Helping Today’s Anxiety-Filled Kids

Kids Mental Health and Anxiety

As a parent or ministry leader, it’s important to know helpful ways to assist kids who are suffering with anxiety. Here are some practical tips for you.

The Importance of Loving Yourself First

Love Yourself First

As youth pastors, it can seem wrong to “love yourself.” But if God sees us as worthy of love, shouldn’t we? Here are some key ways to love yourself first.

Three Ingredients to Help Students Recover Following a Pandemic

Students and the Pandemic

Today’s kids were already facing mental health problems. Now they feel delayed by the pandemic, and it’s added to their anxiety levels. According to Barna research, 82 percent of Generation Z members believe they’ve been traumatized. While it sounds extreme, many of them feel: Postponed. Pushed aside. Penalized.   This group of teens believe part […]

Kids and Cyber Bullying

Cyberbullying has become a rising problem for kids in this day and age. What are some things the church can do about it? Read to learn more.

How to Incorporate Healthy Pastoral Self-Care into Your Routine

I grew up in Sherman, Texas. Most of you have never heard of Sherman, but I can tell you it was a wonderful place to grow up. It was a middle size town in North Texas full of trees (despite what many think about Texas), with a laid-back atmosphere, and a love for the Dallas […]

3 Keys to Addressing Mental Health and Suicide in Your Ministry

If you watch or listen to the news very often, you may realize that, sadly, suicide rates are on the rise. We could speculate all day about reasons this might be true, but regardless, one of the greatest things we can do to combat this rising trend is to create and keep the conversation going […]