Three Reasons I’m Glad I Read The Jesus I Wish I Knew in High School As a Parent

Three Reasons I’m Glad I Read The Jesus I Wish I Knew in High School As a Parent

Grace
Parenting Resources
Redemption
Stories of Grace
Tough Questions Teenagers Ask: Why Don’t We Follow All the Old Testament Laws?

Tough Questions Teenagers Ask: Why Don’t We Follow All the Old Testament Laws?

Bible Teaching
Old Testament
For the Youth Minister Who Feels They “Don’t Measure Up”

For the Youth Minister Who Feels They “Don’t Measure Up”

Comparison
Gospel-Centered
Grace
Tough Questions Teenagers Ask: Why Didn’t God Conquer Satan in the Garden?

Tough Questions Teenagers Ask: Why Didn’t God Conquer Satan in the Garden?

Bible Teaching
Evil
Genesis
The Promise of Blessing For Others In and Through Our Pain

The Promise of Blessing For Others In and Through Our Pain

Promises of God
Redemption
Suffering
God: Frustratingly, Forgettably, and Unendingly Faithful

God: Frustratingly, Forgettably, and Unendingly Faithful

Character of God
Faith
Politics
When Your Children Witness Your Idols Fail

When Your Children Witness Your Idols Fail

Exodus
Old Testament
Suffering
Whatever is Foreseen in Joy: Wendell Berry and the Corona-Crisis

Whatever is Foreseen in Joy: Wendell Berry and the Corona-Crisis

Anxiety
Bible Teaching
Rest
The Problem of Evil: Helping Teens Understand Why Jesus Had to Die

The Problem of Evil: Helping Teens Understand Why Jesus Had to Die

Apologetics
Easter
Evil
Lent
Suffering
Finding Our Stories in the Story of Grace

Finding Our Stories in the Story of Grace

Grace
Rooted 2020
Stories of Grace
It Doesn’t Have to be All Merry and Bright: Day Three, 2019 Christmas Devotions for Students

It Doesn’t Have to be All Merry and Bright: Day Three, 2019 Christmas Devotions for Students

Christmas
Culture
Depression
Promises
Prophecy
Psalms
Suffering
Three Political Truths I Want My Kids to Know

Three Political Truths I Want My Kids to Know

Citizenship
Discipleship
Kingdom of God
Politics
10 Ways to Engage Your Youth Group in Cross-Cultural Thinking (And Topics Like Immigration and Politics)

10 Ways to Engage Your Youth Group in Cross-Cultural Thinking (And Topics Like Immigration and Politics)

Citizenship
Culture
Diversity
Politics
Fallen Idols and Misplaced Hope

Fallen Idols and Misplaced Hope

Hope
Idolatry
Rooted for His Glory

Rooted for His Glory

Sexual Sin: “Does God Still Love Me?” or “Is Grace Really Enough?”

Sexual Sin: “Does God Still Love Me?” or “Is Grace Really Enough?”

Sex
Rooted2014 Audio: Mark Howard on Purity

Rooted2014 Audio: Mark Howard on Purity

Rooted 2014
Rooted2014 Audio: Mark Howard on Teaching Revelation

Rooted2014 Audio: Mark Howard on Teaching Revelation

Rooted 2014
When It’s More Than We Can Handle

When It’s More Than We Can Handle

Parenting
Partnering with Parents
Why I’ve Been to Every Rooted Conference

Why I’ve Been to Every Rooted Conference

Rooted 2014
Seduction and the Pain of Saying, “No”

Seduction and the Pain of Saying, “No”

Perseverance
What an Iranian Youth Minister Taught Me About Youth Ministry

What an Iranian Youth Minister Taught Me About Youth Ministry

Missions
Books to Teach in Jr. High Youth Ministry: Revelation

Books to Teach in Jr. High Youth Ministry: Revelation

School
Intellectual Modesty

Intellectual Modesty

Modesty
What Leaving Reminds Me About Youth Ministry

What Leaving Reminds Me About Youth Ministry

Discipleship
Perspective
Fun and Substance in Youth Ministry

Fun and Substance in Youth Ministry

Youth Group Culture
Youth Ministry
Utilizing Youth Culture Series: Part 2

Utilizing Youth Culture Series: Part 2

Culture
Youth Ministry
Utilizing Youth Culture Series: Part 1

Utilizing Youth Culture Series: Part 1

Culture
Youth Ministry
Youth Ministry and the Church: Youth Pastors in Small Churches

Youth Ministry and the Church: Youth Pastors in Small Churches

Fallen Idols and Misplaced Hope

Fallen Idols and Misplaced Hope

Hope
Idolatry
Eternity and Youth Ministry

Eternity and Youth Ministry

Heaven
Perspective
Peter: Hope for Youth Ministers

Peter: Hope for Youth Ministers

Faith
Grace
Hope
Performance
Preaching
Teaching
Weakness
The World’s Half-Truths for Teens Pt.6: The Power for Change Comes from Within

The World’s Half-Truths for Teens Pt.6: The Power for Change Comes from Within

Grace
Half Truths
Holy Spirit
Sovereignty
Essentials in Youth Ministry: Others

Essentials in Youth Ministry: Others

Church
Holy Spirit
Intergenerational Integration
Relationships
Volunteers
Youth Ministry
We All Need Jesus: That’s Why Youth Group Isn’t A Replacement for Corporate Worship

We All Need Jesus: That’s Why Youth Group Isn’t A Replacement for Corporate Worship

Church
Intergenerational Integration
Worship
Youth Ministry
The World’s Half-Truths For Teens Pt.3: If it Comes Naturally, it’s Okay

The World’s Half-Truths For Teens Pt.3: If it Comes Naturally, it’s Okay

Half Truths
Holiness
Identity
Temptation

Remembering What’s Important: Part 3- The Patience of God

Grace
Patience
Redemption
Sin

God, Evil, Suffering, & Teens: Part 3- Humanity and God’s Solution to Evil

Apologetics
Evil
Image of God
Jesus
Law

God, Evil, Suffering, and Teens: Part 2- So, Where Does Evil Come From?

Apologetics
Evil
Sin
Suffering

God, Evil, Suffering, and Teens: Part 1- (Re)Framing the Conversation

Apologetics
Evil
Injustice
Justice
Preaching
Suffering
Teaching

Youth Ministry Isn’t About Youth Ministers

Humility
Jesus
Performance
Weakness
Youth Need the Church, and the Church Needs Youth

Youth Need the Church, and the Church Needs Youth

Humility
Intergenerational Integration
Worship
Youth Ministry

Adoption: God as the Available Parent

Adoption
Hope
Justification
Law
Preaching
Rooted 2012
Teaching

Adoption: God as the Empathetic Parent

Adoption
Identity
Jesus
Righteousness
Rooted 2012

The Busy Youth Minister: Grace Enough to Rest

Calling
Freedom
Grace
Practical Ministry Tools
Rest
Tough Stuff: The Unfairness of the Gospel

Tough Stuff: The Unfairness of the Gospel

Evil
Grace
Justice
Reconciliation
Theology
Salvation Accomplished

Salvation Accomplished

Gospel-Centered
Holiness
Hope
Jesus
Sin