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 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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Season 9, Episode 6, Who Are You Now?

By Thom McKee We live in a dangerous world.  We see stories of human violence on the news daily.  Many people groups around the world live in open hostility or in fear of their neighbors.  But, as Christians, how are … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 5, What Comes After

By Thom McKee We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘Blood is thicker than water,’ as a reference to family and its importance. But what is family? Is it only those in our lives related to us by blood? Or step out … Continue Reading

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Season 9, Episode 4, The Obliged

By Thom McKee As you look around the place where you live are there reminders of who you are?  Or maybe just as important, are there reminders of who you used to be? If you were to walk through my … Continue Reading

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The Walking Dead Season 9 episode 3: Warning Signs

This week’s The Gospel According to the Walking Dead is written by youth worker and huge The Walking Dead fan, Ryan Crittenden. Eight years ago when I was in the Army I learned a valuable leadership lesson while serving in Afghanistan. I went to … Continue Reading

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Season Nine, Episode Two, The Bridge

This week’s The Gospel According to the Walking Dead is written by youth worker and huge The Walking Dead fan, Ryan Crittenden. Redemption is awesome… when you’re the one being redeemed. This episode reminded me why I like Rick Grimes. He is back to … Continue Reading

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Season Nine, Episode One, A New Beginning

This week’s The Gospel According to the Walking Dead is written by youth worker and huge The Walking Dead fan, Ryan Crittenden. Season 9 of The Walking Dead premiere felt more like The Walking Dead then we have seen for a while… and it … Continue Reading

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Season Eight, Episode Sixteen, Wrath

by Thom McKee Did you ever think that mercy would win at the end of season 8 of The Walking Dead? I know that I didn’t. It is no secret that I have been very critical of this season. I … Continue Reading

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Season Eight, Episode Fifteen, Worth

by Thom McKee Has anyone ever stabbed you in the back… metaphorically, of course? It doesn’t feel good when someone you trust betrays you. And most of us try very hard to surround ourselves with people who won’t turn on … Continue Reading

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