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Eine uebergewichtige Frau steht am Mittwoch, 22. Juli 1009, am Alexanderplatz in Berlin. Fettleibigkeit, im Medizinischen Adipositas genannt, gilt als Volkskrankheit. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns)
---An obese woman visits Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Wednesday, July 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns)

Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For Depression In Adulthood

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


Polish PM On Manchester Attack…

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


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


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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It’s been called a Breathalyzer for texting


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’


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

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


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


YouTube stars lose custody of 2 children after prank videos

on May 11, 2017 by

Can the other three kids be taken away?


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


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

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


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


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 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


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


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…


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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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

Pablo Vega, a former video-game tester for Electronic Arts Inc. who is forced to live at home because of his job situation, reads a book in his bedroom in Madrid, Spain, on Monday, May 28, 2012. More than half of all workers under age 24 are jobless and 37 percent of Spaniards between 18 and 34 live with their parents. Photographer: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Pablo Vega Gonzalez

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


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…


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


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…


Book: This Changes Everything

on March 24, 2017 by

How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years


“Tech Tatto”

on March 23, 2017 by

These tattoos conduct electricity, turning you into a very basic cyborg


Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High

on March 22, 2017 by

The suicide rate among youngsters ages 10 to 14 has been steadily rising, and doubled in the U.S. from 2007 to 2014,…


Book: Onward

on March 21, 2017 by

Engaging The Culture Without Losing The Gospel

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Book: Owning Faith

on March 20, 2017 by

Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith Journey of Teenagers

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More Time Online Tied To Loneliness In Young Adults

on March 19, 2017 by

The more time a young adult uses social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, and as users frequency…


Teenagers Do Dumb Things, But There Are Ways To Limit Recklessness

on March 18, 2017 by

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Leisure Time At Home May Be Best Path To Happy Family

on March 17, 2017 by

“The best predictor of happiness for families may be spending quality time together in familiar activities inside the home. And that’s great…

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How To Kill “Youth Group Drama”

on March 16, 2017 by

I’ve been hearing it more and more as I talk to youth leaders across the nation

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The Spirituality Of Peer Pressure

on March 15, 2017 by

By Walt Mueller


Kid Throws Tantrum I Restaurant, Dad Teaches Her A Valuable Lesson

on March 14, 2017 by

Before you get judgmental, realize that what you are witnessing is not bad parenting, but what it takes to turn a child…


What’s Hot?

on March 13, 2017 by

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

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Why Being A Children’s Ministry Leader Is Not Primarily About The Kids

on March 11, 2017 by

“Their (church leaders) responsibility is to equip God’s people to do His work and build up the church, the body of Christ….


Porn In Plain Sight

on March 8, 2017 by

by Jonathan McKee


Book: Do Not Go In There

on March 6, 2017 by

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Started Ministry

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Online Risks For Teens – But They Rarely Tell Their Parents

on March 5, 2017 by

1 out of 4 times that a teen encountered a risky online situation did they tell their parents about it

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10 Facts About Date Rape

on March 3, 2017 by

Every 2 minutes “ANOTHER AMERICAN IS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED” according (RAINN), and 44% of the victims are under 18

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Why We Choose To Lead As My FamilyY

on March 3, 2017 by

I choose to lead with my wife and family, when I lead my ministry, especially in the area of family and parent…


Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians

on March 2, 2017 by

Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians


Ash Wednesday: Remembering Him Through Sacrifice

on March 1, 2017 by

Preparing For Lent


Framing Sexual Sanity

on March 1, 2017 by

by Walt Mueller


The Art Of Recruiting Volunteers

on February 28, 2017 by

Getting volunteers in youth ministry is like creating a great painting

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Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot, Alcohol

on February 27, 2017 by

A new study finds that brainy students are more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they stayed away from tobacco

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Sleepy Teens 4.5X More Likely To Commit Crimes As Adults

on February 27, 2017 by

“It’s the first study to our knowledge to show that daytime sleepiness during teenage years are associated with criminal offending 14 years…

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3 Ways Some Churches Grow Without Getting Bigger

on January 31, 2017 by

When Church Growth Theory Meets Church Life Reality

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Why Millennials Keep Ditching Your Company….Church

on January 30, 2017 by

46.6% of millennials listed corporate social responsibility as a factor in choosing an employer. ie. community service program every month

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Middle-Aged Americans Beat Millennials In Time Spent On Social Media

on January 29, 2017 by

Gen X spends nearly seven hours a week on social networks, a study finds, more than any other age group


Book: You’re Loved No Matter What

on January 28, 2017 by

Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect


Engaging Culture In An Age Of Hyper-Parenting

on January 27, 2017 by

If we are called to be missional, we must engage cultural contexts, and this requires a significant investment in educating stakeholders of…


PC-Gaming Hardware Hits 30 Billion

on January 26, 2017 by

Which includes “pre and DIY built gaming computers, upgrades, and accessories such as input devices and audio/communication systems


Should I Go To College?

on January 24, 2017 by

Rising earnings disparity between young adults with and without a College degree


4 Steps To A Great Start In Youth Ministry

on January 23, 2017 by

by James Lankford



on January 22, 2017 by

People are using Snapchat’s new Spectacles to film amateur porn


Social Media: Video Training Series For Youth Workers

on January 20, 2017 by

Watch the video to hear more about engaging and ministering to teens using social media

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5 Golden Rules In Dealing With Church Politics

on January 19, 2017 by

by Rachel Blom


Power-Based Leadership And The Church

on January 19, 2017 by

Moving Away from Coercive Power in Ministry Leadership

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Millennials Lack Basic Survival Skills

on January 17, 2017 by

Increased reliance on technology might be to blame for the lack of knowledge, the results suggest

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Book: Beyond Texting

on January 15, 2017 by

The Fine Art of Face-to-Face Communication for Teenagers


Cost Of Raising A Child In The U.S. Rises To $233K

on January 14, 2017 by

The estimated average costs of raising a child born in 2015 through age 17 has risen to $233,610, a 3-percent increase from…


Helping Parents Reclaim Beauty

on January 13, 2017 by

I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent

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When Young Girls Want To Dress Like A Seductive Pop Star

on January 13, 2017 by

What to say to girls trying to dress or dance in grown-up ways that they don’t understand

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3 Surprising Benefits To Parent Relationships

on January 12, 2017 by

I have never heard of a growing ministry that did not focus on building relationships. It is easy to neglect the vital…

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‘Clock Boy’ Loses In Court

on January 11, 2017 by

Father’s Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed…

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Questioning Internet Addiction

on January 11, 2017 by

A Guide…

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Family Dinners And Their Impact Teen Substance Use

on January 7, 2017 by

Insights family engagement expert