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Bitmoji Obsession Gives Snapchat An Edge

on September 19, 2017 by

People’s Bitmoji obsession gives Snapchat a quiet edge in augmented reality

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Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

on September 18, 2017 by

Paying attention to the way a child behaves and acts in different situations allows us to gain a better insight into our…

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Stalking Your Daughter

on September 17, 2017 by

Yesterday I told my friend Brian, “I hope you don’t mind, I stalked your daughter last week on her Instagram

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Better Family Engagement In Ministry

on September 15, 2017 by

Search Institute’s Don’t Forget the Families Study…re-examining assumptions about family engagement


Navigating Sports Schedules

on September 14, 2017 by

Every fall offers the same challenge: clashing schedules of the sports and the youth ministry calendar


5 Brutal Facts About Children’s Ministry….

on September 12, 2017 by

What You Can Do About It

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5 Reasons I Recommend The Youth Culture Report

on September 8, 2017 by

After many years in youth ministry there is now a news resource that I can recommend and encourage you to use…

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‘Roasting’ Cyberbullying Trend…Has Experts Worried

on September 7, 2017 by

About one in five young Canadians have been cyberbullied or cyberstalked, Statistics Canada reports

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Connecting On School Campuses

on September 6, 2017 by

Here are a few ways we’ve been successful in connecting with school campuses


India Highest Number Of Deaths While Taking Selfies

on September 5, 2017 by

With 19 of the world’s 49 recorded selfie-linked deaths since 2014

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Energy Drink….May Hike Risk Of Substance Abuse

on September 2, 2017 by

Researchers suggests young adults who regularly consume highly caffeinated energy drinks may be at risk for future substance use.


7 Ways To Deal With Doubt

on September 1, 2017 by

Two-Thirds of Christians face doubt


Houston ISD Students Will Receive Three Free Meals Daily

on August 31, 2017 by

This waiver will give our families one less concern as they begin the process of restoring their lives. It will also provide…

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Back To School Conversations

on August 30, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

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The Power Of Teachers…Its-Back To School

on August 29, 2017 by

Walt Mueller


Christian Group Sues SPLC and Amazon Over Hate….

on August 28, 2017 by

D. James Kennedy Ministries…against the Southern Poverty Law Center and Amazon for defamation


What’s Hot?

on August 27, 2017 by

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


Why Teen Girls Are at Such a High Risk for Depression

on August 26, 2017 by

A number of factors make girls as young as 11 more likely than boys to experience depression



on August 25, 2017 by

There are no differences in what girls and boys can learn. But there are big differences in the way to teach them

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Better Parent Meetings

on August 24, 2017 by

It’s time to start thinking about what the parents need. Consider the following

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Facebook Usage Among Teens Set To Drop In U.S

on August 23, 2017 by

Facebook-nevers, many children aging into the tween demographic that appear to be overlooking Facebook


Flashback: Instagram Stories Hits 200 Million Users

on August 22, 2017 by

Over 200 million people now use Instagram Stories every day to keep up with friends and accounts they love

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Improve Your Relationship With Your Lead Pastor

on August 21, 2017 by

6 Steps to Improve Your Relationship with Your Lead Pastor

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Fatal Opioid ODs On The Rise Among U.S. Teens

on August 20, 2017 by

Drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds,…


Non-Grandparents Ministering To The Community

on August 19, 2017 by

94-Year-Old Installed a Neighborhood Pool After His Wife Died to Fill His Yard with Laughter

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Flashback: 5 Pitfalls To Your Youth Ministry’s…

on August 17, 2017 by

Christopher Wesley


Female Bodybuilder 25 Dies Of Protein Overdose

on August 16, 2017 by

Coroners listed “intake of bodybuilding supplements” as one of Hefford’s causes of death, along with the disorder

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The Number One Lie The World Tells Our Kids Today Pt.2

on August 14, 2017 by

Attacking the Lie of Individualism with Our Kids


The Number One Lie The World Tells Our Kids Today Pt.1

on August 14, 2017 by

Cameron Cole


Samaritan’s Purse Box From Boy leads To Marriage…

on August 13, 2017 by

It all started in year 2000 when a young Tyrel Wolfe from Idaho filled a box for the Samaritan’s Purse…


What’s Hot?

on August 12, 2017 by

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


Flashback: Five Reasons My Daughter Did Well In College

on August 11, 2017 by

Let me tell you five decisions my daughter made that gave her such a great college experience


Values: The Impact Of A Gap Year

on August 10, 2017 by

Many people choose to abandon their faith when unable to defend it against secular humanism and other misguided worldviews


Discipleship In A Digital World

on August 8, 2017 by

Social media has created a world where students are living alternative lives


Update…Miami MiddleSchool Murderer Mike Hernandez

on August 7, 2017 by

He escaped a classmate killer’s hit-list. Now he’s a sworn Miami-Dade police officer

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Praying For Our Kids

on August 4, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

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Hearing Loss Rates Steady For U.S. Teens

on August 3, 2017 by

Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

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Dangerous Ties

on August 1, 2017 by

Are Today’s Troubles Linked to Tomorrow’s Tragedies?

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Young People Are Developing An Entitlement Complex

on July 31, 2017 by

Confronting these is especially threatening to an entitled person because it violates their worldview of self-superiority

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Starting School Early May Impair Child’s Mental Health

on July 30, 2017 by

New research now suggests that the youngest pupils in each school year group could be at risk of worse mental health than…

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Low School Civic Education Contributing to Campus Chaos

on July 29, 2017 by

Poor high school civics courses are contributing to the rise of political intolerance on campus


Son Of A Teen Mom To The World’s Richest Person

on July 28, 2017 by

How Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went from the son of a teen mom to the world’s richest person


Big 8th Grader Receives Multiple College Football Offers

on July 27, 2017 by

Standing 6’4 and weighing in at 286, Jaheim Oatis has become one of the most sought after recruits in the SEC

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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


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…


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


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….


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


College: Best All-Around Athletic Department

on July 8, 2017 by

Ranking all 65 Power Five schools in overall athletic success


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


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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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


Dads And Culture

on June 18, 2017 by

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


The Fear Of The Unknown

on June 17, 2017 by

Heidi Burns

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)

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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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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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


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…

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

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…


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’


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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on May 15, 2017 by

It’s been called a Breathalyzer for texting