Tools for Leaders

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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Engaging the Soul of Youth Culture – Discussion/Study Guide

In Engaging the Soul of Youth Culture, Walt Mueller, founder and president of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, helps us to navigate the troubling and confusing terrain of teen worldviews so that we can effectively and compassionately pass along good news: our God is their God, our Savior can be their Savior. Click the “Download” button below...
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Minding Your Media – Leader’s Guide

This Teacher’s Guide provides teachers and other significant adults with a step-by-step process for walking students through CPYU’s Minding Your Media: A 3(D) Guide to Making Responsible Media Choices. It includes ideas for how to better equip your students to become media literate while filtering all media through the lens of the timeless virtues, or basic life standards that are marks of high...
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