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 If I Had a Parenting Do Over, 52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid; Sex Matters; The Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket; and youth ministry books like Ministry By Teenagers; Connect; and the 10-Minute Talks series. 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 Seven, Episode Fourteen, The Other Side

by Thom McKee Years ago, a friend of mine who was a recovering alcoholic told me that addiction was like a full time job. He said that nothing else was a bigger priority than making sure that he could get … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Thirteen, Bury Me Here

by Thom McKee Have you ever made a decision that was hard to live with? I mean the type of mistake that kept you up at night. The kind of decision where you would give almost anything to have the … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Twelve, Say Yes

by Thom McKee What will happen to the world when I am gone? I know that it sounds like a pretty self-centered question, but I am willing to bet that most of you have asked this question too. Is my … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Eleven, Hostiles and Calamities

by Thom McKee What would you do if Negan captured you and asked you to join his team? Let that question sink in for a moment. Knowing what you know about this man, would you defy him directly like Daryl? … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Ten, New Best Friends

by Thom McKee Is there such a thing as a righteous lie? My guess is that you probably have a strong opinion about this question. My guess is that you probably also thought about this question tonight as you watched … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Nine, Rock in the Road

by Thom McKee Ever since 1990, I have been a huge football fan. Not American football (though I did watch every single pathetic 49ers game this year), but the football that everyone else in the world watches. Here in the … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Eight, Hearts Still Beating

by Thom McKee Jr. Have you ever had to choose sides when it really mattered? I am not talking about Star Wars vs. Star Trek, or Dawn of the Dead vs. The Walking Dead (can I say that I like … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Seven, Sing Me A Song

by Thom McKee Jr. Do actions speak louder than words? Absolutely. But do actions speak louder than our thoughts? Think about it. Where do our behaviors actually come from? They aren’t all just instincts. It can be argued that some … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Six, Swear

by Thom McKee Jr. Just today, my wife and I were talking about our almost 21 year marriage, and the reasons for its success and longevity (especially in our disposable culture). Without thinking, Amy immediately said “It’s because we really … Continue Reading

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Season Seven, Episode Five, Go Getters

by Thom McKee Jr. It is hard to believe that cowards can still be leaders at this point in the show. So far, most of the characters like Gregory died within the first year of the apocalypse. Why? Sasha saw … Continue Reading

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