Youth Culture Matters: A CPYU Podcast

Episode 161: “Thinking Wisely about Dangers” with Julie Lowe

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Julie Lowe
Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation
More resources from Julie Lowe (blogs, videos, audio)
CCEF 2022 National Conference – The Way of Wisdom (Conference Audio Download)

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Safeguards: Shielding Our Homes and Equipping Our Kids by Julie Lowe
Teens and Suicide: Recognizing the Signs and Sharing Hope by Julie Lowe
Child Proof: Parenting By Faith, Not Formula by Julie Lowe
Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens by Julie Lowe
Helping Your Anxious Child: What to Do When Worries Get Big by Julie Lowe
The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt
Social Sanity in an Insta World edited by Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra

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Episode 160: “ROAR like a Mama Bear” with Amy Davison

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Amy Davison – bio
Mama Bear Apologetics
Mama Bear Apologetics blog
Mama Bear Apologetics recommended resources
Mama Bear Apologetics books
CPYU Media Discernment Resources
How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide to Making Wise Media Choices
The Wonders Years – Sex Ed Class Scene

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Mama Bear Apologetics: Empowering Your Kids to Challenge Cultural Lies edited by Hillary Morgan Ferrer
Mama Bear Apologetics Guide to Sexuality: Empowering Your Kids to Understand & Live Out God’s Design
by Hillary Morgan Ferrer with Amy Davison
Social Sanity in an Insta World edited
by Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
Live Your Truth and Other Lies: Exposing Popular Deceptions That Make Us Anxious, Exhausted, and Self-Obsessed
by Alisa Childers
The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog
by James W. Sire
Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality
by Nancy Pearcey
Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and other God Substitutes
by Nancy Pearcey
Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity
by Nancy Pearcey
Love Your God with All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul
by J.P. Moreland
The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think
by Harry Blamires
The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to the Sexual Revolution
 by Carl R. Trueman
Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution
 by Carl R. Trueman
Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology by Noelle Mering
Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions
by Gregory Koukl
Hollywood Heroes: How Your Favorite Movies Reveal God
by Frank Turek & Zack Turek

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Episode 158: “Does Social Media Use Bring Out The Fruit of the Spirit?” with Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
SocialSanityBook.com
The Gospel Coalition
Thorns & Thistles – Practical advice for the challenging aspects of integrating faith and work
Scrolling Alone – podcast
Risen Motherhood
Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation
Well-Watered Women
Digital Kids Initiative
How to Take a Social Media “Purposeful Pause”
Episode 41: “How Is Your Phone Changing You?” with Tony Reinke
Desiring God
Redeemer City to City
9Marks

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Social Sanity in an Insta World edited by Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
The Next Story: Life and Faith After The Digital Explosion by Tim Challies
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
The Medium is the Massage by Marshall McLuhan & Quentin Fiore
12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You by Tony Reinke

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Episode 157: “Youth Ministry Mulligans and Do-Overs”

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FURTHER RESOURCES

Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Kyle Hoffsmith
The Word in Youth Ministry Podcast
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller radio show and podcast
Episode 156: “Ministry to Parents” A Youth Worker Round Table Discussion
Ligonier Ministries
Christ Our Hope in Life and Death (Hymn from Keith & Kristyn Getty)
Mortification of Spin Podcast
Episode 64: “Suffering” with Dave Ripper
Episode 69: “Hope” with Cameron and Lauren Cole
Open Doors USA
Digital Kids Initiative
Episode 41: “How Is Your Phone Changing You?” with Tony Reinke
Engaging Disability with the Gospel
Episode 77: “Engaging Disability in Youth Ministry and Beyond” with Ashley Belknap

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in a Digital Babylon by David Kinnaman & Mark Matlock
Knowing God by J.I. Packer
Guidebook for Instruction in the Christian Religion by Herman Bavinck
Teaching the Faith, Forming the Faithful: A Biblical Vision for Education in the Church by Gary A. Parrett and S. Steve Kang
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis
Near Unto God by Abraham Kuyper
Near to the Heart of God: Meditations to Draw You Closer by Bernard Bangley
Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution by Carl R. Trueman
The Book of Common Prayer
More to be Desired than Gold: A Collection of True Stories told by Christy Wilson
Where No One Has Heard: The Life of J. Christy Wilson Jr. by Ken Wilson
10 Who Changed the World by Daniel L. Akin
21 Servants of Sovereign Joy: Faithful, Flawed, and Fruitful by John Piper
Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot
Daily Inspiration from the Lion’s Den: Devotionals to Help You Stand Strong Through the Storm by Paul Estabrooks
12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You by Tony Reinke
Social Sanity In An Insta World edited by Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
Orphanology: Awakening to Gospel-Centered Adoption and Orphan Care by Tony Merida and Rick Morton
Adoptive Youth Ministry: Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith edited by Chap Clark

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Episode 156: “Ministry to Parents” A Youth Worker Round Table Discussion

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FURTHER RESOURCES

Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Kyle Hoffsmith
Jess Van Rees
Kevin Yi
Jeff Travis
Kerry Trunfio
The Word in Youth Ministry Podcast
First Things Journal
Faith, Parents, Children – A podcast episode from First Things
Episode 130: “Keeping And Handing Down The Faith” with Christian Smith
CPYU Family TableTalk Devotionals
Raising Boys & Girls
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller radio show and podcast

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation by Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk
Youth Ministry: Its Renewal in the Local Church
by Lawrence O. Richards
One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian
by David Helm
Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens
by Paul David Tripp
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
by Paul David Tripp
RYM Track Series
A Student’s Guide to Technology
by John Perritt
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name
by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Face Time: Your Identity in a Selfie World
by Kristen Hatton
Get Your Story Straight: A Teen Guide to Learning and Living the Gospel
by Kristen Hatton
The Jesus I Wish I Knew In High School
edited by Cameron Cole and Charlotte Getz
12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You
by Tony Reinke
Family Devotionals from New Growth Press

CPYU Reading Discussion Group on Facebook

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Episode 155: “Exploring Faith’s Big Questions” with Mary Jo Sharp

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Mary Jo Sharp (website)
Darkroom
Episode 7/Suffering – Max Wants to End It All
Mary Jo Sharp resources
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller radio show and podcast

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
Why I Still Believe: A Former Atheist Reckoning with the Sad Reputation Christians Give a Good God by Mary Jo Sharp
Why Do You Believe That? A Faith Conversation
by Mary Jo Sharp
More books by Mary Jo Sharp
The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus
by Lee Strobel

CPYU Reading Discussion Group on Facebook

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Episode 154: Teaching God’s Plan for Sex and Gender at Home and in the Church

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Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Kyle Hoffsmith (website) (church)
Jessica Van Rees (church)
Layne Hedden (Instagram)
God’s Plan for Sex and Gender: 10 Teaching Points for Home and Church
Episode 152: “Responding to the 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity” A Discussion with Youth Workers – Part 1
Episode 153: “Responding to the 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity” A Discussion with Youth Workers – Part 2
Episode 127: “Purity Culture, Modesty, and a Better View of Biblical Sexuality” with Rachel Joy Welcher
Episode 95: “Your Sexuality is Not Who You Are” with Christopher Yuan
Harvest USA
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
Knowing Sin: Seeing a Neglected Doctrine Through the Eyes of the Puritans by Mark Jones
Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story by Christopher Yuan
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness & Homosexuality by Wesley Hill
God Made Boys and Girls: Helping Children Understand The Gift of Gender by Marty Machowski
Gender: A Conversation Guide for Parents and Pastors by Brian Seagraves & Hunter Leavine
God and the Transgender Debate: What Does the Bible Actually Say about Gender Identity? by Andrew T. Walker
God, You, & Sex: A Profound Mystery by David White
Alive: Gospel Sexuality for Students by Harvest USA

CPYU Reading Discussion Group on Facebook

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Episode 153: “Responding to the 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity” a Discussion with Youth Workers – Part 2

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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 152: “Responding to the 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity” A Discussion with Youth Workers – Part 1
Episode 117: “Another Gospel?” with Alisa Childers
The Word in Youth Ministry podcast
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller radio show and podcast
CPYU Media Discernment Resources
The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, 2021

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
Postmodern Times: A Christian Guide to Contemporary Thought and Culture by Gene Edward Veith, Jr.
Knowing Sin: Seeing a Neglected Doctrine Through the Eyes of the Puritans by Mark Jones
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers edited by Arthur Bennett
Why We Love The Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion by Kevin DeYoung & Ted Kluck
A Student’s Guide to Navigating Culture by Walt Mueller
Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story by Christopher Yuan
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into Christian Faith by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens by Leigh Finke
The Reformed Pastor by Richard Baxter
Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview by Albert M. Wolters
Heaven by Randy Alcorn
Even Better Than Eden: Nine Ways the Bible’s Story Changes Everything about Your Story by Nancy Guthrie

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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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FURTHER RESOURCES

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

CPYU Reading Discussion Group on Facebook

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