An article from the Wall Street Journal came to me from a friend about the dangers of TikTok. I read it and was like, no kidding it is not a place for teens. I could have told you this real quick. Why? The content. However, the Wall Street Journal created dozens of accounts for fictionalContinue reading “TikTok is Bad for Your Teen? No kidding.”
As a youth pastor, one of the biggest hurdles that I face is talking to students about sex and purity. I will say that our teens are way more sexually active at a younger age and higher pace. They are marinated in a sexualized culture. Sex is everywhere around them. It is prevalent in theirContinue reading “The Quest For Purity”
For the past five or six years I have taught a program at a local community college in Adult Education. Most of my students are coming through my course to get credit for the High School Diploma or their GED. During this time I always ask two questions. First, did your parents talk to youContinue reading “Money Habits Start Early”
Recently I have seen a advertising campaign for the Covid 19 vaccine that is about getting the vaccine because we as a country should “love our neighbor”. While that is just a guilt trip advertisement, it does bring up some good points. “Love thy neighbor” is often referenced when trying to get a population toContinue reading “Vaccines, Christians, and love thy neighbor……”
We were talking about dating these days among youth and college and career. We got into the topic of using dating apps to find people. We started talking about Tinder. Tinder is a notorious dating app designed for hook ups. I made the off hand comment that “If you look in the trash can allContinue reading “Trash is in the trash can”
One of my former youth students is in dire need of a boyfriend. She wants one, craves one, and is focused on one. Her whole world will crumble and her lifetime plans will fall apart of she does not have one by the end of the upcoming college year. The other day I gave herContinue reading “Prepared Through and By Prayer”
I was able to share at the Alabama Adult Education Conference. I spoke on Overcoming Fear in students, and adults. Below is my outline I used. What Causes Fear? While each one of us struggles with fear, we all probably have different backstories surrounding that fear. Your story is unique, your students’ story is uniqueContinue reading “Overcoming Fear”
By now we have all heard about Lil Nas X and his new video where he is giving Satan a lap dance. He also released a shoe that contained human blood and satanic symbols. Those same satanic symbols are obviously spread throughout the video and across his brand. I had numerous people ask me aboutContinue reading “Satan, culture, and economic success.”
Parents, you know that teenagers are hard to talk to. They give you short answers, no answers, or just noises. So, I thought that I would give you some conversation starters to help you and your teens communicate more efficiently. People love to talk about themselves and their dreams, goals, plans, and beliefs. So whyContinue reading “Conversation Starter #1”
Its close to sundown on Good Friday and I wanted to give you a little glimpse of hope. See God brings hope to the hopeless through Jesus. So what about Jesus’s Disciples and followers when Jesus dies upon the cross? God did not leave them hopeless as I am sure they were. They did notContinue reading “A Glimpse of Hope at the end of Good Friday”
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