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About 60% of high school students that are active in their youth groups will be spiritually disengaged by the time they leave college! Help your student prepare for the pressures of college life. Check out this great resource from Focus on the Family and the Youth Transition Network for college-bound Juniors and Seniors that will be hosted at WCC!
SOME HELPFUL INTERNET RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
The Center for Parent and Youth Understanding
The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding is a nonprofit organization committed to building strong families by serving to bridge the cultural-generational gap between parents and teenagers.
Dare 2 Share’s Soul Fuel
Dare 2 Share is a ministry that trains students how to introduce their friends to the Gospel. It has great resources for students and their friends. Soul Fuel is a great resource for parents. It is a short devotional often pulled from the example of popular culture. The parents’ version is an at-home guide to the student version of Soul Fuel.
Center for Youth and Family Ministry
This is a new site from Fuller Theological Seminary’s Center for Youth and Family Ministry. A site that’s sure to grow, visitors can expect practical and cutting-edge scholarship and information on teenagers, youth culture, family ministry, etc.
Barna Research Online
The Barna Organization has been providing cutting edge research on cultural trends, generations, and issues affecting the church for years. Now you can tap into a wealth of helpful Barna information and analysis. You’ll find ministry resources, information on seminars, in-depth analysis, and a section on data and trends.
Understanding Your Teenager
Founded by youth ministry guru Wayne Rice, the Understanding Your Teenager organization conducts lively and informative parenting seminars across North America. The UYT site features information on these seminars, a helpful online bookstore, and parenting tips.
This is the online home of Dr. John Trent’s Center for Strong Families. The site helps visitors launch church and community-based family ministries to build strong, God-honoring and committed family relationships.
The Love Matters organization strives to promote a Biblical sexual ethic to teens and young adults. Advice is offered on all things sexual including love, contraception, STDs, abortion, and adoption. Visitors can order or view a copy of the 28-page Love Matters.com newspaper for teens and college students.
This website is a great tool to help deal with the issue of pornography and sexual sins. It has devotionals, videos and resources geared for young men, young women and parents. It also has accountability software that is free to download.
One of our on-campus partners. FCA is a great way for you to introduce your classmates to Jesus and his gospel at your school and free pizza. And, you don’t have to be Christian or an athlete to attend their meetings. For more information, contact FCA’s Irvine Staff Worker, Jared Hall.
A great ministry networking other multi-ethnic students and leaders to do Kingdom work. Their annual conference is a highlight of our summer ministry calendar.
SEE YOU AT THE POLE
An international movement calling students to pray. Every year in September, they challenge students to organize prayer rallies on their campuses for their classmates.
Youth Christian Camp in the Sequoia National Forest existing to bring students into a deeper understanding and relationship with their savior Jesus Christ.
WORLD VISION’S 30-HOUR FAMINE
Each year, we will fast for 30 hours straight to raise awareness and money for starving children around the world.
Dare 2 Share is a great ministry that trains students how to introduce their peers to the Gospel. There are devotionals and conversational witnessing tools pulled from pop culture. They also have a very helpful set of suggestions you can use when you share the Gospel with specific kinds of people: Athiests, Buddhists, Muslims, Mormons… and even Wiccans.