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100% Of Sexual Assault Cases In Germany By Foreigners

on March 29, 2024 by

Germany: Foreigners responsible for 100% of serious sexual assault cases in Frankfurt, 57.4% of all crimes

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Married People More Likely To Be ‘Thriving

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Married people, parents, and Christians who actively practice their faith enjoy greater happiness, contentment, and quality of life than unmarried couples, agnostics,…

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People Open to Church Regardless Of Denomination

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Most Americans are open to a variety of denominations of Christian churches, including many people of other faiths or no faith at…

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Study: Waning Influence Of Religion In Public Life

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Americans say the role of religion in public life is shrinking and most believe this to be bad for the country.

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Holy Week And The Cross

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“Trauma,” she says, “is the mission field of the 21st century.”

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Delta-8, an unregulated form of THC

on March 22, 2024 by

Is popular among high school students


‘The Chosen,’ Season 4…

on March 20, 2024 by

Returns to Theaters at a Discount Ahead of Easter

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God Has You Here For This Generation

on March 15, 2024 by

At this moment. And there has never been a greater time to be involved in the ministry of sharing Christ and his…

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Spurgeon The Forgotten Youth Pastor

on March 13, 2024 by

Spurgeon…spoke often about the importance and practicalities of ministry to the next generation

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Video: Dating: Don’t Waste Your Time

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Important points on Dating and Relationships

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Is It Time To Pass The Kids Online Safety Act?

on February 28, 2024 by

Social media presents a “profound risk of harm to the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents.”

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Book: Church Doesn’t End With Z

on February 27, 2024 by

Why Gen Z is Leaving the Church and How to Reach Them

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Book: Your First 100 Days In Student Ministry

on February 26, 2024 by

And the 40 Years that Follow

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Who’s Afraid of the Teenage Years?

on February 26, 2024 by

by Tim Challies

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Turning Gen Z’s Obstacles Into Gospel Opportunities

on February 26, 2024 by

We’re hopeful for this next generation. They’re spiritually open, curious, starved for deep connection


Training Your Volunteers Has Never Been This Easy!

on February 22, 2024 by

You set the date(s) and invite youth ministry volunteers, we provide the complete training… it’s that easy!


Trans Player ‘Injures 3 Female Opponents’ Shocking Video

on February 21, 2024 by

When the coach saw three more go down in the first half leaving him with five players, he made the call to…

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The State of Kids and Families in America 2024

on February 20, 2024 by

For over 20 years we have been helping parents, educators, policymakers, industry leaders, and more understand just how important it is to…

Facebook Said to Plan Unveiling Instagram Video-Sharing Service

Viral: Teen Car Wash Worker Retaliates At Rude Customer

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Teen car wash worker has lemonade hurled at her, retaliates by spraying pressure hose at rude customer in viral video


The Awfulness Of Elite Hypocrisy On Marriage

on February 16, 2024 by

The privileged classes would never dream of saying one form of family life is better than another. So why are they always…

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Teaching Kids To Deal With Consequences

on February 15, 2024 by

“For every action there is an equally powerful reaction.” What scientists have known for centuries many children seem to have difficulty understanding.

Now, why…

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Pastors Concerned With Growing Leaders, Reaching Out

on February 8, 2024 by

When thinking about ministry difficulties, pastors say they’re most concerned with growing people inside church and reaching those outside it.

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How Youth Pastors Can Advocate For Fair Compensation

on February 7, 2024 by

Discover practical tips and strategies on how to approach your church leaders and negotiate a salary increase. Don’t settle for less, learn…

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The Deconstruction Of Christianity

on February 6, 2024 by

What It Is, Why It’s Destructive, and How to Respond

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JOIN THE FIGHT: Stop TikTok from Destroying Kids

on February 5, 2024 by

What Parents Can Do About Tik Tok

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Shepherding Children Through Hardships And Trials

on January 28, 2024 by

When troubles find our children, here are three ways we can support them

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The Latest Findings On Gen Z As Consumer’s

on January 28, 2024 by

“I’m Coping and Hoping” This mantra is my summary of research from Gallup, McKinsey, and the Pew Research Center

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The Powerful Influence Of Moms In Christians’ Households

on January 11, 2024 by

I used the following excerpt because it just seemed fitting since I just wrote about how my mom still is influencing me…

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Keeping Jesus In Youth Groups Christmas Party?

on December 9, 2023 by

We asked our Rooted writers to tell us how they are seeking to keep Jesus at the center of their youth ministry…

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Book: The Great Dechurching

on December 2, 2023 by

Who’s Leaving, Why Are They Going, and What Will It Take to Bring Them Back?


Kim Kardashian’s ‘Push Up Bra’ With Fake Nipples

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It pushes you up and makes you look like all the supermodels with that gorgeous look we all want

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Reaching The Dechurched Is A Whole-Church Effort

on November 25, 2023 by

The Great Dechurching: Who’s Leaving, Why Are They Going, and What Will It Take to Bring Them Back?

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Thanksgiving Is More Than An “Attitude of Gratitude”

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Recalibrate their thankfulness around the eternal promises of God?

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AI Tools Pushed/Used To Create Teen Pornographic Images

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AI-generated nudity issue has already reportedly spread to a high school in New Jersey, where school officials now worry about new cyberbullying tactics

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Teens Start Thinking Like An Adult Around The Age Of 18

on November 15, 2023 by

Executive function is a set of mental skills that include the ability to plan, switch between tasks, resist tempting distractions, and focus

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The Collapse Of Tavistock’s Gender Service Of Children

on November 14, 2023 by

Book…Time to Think: The Inside Story of the Collapse of the Tavistock’s Gender Service for Children

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‘Equitable Math,’ To Dismantle ‘Systemic Inequities’

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Oregon Trains Teachers to Promote ‘Equitable Math,’ Dismantle ‘Systemic Inequities’ in the Classroom

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Kids Ministry Book: Resilient Child Discipleship

on November 10, 2023 by

The Fearless Future of the Church

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Teens Open Up About The Impact Of Social Media

on November 8, 2023 by

Social media can have negative, sometimes dire, impacts on teens’ physical and mental health

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The Rise Of Critical Theories And Social Justice Ideology

on November 7, 2023 by

Implications for the Church and Society

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: The Right Rev. Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde holds Sunday Mass as it is live-webcast to its parishioners due to the Coronavirus at an empty Washington National Cathedral on March 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Washington National Cathedral has suspended its in person worship for the next two Sundays, the longest preplanned closure in its history, due to COVID-19 outbreak, which the World Health Organization deemed a pandemic. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Church Attendance Still Lower Than Pre-Pandemic

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The recent church attendance levels are about 10 percentage points lower than what Gallup measured in 2012 and most prior years

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Bringing The Gospel To The Next Generation?

on November 5, 2023 by

Our churches have a remarkable opportunity to partner with parents in the task of making disciples of the next generation

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The Next Gen Is Leaving The Faith Earlier Than You Realize

on November 1, 2023 by

Children born in the 1980s and ’90s never absorbed the faith in their home. And they walked away from it at an…

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What’s Hot

on October 30, 2023 by

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

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Planned Parenthood Preying Upon Confused Adolescents

on October 27, 2023 by

Planned Parenthood Turns Its Attention to Confused Adolescents Who Think They’re Trans

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2023 Church Staff Health Report

on October 26, 2023 by

Provides a deeper understanding of the challenges church staff members face

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Why Teenagers Want To Learn Doctrine

on October 25, 2023 by

Why do we teach so much doctrine? Because our students want answers to their questions about life and what to believe

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Book: The Story of Creeds and Confessions

on October 25, 2023 by

Tracing the Development of the Christian Faith


It’s Becoming Too Expensive To Have Fun

on October 19, 2023 by

Prices for concert tickets and amusement-park entries have ballooned

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How Do You Shift To Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry?

on October 18, 2023 by

It’s one thing to talk about gospel-centered youth ministry, and another thing to actually do it

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Book…Ready For Real Life: Skills Your Students Need

on October 12, 2023 by

Unpacking the Five Essential Soft Skills Great Leaders Instill in Their Students

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How Gen Z Is Primed For Spiritual Renewal

on October 10, 2023 by

Gen Z is spiritually starved. The disorienting circumstances of the last three years

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Successful Christian Dating

on October 10, 2023 by

……it’s a whole other thing to find someone who is Christian in their lifestyle

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School Reverses Decision, Bans Boys From Girls’ Restrooms

on October 9, 2023 by

A Pennsylvania school board is reversing a prior decision and choosing now to ban boys from girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms, following…

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What Your Teen Needs For Navigating The Future

on October 5, 2023 by

5 Essentials Your Teen Needs for Navigating the Future

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The Next Gen Is Leaving The Faith Earlier Than You Realize

on October 4, 2023 by

Children born in the 1980s and ’90s never absorbed the faith in their home. And they walked away from it at an…


Strong Families Don’t Happen By Accident!

on October 3, 2023 by

By Brave Books

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Videos: The Holy Sexuality Project

on October 2, 2023 by

36 videos exploring topics like identity, temptations, desires, singleness, marriage, gender, and more!

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Anxiety: Finding The Better Story

on September 28, 2023 by

A 31-day Devotional for Teenagers by Liz Edrington

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And then Paul issues this three-word imperative: “Preach the Word!”

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Migrant Teens Working In Dangerous Positions

on September 26, 2023 by

Tyson and Perdue face child labor investigations for allegedly contracting migrant teens to work dangerous positions at meat packing plants

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The Hectic Lives Of Teenagers

on September 25, 2023 by

Beat ‘Em or Join ‘Em?

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Democrats Who Id As Religious Has Dropped 20+ Points

on September 24, 2023 by

Losing Faith: Religious Identification Among Democrats Crashes 20 Points in 20 Years

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The Ultimate Privilege? Two Parents

on September 21, 2023 by

by Charles Fain Lehman

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America’s Cultural Revolution

on September 19, 2023 by

How the Radical Left Conquered Everything


Kid Returns Home From School With Disturbing Gift

on September 18, 2023 by

One of the options was a bullet – with instructions to take “when all else fails.”

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More Than 3500 Minors Underwent Trans Surgery …

on September 17, 2023 by

THOUSANDS of Minors Went Under the Knife to ‘Affirm’ a Transgender Identity

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Young Life: The 4 H’s Of The Gospel

on September 8, 2023 by

Hope centered in Jesus. It was life changing for me to see this hope in Christ lived out

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Drug Crisis In Schools, As More Teens Overdose On Fentanyl

on September 7, 2023 by

Fentanyl was involved in the vast majority of all teen overdose deaths – 84% – in 2021, and the problem has been…

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Lockdowns Were Worse Than Useless

on September 5, 2023 by

Sweden did not impose mask mandates or stay-at-home orders. It did not close its borders or its businesses.


Update: Gadsden Flag Patch Does NOT Violate School Policy

on September 4, 2023 by

Viral video shows Colorado Springs school kicking kid out of class for “Don’t Tread On Me” flag that they said has “origins…

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Book: Taking God At His Word

on September 1, 2023 by

Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me


Book: Christ And His Kingdom

on August 31, 2023 by

Book review “Honor, Patronage, Kinship, and Purity”. Unlocking  the New Testament culture.


The Role Of Worldview In Discipleship

on August 30, 2023 by

“The goal of discipleship is to help Christians become more like Christ in their thinking, beliefs, actions, and affections.”

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Shepherding In Youth Ministry – Part 2

on August 29, 2023 by

How we can effectively use our whole team of adult leaders to raise up student leaders for Jesus


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Flashback: How To Lead A Fall Retreat

on August 28, 2023 by

An effective retreat starts with a clear purpose that’s understood by both students and adult volunteers


YPulse: Subculture Series…The Summer Of Swifties

on August 24, 2023 by

Taylor Swift’s fandom has created a dedicated subculture that thrives on their emotional  investment

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Study: Giving Trends Among Millennials And Gen Z

on August 23, 2023 by

How Millennials & Gen Z Are Stepping into Generosity

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Book: Loving God’s Children..The Church + Gender Ideology

on August 22, 2023 by

What the Catholic Church teaches about the human person and why modern culture’s embrace of “gender ideology” is not only wrong but…

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Flashback: Are You Ready For The New School Year?

on August 21, 2023 by

For some of you it’s a few weeks off. For many of you it’s already started. If you’re not ready for the…

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Gen Z Students Have Doubts About Collage

on August 19, 2023 by

They want to learn essential skills early and value a healthy work-life balance

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Leading Students Into A Life Of Discipleship

on August 15, 2023 by

What does it mean to faithfully lead our children and teens into a life of discipleship?

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15% Of Children Received Mental Health Treatment In 2021

on June 22, 2023 by

The researchers found that children aged 12 to 17 years were more likely to have received any mental health treatment (including prescription…

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Documentary Reveals Parents Harmed By ‘Trans’ Ideology

on June 10, 2023 by

New ‘Dead Name’ Documentary is warning about the harms of “transgender” ideology from a parents perspective

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Sleepaway Summer Camp Promotes Altruism In Children

on June 10, 2023 by

Sleepaway summer camp can help promote essential socio-emotional abilities in kids, such as the ability to control oneself, cooperate, or help others


Lawsuit Victory About A Male In The Girls’ Locker Room

on June 10, 2023 by

“Calling a male a male shouldn’t have cost Travis his job and gotten Blake kicked out of school,”

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Resources For Reaching Gen Z

on June 2, 2023 by

Gen Z is a unique generation… it’s important that we understand the defining characteristics of Gen Z so that we can best…

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Teachers Not You Know What Is Best For Your Kid?

on May 22, 2023 by

Education Secretary Cardona Claims Teachers Not You Know What Is Best For Your Kid?

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7 Tips For Teaching Theology To Teens

on May 16, 2023 by

We are called to pass on the simple good news of the gospel as of “first importance”

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2020 file photo, math teacher Doug Walters sits among empty desks as he takes part in a video conference with other teachers to prepare for at-home learning at Twentynine Palms Junior High School in Twentynine Palms, Calif. Most of California's 6 million public school students have not seen the inside of a classroom in 10 months. Gov. Gavin Newsom is hoping his $2 billion plan to resume in-person classes will get schools to reopen quickly. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Teacher — Yes, Your Children Are Being Indoctrinated…

on May 15, 2023 by

As an English teacher employed in the SMSD for 15 years, I can no longer stay silent about the state of our…

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Finding Community As A Youth Pastor

on May 13, 2023 by

Here are a few reasons why finding your own community is so crucial

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Which Kids Face The Highest Risk Of Self-Harm?

on May 12, 2023 by

Growing numbers of American kids and teens are cutting or burning themselves, banging their heads against walls, pulling out their hair, and…

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UK: Transgender In A Changing Culture

on May 11, 2023 by

A brief biblical and pastoral introduction to understanding transgender in a changing culture


Helping Those Experiencing Gender Confusion

on May 10, 2023 by

Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast

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Book: Why The Bible’s Plan For Sexuality Isn’t Outdated

on May 8, 2023 by

While purity culture gets the truth right, the approach and gospel elements it espouses are often wrong

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Young People, Church Membership Isn’t Optional

on May 7, 2023 by

Find a local healthy local church, overlook its flaws, work against your own selfishness and resistance, and become a contributing member. The…

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Understanding Gender Dysphoria

on May 6, 2023 by

By Mark Yarhouse. Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture


Knowing Parental Rights & Against Schools Sexualizing Kids

on May 4, 2023 by

We are an organization fighting for parental rights and against schools radicalizing and sexualizing children

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RFK Jr. Opposes Trans Athletes In Women’s Sports

on May 4, 2023 by

‘I don’t think that’s fair’

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Four Truths About Youth Ministry And Sports

on May 3, 2023 by

If YOU want to reach athletes, here are some ideas to connect with that community