Youth Culture Matters: A CPYU Podcast

Episode 152: “Responding to the 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity” a Discussion with Youth Workers – Part 1

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Kyle Hoffsmith (website) (church)
Kerry Trunfio (church) (Rooted Ministry)
Claire Teague (church)
Jessica Van Rees (church)
David Correa (church)
Mike Terry (church)
Episode 117: “Another Gospel?” with Alisa Childers
The Word in Youth Ministry podcast
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller radio show and podcast

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
The Ten Commandments of Progressive Christianity by Michael J. Kruger
If the Church Were Christian: Rediscovering the Values of Jesus by Philip Gulley
Another Gospel? A Lifelong Christian Seeks Truth in Response to Progressive Christianity by Alisa Childers
One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian by David Helm
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever
The Biggest Story ABC by Kevin DeYoung
The Need for Creeds Today: Confessional Faith in a Faithless Age by J.V. Fesko
The Creedal Imperative by Carl R. Trueman
Teaching the Faith, Forming the Faithful: A Biblical Vision for Education in the Church by Gary A. Parrett and S. Steve Kang
Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
The Cross of Christ by John Stott
Why We Love The Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion by Kevin DeYoung & Ted Kluck

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Episode 147: “What Is Social Media Doing To Us and Our Kids?” with Chris Martin

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Chris Martin (@ChrisMartin17 on Twitter)
Terms of Service Newsletter from Chris Martin
The Metaverse Church – Mortification of Spin Podcast episode

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Terms of Service: The Real Cost of Social Media by Chris Martin
Practical Theology: An Introduction
by Richard R. Osmer
This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life
by David Foster Wallace
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
by Neil Postman
The Birds Our Teachers: Biblical Lessons from a Lifelong Bird Watcher
by John Stott

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Episode 146: “The Right to Happiness” with Crystal Kirgiss and Duffy Robbins

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Crystal Kirgiss
Duffy Robbins
“We Have No Right To Happiness” – C.S. Lewis’s final words of caution (blog post from Crystal)
C.S. Lewis’s Last Written Word: We Have No Right to Happiness (includes text of Lewis’s article)
The Voice of the Martyrs
Gateway to Joy – Radio Program of Elisabeth Elliot
An interview with Dr. Helen Roseveare
Water My Soul by Lucy Shaw (book with Foreward by Eugene Peterson that recalls the John Muir story)

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King by Matthew W. Bates
The Gospel Precisely: Surprisingly Good News about Jesus Christ the King by Matthew W. Bates
The Benedict Option: A Strategy For Christians In A Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher
Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers by Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton
Various books by David F. Wells
Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World by Tara Isabella Burton
The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution by Carl R. Trueman
A Sure Guide to Hell. By Belzebub
A Secular Age by Charles Taylor
The King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight
Daily Inspiration from the Lion’s Den: Devotionals to help you Stand Strong Through The Storm by Paul Estabrooks
The Fellowship of the Suffering: How Hardship Shapes Us for Ministry and Mission by Paul Borthwick and Dave Ripper
The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt
Becoming Elisabeth Elliot by Ellen Vaughn
Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot
A Sacred Sorrow: Reaching Out to God in the Lost Language of Lament by Michael Card

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Episode 145: “Choosing a Godly Husband” with Tom Stein

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Tom Stein (bio)
For What It’s Worth (Tom Stein’s blog)
A Letter to My Daughter – Tom Stein on the Seven L’s of Husband-Hunting
Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity
The Banner of Truth Magazine
Key findings on marriage and cohabitation in the U.S.
Rising Share of U.S. Adults Are Living Without a Spouse or Partner

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Each for the Other, Marriage as it’s Meant to Be by Bryan Chapell with Kathy Chapell
Marriage: 6 Gospel Commitments Every Couple Needs to Make by Paul David Tripp
The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom
No Ordinary Marriage: Together for God’s Glory by Tim Savage
Marriage Minibooks from New Growth Press and CCEF

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Episode 144: “What Should We Make of Rachel Held Evans’ Children’s Book?” A Discussion with Elizabeth Urbanowicz

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Elizabeth Urbanowicz (bio)
Foundation Worldview
“What is God Like” Book Review: Helping Our Kids Discern What God Is Like…And What He Is Not
Foundation Worldview Early Childhood Series (ages 4-7)
Foundation Worldview Comparative Worldview Curriculum (ages 8-12)
Foundation Worldview Careful Thinking Curriculum (ages 10-14)
Foundation Worldview Book Club
Christianity Today 2022 Book Awards
Mama Bear Apologetics
How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide to Making Wise Media Choices

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
What Is God Like? by Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner
The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution by Carl R. Trueman
Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers by Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton
Strange Rites: New Religions For A Godless World by Tara Isabella Burton
Mama Bear Apologetics Book Series by Hillary Morgan Ferrer
A Student’s Guide to Navigating Culture by Walt Mueller

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Episode 141: “Work” with Dan Doriani

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Dan Doriani (bio)
@dandoriani (Twitter)
Covenant Theological Seminary
Center for Faith & Work St. Louis
Working with Dan Doriani (Podcast of the Center for Faith and Work St. Louis)
Why are so many Americans quitting their jobs?
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Work That Makes a Difference by Daniel M. Doriani
Work: Its Purpose, Dignity, and Transformation by Daniel M. Doriani
Other books by Daniel M. Doriani
Work and Worship: Reconnecting Our Labor and Liturgy by Mathew Kaemingk and Cory B. Wilson
Work: The Meaning of Your Life, A Christian Perspective by Lester DeKoster
Vocation: Discerning Our Callings in Life by Douglas J. Schuurman
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford

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Episode 139: “Cultivating Wisdom” with Brett McCracken

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Brett McCracken (website)
@brettmccracken (Twitter)
@bwmccracken (Instagram)
The Gospel Coalition

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
The Wisdom Pyramid: Feeding Your Soul in a Post-Truth World by Brett McCracken
Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community
by Brett McCracken
A Secular Age
by Charles Taylor
Klara and the Sun
by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Episode 138: “Encouragement from Walt’s First Youth Pastor” with Phil Douglass

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Phil Douglass
Covenant Seminary
3 Reasons Your Youth Leader Needs Seminary Training
Tim Keller’s website
Free Tim Keller sermon audio downloads

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Youth Ministry: Its Renewal in the Local Church by Lawrence O. Richards
The Gospel of John, 5 Volumes, commentary series
by James Montgomery Boice
Romans, 4 Volumes, commentary series
by James Montgomery Boice
Come to the Waters: Daily Bible Devotions for Spiritual Refreshment
by James Montgomery Boice

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Episode 137: “Sexual Attitudes and Practices of Evangelical Young Adults” with David Ayers

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
David Ayers (bio)
Ayers takes up cohabitation in Christianity Today article
The Cohabitation Dilemma Comes for America’s Pastors (Christianity Today article)
Institute for Family Studies
Sex and the Single Evangelical
National Survey of Family Growth
3(D) Review of “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X
Barna
Porn in the Digital Age: New Research Reveals 10 Trends
Cultural Research Center American Worldview Inventory 2021 Releases (from Arizona Christian University)
Grove City College YouTube Channel (Stay tuned for David Ayers “Life of the Mind Lecture Series”)

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Beyond the Revolution: Sex and the Single Evangelical by David Ayers (forthcoming 2021)
Christian Marriage: A Comprehensive Introduction
by David Ayers
The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution by Carl Trueman
Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers by Christian Smith and Lundquist Denton
The Porn Phenomenon: The Impact of Pornography in the Digital Age A Barna Report
The Future of Christian Marriage by Mark Regnerus
Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy by Mark Regnerus
Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying by Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

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Episode 136: “A Student’s Guide to Navigating Culture”

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
A Student’s Guide to Navigating Culture by Walt Mueller
Kevin Yi (on Twitter @kevinhyi)
Thanos to Theos Podcast
Kyle Hoffsmith (bio at Old North Church) (on Twitter @Kyle_Hoffsmith)
The Word in Youth Ministry Podcast
What’s New At School? Reading, Writing, And Gender Education… (Walt Mueller blog post)
CPYU Media Discernment Resources
3(D) Review: Olivia Rodrigo “good 4 u” song/video

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
A Student’s Guide to Navigating Culture by Walt Mueller
You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit by James K. A. Smith
The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-Shift That Changes Everything by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne

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Episode 135: “A Look Back at Episode 83 – Understanding Transgender in a Changing Culture”

Welcome to Youth Culture Matters, a podcast from the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. We’ve taken a short break from recording new episodes, so today we want to go back into our archives to highlight a timely conversation. Today’s episode is a look back at a discussion with Peter Lynas that aims to help us better understanding the transgender issues rapidly taking shape in today’s culture. Listen in to a replay of Episode 83, titled “Understanding Transgender in a Changing Culture” with Peter Lynas. This episode was originally released on May 13, 2019.

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

Peter Lynas (staff page on Evangelical Alliance) (twitter)
Evangelical Alliance
Transformed: A brief biblical and pastoral introduction to understanding transgender in a changing culture
Unbelievable Podcast
How should the Church respond to Transgender? Peter Lynas and Jenny-Anne Bishop (Unbelievable Podcast episode)
Duffy Robbins (facebook)
Traditional Biblical Sexuality in a Changing Youth Culture 2020 (Symposium at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Transformed: Tim’s Story
Transformed: Jeanette’s Story
Parent reports of adolescents and young adults perceived to show signs of a rapid onset of gender dysphoria
Brown criticized for removing article on transgender study
Dr. Zucker Defied Trans Orthodoxy. Now He’s Vindicated.
Sexual Integrity Initiative
Harvest USA

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Mark Yarhouse books including:
Sexual Identity and Faith: Helping Clients Find Congruence
Understanding Gender Dysphoria: Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture
Understanding Sexual Identity: A Resource for Youth Ministry
Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends

Listening To Sexual Minorities: A Study of Faith and Sexual Identity On Christian College Campuses by Mark Yarhouse, Janet B. Dean, Stephen P. Stratton, Michael Lastoria
God and the Transgender Debate: What Does the Bible Actually Say About Gender Identity?
by Andrew T. Walker

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Episode 134: “Integration of Faith and Sport” with Tim Sceggel

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Dr. Tim Sceggel
@SceggelSpeaks (Dr. Tim Sceggel on Twitter)
Covenant College
Covenant College Sports Camps
Integrating Sports and Faith: In Conversation with Dr. Tim Sceggel (article in byFaith magazine)
The Assist (website) – How Can The Bible Be Practically Applied to Sports?
The Stages of Faith According to James W. Fowler
Exploring Student Experiences of Faith Development Through Intercollegiate Athletic Participation (Dissertation Preview by Tim Sceggel)

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood by Jeffrey Marx
Inside Out Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives by Joe Ehrmann
Don’t Waste Your Sports by C.J. Mahaney
The Reason for Sports: A Christian Fanifesto by Ted Kluck
Time Out! The gift or god of Youth Sports by John Perritt
The Assist: A Gospel Centered Guide to Glorifying God Through Sports by Brian Smith

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Episode 133: “Anxiety, Stress, and Fostering Resilience” with Marv Penner

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Marv Penner
The Coalition for Youth Ministry Excellence
Episode 97: “Stop Letting Your Kids Make The Call” with Dr. Leonard Sax

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Help! My Kids Are Hurting: A Survival Guide to Working with Students in Pain by Marv Penner
Hope and Healing for Kids Who Cut by Marv Penner
Youth Worker’s Guide to Parent Ministry: A Practical Plan for Defusing Conflict and Gaining Allies by Marv Penner
The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups by Leonard Sax
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 Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions And Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt
Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot
A Student’s Guide to Anxiety by Edward Welch
Suffering and the Heart of God: How Trauma Destroys and Christ Restores by Diane Langberg
Where is God When It Hurts by Philip Yancey
Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey
The Gift of Pain: Why We Hurt & What We Can Do About It by Philip Yancey
The Question That Never Goes Away: Why? by Philip Yancey

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