Tag : Guys

Getting Guys Part 2: From Theory to Practice

Getting Guys Part 2: From Theory to Practice

practical ways to get guys interested and involved in ministry and growing in their faith Continue reading

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Getting Guys

Getting Guys

Many churches have tried to stifle the wilder side of young men. Rather than stifle what is part of the male makeup, we are better off to channel it. Here are some ideas on how to do that. Continue reading

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Youth Ministry Basics: Girls and Boys, pt. 1

Youth Ministry Basics: Girls and Boys, pt. 1

on working with teenage boys Continue reading

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Youth Viewpoints on the Power of Male/Female Teams

Youth Viewpoints on the Power of Male/Female Teams

Jordan and Caroline are active in the youth group at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Livermore, CA. Before Our Savior called a full-time youth worker, Jordan and Caroline had the benefit of being served by a husband and wife team, Dr. Steven and Dee Christopher. The Christophers taught Jordan and Caroline a lot through Bible study, but the youth also learned much simply by witnessing the Christophers’ Christian marriage in action. Continue reading

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Girls and Guys Groups

Girls and Guys Groups

This interview with Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, St. Charles, MO, offers details about gender-specific Bible study programs. Immanuel’s GUYS and GIRLS Bible Study Groups seek to share and reinforce that God has a lot to say about what it means to be a young man or a young woman, and that His definitions of gender make a lot more sense than those offered by the world. Continue reading

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Boys Becoming Men/ Girls Becoming Women

Boys Becoming Men/ Girls Becoming Women

Boys and girls are different. Everybody knows that, yet when we plan programs for the church we too frequently act as if those differences don’t exist, or as if they are unimportant. Continue reading

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Blurred Boundaries-Gender Differences and Roles

Blurred Boundaries-Gender Differences and Roles

The boundaries between gender identity/roles and sexuality are being stretched and blurred every day, in every way. Youth workers are in a unique position to bring the focus back to Scripture, which teaches young people who God made them to be. This article discusses how to go about doing just that. Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons

Teenage boys are under a lot of pressure. To counter this, it is the Christian youth leader’s job to model Christ and connect to teens, providing a healthy, firm example of faith and love so that they might know the truth that sets them free. But this is not an easy task. Continue reading

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