Engaging Youth Culture Today

The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding (CPYU) endeavors to increase the ability of home and church to nurture children and teens into a lifetime of biblically-faithful, whole-life Christian discipleship.

From Our Blog

Youth Ministry: Our Primary Task

There are many ways in which I envy my youth ministry friend Jake. . . healthy rather than sinful envy…
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More Thoughts On Paul’s Words To Youthworkers. . .

The older I get the more I see the relevance of how the old stuff speaks to the new. .…
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Youth Ministry: There’s A World To Know. . .

So. . . what is most important in youth ministry? That’s the question I asked yesterday and will be answering…
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Featured Seminars

Youth Culture 101: Cultural Forces Shaping Children and Teens Today

Our kids are growing up in a world that powerfully shapes and mis-shapes their values, attitudes, and behaviors. What are the major cultural forces that are influencing the worldviews of children and teens today? How can we begin to temper the negative influences that present challenges for Christian parents and youth workers? … Learn more here.

Catechizing 101: Raising Spiritually Healthy Kids In Today’s Youth Culture

Our children and teens are at a unique stage of life where they are making decisions about who they are and what they believe. . . both now and for the rest of their lives. Culture is “catechizing” or teaching them 24/7. The challenge for the Christian home and church is to counter this cultural education with the life-shaping truths of the Gospel. … Learn more here.