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The 1776 American History Report

on January 23, 2021 by

Compiled by a multi-racial commission and beseeching Americans to take pride in their country

Help Stop Boys From Participating ...

on January 23, 2021 by

Sign the petition now and help us fight for a level playing field for girls in sports!

Book: Alongside (Loving Teenagers...

on January 22, 2021 by

Drew Hill unpacks the challenges teenagers face and how youth leaders and parents can share the gospel with them at this crucial…

Talking To Teenagers About The...

on January 22, 2021 by

How the gospel can shed light on the questions the film raises, and in fact answer those very questions with truth and…

How To Help Students Learn To Be...

on January 22, 2021 by

Our students live in an age where information comes at them like a firehose

Book: Modified Book Of Common...

on January 21, 2021 by

77-day prayer book was designed to be used over the course of a summer

What You Need To Know About...

on January 21, 2021 by

Podcast

30 Calif. Doctors Call For Schools...

on January 21, 2021 by

“Closing schools has real measurable impact,” “It’s harming kids.”

Youth Pastor Compensation Survey

on January 20, 2021 by

The national average youth pastor salary for 2021, ways to calculate your state’s cost of living adjustment in less than a minute

Radicals In The Classroom

on January 19, 2021 by

The San Diego Unified School District has been radicalized

Radical Superintendent 2B Deputy...

on January 19, 2021 by

Martens promoted the concept that schools “spirit murder” black children and that white teachers should undergo “antiracist therapy.”

Suppressing Free Speech On College...

on January 19, 2021 by

If there is free speech, there is dissent. And if there is dissent, there is no more left

90% Of Christian Schools Opened W...

on January 18, 2021 by

Nationwide survey of Christian schools’ responses to the coronavirus pandemic

Min. Ed. To Dump American Events 4 ...

on January 18, 2021 by

Th draft omits: The Pledge of Allegiance,The American flag,WWI,WWII,The Holocaust, Communism and Socialism

Va. Schools Need To Be Open…?

on January 18, 2021 by

“The truth is for kids K–12, one of the safest places they can be, from our perspective, is to remain in school,”

What’s Hot

on January 17, 2021 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television, and movies

Communication is Key

on January 17, 2021 by

My boyhood goal had always been to play on the La Palma Little League all-star team. It was now a reality. We…

Talkative Children Perform Better...

on January 17, 2021 by

Children with “enhanced verbal skills” usually go on to achieve greater academic success than their less talkative classmates

Man (19) Raped Girl (13) He Met...

on January 16, 2021 by

Solicited her for sexual activity, and then traveled to meet and engage in sexual contact with the 13 year old victim

Requiring Kids Get Corona Vaccine...

on January 16, 2021 by

Requiring Kids Get a Coronavirus Vaccine to Return to School Is Premature

Sean McDowell Book: Chasing Love

on January 16, 2021 by

The love that the world tells us to pursue is all about self, But what is the Christian worldview on love?

Teen depression and social media

on January 15, 2021 by

Jean Twenge

5 Questions To Ask In A Youth Work...

on January 15, 2021 by

There are a few questions you should ask at every youth work job interview

Lead Like You’re About To Leave

on January 15, 2021 by

There is something magical about that transition time between an outgoing youth worker leaving, and a new one being hired

Teachers Unions Fail Science

on January 14, 2021 by

“no consistent relationship between in-person K-12 schooling and the spread of the coronavirus.”

A Godly Perspective On Body Image

on January 14, 2021 by

Our children need parents who will openly explain and discuss what is happening to their bodies

Young Adults Selling Nudes To...

on January 14, 2021 by

…worries that the photos will hinder their ability to get a job in the future.

Planning For Summer 2021

on January 13, 2021 by

5 Realities to Keep in Mind as you Plan for Summer 2021

Vaping And The Adolescent Brain

on January 13, 2021 by

Vaping May Addle the Adolescent Brain

Called: A Novel About Youth...

on January 13, 2021 by

What does the right fit look like, and how do you know when you’ve found it?

Belief In God Rising Among Gen Z

on January 12, 2021 by

COVID-19 has led to a rise in the number of young people in the U.K. who are seeking and believing in God,…

Book: The Teen’s Guide To...

on January 12, 2021 by

40 Tips to Meaningful Communication

Getting Momentum In Your Youth...

on January 12, 2021 by

Josh and Doug hosted a Facebook Live this week on their top ten tips on gaining momentum in 2021

Make Leaders The Lifeblood

on January 12, 2021 by

Refuse to Go Back To Normal in 2021

A Teenage Girl To Be Executed Was...

on January 11, 2021 by

A motorist in the vehicle behind spotted her hand hanging out of the car boot

Teacher Arrested For Spraying...

on January 11, 2021 by

Teacher faces felony child abuse charges

17-year-old UH Graduate Has Two...

on January 11, 2021 by

I hope that my achievements are able to inspire of all ages. It is never to early or late to pursue…

Leader’s Pocket Guide to...

on January 9, 2021 by

Discussion starters, tips, and wisdom to help your team have better conversations with parents in your ministry

How To Talk To Any Young Person

on January 9, 2021 by

An Intergenerational Conversation Toolkit

Churches Need To Be Prepared For...

on January 9, 2021 by

2021 will be a year when we will see a lot of volatility in the job market. And I do not mean…

What Does It Mean Get It Right When...

on January 8, 2021 by

Understanding God’s design and plans for marriage can help us prepare for the best marriage possible

Biblical Dating For Teens

on January 8, 2021 by

6 Biblical Resolutions for Dating

How To Have An Outstanding Year Of...

on January 8, 2021 by

7 Crucial Steps You Must Take Now

Looking Back To Look Forward

on January 7, 2021 by

2021 needs to be its own year—rather than “Not 2020.”

Book: Sticky Faith Innovation

on January 7, 2021 by

Learn to lead change in your youth ministry with compassion, creativity, and courage

Should Children Be Put On Puberty...

on January 7, 2021 by

Transgender activist says all children should be put on puberty blockers until they can decide their gender

Why Youth Ministries Get Stuck?

on January 6, 2021 by

youth ministries lose traction because of alignment, communication, and adult volunteer training

Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now

on January 6, 2021 by

Tom Pounder

5 Youth Ministry Fixtures That Need...

on January 6, 2021 by

Here are 5 youth ministry fixtures that need to die by 2025

5 Changes

on January 6, 2021 by

Here are 5 ways adolescence and youth culture have changed because of COVID-19

The Sexism Of The Transgender...

on January 6, 2021 by

Officially The Most Dangerous In American History

Public School Enrollment Dips As...

on January 6, 2021 by

Some aren’t sure it would be worth it for their children to learn virtually, while others don’t want their kids’ first experience…

Judge: Biological Sex Can Be...

on January 6, 2021 by

Tennessee is the only state that does not allow people to pick which sex they want to be shown on their birth…

How To Model Contentment When You...

on January 5, 2021 by

As parents, we’ve got an innate responsibility to lead our kids through this darkness even though we feel mostly blind ourselves

Creating A Culture Of Belonging

on January 5, 2021 by

Needless to say, I was not led to Christ at this church or by any of these people

2021 Leadership PTSD

on January 5, 2021 by

A few things I am bringing into the new year in hopes of battling this 2021 leadership PTSD from last year

Is Marriage Becoming Irrelevant?

on January 5, 2021 by

29% say it is very important for a couple to marry if they have a child
Down from 38% in 2013

Pew Study:Do Teens Take After Their...

on January 5, 2021 by

Teens say they go to religious services at least once a month, almost exactly the same as the share of their parents…

State Lowers Age For Abortions...

on January 5, 2021 by

Allowing 16-year-old girls to obtain abortions without parental consent

Body Dissatisfaction at 14 Predicts...

on January 5, 2021 by

Body dissatisfaction at age 14 years is associated with depressive episodes at age 18 years, according to a study

First-Born Children Are Smarter...

on January 5, 2021 by

First-born children often think they’re smarter than their siblings – and now science seems to back them up

Top Priorities: The Time You Have ...

on January 5, 2021 by

Video

Teen Leaves Suicide Note Pointing...

on December 9, 2020 by

father says remote learning isolation to blame for teen’s death amid pandemic

Pornhub Bans User Uploads After...

on December 9, 2020 by

A New York Times investigation accused the site of being “infested” with child-abuse and rape-related videos

Mom’s ‘Forgotten Sock&...

on December 9, 2020 by

But after a week went by and her daughter still hadn’t picked up the sock, Campbell had a new idea

TikTok Investigates Videos...

on December 9, 2020 by

Pro-anorexia content was still easily found across the platform despite actions taken by the social media firm to crack down on the…

Vision: 3 Signs Of An Unhealthy...

on December 7, 2020 by

Here are some remedies to overcome them and bring your ministry back to its full potential!

5 Awesome Christmas Youthministry...

on December 7, 2020 by

We’ve put together five games that are sure to crush at all of your Christmas Parties this year.

Leading Your Youth Ministry In The...

on December 7, 2020 by

We have to know where we’re headed for us to know we’re leading our youth ministries rightly

I think A Lot About Satan

on December 7, 2020 by

Walt Mueller

Free College Is A Socialist...

on December 2, 2020 by

Education Secretary Betsy Devos slammed the increased demand for student debt forgiveness and free college by calling it a socialist takeover of…

Book: Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry

on December 2, 2020 by

Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry How the gospel will transform your kids, your church, your community, and the world

Book: Delighted

on December 1, 2020 by

What Teenagers Are Teaching the Church about Joy

Beat The Holiday Blues

on December 1, 2020 by

Here are six tactics to beat the holiday blues.

To Parents Who Hurt During The...

on December 1, 2020 by

The holiday season can be a source of sadness, disappointment, loneliness, and maybe even a little anger. It reminds you

The Breakdown Of Higher Education

on November 30, 2020 by

Series of near-riots on campuses aimed at silencing guest speakers has exposed no longer free exchange of ideas in pursuit of truth

Kids Milestone Moments Lost

on November 30, 2020 by

Parents Heartbroken Kids are Celebrating Milestones Without Family Due to COVID

What’s Hot

on November 30, 2020 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television, and movies

Ruthlessly Eliminate Stress

on November 30, 2020 by

I feel absolutely dry and overextended. I’m a people-pleaser by nature, and I feel like my busyness is letting others down. My…

The Pilgrims And The Myths

on November 27, 2020 by

Such revisionist histories are nearly always written (or posted to the internet) with an agenda in mind

Discoveries About The First...

on November 27, 2020 by

The losses we have experienced from COVID-19 help us understand the Pilgrims. Their courage and faith to give thanks despite hardships can…

Schools Ban Classic Novels As Much...

on November 27, 2020 by

Politics and propaganda will have to wait until students first learn to read and think for themselves

VT. Schools To Interrogate Students...

on November 27, 2020 by

students who violated the state’s rules will be forced to participate in online school for two weeks

Supreme Court In Favor Of Churches...

on November 27, 2020 by

There is no world in which the Constitution tolerates..edicts that reopen liquor stores but shutter churches

Book: “Youth Empowered”

on November 26, 2020 by

To help church leadership minister alongside their students (rather than at their students)

Target Backtracks, Puts Book About ...

on November 26, 2020 by

Seducing Our Daughters’ the impact transgenderism is having on girls

American Music Awards 2020

on November 23, 2020 by

The List

Teen Vogue Promoting Radical...

on November 23, 2020 by

by creating programs like universal health care and de-privatization of housing

Fleets: Tweets That Disappear After...

on November 23, 2020 by

Like Snapchat snaps and Instagram and Facebook “stories,” Twitter is rolling out fleets—tweets that disappear after 24 hours

Colleges Ask….Extend From...

on November 23, 2020 by

Asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to extend the break from making repayments another year

Student Entrepreneurship Is Down

on November 23, 2020 by

Nearly One-in-Four Teens Less Likely to Consider Starting a Business as an Adult as the Result of COVID-19 Impact

Study: Media Use by Kids Age Zero...

on November 20, 2020 by

Young kids now spend more time watching online videos than doing any other activity on screens

Social Media Use And Adolescents’...

on November 20, 2020 by

checking social media often, viewing emotional or violent videos, and starting to use social media at an early age were related to…

Building Resilience In Your...

on November 20, 2020 by

13 Ways to Build Resilience In Your Children

Events And Movements!

on November 16, 2020 by

by Greg Stie

Jr HighChristmas Lesson

on November 16, 2020 by

By Doug Franklin

Reconciliation With Your Kids

on November 16, 2020 by

How to Build a Bridge Back to Your Kid After an Argument

Flashback: Starting Out In Youth...

on November 14, 2020 by

Youth ministry is hard, but we need it now more than ever

Youth Ministry Of Micro-Influencers

on November 14, 2020 by

“The Influencer Report: Engaging Gen Z and Millennials”

Development Stages Of Kids Around...

on November 14, 2020 by

Apple doc ‘Becoming You’ shows what happens when parents…