The Middle Years Ministry

THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Next Generation Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors. Our goal is to MEET YOU in the MIDDLE in the Middle Years
, the Pivotal 5th-9th Grade Years. The middle ground between children’s ministry and high school ministry. The age where 85% of people make their final life-long faith decisions.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

News U Can Use: "Tween Girls Need Their Mom's to Talk To Them"

"Dear Fellow Fifth Grade Moms,
I’ve been wanting to talk to you for a long time.

I’ve had questions about whether or not you allow your girls to use certain apps, how you plan to talk to them about sex, what you think about academic achievement and homework, and how you think we can best protect our daughters from pressures (to be sexual, to drink, to try drugs) during junior high.

But right now I want to talk with you about something that feels even more pressing: their friendships, and how they treat each other.

This is a dark time for women, or perhaps more accurately it’s been a dark time for women and girls for a long time, and we thought things were getting better and they haven’t, they aren’t, or at least not enough....

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