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New: This Summer Try Vision Casting...

on June 19, 2019 by

The more time you can invest in your leaders this way, the more likely your fall is going to start off strong

 

Lies We Tell Ourselves As Youth...

on June 19, 2019 by

The Top three lies

Dads Your Kids Are Watching You

on June 18, 2019 by

Our kids are watching us!

Teaching Kids The Hows And Whys Of...

on June 18, 2019 by

One of the most valuable lessons parents can teach their children about money is how to appropriately give it away

Social Media And Anxiety In Teens

on June 18, 2019 by

What parents need to know about  anxiety in teens by social media

How To Lead A Mission Trip Parent...

on June 17, 2019 by

The mission trip parent meeting can be one of the most dangerous meetings for a youth worker to lead

1 In 10 Young Protestants Have Left...

on June 17, 2019 by

Younger Christians are more keen to recognize sexual abuse—and less likely to put up with it

No Teen Is Too Far Gone

on June 17, 2019 by

Don’t give up on them

I love Parenting Teenagers

on June 16, 2019 by

“You think parenting is hard now? Just you wait.”

What John Teaches Us About Youth...

on June 16, 2019 by

What do we do when you go astray

Sticking With Youth Ministry For...

on June 16, 2019 by

If you’re feeling discouraged or out of gas in this season of leading, this article is for you

Teen Vogue How To Get Abortion W...

on June 15, 2019 by

“having access to abortion should be your right, regardless of your parents’ beliefs.”

Teen Fired From Christian Camp...

on June 15, 2019 by

He did not personally align with our statements of faith (in particular, one regarding sexuality) we determined we could not use him…

HBO’s Controversial ‘Euphoria...

on June 15, 2019 by

Searching for euphoria? She’s searching to numb, to dull, to quiet. Through sex drugs and nihilism.

Breakfast Cereals Still...

on June 14, 2019 by

Cheerios and Nature Valley products, test positive for herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer

Phone Use Linked To Teen Anxiety?

on June 12, 2019 by

The journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem

Child Drownings Linked To Phone...

on June 12, 2019 by

Lifeguards warn parents to put phones away

Kid Collects 1,000 Jars Of PB&...

on June 12, 2019 by

Donated 1,033 pieces of PB&J to nine schools including her own

How To Face The Pressure Points Of...

on June 11, 2019 by

I wish I had read this book before I went to college, and would encourage any incoming college students to read it

For The Freshmen Of Tomorrow

on June 11, 2019 by

Six Guiding Lessons for Graduates

The Pressure To Perform

on June 11, 2019 by

The pressure today’s kids feel to perform

Book: Helping Students Follow...

on June 8, 2019 by

A great  Gospel centered book for youth workers parents and students heading to college

Helping Students Stay In Church...

on June 8, 2019 by

As your students graduate high school, are they graduating from church too?

Encouragements For Your Graduate

on June 8, 2019 by

Here are six encouragements for parents to give to their graduate that focus on who they are

The Next Step In Growing A Healthy...

on June 5, 2019 by

When you invite students to be co-creators of their own ministry, it boosts their ownership of and commitment to what you are…

The Cancer Hiding Inside Your...

on June 5, 2019 by

relational ministry” was threatening my most important relationships.

Summer Is A Liar

on June 5, 2019 by

We actually spend more hours working over the summer than any other season

School To Remove Christian Symbol...

on June 4, 2019 by

Same  School that was prohibiting all Christmas-related symbols, including candy canes, Christmas carols, and red and green items, at the school

Pray For Those “In High...

on June 4, 2019 by

He ministered to President Trump before public prayer; explains why he did it

Church To Screen ‘Arthur&...

on June 4, 2019 by

We want children to be educated so they can see there’s not just one type of family. Everyone should feel represented. I think…

What’s Hot

on June 1, 2019 by

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

Many Anorexia Patients Recover Over...

on June 1, 2019 by

A long-term Swedish study of around 50 people who struggled with anorexia nervosa in their teens shows that the majority were healthy…

Sports Are Still Great For Kids

on June 1, 2019 by

6 Reasons Why Sports are Great for Kids

Helping Parents Prevent Porn

on May 29, 2019 by

3  resources to help parents

The Unintended Consequences Of...

on May 29, 2019 by

we asked students what their greatest source of stress is….“Academic Pressure to Perform.”

How To Make A Snapchat Geofilter...

on May 29, 2019 by

YM Sidekick

Homeless Teen Becomes His High...

on May 26, 2019 by

His dad passed away earlier and wasn’t sure where he would get his next meal.  Earned 3M in scholarships

 

Florida Governor Signs Ban On...

on May 26, 2019 by

Just as viewing child pornography lowers the inhibitions of child predators, so do these childlike sex dolls that have no place in…

Youth Pastors Are Also Youth...

on May 26, 2019 by

Let’s face it… in today’s America, students are not just walking into your church off the streets because they wake up one…

Why People Rren’t Showing Up For...

on May 24, 2019 by

Three reasons why people aren’t showing up

FDNY Firefighter Attacked By Teens

on May 24, 2019 by

Off-duty FDNY firefighter attacked by teens after defending elderly couple, cops say

Being Proud Of Your Kids

on May 24, 2019 by

3 Reasons Your Kids Want You to Be Proud of Them

Bad News For ADHD Teen Drivers

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to get into a car crash than their peers.

Helping Teens Sleep

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens’ Sleep Problems Can Be Corrected by Limiting Screen Use for 1 Week

75 US Colleges Have Black-Only...

on May 23, 2019 by

Neo-segregation: 43% of colleges surveyed offer segregated residential halls

Rest

on May 20, 2019 by

In fact, that month-long stretch is actually a marker of my own spiritual weakness. Because rest is an important part of what…

Self-Care

on May 20, 2019 by

So after many seasons of making myself sick in a very real literal way to the point that I actually ended up…

Teens, Romances Where the Couple...

on May 20, 2019 by

Face to…screen

Grumpy Cat Dead

on May 18, 2019 by

Died in the arms of her mommy at age 7

Teens Are Using Burner Phones To...

on May 17, 2019 by

56% of teens feel anxious, upset or lonely without their phones

Support Same-Sex Parents Plateaus

on May 17, 2019 by

After a decade of almost continuous growth, the percentage of Americans who favor same-sex marriage remains mostly unchanged since 2017

Reclaiming Friendship in the Social...

on May 17, 2019 by

Social media promises social connectedness, but it often delivers social isolation

7 Skills To Teach Teens Before They...

on May 16, 2019 by

So, how do you prepare your offspring for adulthood? Here are some suggestions

Families Are Together And Yet Apart

on May 16, 2019 by

Adults are almost as bad as teens are, being preoccupied with their phone.

Campuses Ministries Working...

on May 16, 2019 by

EveryCampus ’ initiative, a national multi-organizational coalition focused on gospel movements on every campus in America

 

“Equality Act”: An Assault On...

on May 15, 2019 by

It puts the full force and influence of the federal government enforcing this law and opposing Christian beliefs

Nike Penalizing New Mom’s?

on May 15, 2019 by

Nike, “told me to dream crazy, until I wanted a baby.”

Hamas Cancels Classes So Children...

on May 15, 2019 by

Susceptible to dehydration & heat-stroke. We call on Hamas to keep their children in school & not endanger them at the riots.”

Homosexuality And Youth

on May 14, 2019 by

Avera Maria Santo is same-sex attracted. And, she’s a devout Catholic who desires to embrace

Student And Parents Walkout At...

on May 14, 2019 by

Instead of putting together an event to bring people together to mourn, the gun control group brought in activists and Colorado politicians

Pokémon Nearly Toppled Avengers

on May 14, 2019 by

The strong opening earned Pikachu the number one sport for an opening of a movie based on a video game

 

UK: Gender Transition Son, 7, And...

on May 13, 2019 by

The parents said they had supported their seven-year-old child’s transition, going as far as to change their legal status to that of…

Chips Ahoy! Celebrates Mother’...

on May 13, 2019 by

Your drag momma, whichever momma, whoever you feel or consider your momma, it’s their day today,”

Converse Highlights Partnership...

on May 13, 2019 by

The 11-year-old gay child who is famous for dressing in drag and dancing in gay nightclubs

What’s Hot ?

on May 12, 2019 by

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

Inside The College Sex-Crazed Final...

on May 12, 2019 by

In the final days of college, students devise a bucket list of classmates with whom they want to get cozy

Sheila Nevins Sets Next Act

on May 12, 2019 by

Launching MTV Documentary Films

Kate Miller-Heidke Sings On Post...

on May 12, 2019 by

She hopes, will “make people feel less alone, especially with an experience as lonely as depression”.

Yolo App Safety Guide

on May 11, 2019 by

How to Keep Your Kids Safe

Book 4 Guys Topics: Fortnite, Weed,...

on May 11, 2019 by

The four biggest distractions today’s guys face: SCREENS, SUBSTANCES,SEXUAL TEMPTATION,STRUGGLES WITH SELF

4 Battles Every Young Man Must Face

on May 11, 2019 by

It’s never been harder to be a guy than right now and they need our help! Young men face more distractions to godly…

Getting Parents Involved In Youth...

on May 9, 2019 by

One of the most common complaints I hear from student pastors is that they are having a hard time getting youth parents…

Distraction The New Enemy Of The...

on May 9, 2019 by

The rise of media saturation…has ushered in a new age of competition with the gospel for the human gaze

Instagram Removes “Like” ?

on May 9, 2019 by

What We Can Learn About Leading Students from Instagram

Dealing With Difficult People In...

on May 8, 2019 by

I’ve often heard that the worst thing about Churches is that they are filled with imperfect people

More Teens Are Attempting Suicide...

on May 8, 2019 by

Here’s What Parents Should Know

The Powerful Influence Of Christian...

on May 8, 2019 by

Moms are a big influence and children’s faith formation

The Definitive List Of Volunteer...

on May 7, 2019 by

Here’s almost everything you need to know about their roles and expectations…

5 Things Your Volunteers Need From...

on May 7, 2019 by

Getting yelled at by someone who had been so eager to help, made me learn that I needed to change. Here’s a list…

Asking A Volunteer To Leave

on May 7, 2019 by

Instead of asking someone to step down completely from a ministry role, there might be an alternative role you can move them…

Volunteers: How To Find Them, Train...

on May 7, 2019 by

Something is keeping them from serving. What are the barriers that are keeping people from stepping up to serve? Here are a…

7 Tips To Recruiting Volunteers

on May 7, 2019 by

Ask children’s ministers what their top three ministry needs are, and 99.9 percent will list volunteer recruitment

2019 Billboard Music Awards Winners

on May 7, 2019 by

The Complete List

Thousands Of US Teachers Leaving...

on May 7, 2019 by

While teachers in America face stagnant wages, a divisive political environment and continued pressure to boost test scores, an expanding marketplace of international…

Teen Dies After Playing ‘...

on May 7, 2019 by

He saw it on social media, parents say

Teacher Appreciation Week…...

on May 7, 2019 by

Dozens of national restaurant chains are joining in the celebration giving teachers free food and other discounts

Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young...

on May 6, 2019 by

Overdose deaths among teens and young adults are soaring, having risen from eight in every 100,000 people aged 15 to 24 in…

Selfless’ Student Killed In UNCC...

on May 6, 2019 by

He just cared more about the people more then himself

 

‘Generation Lockdown’:...

on May 2, 2019 by

PSA highlights how active shooter drills have become the new normal

https://www.physiciansweekly.com/u...

on May 2, 2019 by

teens stranded in ocean rescued by...

on May 2, 2019 by

Rescued two miles away from the St. Augustine shore after being stranded for two hours and almost giving up all hope

High School Sprinter Running 9.98...

on May 1, 2019 by

Matthew Boling, of Strake Jesuit College Prep in Houston, set a 9.98 mark at the Region III-6A track and field event

Schools Declare Support For...

on May 1, 2019 by

A years-long lawsuit with the school board of Gloucester County in Virginia, which denied him the right to use the boys’ restroom

Be A Regular At Your Local School...

on May 1, 2019 by

Here are just three benefits that come from attending your local sporting events.

‘Avengers’ Fans Rough Up Man...

on April 29, 2019 by

The man, who had walked out of the “Avengers: Endgame” and loudly revealed the ending, was roughed up by queuing fans outside…

Flashback: Youth Workers Crossing...

on April 29, 2019 by

You are just one bad decision from becoming a headline

WA. Could Keep Kids In Booster...

on April 29, 2019 by

Meaning children shorter than 4 feet 9 inches must sit in a booster seat

Bachelorette Party In Las For...

on April 29, 2019 by

A list of rules for a bachelorette party in Las Vegas has gone viral for all the wrong reasons

Less phone more life

on April 25, 2019 by

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer

Adult children are costing parents...

on April 25, 2019 by

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