Episode Index and Links

***Below are links to articles, podcasts, and other helpful information Kurt & John mention on the show.***


Episode 13: Holiday Special


Child Proof - Parenting By Faith Not Formula by: Julie Lowe

The Local Youth Worker (Avengers: Infinity Wars, Fortnight, & 13 Reasons Why: Part 2)


Arrested Development

Episode 12: Sports & Youth

Americans Are Fond of Bible But Don't Read It - LifeWay Research

5 Things Christians Should Do After the Election by: Joe Carter

Love Thy Rival by: Chad Gibbs

God and Football by: Chad Gibbs

CPYU Youth Culture Matters - Why Youth Stay in the Church When They Grow Up (podcast)

Good Game: Christianity & the Culture of Sports by: Dr. Shirl Hoffman

Idolatry and Sports - David Platt (video)

Radical by: David Platt

Idolatry Chart (POPC blog)

More than a Game: A Theology of Sport by: Jeremy Treat (article)

Mere Christianity by: C.S. Lewis

Outliers by: Malcolm Gladwell

Usain Bolt

Chariots of Fire (movie)

Home Town (HGTV show)

Time Out! The Gift or god of Youth Sports by: John Perritt

New Growth Press

A Simple Plan (movie)

Season on the Brink by: John Feinstein

Tuesdays With Morrie by: Mitch Albom

Episode 11: Bad Language

"Understanding Bad Words" by: Douglas Wilson


The Imperfect Pastor by: Zack Eswine

Sensing Jesus by: Zack Eswine

A Christmas Story

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Happy Gilmore

RYM Worship 

Episode 10: Dating/Relationships

Not Yet Married by: Marshall Segal

Sex, Dating, and Relationships by: Gerald Hiestand & Jay Thomas

Love Thy Body by: Nancy Pearcey

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation by: Jean Twenge (article The Atlantic)

iGen by: Jean Twenge

Relationships: A Mess Worth Making by: Paul David Tripp & Tim Lane

RYM Student Podcast

RYM Music

Joe Deegan - Music Resources Coordinator

Episode 9: Vaping/Juuling

National Institute on Drug Abuse (Stats on Vaping/Juuling)

Juul (CPYU Resources)

Vaping (CPYU Resources)

Parenting Today: Social Media - Episodes 6.1 & 6.2) 

ABC Guide to Gender by: Joe Carter & RYM

Redefining 'They' - The Briefing by Dr. Albert Mohler (podcast)

It’s a Theyby! Is it possible to raise your child entirely without gender from birth? (Article)

Episode 8: Child Proof [Guest: Julie Lowe]

Child Proof: Parenting By Faith Not Formula by: Julie Lowe

Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation

New Growth Press

Super Size Me (documentary)

The Local Youth Worker (Episodes 141-145: Julie Lowe)

The Local Youth Worker (Episode 236: Dr. Derek Thomas)

Episode 7: Pornography

The Local Youth Worker - Episode 202: Dr. Ligon Duncan

Pornified by: Pamala Paul 

A Simple Plan (movie)

The Holy Bible

The Talk: 7 Lessons to Introduce Your Child to Biblical Sexuality

Passport to Purity by: Dennis & Barbara Rainey

God Made All of Me by: Justin & Lindsey Holcomb

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by: Tony Reinke

Covenant Eyes

Changes: 7 Biblical Lessons to Make Sense of Purity by: Luke Gilkerson

Episode 6: Social Media




Cast Away (movie)


#BeingThirteen (CNN Documentary)

The Happiness Effect by: Donna Freitas

The Local Youth Worker podcast

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by: Tony Reinke

12 Priorities for Parents in the Digital Age (TGC podcast w/ Tony Reinke)

We Now Spend More Time on Netflix Than Bonding with Our Kids by: Nicole Lyn Pesce  

Episode 5: Family Worship

Bible Memory Work at Trinity Presbyterian Church

Jesus Storybook Bible by: Sally Lloyd-Jones

Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing by: Sally Lloyd-Jones

The Big Picture Story Bible by: David Helm

God Made All of Me by: Justin & Lindsey Holcomb

The Biggest Story by: Kevin DeYoung

The Westminster Confession of Faith

The RYM Student Podcast

New Morning Mercies by: Paul David Tripp

Family Worship by: Donald Whitney

A Neglected Grace by: Jason Helopoulos

Bible 101: For Students by RYM

Episode 4: Video Games

The Local Youth Worker (podcast) Episodes 163 & 164: Fortnite

Why Can't We Be Friends: Avoidance is Not Purity by: Aimee Byrd

Can't Men and Women be Friends (article) by: Winfree Brisley

Richard Tyler Blevins AKA 'Ninja' (streamer)

Episode 3: Eighth Grade (Movie)

Seeing and Believing (podcast) Episode #163


'Eighth Grade' and the Horror of Being Unknown (TGC article) by: Brett McCraken

Hollyworld Worldviews (books) by: Brian Godawa

Karate Kid (movie)

The Fault in Our Stars (movie)

Miniture Donkey Talk (magazine)

Episode 2: Movies


Cinemagogue by: James Harleman

Hollyworld Worldviews by: Brian Godawa

The MPAA - Catering to Our Inner-Pharisee by: John Perritt

Sex on the Silver Screen by: Tim Challies

Venom (movie)

Boy Erased (movie)

The Local Youth Worker Episode (Avengers: Infinity War and Fortnite)

Fortnite Coaching - The Wall Street Journal

Episode 1: YouTube

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