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Russ Moulds

Dr. Russ Moulds serves as a professor of education at Concordia University-Nebraska.

Can't I Just Live in Today

Talk Sheet: Can’t I Just Live in Today?

Based on James 4:13-15. In times of great distress we are often tempted to hide in living only for the moment, and neglect the future. Continue reading

0 Comments / 110 View / September 11, 2017

Give Me the Right Words to Say

Apologetics is the study and practice of providing credible explanations for why Christians believe what they believe. This article offers advice in how you might arm the youth you serve with the tools of apologetic thinking. Continue reading

0 Comments / 168 View / July 8, 2014

God is Not Nice

Bible Study: God is Not Nice

C. S. Lewis has famously observed, “God is not nice. He is good, but he is not nice.” Continue reading

0 Comments / 151 View / July 30, 2012

Servant Formation: Not Nice, but Good

Servant Formation: Not Nice, but Good

An in-depth look at servant-hood and adolescent development, and some talking points to generate conversation with youth. Continue reading

0 Comments / 81 View / September 5, 2008

youth stress Bible study

Bible Study: Youth Stress – Biblical Text Messages for Young Souls

This study takes a look at stress in the life of our kids. It does not assume that stress is an all-consuming problem for kids, nor does it assume that stress for them is negligible. Like most things in life, the situations for stress and kids vary a lot. Continue reading

0 Comments / 650 View / March 1, 2007

Spiritual Counterfeits

Spiritual Counterfeits

In our work today, we encounter hundreds of spiritual counterfeits hidden in the multiple assumptions made by the youth with whom we work. Dr. Russ Moulds provides some perspective on speaking the truth in love to those who have strayed from the confessions in favor of a more worldly view of God. Continue reading

0 Comments / 46 View / February 1, 2007

Kids, Christ, and Culture: What’s New Under the Sun

Kids, Christ, and Culture: What’s New Under the Sun

Youth workers are at a bind when it comes to just how much our youth should be involved in our culture and the world. Dr. Russ Moulds provides some advice in this article. Continue reading

0 Comments / 39 View / February 1, 2006

Making Spiritual Distinctions Detecting the Faith Conditions of Youth

Making Spiritual Distinctions Detecting the Faith Conditions of Youth

From experience, youth workers often know that the spiritual perceptions of youth don’t line up well with a confessional understanding of the Gospel. St. Paul knew this too, which is why he provided us with assistance for making spiritual distinctions to assess where others are in their faith relationship with Christ. Continue reading

0 Comments / 62 View / December 1, 2005

Bible Study: Youth Faith – Biblical Text Messages about Young Souls

Bible Study: Youth Faith – Biblical Text Messages about Young Souls

This four-part study takes an in-depth look at the faith life of young people in the Bible, including Daniel, Mary, the sons of Eli (Hophni and Phinehas), and the rich young ruler. Continue reading

0 Comments / 265 View / June 2, 2004