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You Know You Were a ’90s Church Kid If …

A fond tribute to WWJD bracelets, side hugs and kissing dating goodbye. Read More

Jordan White writes about the passionate, revival-driven faith of his youth—and why it makes for a poor mission. Read More

Jordan White writes about the passionate, revival-driven faith of his youth—and why it makes for a poor mission. Read More

Youth ministry is more than outrageous games and just say no sermons, but an opportunity to lead a rebellion against inactivity. Read More

“Youth pastors! All they do is eat cheese pizza and go to Six Flags!” My mentor in ministry used to make visits to a local high school, and invariably, this was the comment made by the football coach as they met in the hall. I suppose most adults consider student ministry to be just that—somewhere to send your teenagers for entertainment and “no sex” preaching (usually, parents decide their child needs abstinence training after they catch a daughter making out in her bedroom; why they think it’s a good idea to let them “watch movies” unattended in her room is another issue altogether). Read More

Youth Group

Light in the Shadows

Musical groups from Down Under, such as The Vines and Jet, have achieved critical and commercial success on American soil, now another Australian band, Youth Group, is poised and ready to continue the trend with the U.S release of the dark and dynamic Skeleton Jar. Read More