The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding is a nonprofit organization committed to building strong families by serving to bridge the cultural-generational gap between parents and teenagers.
Technology and web development have always been a hobby for this youth pastor since his family got their first computer in 1993. Combine that with his passion for seeing teenagers grow in their relationship with Christ and over a decade of youth ministry experience, you have this site, Life In Student Ministry.
As a fellowship of believers, we can’t just leave such disasters up to the marketplace or the government to “fix.” Our congregations need to rise to the challenge of coming alongside our sisters and brothers who fall victim to the economic slump.
The AAIDD (American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) is a national organization whose mission is to promote "progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities."
This last week Jimmy Wales spoke at Calvin College’s January series. Even though I was not able to make it the campus to see him speak, I did watch it live from the Ladies Literary Club in downtown Grand Rapids. Wales is the founder Wikipedia and...
When we pass on our Christian faith to the next generation, we do so from our own tradition and perspective. Reformed Christians are no exception, but what does it mean to be Reformed? What does the Reformed worldview contribute to church school programs?
If you’re wondering whether projected technology is all it can be in your congregation’s worship, maybe it’s time to rethink your approach.
What if you could find five people in your congregation, perhaps each representing a different decade (one child, one teen, one thirty-something, one fifty-something, one-eighty something)to tell you what single Psalm verse best expresses the praise and thanks that they personally long to offer God. The results are likely to be inspiring. Someone might choose a verse from Psalm 150, another a verse from Psalm 30, another a verse from Psalm 63.
Upon moving to Ontario, Canada to begin my ministry with Youth Unlimited I was asked to join a book reading/discussion on J. Oswald Sanders' book Spiritual Leadership. I was a little hesitant at first since I find myself often critical of self help books but this one surprised me in many ways.
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