A Message to Parents from a Concerned Youth Pastor

Being a youth pastor in the modern age is an almost unenviable task. Said persons are given the labor of ministering Biblical truth to a group of people who are incessantly incentivized by the world to be infantile, frivolous and profane. Additionally, adolescents are virulently indoctrinated with messaging that seeks to turn their hearts against the God of the Universe and true piety.

I write from experience, approaching almost ten years of attempting to disseminate a message of unfiltered veracity to teenagers and young adults. Other youth pastors who attempt to faithfully adhere to sound doctrine concur.

During the past decade, I’ve found the need to carefully study the Bible and to continually investigate a plethora of doctrines (including secular, quasi-religious and academic), as well as examine pop culture trends so as to help younger congregants persevere in the Lord and reject sinfulness. (2 Corinthians 10:5) Still, in this interval I’ve found that the task of aiding the youth could have been and could be easier if it weren’t for indifferent parents. Continue reading

Yale Students: We’re Going on a Fake Hunger Strike

This is an extremely important article. Probably one of the most important I’ve ever written. Haughty as this may sound, I would like to impress upon readers the logicality behind behaving symbolically: saying you will do one thing when, in reality, you will do the complete opposite and expect others to believe that you are doing what you said you are going to do but aren’t actually doing. Confused? Read the description again and then continue reading the rest of the article for the explanation. Continue reading