Parents

Parents Engaging Gen Z

Youth pastors often complain that the biggest hindrance to raising the bar in youth ministry is parents. Many parents don’t think of the long-term implications of a youth ministry that’s based on silliness, yet it is the parents who cry the loudest when their children aren’t having “fun.” American youth have parents who grew up when being a parent too …

minds

5 Ways to Engage Your Students’ Minds

Today’s students get a bad rap.  Recent books on Generation Z make much of their short attention spans (See James White’s book Meet Generation Z).  They mention how today’s youth would rather watch a video than read a book (See Jean Twenge’s book iGen).  It’s common knowledge that students’ use of online access has had a profound impact upon how …