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, and 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.

Here’s my sex talk

Many committed followers of Christ desire to stay sexually pure until marriage. Few know how to keep that commitment. Continue Reading

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Lady Gaga Super Bowl Performance

If Gaga isn’t scandalous, they call her boring. And you wonder why so many are trying scandalous. Continue Reading

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Letting kids feel the consequence

It’s humbling being a parent of a teenager because they think they’re always right! It’s hard to live with someone so smart! Continue Reading

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On FOCUS this Friday

This time our topic is balancing bonding and boundaries as a parent, offering parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based off my brand new book If I Had a Parenting Do Over: 7 Vital Changes I’d Make. Continue Reading

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The Big Game QUIZ

It’s almost Super Bowl time… and that means our annual free BIG GAME Quiz! For those of you have been following for the past few years, you probably look forward to the fun little FREE resource we provide every … Continue Reading

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Social Media Keeping Teens Awake

The phone has become the biggest culprit keeping young people up at night, and an increasing amount of research shows this is affecting their performance at school. What’s the answer? Continue Reading

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Is college for me?

a person with a bachelors degree made an average of $1,980 more per month than the someone with just a high school diploma Continue Reading

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Where I Messed Up

So this prompted me to begin asking parents: “If you could go back in time and change one parenting practice, what would you change?” And that’s the question I’ve been asking people over the last year. Continue Reading

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If you’d like a sneak peek

I’m looking for about 30 parents and/or youth workers who would like to “test drive” this book-in-process with some teens and tweens Continue Reading

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Do you want a “Do Over?”

My publisher just emailed, and they’ve received my brand new book, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, fresh from the printer… and boxes are on their way to my house, Amazon, LifeWay… and all the other book stores. And you won’t believe what Amazon has it priced at… Continue Reading

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