Youth Culture Matters: A CPYU Podcast

Episode 81: “Where Have All The Good Men Gone?” with Chris Walker

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:

Chris Walker
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Veritas Academy
Westminster Theological Seminary
Five Lies Our Culture Tells – David Brooks article
The Briefing with Albert Mohler
The Research on What Creates Satisfied and Successful Kids – Tim Elmore blog that mentions the importance of chores as found in a Harvard study
Episode 24: “Liturgies, Our Loves and Our Habits” with James K. A. Smith
Christian Service Brigade
How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide to Making Wise Media Choices
Just Add Parents: Ready-To-Use Parent Meeting – “Raising Marketing-Savvy Kids”

 

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood: A Practical Theology for College and Young Adult Ministry by David P. Setran and Chris A. Kiesling
Hurt 2.0: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers by Chap Clark
The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups by Leonard Sax
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family by Paul David Tripp
Men to Boys: The Making of Modern Immaturity by Gary Cross
The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager: A New History of the American Adolescent Experience by Thomas Hine
Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations by Alex & Brett Harris
The Man in the Mirror: Solving the 24 Problems Men Face by Patrick M. Morley
The Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men by Richard Phillips
God’s Wisdom for Navigating Life: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Book of Proverbs by Timothy and Kathy Keller
Wise Up: 10-Minute Family Devotions in Proverbs by Marty Machowski
You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit by James K. A. Smith
The New City Catechism
Everyone’s A Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology by R.C. Sproul
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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Episode 79: “Life, Sexuality, and a Christian Worldview” with Nancy Pearcey

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Jason Mangrum
CPYU Reading Group on Facebook
Nancy Pearcey – bio
NancyPearcey.com
Houston Baptist University
The Pearcey Report
National Study of Youth and Religion
Bioethicist argues children’s ‘right’ to change sex trumps right of parents who object
Canadian Supreme Court Rules 14-Year-Old Can Have Hormone Injections without Parental Permission
Transgender Children and the Right to Transition: Medical Ethics When Parents Mean Well but Cause Harm
Paula Johnson Ted Talk: His and hers … health care
So what if abortion ends life?
It’s not conversion therapy to learn to love your body: A teen desister tells her story
Tales From the Millennials’ Sexual Revolution

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality by Nancy Pearcey
Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity by Nancy Pearcey
Saving Leonardo: A Call To Resist The Secular Assault On Mind, Morals, & Meaning by Nancy Pearcey
The Benedict Option: A Strategy For Christians In A Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher
The God Who Is There: The Book That Makes Sense Out of Your World  by Francis Schaeffer
Escape from Reason by Francis Schaeffer
The Mark of the Christian by Francis Schaeffer

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Episode 78: “Changing Youth Sports” with Brandon Day

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Brandon Day: Our Youth Sports Culture Is Broken
Richmond Community Schools
Richmond Blue Devil Athletics
David Fraze – Lubbock Christian University
Inside Out Initiative – Inspiring & Catalyzing Communities to Transform Sports Culture
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
NCAA: Estimated Probability of Competing In Professional Athletics
John Smoltz Issues Warning to Parents Of Young Baseball Players (during Hall of Fame induction speech)

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives by Joe Ehrmann
Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood by Jeffrey Marx
The Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager’s Old-School Views On Success In Sports and Life by Mike Matheny
The Reason for Sports: A Christian Manifesto by Ted Kluck
Time Out! The Gift or God of Youth Sports by John Perritt
The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon by David Elkind
All Grown Up and No Place to Go: Teenagers in Crisis by David Elkind

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Episode 77: “Engaging Disability in Youth Ministry and Beyond” with Ashley Belknap

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Engaging Disability With The Gospel
Ashley Belknap
Engaging Disability With The Gospel Facebook Page
Email Ashley
Email Engaging Disability With The Gospel
Same Lake, Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability by Stephanie O. Hubach
Joni and Friends

Upcoming Training events available from Engaging Disability With The Gospel:
Youth Ministry: Enfolding and Discipling Teens with Disabilities – February 28, 2019
Noon/Morning Session: https://engagingdisability.org/event/youth-ministry-enfolding-discipling-teens-disabilities-noon-morning-session/
The entire training schedule can be found here.

Mount Hermon Camp – Kelsey Paterson
Christian Camping and Conference Association

Nappanee Missionary Church
Derry Prenkert
My Third Decade Podcast

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Episode 76: “Evangelism – Gospelizing Your Youth Ministry” with Greg Stier

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Greg Stier
Dare 2 Share
Dare 2 Share Live
Gospelize Your Youth Ministry: A Spicy “New” Philosphy of Ministry (That’s 2,000 Years Old) by Greg Stier
Text GOSPELIZE to 27126 to get a free digital copy!
Winter Jam 2019

How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide to Making Wise Media Choices – CPYU Media Discernment Resource

Other Books Mentioned or Recommended:
Basic Theology: A Popular Systematic Guide to Understanding Biblical Truth by Charles Ryrie
Lectures to My Students
 by Charles Spurgeon
Knowing God by J.I. Packer

 

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Episode 75: “Stressed Out” A Conversation About Anxiety With Walt Mueller

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Stressed Out – Teens and Anxiety handout
Stressed Out: Pushing Back on the Epidemic of Teen Anxiety (CPYU Seminar by Walt Mueller)
Various Lists of Phobias (here, here, here or here)
Christian Counseling and Education Foundation
CCEF Anxiety Conference Audio Set
Depression & Anxiety: How Can Churches Help? – CCEF Video
So Much Fear and Anxiety by Ed Welch
American College Health Association
Higher Education Research Institute Freshman Survey
Other CPYU resources, links, radio shows, etc. related to Anxiety

CPYU Seminars – seminar request form found here.
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller radio show

Books Mentioned or Recommended:
iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood* and What That Means for the Rest of Us by Jean Twenge
The Christian and Anxiety
 by Hans Urs von Balthasar

 

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Episode 74: “Scripture and Popular Music” with Steve Turner

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Steve Turner – bio
Turn, Turn, Turn: Popular Songs and Music Inspired by the Bible

More books mentioned written by Steve Turner:
Beatles ’66: The Revolutionary Year
The Gospel According to The Beatles
A Hard Day’s Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles’ Song
Popcultured: Thinking Christianly About Style, Media and Entertainment
Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts
The Man Called Cash: The Life, Love, and Faith of an American Legend
Trouble Man: The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye
Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now
An Illustrated History of Gospel: Gospel Music From Early Spirituals to Modern Gospel
The Day I Fell Down the Toilet and Other Poems

Other Books and Resources:
Too Christian, Too Pagan: How to Love the World Without Falling For It by Dick Staub
How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide to Making Wise Media Choices
by Walt Mueller

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Episode 73: “Eighth Grade” Film: A Youthworker Round Table Discussion

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Resources, links, other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Eighth Grade film
Eighth Grade film discussion questions from CPYU
Dan Istvanik – Middle School Student Pastor at Victory Church, Lancaster, PA
Tony Villafane – Director of Students and Leadership Development, Gateway Church, Parkesburg, PA
Jacob Marino – Youth Pastor, Millersville Community United Methodist Church, Millersville, PA
Lancaster (PA) Area Youth Workers Network Facebook Group
National Network of Youth Ministries
The Middle Years – 5th-9th Grade Ministry
Ministry to Parents
Download Youth Ministry
Lancaster Bible College
CPYU Seminars
How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices (media discernment resource from CPYU)

Books:
Face Time: Your Identity in a Selfie World
by Kristen Hatton
12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You
by Tony Reinke
Identity: Who You Are in Christ
by Eric Geiger
Controlled Chaos: Making Sense of Junior High Ministry
by Kurt Johnston and Justin Herman
52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid: How to Engage with Kids Who Can’t Seem to Pry Their Eyes from Their Devices! by Jonathan McKee
Adoptive Youth Ministry: Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith
by Chap Clark
Practical Theology
by Richard Osmer

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Episode 71: “Navigating Advertising and Marketing” with Walt Mueller

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Resources, links, other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
The Simple Seven
Just Add Parents: Ready-to-Use Parent Meeting – “Raising Marketing-Savvy Kids”
CPYU Seminars
Adweek
Ad Age
Ads of the World
Marketing Land

Marketing blog posts and radio shows from CPYU:
Marketing as Map and Mirror… Three Ads to Deconstruct Christianly… (blog from Walt Mueller)
Marketing Tricks… An Infographic that Might Make You a Savvy Christmas Shopper… (blog from Walt Mueller)
Managing Marketing Madness… (blog from Walt Mueller)
Teen Targeted Marketing (Youth Culture Today radio program)
Marketing Cool (Youth Culture Today radio program)
Marketing and the Hole in the Soul (Youth Culture Today radio program)

Marketing Related Articles:
Genius Ways Companies Get Kids to Do Their Marketing for Them
Gen Z ‘More Receptive’ To Advertising Than Older Generations
In The US, Kids Play a Central Role in Household Purchases

Books:
Youth Culture 101
 by Walt Mueller
On Earth as It Is in Advertising? Moving from Commercial Hype to Gospel Hope by Sam Van Eman
The Pitch: A Simple 1-2-3-4-5 Way to Understand the Basic Pattern of Persuasion in Advertising by Hugh Rank
The Great Tween Buying Machine: Capturing Your Share of the Multi-Billion-Dollar Tween Market by David Siegel, Timothy Coffey, Gregory Livingston

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Episode 70: “Loving Kids Well In Our #metoo Culture” with Marv Penner

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Resources, links, other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Dr. Marv Penner
The Coalition for Youth Ministry Excellence
Marv Penner seminars
Download Youth Ministry
How to Break Away From the Gender Binary (Teen Vogue article mentioned)
The Keepers (Docuseries on Netflix)
PA Attorney General Report on Child Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church
National Youth Workers Convention
What it is. What it means. Pop Culture & Youth Ministry Podcast

Books:
Help! My Kids Are Hurting: A Survival Guide to Working With Students In Pain
 by Marv Penner
Better Safe than Sued: Keeping Your Students and Ministry Alive by Jack Crabtree
Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0: Everything You Need to Successfully Manage Your Ministry by Mike Work and Ginny Olson

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Episode 69: “Hope” with Cameron and Lauren Cole

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Resources, links, other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Cameron and Lauren Cole’s story
Therefore I Have Hope: 12 Truths That Comfort, Sustain, and Redeem in Tragedy by Cameron Cole
Cameron Cole
Rooted Ministry
Rooted Conference
Cathedral Church of the Advent
Dare 2 Share
Just Add Parents: Ready-to-Use Parent Meetings – “Raising Marketing-Savvy Kids”
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller

Books:
Therefore I Have Hope: 12 Truths That Comfort, Sustain, and Redeem in Tragedy
 by Cameron Cole
Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know about the Emerging Science of Sex Differences by Leonard Sax
The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups by Leonard Sax
Dynamics of Spiritual Life: An Evangelical Theology of Renewal by Richard Lovelace
Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free by Linda Kay Klein
Breaking the Marriage Idol: Reconstructing Our Cultural and Spiritual Norms by Kutter Callaway
Everyday Prayers: 365 Days to a Gospel-Centered Faith by Scotty Smith
Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks

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Episode 68: “Rapid-Onset Gender Dysphoria” with Walt Mueller and Jason Soucinek

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Resources, links, other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Dr. Pepper Fansville commercial
The Simple Seven (Ad Filtering Questions)
Project Six19
Sexual Integrity Initiative
Rapid-onset gender dysphoria in adolescents and young adults: A study of parental reports (Research Article by Lisa Littman)
Jazz Jennings Is ‘Doing Super Well’ Nearly 3 Months After Undergoing Gender Confirmation Surgery
For Trans People Seeking Passports, State Department Abruptly Changes Language
Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents (Policy Statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics)
ELCA Hits Bottom (by Robert Benne for First Things)
Thoughts on Revoice (blog post from Tim Geiger)
HarvestUSA

Books:
Symptoms of Being Human
by Jeff Garvin
Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate by Justin Lee
The Trans Generation: How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution by Ann Travers
Adoptive Youth Ministry: Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith by Chap Clark
Adoptive Church: Creating an Environment Where Emerging Generations Belong by Chap Clark

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Episode 67: “Effective Ministry Planning” with Erickson, Kauffman, Trunfio, and Yi

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Resources, links, other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Youth Ministry and Winging It… (blog from Walt Mueller)
Chelsea Erickson (First Congregational Church of Hamilton)
Kyle Kauffman (Keystone Church)
Kerry Trunfio (Our Savior Lutheran Church)
Kevin Yi (bio on Rooted)
Rooted Youth Ministry
Casket Empty

Books:
God’s Word For You Commentary Series
by The Good Book Company
The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge by R.A. Torrey
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
Teaching the Faith, Forming the Faithful: A Biblical Vision for Education in the Church by Gary A. Parrett and S. Steve Kang
God’s Wisdom for Navigating Life: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Book of Proverbs by Timothy and Kathy Keller

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Episode 64: “Suffering” with Dave Ripper

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Dave Ripper – bio
Paul Borthwick – website
The Fellowship of the Suffering: How Hardship Shapes Us for Ministry and Mission
Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA
End of the Spear

Books Mentioned during the podcast or Recommended:
CPYU Highly recommends the books below be purchased through Hearts & Minds Bookstore.
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The Fellowship of the Suffering: How Hardship Shapes Us for Ministry and Mission by Paul Borthwick and Dave Ripper
Creative Suffering by Paul Tournier
The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language by Eugene H. Peterson
Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot
The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups by Leonard Sax
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller
The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life by Ann Voskamp
The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work by Eugene H. Peterson
A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss by Jerry Sittser

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Episode 63: “Youth Ministry Networking” with Travis Deans

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Travis Deans – bio
Teens for Christ
National Network of Youth Ministries
Register with the National Network of Youth Ministries
Search for a network in your area
Geneva College
Pittsburgh Kids Foundation
Pittsburgh Kids Foundation Camps
From Competing to Completing – article by Travis Deans in NNYM magazine
Pittsburgh Youth Worker’s Conference
The Seven Project
CPYU Seminars
See You At The Pole
See You At The Pole – Ignition

Books Mentioned during the podcast or Recommended:
CPYU Highly recommends the books below be purchased through Hearts & Minds Bookstore.
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Better Together: Discovering the Dynamic Results of Cooperation by Paul Fleischmann

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Episode 62: “Disordered Eating” with Susie Broms, Nick Mance, and Julie Lowe

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia
Paul Tripp
The Faith Playbook
Christians Who Happen To Play Pro Football… The Faith Playbook (Walt’s blog post)
CCEF – Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation
CCEF resources related to Eating Disorders
CCEF resources related to Body Image
CCEF Minibooks
Julie Lowe – bio
Jean Kilbourne website
Killing Us Softly: Advertising’s Image of Women by Jean Kilbourne
The dangerous ways ads see women – Tedx Talk by Jean Kilbourne

Statistics and Research on Eating Disorders:
National Eating Disorders Association
Eating Disorder Hope
National Eating Disorders Collaboration (Australia)
What Is Disordered Eating? – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
National Institute of Mental Health – Eating Disorders Overview
National Institute of Mental Health – Eating Disorders Statistics
Mirror-Mirror

Podcast episodes mentioned:
EPISODE 29: “PRAYER, GOD’S STORY, AND PREACHING THE GOSPEL TO YOURSELF” WITH SCOTTY SMITH
EPISODE 49: “IDENTITY IN CHRIST IN THE MIDST OF SNAPS AND SELFIES” WITH KRISTEN HATTON

Books Mentioned during the podcast or Recommended:
CPYU Highly recommends the books below be purchased through Hearts & Minds Bookstore.
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Face Time: Your Identity in a Selfie World by Kristen Hatton
When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man
 by Edward T. Welch
What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?: Answers to the Big Questions of Life by Edward T. Welch

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