquette isn’t just something to consider teaching your tweens, it’s crucial for solidifying their digital safety. Parents, have you ever heard of “subtweeting?” Are you aware that college administrators and potential employers sometimes look at candidates’ social media profiles? Do your kids know what to do when they see someone getting bullied online?… Read more »

The Bible: My Kids Don’t See Its Relevance

Is the Bible Worth Reading?  Mary looked up at her daughter Stephanie. “Hi, Sweetie. How was your first day of college?” “Awesome, Mom! One interesting thing happened.” “What’s that?” asked Mary. She stopped sorting laundry so she could give Stephanie her full attention. “Well, I learned that the university has a multicultural education policy.” “A what?”

“Hater!” What Every Parent Yearns to Hear. Not

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“Hater!” is a hurtful label. “Dad!” called Chad. “Kim and I are leaving! See you later!” Todd appeared at the door of his wood shop, a stained paint brush in one hand. “Hey, kids. What’s on your agenda today?” Kim smiled. “We’re going to watch my brother run the relay in the International Gay Games downtown.” Todd’s… Read more »