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Justin Bieber Is Starting His Own CHURCH???

on July 26, 2017 by

‘You already know the reason’: Justin Bieber DENIES he cancelled remainder of tour to start a church as he grabs sushi in…

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Flashback Statistics: Media Use By Tweens And Teens

on July 25, 2017 by

“Young people average 2 hours a day listening to music”

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25 Year Outcomes In Adolescents Who Self-Harm….

on July 24, 2017 by

A new study has found that teenagers who self-harm are more likely to experience substance abuse and psychosocial problems as adults

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Bennington’s Suicide ‘Cowardly,’ Clarifies Statement Later

on July 22, 2017 by

Korn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch Calls Chester Bennington’s Suicide ‘Cowardly,’ Clarifies Statement Later

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Kids Listen Better When You Appeal to Their Sense of Morality

on July 21, 2017 by

Kids are also deeply concerned with fairness

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Book: From Good To Grace

on July 20, 2017 by

Letting Go of the Goodness Gospel. The “goodness gospel” looks like a life driven by exteriors: a perfectly decorated room, well-mannered children,…

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Help Students Keep The “Camp High”

on July 19, 2017 by

5 things we do at camp everyday that we need to do at home to keep up this feeling of closeness to…

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Your Teenager Can Outrun You

on July 18, 2017 by

You can’t control them, but you can be honest with them about your fears and your hopes

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Alarming Spike In Middle School Suicide Rate

on July 16, 2017 by

The suicide rate doubled between 2007 and 2014, surpassing the death rate from car crashes

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The Worst Things Your Kid Can Learn On The Internet

on July 15, 2017 by

Being aware that kids can discover some iffy stuff online – and discussing what to do with the information – are the…

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Teen Boys & Girls May Experience Depression Differently

on July 14, 2017 by

U.K. researchers have discovered depression has different effects on the brain activity of male and female….

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Flashback: One Thing All Healthy Leaders Do

on July 13, 2017 by

Instead of complaining that parents aren’t attending any of your meetings, perhaps you can

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Values: Reaching The Next Generation

on July 10, 2017 by

The Gospel doesn’t change, but how we apply the Gospel to our changing culture is vital

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What Augustine’s ‘Confessions’ Taught Me About Parenting

on July 9, 2017 by

Be aware that children sometimes sin out of the sheer pleasure of being wicked

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College: Best All-Around Athletic Department

on July 8, 2017 by

Ranking all 65 Power Five schools in overall athletic success

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Teenager ‘Stealing Bike’ Gets ‘Thief’ On His Forehead

on July 7, 2017 by

Tattooist catches teenager ‘stealing bike’ and inks his forehead with ‘thief’

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Armed 11-Year-Old Boy Saves Uncle From Charging Bear

on July 5, 2017 by

“The bear came down the trail at them, fella in the front, who was his uncle, the bear was on him so…

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A Critical Moment For Youth Ministry

on July 3, 2017 by

I noticed some common themes and challenges that seem important for all of us to pay attention to…

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Girls Suffer From Digital Dating Abuse

on July 2, 2017 by

Girls reported that they were more upset by these behaviors and reported more negative emotional responses

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What Keeps Today’s Leading Churches In The Game

on July 1, 2017 by

Growing Young: Intensive church training to engage teenagers and young adults.

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Jesus Would Be Fired As A Youth Pastor

on June 30, 2017 by

5 Reasons Jesus Would Be Fired if He Was Your Youth Pastor

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4 BOOKS THAT ARE PERFECT FOR NEW CHRISTIANS

on June 25, 2017 by

…how to disciple students after a decision?

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Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes, There’s A Link

on June 23, 2017 by

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

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Anti-Semitic Views: By Half Of Austrias Muslim Youth

on June 22, 2017 by

Almost 50 per cent of newly-arrived young Austrian Muslim migrants hold anti-Semitic views

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10 Big, Biblical Reasons Teens Should Not Smoke Pot

on June 20, 2017 by

Clearly a Biblically comprehensive case against smoking weed

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How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart

on June 19, 2017 by

A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices – 10 Pack

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Dads And Culture

on June 18, 2017 by

94% of teenagers ask the internet for advice before their Dads

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The Fear Of The Unknown

on June 17, 2017 by

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Overweight Kids Pay A Heavy Social Price

on June 16, 2017 by

Overweight kids are excluded and ostracized by classmates in school more often than their thinner peers, new research indicates.

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Killer Girlfriend Revealed…

on June 15, 2017 by

Girlfriend sent texts encouraging him to kill himself left a suicide note thanking her for her support

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Cop Lets Stoned Driver Go, She Drives Into River And Dies

on June 13, 2017 by

Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that drug intoxication was ethonal, cocaine and amphetamines in her system

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Sex Attacks At Swedish Festivals Have Risen 1000 Percent

on June 12, 2017 by

“All cases are reported to the police. It is young teenage girls who have been victims,”

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4 Questions To Ask About Your Ministry Program

on June 10, 2017 by

But as leaders we need to get used to knowing that every decision you make isn’t going to please everyone… and that’s…

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5 Things All First Graders Have In Common

on June 9, 2017 by

Life with a first grader is talkative, energetic and fun one. Remember, it’s just a phase. . . so don’t miss it.

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Ariel Winter’s Mother: ‘I Feel Sad That She Feels The Need To Expose Herself When It’s Not Necessary’

on June 8, 2017 by

Furious Ariel Winter calls estranged mother ‘toxic’ for publicly slamming actress for her racy outfits

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Study: Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk Of Addiction

on June 7, 2017 by

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

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Catch Them Doing It Right

on June 6, 2017 by

We realized that a lot of teachers, much like many parents, were so programmed to correct kids behavior that they had…

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75% Of Black California Boys Don’t Meet State Reading Standards

on June 5, 2017 by

3 of 4 African-American boys in California classrooms failed to meet reading and writing standards on the most recent round of testing,…

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What’s Hot?

on June 4, 2017 by

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

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Facebook’s Imperfect Fight Against Revenge Porn

on June 3, 2017 by

Her nude photos leaked online. Now she’s fighting back

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Student Debt Is Making Young People Think Twice About Marriage

on June 2, 2017 by

That rising student debt is one factor that explains why young people get married later these days than in the past

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5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe for Kids?

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

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THE REALITIES OF BEING A WOMAN IN MINISTRY

on May 31, 2017 by

“I think I want to be a Youth Pastor,” My parents were quiet a moment and said, “That’s great. You just need…

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Why Is The Teenage Brain So Unpredictable?

on May 30, 2017 by

A neurobiologist explains

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Chicago Teens Getting Pregnant At Historically Low Rates. But….

on May 29, 2017 by

But the city’s teen pregnancy rate still eclipses the national average. There were 32 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19 in the…

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Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For Depression In Adulthood

on May 28, 2017 by

When compared with normal-weight kids who become overweight adults, overweight or obese youth in the study faced three times the risk of…

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Polish PM On Manchester Attack…

on May 26, 2017 by

‘Europe, Rise from Your Knees or You’ll Be Crying over Your Children Every Day’

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Your Skin On Binge Drinking

on May 25, 2017 by

What a night of drinking does to your face

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Mom Asks Principal Take Daughter Shopping To Prove Point…

on May 24, 2017 by

She is as frustrated with the dress code as I am. Shopping has truly been the biggest pain

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Understand Western Civilization By Studying Ancient Cultures

on May 24, 2017 by

Study the fascinating history of Athens and Sparta in this new free course from Hillsdale College

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Axe Encourages Guys To Question Masculine Qualities

on May 23, 2017 by

Axe brand is encouraging young men and women to rethink masculinity, suggesting there are many possible answers

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Obsessed Video Gamer Dad Tries To Give Up Games For His Family

on May 22, 2017 by

“I would say he’s a functioning addict,” Maria said of her husband, Chris

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Flashback: Miley…She’s A Wreck…And So Are We!

on May 22, 2017 by

Things I’m learning from Miley Cyrus and about myself

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Free 7-week Parenting Curriculum…“If I Had A Parenting Do Over”

on May 21, 2017 by

7 videos, each one seeding conversation about the 7 vital changes I’d make

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Amazon Hot Toy List Calls For Summer Of STEM

on May 19, 2017 by

Amazon predicts products from Disney and Little Tikes will top toy sales this summer as movie-themed and STEM products continue to grow…

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Social Media: Teen Dies After Romeo And Juliet Suicide Prank

on May 16, 2017 by

11-year-old who killed himself after prank laid to rest

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“Textalyzer”

on May 15, 2017 by

It’s been called a Breathalyzer for texting

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Flashback: Response To Teen Vogue From A Pro-Life Teen

on May 15, 2017 by

Watch this pro-life teen destroy Teen Vogue over their post-abortion ‘gift guide’

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Prof: ‘College Campuses Are Not Free Speech Areas’

on May 15, 2017 by

A Fresno State University professor was recently caught on camera scrubbing pro-life message off of the sidewalk and encouraging several of his…

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Bullied In 5th Grade, Prone To Drug Abuse By High School

on May 14, 2017 by

…more likely to show signs of depression in seventh grade, and abuse substances like alcohol, marijuana or tobacco in 10th grade, researchers…

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The Pretty

on May 13, 2017 by

New Standalone Social Video Brand All About Beauty

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Royal Dab

on May 12, 2017 by

Forget those smug British royals..enter Prince Sverre Magnus, 11, who busted into a dab during the 80th birthday celebrations of his grandparents

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YouTube stars lose custody of 2 children after prank videos

on May 11, 2017 by

Can the other three kids be taken away?

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More Than The Sex Talk….4 Ways To Push Teens Toward Purity

on May 10, 2017 by

Many things aren’t the way they used to be and yet some things are as they have always been.
So it is…

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Cyrus Change: Younger Generation Needs To Hear Positive Powerful Lyrics

on May 9, 2017 by

Cyrus added that as she gets older, she understands the effect music has on the world.

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Why 13 Reasons Why

on May 8, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

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Curvy Model Shares Shocking Image Of Her Once-Stick-Thin Body

on May 7, 2017 by

‘This is so so important- our young girls need to hear these things. It is both reassuring and inspiring to have a…

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France Bans Extremely Thin Models

on May 7, 2017 by

Models must now provide a doctor’s note when applying for jobs. The aim is to fight eating disorders and inaccessible ideals…

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Wealthiest Schools Go On Defensive As Trump Attacks Endowments

on May 4, 2017 by

They have enough money to provide every undergraduate student with a full-ride scholarship for the next 51 years…

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How to Lead a Student You Just Don’t Understand

on May 3, 2017 by

Tim Elmore

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Islams View Of Homosexuality

on May 2, 2017 by

There are a number of passages within both the Koran and Hadiths that address homosexuality Islam goes beyond merely disapproving of homosexuality…

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Free College Ministry Resources!

on May 1, 2017 by

ebook, articles, podcasts & discipleship tools!

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Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to schizophrenia

on May 1, 2017 by

Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

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Festival Goers Expecting Tropical Paradise With Instagram Models Faced Hell

on April 30, 2017 by

“It was supposed to be the most glamorous event of the year, with all the selfie opportunities..social media influencer could dream of,”

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Set Family Routines Cut Down on Obesity

on April 29, 2017 by

Regulate meals, bedtime and screen time — and not only improve their child’s emotional health, but also cut down on the likelihood…

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Get Rid Of Sideways Energy

on April 28, 2017 by

Justin Knowles

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1,000 Shoot In Chicago So Far This Year

on April 26, 2017 by

There were also 3,500 shootings, mostly concentrated in poor sections of the city with rampant gang and drug-related violence

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Unglue App: End Screen Time Smartphone Battles…. Internet Safety

on April 25, 2017 by

Too much screen time. It’s a problem all parents face. It’s not about parental control. It’s about teaching them to manage their…

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Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

on April 23, 2017 by

Frequent “phys ed” classes not only improve fitness, they also encourage healthy living, finds a study from Oregon State University

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The Problem With Social Media Fasts And Other Forms Of Tuning Out

on April 22, 2017 by

So what’s the solution?

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7 Traits of the BEST Student Pastors

on April 21, 2017 by

Great student pastors are leaders, not event planners with theological degrees. And the best are servant leaders

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Is Youth Culture A Thing Of The Past?

on April 20, 2017 by

Peter Watts

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Alone…..

on April 19, 2017 by

Making Sure No Kid Lives That Way

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‘Fate Of The Furious’ Nabs $100.2M In U.S.

on April 17, 2017 by

Blew away the record worldwide launch of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’ Record $532.5M Global Start

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Millennials Lag Behind on Traditional Markers of Adulthood

on April 16, 2017 by

Differences in how 25- to 34-year-old millennials are living today, compared to baby boomers back in 1980

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Some Parents Upset Pasco Schools Open On Good Friday

on April 15, 2017 by

How dare you undermine the Christian religion and the observance of the strictest of Christian holy days?”

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Opioid Epidemic…..A Parents Nightmare

on April 14, 2017 by

Will began his path to addiction as a freshman at College after being introduced to the prescription stimulant Adderall

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Flashback: 20 Myths About A Great Youth Worker

on April 13, 2017 by

These myths may be preventing many “real” potential Youth Workers from serving in Youth Ministry

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How To Respond To Teenager Attitude Without Losing Your Mind

on April 12, 2017 by

So based on the research with 3,000 teens and pre-teens…here are 3 actions to take whenever you see or hear an attitude

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Adulthood Passage Rituals Can Create Stronger Faith

on April 11, 2017 by

The most effective youth ministries employ such things as retreats and mission trips to help youth journey toward a mature faith

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Why Our Teens Dont Know They Need Jesus

on April 10, 2017 by

Kristen Hatton

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Sexual Abuse May Cause Early Puberty in Girls

on April 9, 2017 by

A new study finds that girls with a history of sexual abuse entered puberty eight to 12 months earlier than those who…

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Danger In The Front Seat

on April 6, 2017 by

3 Major Mistakes Young People Make Behind the Wheel

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What Happens In An Internet Minute In 2016? ……Infographic

on April 4, 2017 by

The statistics are mind-boggling and put in perspective how scalable platforms have taken over the world

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Boy 14 Charged In Facebook Live… Sexual Assault Of Girl15

on April 3, 2017 by

CPD arrested 1st of several juvenile offenders in Facebook sexual assault incident

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What’s Hot?

on April 2, 2017 by

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

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Transgender “Privacy” Politics

on March 31, 2017 by

NC Keeps Core of HB2 Sexual Privacy Law While Ending Sports Boycott

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Encouraging Parents

on March 30, 2017 by

What can we do to encourage the dads and moms who bring their children in our clubs?

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Recruit A Puritan Youth Pastor

on March 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller.

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Serious Crash Often A Wake-Up Call For Teen Drivers

on March 26, 2017 by

No matter how often teenagers are told to drive safely, some might not heed that advice until they are involved in a…