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Questions of the Week (02/11/19)

Since the start of the school year in August, I have answered 63 different questions from my students. I have a folder in my classroom where they are able to submit any question they have. Then I take a few... Continue Reading →

Evangelism, Abortion in New York, and Students Leaving the Faith

This week's show consisted of three fun sections. First, I conducted two different interviews this week that will turn into the next three podcasts. The first two shows will be with a friend that is doing evangelism with Muslims in... Continue Reading →

Reasons Why Students Are Leaving The Faith – Part 1

Barna Group has done research and revealed reasons why young people are leaving the Church. The reasons they listed were: Isolationism Shallowness Anti-science Sex Exclusivity Doubters In this episode I go through the first three reasons and shares personal stories... Continue Reading →

If we know that there’s Heaven, why do we still fear death?

Check out this short answer during an open Q&A with a group of junior high students. Why do you think someone would fear death? Comment below! If you are interested in having me speak at your church, camp, or youth... Continue Reading →

How can we think critically about entertainment?

I finished off 2018 by discussing a recent talk I gave to a high school youth group about how entertainment can brainwash us. However, I wasn't able to finish my thoughts in that episode and get to the part about... Continue Reading →

Does entertainment brainwash you?

One of the most difficult topics to discuss with youth is the topic of entertainment. The reason why I think it is so hard to discuss is that many of them are aware of how entertainment has hurt them, yet... Continue Reading →

Are there good people?

This past summer I had the privilege of spending a weekend with a group of junior high students. My talks from that weekend are posted here and here. This question came during a time of Q&A after my talk on... Continue Reading →

Stop Telling Students The Answers and Start Showing Them

I was recently struck by an atheist testimony.¬†She was actually sharing her conversion story out of Christianity. Her reason was that she was always told what to believe and what the Bible said. Every question she asked was met with... Continue Reading →

Responding to Student Worldview Issues with Dr. Jeff Myers

Dr. Jeff Myers, president of Summit Ministries, joined me this week to discuss student worldview issues. If you have students and haven't heard of Summit, then it is definitely something you need to check out. One of Summit's main focuses... Continue Reading →

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