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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

CBS

Nicole Kidman ‘Teased’...

on April 25, 2019 by

Faith is important. She often gets teased by friends for passing her strong belief in God onto her children

Teens Unaware They Are Vaping...

on April 24, 2019 by

Many people don’t understand the amount of addictive nicotine they’re inhaling with every puff

CITY OF FALLEN ANGELS….Photo...

on April 24, 2019 by

A glimpse into the world of Los Angeles as seen through the eyes of photographer Estevan Oriol, who is famed for chronicling…

Americans More Inactive, Computers...

on April 24, 2019 by

Kids aged 6 through 17 need 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily. Regular activity is even recommended for kids as young…

Making Intercession

on April 23, 2019 by

We may think that no one is standing up for us but this would be inaccurate. Jesus is standing at the right…

What Every New Minister Should Be...

on April 23, 2019 by

I have transitioned into six new churches and picked up a few things along the way. At one church, I…

Ministry Is Messy

on April 23, 2019 by

Embracing the Mess of Relational Ministry

Flashback: Vandals, Arsonists...

on April 22, 2019 by

Vandals and arsonists have targeted French churches in a wave of attacks that has lasted nearly two months

How To Follow Up On Visitors After...

on April 22, 2019 by

“Wow, look at all these new folks,” you think. “I can’t wait to see them next week!”

Middle School Girls Arrested…...

on April 22, 2019 by

The teacher became suspicious when the girls acting “hysterical” while looking for a folder at Avon Park Middle School in central Florida

How A.S.M.R. Became A Sensation

on April 22, 2019 by

The YouTube subculture is bonded not by belief but rather by an ineffable sensation — the existence of a new feeling.

A ‘Million Word Gap’ For Kids...

on April 21, 2019 by

Children who are read 5 books a day from birth will begin kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids…

5 Spiritual Dangers Of Skipping...

on April 21, 2019 by

Why skipping church is a really bad idea

Book: Negotiating Your Stepfamily...

on April 21, 2019 by

In the book , ‘Doing Life With Your Adult Children: Keep Your Mouth Shut and The Welcome Mat Out’, I spend an…

Jesus Forgives

on April 20, 2019 by

George Lockhart

New Teen ‘Shell On’...

on April 20, 2019 by

“Ya’ll eat your lunch with or without the shell,” … video of Hamm tearing through plastic packaging with his teeth

Talking Church With Your Teenager...

on April 20, 2019 by

Encouraging participation over attendance

Resource: Mentoring Graduating...

on April 19, 2019 by

How we can help graduating students transition to the next area of life

“Remembering”

on April 19, 2019 by

Are you remembering for the sake of the Gospel and your kids?

Five Technology Rules Every Parent...

on April 19, 2019 by

When I saw the pictures that she had been posting on Facebook for years, I felt utterly embarrassed, and deeply betrayed.”

DYM: Parent Tips Podcast Hosted By...

on April 18, 2019 by

FREE podcasts about youth ministry, youth culture… and now they have me tackling parenting!

Book: The Guy’s Guide to FOUR...

on April 18, 2019 by

Every Young Man Must Face!…

3 Reminders For Our College Bound...

on April 18, 2019 by

The first version of this article appeared on her blog when Kristen Hatton sent her freshman daughter off to college

Dangerous Teen Ikea Challenge?

on April 17, 2019 by

Move over Tide Pods, police are cracking down on a dangerous Ikea challenge

Sophie Turner Social Media ‘...

on April 17, 2019 by

“I think it contributed. I wouldn’t say that was the main reason. I think it was some sort of chemical imbalance. I think…

How To Revitalize Your Youth...

on April 17, 2019 by

5 Programming Ideas to Revitalize Your Ministry Calendar

Marathon Parenting

on April 17, 2019 by

Discipling Kids Is A Long Game Of Small Interactions

8 Steps To Planning A Good Parent...

on April 16, 2019 by

Share resources about youth culture, parenting tips and resources for them to be a more effective parent. Whatever you are reading (you…

A 13-Month Plan Your Kids’...

on April 16, 2019 by

When I was young I planned without regard for a typical family’s calendar and budget

Test-taker Pleads Guiltily In...

on April 16, 2019 by

Riddell would also have to forfeit $239,449 that he made from the scheme, under the recommendations of the U.S. Attorney’s Office

The Legacy I Hope To Leave My Kids

on April 15, 2019 by

I’ve admittedly wondered on many occasions how my kids will remember me

Generation Z

on April 15, 2019 by

9 Important Insights about Generation Z

Rideshare Safety Tips For Students

on April 15, 2019 by

Don’t get in until your driver answers this question correctly…

What’s hot?

on April 14, 2019 by

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

Decline In Physical Activity Often...

on April 14, 2019 by

A recent study has found that the proportion of decreasingly active individuals was exceptionally high during childhood and adolescence, with some declines…

Suicidal Behavior Nearly Doubles...

on April 14, 2019 by

Suicide attempts and talk about suicide are rising alarmingly among America’s kids, with emergency departments seeing a near doubling of cases over…

The Most Important Question

on April 13, 2019 by

George Lockhart

Hollywood Fights Back Against Pro...

on April 13, 2019 by

Alyssa Milano to share ‘personal abortion’ stories of social media followers on new podcast ‘Sorry Not Sorry’

Freedom Of Speech On College...

on April 13, 2019 by

Conservative speaker who was assaulted by protester: ‘This was a warning shot to conservatives’

3 Leadership Secrets from Bohemian...

on April 12, 2019 by

If your goal is to better engage students, check out my three observations below

Who Is Responsible for Children&...

on April 12, 2019 by

Barna

Os Guinness: Moving Forward In A...

on April 12, 2019 by

What’s really at stake in this moment, and how to become part of the solution, not part of a deepening cultural problem.

The downside of fortnight

on April 11, 2019 by

Prince Harry said game companies are working “to keep you in front of a computer for as long as possible.” For  their…

Connecting with your child

on April 11, 2019 by

The BEST model for life-changing conversation so you, the caring adult, can connect to the heart of your child

The Link Between Fun & Faith...

on April 11, 2019 by

Barna