Divvying it up like this it will make you act and take steps to realize that change instead of being paralyzed by…
56.36% said “style” mattered most. “Price” came in second, with 30.91%. Only 4.55% said that “brand” mattered most
A ministry veteran reflects on what he wishes he’d done better in his work
Smartphone ownership among 12- to 17-year-olds is estimated to reach 75% this year, up sharply from 2013 when just under half of…
College Students Eat Less So They Can Drink More
Lawsuit: Snapchat doesn’t do enough to warn its young Users/Parents about the sexual content on its app
Tanith Carey is author of ‘Girls Uninterrupted: Steps for Building Stronger Girls in a Challenging World.’
….(and she loves it)
Children are more proficient in operating a smartphone than in completing basic everyday tasks
Two teenagers were killed and two were injured after a wreck in Missouri Monday morning and local police confirm they stopped the…
The Big Questions Facing American Families
The Complete Winners List
Teens who use both pot and alcohol during middle and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental…
The trio were apparently heading to Brooklyn to “rescue” a teenage girl involved with drugs
At E3 2016
In fact, it can be incredibly difficult to maintain appropriate boundaries in ministry
While single moms do make up the majority of single parents, single dad households are on the rise
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) just released their brand new Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Boys with strong empathy skills attracted an average of 1.8 more girl friendships than boys with lower levels of empathy
Tovonna Holton’s (15) ex was angry about a breakup when he allegedly took an innocent video and turned it into revenge porn
More than 60 leaders concerned about the mental health of American children have signed onto an open letter
Younger American men are noticeably less likely than older men to say that they are ‘completely masculine’
A Few Simple Ideas To Begin To Develop The Culture You Want
“Communication has been the number one thing in our family,” Grammy Award-winning Michael W. Smith
A series of dramatic photos showing kids putting their lives on the line by climbing a 2,625-foot bamboo ladder to and from…
by Rachel Blom
National Survey on Drug Use and Health: A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states
So before we sacrifice this constitutionally protected right at the altar of gender identity politics, let us consider the consequences
What is needed to bridge that gap between the youth and the church?
1 in 5 students graduating this year who carry debt used student loans to pay for expenses like vacations, dining out, and…
A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.
Habitual and prolonged use of social media is linked to a greater risk of younger adults developing eating and body image concerns,
looking for a summertime fun night the youth would definitely remember
His quest to set a Guinness World Record began seven months ago, with American Ninja Warrior and his father’s cancer diagnosis
The best way to fight against stagnant student ministry it to create anticipation.
4 Bigger Repercussions Of The Bathroom Decree
WE progressives believe in diversity…so long as they aren’t conservatives (or evangelical Christians)
Obama administration will send a letter to every public school district telling them to allow transgender students to use bathrooms/locker rooms
…Pushes ‘Gender Fluid’ Society
CDC: Most reported chlamydia and gonorrhea infections occur in people between the ages of 15 and 24 years old
Essential Tools to Prepare You for the Road Ahead
“We would hope that our young girls understand that there are other ways to be popular,”
Teenagers were less likely to become as emotionally affected by these sorts of stressors if they had a friend with them after…
What happens in Vegas sprays in Vegas
High school senior charged with exposing himself in yearbook photo says he was dared
Imagine the culture shock of a child who has been in church all of his life but has never been in the…
You may have wisdom to offer, but it will miss the mark without a rich combination of context and empathy
Having lots of friends is a better painkiller than morphine
Of all the ways a divorce negatively impacts a child’s life, the impact on their religious life may be the most detrimental…
New Research Reveals 10 Trends
..continued to livestream the rape of her teenage friend on Periscope because she ‘got caught up on the likes’ the video was…
Millennials are leaving the church. Nearly 6 in 10 (59%) young people who grow up in Christian churches end up walking away
Some experts say Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski sending wrong message
Teen tobacco use hasn’t declined at all since 2011 — and it looks like the rising popularity of e-cigarettes is to blame
A Look Inside the Top 10 Songs
by Walt Mueller
Selfie Age, We see images of ourselves constantly on social media, we’re much more aware of how our lips look
High School Principal Warns Parents About Risky ‘Squirt Gun Assassin’ Game
CA Teacher, Coach Fired for … Giving Fruit to Students?!
“…turn off the phone, don’t ruin the movie, they hear please cut off your left arm above the elbow,”
Fatigue increased the risk of shoulder and elbow injury
25% of teens respond to at least one text while driving, every single time
I wouldn’t be an architect without Legos, and I likely wouldn’t be as creative without a fun and silly outlet like Legos
Treating your child with junk food when they behave ‘can lead to emotional binge eating and weight gain’
Just a Few Hours Later, Her Nightmare Started
Most millennials probably can’t remember a world without social media…
Including video, audio, stickers, and GIFs and allows users to move more seamlessly between the different types of communication
Outrage after teen takes smiling selfie with car involved in fatal accident
Almost 400 children under the age of 18 have reportedly been convicted of murder in Britain over the past two decades
Quiz riles Florida parents
“iu students be careful, there’s someone walking around in kkk gear with a whip”
Sex Expert: “There Is No Such Thing As Casual Sex”
by Jen Bradbury
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. it empties today of its strength. Corrir ten Boom
10 Tips for Starting a Sticky Faith Youth Ministry from Scratch
Tense Scene Unfolds When Black Woman Accuses White Student of Cultural Appropriation for Dreadlocks
Fight for freedom of association could have eliminated collective bargaining
God’s Word tells us that peace will come, and that Christ offers it freely to all through believing in his death on…
Depression impacts lots of teenagers but I’m left to wonder how well many of us are equipped to notice the symptoms..
This time of year is notorious for producing burnout among American youth workers
Snapchat users are about to have a more personalized experience, including customized comical avatars
“When the blast occurred, the flames were so high they reached above the trees and I saw bodies flying in the air,”
How to respond when a child discloses a shocker
Why talk for 25 minutes when you can say it in 5?
by Jonathan McKee
Seriously, when was the last time you were honest… I couldn’t remember
Without evaluation you will never reach your destination
Strategic thinking gets results
By Walt Mueller
The Youth Culture Report is one of the best sources of trend spotting on the Internet. It’s a daily source of content for me
The Youth Culture Report is an invaluable resource for any one who works with students. I highly recommend the site.
This is an app every student pastor needs to have on their iPhone.
I use it all the time!
My number one resource for youth culture.
Here’s a great youth ministry and preaching resource.
The Youth Culture Report is a collection of links to news stories youth workers should be aware of.