Tools for Leaders

God’s Plan for Sex and Gender: 10 Teaching Points for Home and Church

Our children and teens are being educated on matters of sex and gender by a current cultural narrative that engages in 24/7 messaging, even to children as young as pre-school age. This education – or more accurately mis-education – takes God’s good gifts of sex and gender and distorts them in ways that undo God’s...
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“THE SIMPLE SEVEN” AD FILTERING QUESTIONS – SUPER BOWL EDITION!

Does marketing work? You bet! If it didn’t work, then why are companies willing to fork out $6.5 million for a 30-second commercial spot during this year’s Super Bowl? Why not make your Super Bowl viewing experience productive for you and your kids? Use it as an opportunity to teach how to apply their faith...
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CPYU Parent Page – September 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the August 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: Living Through Your Kids Youth Culture Hot Quote: Selena Gomez Top 10: Middle Grade...
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A Back-To-School Prayer For Our Kids

In recent years, I discovered that I was praying words similar to those from what’s oftentimes called “St. Patrick’s Morning Prayer,” a short version of which I’ve adapted in the free handout available here. I’ve changed it from the first person to the third person so that you can, if you choose, use it to pray...
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CPYU Parent Page – July 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the July 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: Three Kinds of Kids Youth Culture Hot Quote: Andre Dillard Top 10: Songs on...
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CPYU Parent Page – June 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the April 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: Like Parent, Like Child Youth Culture Hot Quote: Billie Eilish Top 10: Teens Changing...
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CPYU Parent Page – May 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the April 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: Parents; Overfeed Your Kids Youth Culture Hot Quote: Andrew Shaw Top 10: Time100 Next...
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CPYU Parent Page – April 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the April 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: The Praying Parent Youth Culture Hot Quote: Chrissy Teigen Top 10: Apps Quick Stats:...
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From Agender To Ze: A Glossary for the Gender Identity Revolution

A helpful glossary in understanding the language and terms associated with the transgender movement. This resource was created by The Gospel Coalition and Reformed Youth Ministries. You can learn more about the free booklet, and download it, here.
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CPYU Parent Page – March 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the March 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: Lessons From a TikTok Celeb Youth Culture Hot Quote: Clare Boyd Top 10: Billboard...
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CPYU Parent Page – February 2021 Issue

This is a downloadable, 4-page pdf of the February 2021 issue of the CPYU Parent Page. You can purchase and download this individual issue if you’d like to “sample” this monthly subscription resource. Purchase here. Subscribe here.   In this issue: Whose God? Youth Culture Hot Quote: Karen North Top 10 Streamed Movies Quick Stats:...
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CPYU Easy Access

  Youth workers… download and print out this easy-to-use 1 page handout to hang up in your church, or pass it out to parents. This one sheet has several QR codes set-up to point parents to various CPYU resources. A quick and easy way to provide resources to parents as you work to serve them....
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“The Simple Seven” Ad Filtering Questions

Does marketing work? How many products or brands can you identify just by seeing their logos or hearing their jingles? Take for example the now famous Nike “swoosh.” All people have to do is see the swoosh, and they know whose product is being peddled. How many men can identify the Monday Night Football brand...
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The Simple Seven – Super Bowl Ad Filtering Questions

Does marketing work? You bet! If it didn’t work, then why are companies willing to fork out $5 million for a 30-second commercial spot during this year’s Super Bowl? Why not make your Super Bowl viewing experience productive for you and your kids? Use it as an opportunity to teach how to apply their faith...
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3(D) Guide – Leader’s Guide

UPDATED and with a BRAND NEW DESIGN! This Leader’s Guide provides youth workers and others with a step-by-step process for walking students through CPYU’s How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: 3(D) Guide to Making Wise Media Choices. It includes ideas for how to better equip your high school and middle school students to become media literate while evaluating media...
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Teens and Media: YS Idea Lab with Walt Mueller

In this YS Idea Lab, Walt Mueller sat down with Brian Aaby to share how youth workers can help their students think critically and Christianly about the media they consume.
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The Space Between – Study Guide

The Study Guide is designed for use in a variety of settings. Youth workers are encouraged to teach and use The Space Between and the Study Guide in a parents’ Sunday School class, small group, or retreat setting. Order copies of The Space Between in the CPYU Resource Center.
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