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Makeup Brand Targets Girls Aged...

on November 30, 2018 by

Petite ‘n Pretty: The Makeup Brand Winning Over Gen Z Influencers

Teens: Leave Us Alone Social Media...

on November 30, 2018 by

Mostly, kids are using social media to brag and talk about their families

What Is Silent Disco All About...

on November 28, 2018 by

Noise restrictions? Amplified sound ordinances? These are things of the past. Take back your musical freedom and throw an event anywhere your…

Silent Disco Makes Social...

on November 28, 2018 by

Dancing alone together is a ‘perfect metaphor’ for modern society

The State Of Sacred Dialogue

on November 28, 2018 by

a  free Barna research sample of Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age

Unleashing youth as co-participants...

on November 27, 2018 by

5 Essentials to help unleash the passion and creativity of young people in your church

Don’t miss these holiday...

on November 27, 2018 by

A gift for your church, your ministry, and your home

Flashback: Why Youth Ministry…...

on November 27, 2018 by

Accurate beliefs come only from Scripture-centered ministry and spirituality.

Are Sugar-Sweetened Drinks...

on November 26, 2018 by

According to a new study involving teen participants, sugar-sweetened beverages may be quite addictive and can lead to withdrawal symptoms when a…

Parents Should Have Ongoing Talks...

on November 26, 2018 by

When it comes to your teens, one vague and generic conversation about sex is not enough.

What’s Hot?

on November 26, 2018 by

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

Canada’s Mixed Pot Message To...

on November 24, 2018 by

Marijuana is legal now, but please don’t smoke it

More Suicide Attempts linking To &...

on November 24, 2018 by

A survey of youths at high risk of suicide found that half had watched at least one episode of the Netflix series

Wives, Porn And Busy Church Leaders

on November 24, 2018 by

Here’s some steps to help you grow in wise, effective pastoral care for a hurting wife

Books For Parents

on November 23, 2018 by

Jonathan McKee is the author of over 20 books to parents, teenagers, and youth workers

Beyond Her Selfie

on November 23, 2018 by

Teaching Your Daughter to See Beyond Her Social Media Feed

Who Is Gen Z?

on November 23, 2018 by

In Gen Z Lab we’ve gathered thought leaders to help you understand the unique challenges facing Gen Z and equip you to…

Tough Topics

on November 22, 2018 by

Five ways to teach on tough topics

Wolverine WILL Return?

on November 22, 2018 by

Hugh Jackman rules out working with ‘relentless’ Ryan Reynolds for Deadpool crossover movie

U.K: Child Gambler Epidemic

on November 22, 2018 by

Experts blame the explosion of TV advertisements for the sharp rise

Recreational Pot Is Now On Sale In...

on November 21, 2018 by

Massachusetts residents voted to legalize the use, distribution and cultivation of recreational marijuana in a 2016 referendum

Pot Linked To Teen Psychosis

on November 21, 2018 by

Psychosis describes the mental condition of losing touch with reality, such as experiencing hallucinations or delusions

Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes,...

on November 21, 2018 by

More drivers admit to using marijuana, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes,”

Viral Christmas Video Be Grateful...

on November 20, 2018 by

spread the message of gratitude!

Kids With Disabilities Face Many...

on November 20, 2018 by

Children with certain types of chronic health conditions are much less likely to attend religious services —

 

Ohio passes ‘heartbeat bill&...

on November 20, 2018 by

Bill heads to Senate. The proposed law would effectively ban abortions after the first six weeks of a woman’s pregnancy

Junior Highers And Discipleship

on November 18, 2018 by

by Kurt Johnston

Does Living Together Build A...

on November 18, 2018 by

Is cohabitation really a smart move for couples interested in a healthy, lasting marriage?

Cohabitation On The Rise In U.S

on November 18, 2018 by

Living together is becoming more popular than marriage for young American couples

Social Media Linked To Mental...

on November 17, 2018 by

The first experimental study examining use of multiple platforms shows a causal link between time spent on these social media and increased…

Parents Can Curb Kids’...

on November 17, 2018 by

Higher levels of gratitude are associated with lower levels of materialism in adolescents across a wide range of demographic groups,

Parenting My Adult Children

on November 17, 2018 by

No matter what the age of your child you will be able to relate to this touching article

Grace First

on November 16, 2018 by

The point is – if God was going to say one major thing to us – it is a message of love….

Juul Quits Social Media

on November 16, 2018 by

As part of the company’s response to the FDA’s call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use

How To Talk To Your Son About Sex

on November 16, 2018 by

The last thing you want is for your son’s first discussions about sex to come from anyone else

Trumps Criminal Justice Reform...

on November 15, 2018 by

Dr. Darrell Scott explains how the bipartisan First Step Act will ‘right the wrongs’ of past administrations

Snap Subpoenaed By Justice...

on November 15, 2018 by

…..over its IPO disclosures

68% Have Quit/Taken A Break From...

on November 15, 2018 by

She Decided To Quit Instagram This Year. Had Also Helped Create It

Teen Helped Save “The Bachelor”...

on November 14, 2018 by

But then the teen noticed that next door, “The Bachelor” estate was in flames

Nurse Body-Shames Her 13-Year-Old...

on November 14, 2018 by

Mom Gives Perfect Response

More US Kids Get Paralyzing Illness...

on November 14, 2018 by

This year, there have been 90 cases spread among 27 states

Why Do We Over-Schedule Our Kids&...

on November 13, 2018 by

Families fret over finances for college. But all this craziness comes at a cost to parents and children

Social Media Detox For Your Teen Or...

on November 13, 2018 by

How to host a social media detox for your teen or tween

Digital Media Is ‘Like...

on November 13, 2018 by

Some doctors refer to behaviors resulting from overexposure to digital devices as “virtual autism.”

Alarming Number Of Teens Using...

on November 12, 2018 by

Doctors Warn of Potentially Risky Results

Happy Childhood Memories Linked To...

on November 12, 2018 by

Fond memories of childhood are linked to better health, less depression and fewer chronic illnesses in adulthood

Almost Half Of U.S. Births Happen...

on November 12, 2018 by

Signaling cultural and economic shifts that are here to stay

Communication: Conflict Management

on November 12, 2018 by

What Are Your Conflict Blocks?

5 Questions Parents Are Asking...

on November 9, 2018 by

If you’re a parent of a preschooler or a parent of a college student, I’m pretty sure some of the questions we…

Sign Up For This Week’s Top...

on November 9, 2018 by

The Youth Culture Report

Leveraging Social Media To Reach...

on November 9, 2018 by

If you want to reach parents these days, you have to have an active presence on social media

Arizona: Education Savings Accounts...

on November 8, 2018 by

Despite Tuesday’s vote, education savings accounts are alive and well in Arizona—and have plenty of room to grow

What’s Lost When Only Rich...

on November 8, 2018 by

The income disparity in youth athletics has effects on health and success that stretch far into adulthood

American Meritocracy Is Killing...

on November 8, 2018 by

When these kids move to the travel team, you pull bodies out of the local town’s recreation league,

A Fortnite Guide For Parents

on November 7, 2018 by

Fortnite is everywhere and has proven to be more than a game but rather, a cultural phenomenon

Book: How ‘Diversity Ideology’...

on November 7, 2018 by

“The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture.”

When To Leverage (And Not Leverage)...

on November 7, 2018 by

What’s happening in culture should be important to every youth leader. Why? Because culture reflects the world our student

The Dark Side Of Kids Screens...

on November 6, 2018 by

A dark consensus about screens and kids Begins To Emerge In Silicon Valley

Flashback: The Tech Industry’s...

on November 6, 2018 by

How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

Parenting Lessons From The...

on November 6, 2018 by

3 Unusual Things the Christopher Robin Movie Taught Me About Parenting

God Don’t Make junk

on November 5, 2018 by

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and…

God Don’t Make junk

on November 5, 2018 by

God Don’t Make Junk

By George Lockhart

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you,…

Navigating Emotional Teenagers

on November 5, 2018 by

If you let your emotions lead when navigating your emotional teenager, you will likely cause them to shut down further.

The Content Behind “The Chilling...

on November 5, 2018 by

What will young viewers see as they watch the latest rendition of “puberty meets sorcery”?

Book: Sex Matters……By...

on November 4, 2018 by

Our culture creates a lot of confusion about sex. Honestly, sometimes it’s difficult to know who’s telling the truth

Flashback: “Riverdale”...

on November 4, 2018 by

but there needs to be a balance of the real-world issues…beyond the fantastical and downright inappropriate

Sabrina’ Underage Orgy Scene On...

on November 4, 2018 by

This content is not appropriate for anyone, but especially not for the teen audience it target

When Kids Give Up Pot, Their...

on November 3, 2018 by

Marijuana use in adolescents is associated with reduced neurocognitive functioning, but when adolescents stop using the drug, their verbal learning and memory…

Many Teens Are ‘Sextortion’...

on November 3, 2018 by

Parents of teens can add “sextortion” to the list of things to worry about, because a new study shows that 5 percent…

More College Students Seeking...

on November 3, 2018 by

Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are sending U.S. college students to mental health clinics in record numbers

For The Girls…Investing In...

on November 2, 2018 by

If only we as Christian ladies spent as much time on beautifying our spirit as much as we spend beautifying our bodies!

Digital Radio Theatre: The Legend...

on November 2, 2018 by

But few hear the story of the condemnation that dragged him outside America to a life in chains and what he discovered…

The Forgotten, Epic Adventure Of...

on November 2, 2018 by

The Pilgrim Fathers built the cornerstone for a nation dedicated to faith, freedom, and thankfulnes

Father Kills Gunman At McDonald&...

on November 1, 2018 by

“Because I can only imagine how it would’ve went if he wasn’t armed,” “We might not be here having this interview.”

Find Your School/Campus Discover...

on November 1, 2018 by

Find school, get trained, reach the youth of your city!

Homeschooling could be the smartest...

on November 1, 2018 by

Here are 5 reasons why

FREE DVD: One Nation Under God

on November 1, 2018 by

One Nation Under God, celebrates and explains the crucial role that God has played in America’s founding and development

The Benefits Of Trust And...

on October 30, 2018 by

Teen anxiety and depression more likely in kids who don’t trust or communicate with parents

Flashback: Why Youth Stay In Church...

on October 30, 2018 by

It is converted students who go on to love Jesus and serve the church.

Just Witnessing School Violence...

on October 30, 2018 by

For middle school students, witnessing school violence can be as bad as being bullied

What Is The Real Impact Of Violent...

on October 30, 2018 by

“ cannot ignore the comprehensive reviews that indicate violent game play has a significant effect on aggressive behavior, affect, cognition and empathyacross…

Processing The Tragedy Of School...

on October 29, 2018 by

We know this is not easy, so we’ve put together a few next-step resources you can utilize.

In The Darkness Of Death, Where Do...

on October 29, 2018 by

That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Saviour…

Another Tragedy…. School...

on October 29, 2018 by
Walt Mueller

How Can We Love The Next Shooter...

on October 29, 2018 by

Do you see the kid over in the corner, alone? He could likely be our next shooter. He needs a friend. He…

How to Engage Culture With Your...

on October 29, 2018 by

Jesus did not remove his disciples from the world but intentionally sent them into it

Parents Can Curb Kids’...

on October 28, 2018 by

Parents who are worried about their kids being materialistic can curb these tendencies by fostering gratitude for the things and people in…

40 Reasons To Avoid Adultery

on October 28, 2018 by

The enemy delights in targeting pastors and other leaders

Johnny Depp Booted From ‘...

on October 28, 2018 by

“I think Jack Sparrow will be his legacy. It’s the character he dresses up in to visit children in hospitals

Teens Are Being Bullied ...

on October 27, 2018 by

Harassment on the platform can be uniquely cruel, and for many it feels like there’s no escape

How To Use Technology To Connect...

on October 27, 2018 by

Ask the Gen Zers what they are using. Then, develop a digital strategy that will help your church

Tensions With My Senior Pastor

on October 27, 2018 by

You making an effort to show him that you support HIM will show him that he has your loyalty

The 5 Love Languages And Your Teen

on October 27, 2018 by

After more than 20 years of marriage and family counseling, I am convinced there are only five basic languages of love

Book: Your Teenager Is Not Crazy

on October 27, 2018 by

Understanding Your Teen’s Brain Can Make You a Better Parent

The 2018 Streamy Awards

on October 27, 2018 by

A celebration of digital content creators was broadcast live on YouTube

Satanic Temple Responds To Murder...

on October 26, 2018 by

I’m sure it will be established that these girls held no active role in any established form of religious Satanism

2 Girls Planning To Kill Students...

on October 26, 2018 by

The 11- and 12-year-old girls were Satan worshipers and were going to drink blood, eat flesh then planned to kill themselves

When Teens Are Out Of Control

on October 26, 2018 by

Yeah, I know we are supposed to love the kids…But what if they’re being a real pain?

Being Trustworthy Leader

on October 26, 2018 by

4 Traits of a Trustworthy Leader

Wise Words For Busy People

on October 25, 2018 by

Ever had a busy season in your life?  I’ve found that this fall has been an extremely busy time