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5 Ways To Avoid Conflict With Parents

Since it’s Buwan ng Wika in the Philippines, I thought you might enjoy this Tagalog post by Jon Singua (There’s a translation at the bottom if you’re not a Tagalog reader). Jon is one of our GYMN grads, he’s got a great heart for youth and is himself a parent of a teen.  Ilang paraan [...]

Striking The Balance With Parents

We’ve said it since that first day of our training: making parents our partners is crucial to our youth ministry strategy. That does not mean we abandon our role as youth workers but it rather means adjusting and making sure that our ministry is working alongside and not against the role of parents. In this [...]

The Portal

Linking youth to Christ—that’s Portal in a phrase. Starting with Word of Hope’s Youth Ministry, our Saturdays mean crowds and crowds of people from High School to College. You can imagine the atmosphere: teen spirit, energy, talent and passion. Realizing how much Youth Alive teems with artistic kids and how undermined they were, we sympathized [...]