Parent Resource: Dads and Their Daughters

Zenit recently interviewed Meg Meeker, the author of   "Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know."  In the interview, Meeker talks about how dads have more of an effect on their daughter's lives than they may ever know.  Many self-esteem issues along with depression, and sexual activity of girls have been linked to fathers who have not played a supportive r Read more »

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YM Resource: 5 Must-Have Books

Youth ministers are always looking for new ideas or just some really solid resources to help improve their ministry.  Here's an article listing the 5 must-have books for all those involved in ministering to the youth.  There's also a brief description of each book included in the article.    

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Parent Resource: Tips for Raising Teens

As a parent, it can be tough to raise a teenager.  Teenagers want their independence but at the same time want to know that they are loved.  Somedays can be tough and seem as if they will never end.  Here's a list of 12 tips that can help you get through the day and may even make your day more enjoyable. 

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Online Scripture Reflection

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The Martha Syndrome

"You may have the Martha Syndrome if you think God needs you to accomplish divine work in the world." 

As youth ministers we may fall into this trap.  Read Steve Gerali's thoughts to find out if you are "underestimating God's sovereignty and overestimating your contribution to God's work."

It's important to be for the Lord rather than do!  BE with Him! 

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