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On May 4, we heard an excellent message from Walt Mueller about cultural trends and how we might address them. For those who would like more information, Walt provided the following resources:


Sunday Morning, May 4

8:30 am & 11 am Worship Service

  • Dr. Mueller presenting Every Square Inch--How our faith affects every square inch of our lives!
  • What are the many challenges to our faith today? What are the effects of social media, pornography, narcissism and other cultural influences?
  • EBIC Youth and Heart of the Lamb youth choir will be leading the worship services

10:10 Sunday School

  • Dr. Mueller presenting How do we respond to these cultural influences?

Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, a non-profit organization serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to strengthen families by helping those who know and love kids to understand today's rapidly changing youth culture. Walt has been working with young people and families for over 33 years. He is a recognized authority on youth culture and family issues, and has appeared on numerous media outlets internationally to discuss teenagers and their world. A regular seminar and conference speaker, he communicates effectively with adults and teenagers alike.He has written extensively on youth culture and family issues and is the author of eight books including:

  • 99 Thoughts for Parents of Teenagers (Group, 2011)
  • The Space Between: A Parent's Guide to Teenage Development (Zondervan, 2009)
  • Youth Culture 101 (Zondervan, 2007)
  • Opie Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Where Faith, Family, and Culture Collide (Standard Publishing, 2007)
  • Engaging The Soul of Youth Culture: Bridging Teen Worldviews To Christian Truth (InterVarsity Press, 2006)
  • I Want To Talk To My Teen About Movies, Music & More (Standard Publishing, 2006)
and the critically acclaimed Gold Medallion Award winner:
  • Understanding Today's Youth Culture (Tyndale House, 1994, updated, expanded, and re-released in January 1999)

He is a regular contributor to a variety of publications (both professional and popular) including Youthworker Journal, Current Thoughts and Trends, Living With Teenagers, Parents of Teenagers, GROUP, and Today's Father. He also has offered commentary on Fox News Channel and CNN.

Walt Mueller's commentary and analysis on youth culture is heard daily on 870 radio stations across the United States and Canada on CPYU's daily radio program, Youth Culture Today.

Walt Mueller earned his B.A. in Sociology from Geneva College (Beaver Falls, PA), his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, MA, Summa Cum Laude), and his doctorate in postmodern generations from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Walt and his wife Lisa live in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and have four children; Caitlin, Joshua, Bethany and Nathaniel.

Walt Mueller has expended thousands of hours studying, listening to and living with adolescents. He provides parents with important insights and practical steps to help us deal with one of the most difficult periods in our adventures as parents, our children's teen years.
Dr. Ken Canfield
President, National Center for Fathering

As a youth specialist, Walt Mueller has his finger on the pulse of today's youth culture. In a world where youth culture is becoming more dangerous, those who care about adolescents need to be aware of the differences between youth today and yesterday. Walt not only informs of the astounding undertones youth live with, he offers sound advice on how parents and loved ones can help youths manage the difficult challenges they face.
Dr. Brian Newman
Clinical Director, Minirth-Meier New Life Clinics

Books by Walt Mueller

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