Author Archives: Jonathan McKee

About Jonathan McKee

president of The Source for Youth Ministry, is the author of over twenty books including the brand new The Teen's Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, 52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid; and the Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket. He has over 20 years youth ministry experience and speaks to parents and leaders worldwide, all while providing free resources for youth workers and parents on his websites, TheSource4YM.com and TheSource4Parents.com. You can follow Jonathan on his blog, getting a regular dose of youth culture and parenting help. Jonathan, his wife Lori, and their three kids live in California.

Season 9, Episode 16, The Storm

By Thom McKee Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like you lost all hope? Or worse, have you ever felt like life would be easier for everyone else if you just weren’t around anymore? These are … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 15, The Calm Before

By Thom McKee Have you ever been confronted about something, by someone who is guilty of the same thing? My guess is that most of you have had this happen to you. Often the person who accuses you of something, … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 14, Scars

By Thom McKee Have you ever been betrayed in a way that makes it difficult for you to trust anyone?  And if you have been in a place where you don’t trust, has it been hard to take risks with … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 13, Chokepoint

By Thom McKee Is violence the only way to solve problems?  If you are a parent, you have inevitably had to deal with this. But let’s face it, if you are a human being you have had to deal with … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 12, Guardians

By Thom McKee Have you ever had a friend say something to your face, that you found out later was a blatant lie. I am not talking about omissions (which are also lies). I am talking about when person intentionally … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 11, Bounty

By Thom McKee Are there things that you have done that you just couldn’t live with? Maybe you stood by and watched while someone was hurt in front of you.  Or maybe you actually hurt someone and you can’t get … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 10, Omega

By Thom McKee Years ago I ran into a guy who wrote The Walking Dead fan fiction. I was in mid-town Manhattan, of all places, and I got into a conversation with a guy who had written over 200 separate stories … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 9, Adaptation

By Thom McKee Have you ever stood in a place where previously you did something horrible? Maybe things have changed in your life since you were in that place, but going there brought back some vivid memories. Perhaps, unwelcome memories. … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 8, Evolution

By Thom McKee Have you ever noticed that there are some things about teenagers that seem to be universal? We spend a lot of time talking about all of the things that are changing for teenagers, but sometimes we forget … Continue Reading

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Season 9 Episode 7, Stradivarius

By Thom McKee Why do humans spend time creating art and then sharing it with each other? There is no real practical reason for this. It doesn’t help us find shelter, food, water or any of the things that we … Continue Reading

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