Links from around the world of children’s and youth work:
What happened when 9 teens gave up their mobile phones for a week: anyone who has worked with teenagers for more than 5 minutes know how connected to their mobiles they are. So what happens if they were separated from their mobile lifelines for a full week?
The Smart Talk is a website that helps parents and kids come up with a set of mobile phone rules together, and creates a handy agreement you can print out. This tool is more than a simple checklist; it’s meant to start conversations between parents and their child.
What I Teach My Students About Alcohol: Austin McCann shares what he taught his young people about drinking alcohol from the Bible.
Teens Tell All: Your Guide To Teen Slang, From Bae To Woke: As part of TODAY’s “Teens Tell All” series, they asked teenagers to enlighten adults about all those mysterious terms they throw out when they talk or message.
Jesus was a Youth Minister: Jesus’ disciples were mainly young men. This makes Peter the perfect, Biblical example of what it looks like to mentor a teenager!