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Best Travel Advice For Youth Pastors

on November 21, 2017 by

10 Flight Tips If You Actually Want to Get There

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I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox

on November 20, 2017 by

The results shocked me


MS-13 Terrorizing American Small Towns

on November 19, 2017 by

Small towns and suburbs ill-equipped to fight back


3 Ways To Get Students To Read Their Bibles

on November 17, 2017 by

According to Ed Stetzer, “only 45 percent of those who regularly attend church read the Bible more than once a week.”

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‘Social media suicide’ in spotlight after Japan ‘Twitter killer’

on November 15, 2017 by

Japan has the highest suicide rate of any Group of Seven (G7) industrialised nation, with more than 20,000 people taking their own…


Parenting Out Of Weakness

on November 13, 2017 by

How Parenting Out of Weakness can Strengthen your Relationship With Your Teen

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Participate In Harvard Survey On Students Digital Lives

on November 10, 2017 by

The Harvard Graduate School of Education are looking for your opinions on issues related to students digital lives


Ditching Smartphones

on November 8, 2017 by

‘Dumbphones’ With Basic Functions Appealing To Some

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6 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied

on November 7, 2017 by

What Parents Can Do


What’s Hot?

on November 5, 2017 by

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

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Manage Your Family’s Screen Time… Smartphone app

on November 4, 2017 by

Put down your phone and get back to your life


Woody Allen Film Features Sex Between Adult And Teen

on November 2, 2017 by

While Hollywood comes to grips with its culture of powerful men sexually harassing and abusing women, Woody Allen’s new film,


3d Media Reviews

on October 31, 2017 by

Walt Mueller


iPhone apps That Silently Turn On Cameras At Any Time

on October 29, 2017 by

How to see what apps can use the camera

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Smartphones Compromise Teens’ Sleep

on October 28, 2017 by

Young people are sleeping less than ever before with the sleep void potentially damaging their physical and mental health.

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on October 25, 2017 by

Cal Thomas: My daughter and granddaughter, too

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Come To The Table: Networking With Other Youth Workers

on October 24, 2017 by

Doug Clark


The First Social Media Challenge Your Kid Will Face…Values

on October 23, 2017 by

by Jon Acuff

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Sexual Harassment And Harvey Weinstein

on October 22, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

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Get Inside Your Adolescent’s Brain To Prevent Addiction

on October 20, 2017 by

To effectively counsel teens about dangers associated with substance use, think in developmental terms

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Video: Real Communication With Your Teenager

on October 19, 2017 by

‘Real Communication with Your Teenager.’ Click here for link to video


Twenty Percent Of U.S. Teens May Have Had A Concussion

on October 18, 2017 by

More than 13,000 U.S. teens finds that as many as one in five may have suffered a concussion, and contact sports might…


Subtle Ways Today’s Culture Has Transformed Students

on October 9, 2017 by

Culture pushes us to focus more on our appearance than our reality

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Surviving The Ups And Downs Of Youth Ministry

on October 8, 2017 by

Fellow youth workers, we are doing good work whether or not we can see that goodness

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Booze Often Glorified On YouTube Videos

on October 7, 2017 by

If kids only watched YouTube for insights into drinking, they’d get a very slanted view, new research shows


Evaluating Your Student Ministry

on October 3, 2017 by

Get to the Next Level Using This Evaluation Process

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Finding Your True Identity In Youth Ministry

on October 2, 2017 by

Culture changes..don’t let your weak areas or underlying insecurities drive your identity as a leader

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Collaborative Youth Ministry

on October 1, 2017 by

If your mission is to get students to come to you, then you are not fulfilling God’s plan.

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Teens Moods, But Not Depression, Found Contagious

on September 30, 2017 by

Friends’ moods can affect an individual suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t.


6 Ways To Keep Their Attention

on September 28, 2017 by

When speaking to teenagers, it can be hard to keep their attention. Their attention span can be small


Must See Movie: Mully October 3-5

on September 27, 2017 by

Mully, 28 years of rescuing thousands of outcast orphans and raising them as his own children

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Start Talking To Your Children About Pornography?

on September 27, 2017 by

“Will I Rob My Child’s Innocence If I Start Talking about the Dangers of Porn?”

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Millennials Want To Live Within Walking Distance of Their Parents

on September 25, 2017 by

Living within walking distance of their parents or in-law’s is “extremely or very important” to them

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Why Kids Need Exegetical Bible Teaching For The Long Haul

on September 23, 2017 by

The “What” and the “Why” of Exegetical Bible Teaching for Kids

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God In The Gap Year

on September 21, 2017 by

Why do students take a gap year? How do parents know if a gap year is a good decision for their child?


Youths Face Risks When Getting Tattoos And Body Piercings

on September 20, 2017 by

“A lot of times when we launch our kids off to college, they come home for Thanksgiving with a tattoo,”


How To Talk To Your Kids About Body Image…Values

on September 18, 2017 by

Having a Biblical body image is something many of us desire to grow into. I know I do! It’s one in…

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Is Getting Wasted Really A Big Deal?

on September 17, 2017 by

“Mom, smoking weed really isn’t a big deal.”

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Teens and Their Smartphone Habits…Values

on September 16, 2017 by

78.9% of 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. will be smartphone users this year, putting them on par with the total…


5 Ways To Engage Families As Partners In Ministry

on September 15, 2017 by

Brad M. Griffin


Self-Defense Product For Females

on September 14, 2017 by

Creeps and criminals, beware! Hand-held ‘Defender 24/7’ device takes pepper spray to the next level


5 Facts About Millennial Households

on September 12, 2017 by

More Millennial households are in poverty than households headed by any other generation


Another Argument For Starting School Later

on September 8, 2017 by

Teens Sleeping in Would Save the U.S. $9 Billion a Year


Discussion: Mom Shames Daughter For Racy Post

on September 6, 2017 by

Discussion Starters for Student Small Groups

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Guiding Students Toward Christ-Centered Relationships

on September 3, 2017 by

Kirsten Peyton

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Empathy To Manners Eroding Because Of Tech

on September 1, 2017 by

5 Skills — from Empathy to Manners — That Tech Might Be Eroding (and What to Do About It)


Help Dads Fight Pornography

on August 30, 2017 by

68% of men in church view pornography on a regular basis


Snapchat Clip Shows Teen Shooting Flames At Dog

on August 29, 2017 by

Deputies are investigating an alleged case of animal abuse in Guilford County after a video surfaced on social media this weekend


Kids Under 10 Make Up 10% Of Porn Site Visitors

on August 28, 2017 by

Most experts claim that 11 is the average age for exposure to pornography, but that number is obsolete

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What Do Moms Of Tweens Worry About Most?

on August 28, 2017 by

These days, it seems that our generation of mothers face more challenges than every generation before us

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Many Parents of Teens Against Later School Start Times

on August 27, 2017 by

Although physicians and sleep experts agree that teens should have later wake times, a new study finds that about half of parents…

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Back To School: How To Avoid Overscheduling Your Kid

on August 26, 2017 by

As back-to-school season approaches, here are some other things parents should keep in mind

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Effective Ways To Motivate Spiritually Apathetic Teenagers

on August 24, 2017 by

by Greg Stier


Millennials And Narcissism In Our Society

on August 22, 2017 by

1 in 10 millennials fuel their narcissism daily by doing this…

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Family Research Council Advises Day Of Prayer For Americas Healing

on August 20, 2017 by

“We are no longer talking to each other – only screaming at one another. We are like a married couple in crisis.”


Millennials Burning For Burning Man

on August 19, 2017 by

Bound for Burning man, but First the Costume


A Youth Minister’s Back-To-School Checklist

on August 18, 2017 by

3 Things You Might Forget…getting ready for the new youth ministry year

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Warning: The 8 Crucial Social Media Guidelines

on August 15, 2017 by

Please don’t mess up in this area. It’s easier than you realize!

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Ministering To The Fatherless

on August 13, 2017 by


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Book: Youth Ministry 2027

on August 10, 2017 by

A New Vision for Youth Ministry in This Present Future

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God’s Big Picture: Tracing The Storyline Of The Bible

on August 9, 2017 by

Scripture is “one story,”..understand the exact nature of that storyline. God’s Kingdom: God’s People living in God’s Place under God’s Rule, and…

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How Birth Order Affects Your Children

on August 6, 2017 by

Sometimes as a parent, it can be helpful to understand “why they act the way they act

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Book: The Teen’s Guide To Social Media…And Mobile Devices

on August 4, 2017 by

21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

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Is Social Media Causing Depression In Teens…Values

on August 3, 2017 by

The Darkside of social media

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Book: The Next Story..Faith, Family And The Digital World

on August 2, 2017 by

“instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls.

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Lookout….”Smartphone Zombies”….

on July 30, 2017 by

Honolulu becomes the first major U.S. city to pass legislation aimed at reducing injuries and deaths from “distracted walking.”

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Study:Video-Games Still Do Not Harm Your Brain Empathy

on July 29, 2017 by

Another study has debunked the oft-repeated myth that violence in video games handicaps our ability to empathize


Teacher Panhandles For Her Classroom’s School Supplies

on July 27, 2017 by

Making $35,000 a year, dig into her own pocket for supplies, spending around $2,000 to $3,000 a year


Third Of California Households Have Virtually No Savings

on July 26, 2017 by

…..are at risk of financial ruin

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Conservative Students Fear Consequences Of Speaking Out

on July 25, 2017 by

Conservative students were particularly concerned about having their grades docked by professors and being criticized by classmates who find their opinions “offensive


What’s Hot?

on July 23, 2017 by

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


The 20 Top-Selling Songs Of 2017, So Far

on July 22, 2017 by

Bruno Mars, the Chainsmokers, Justin Bieber, and Quavo each have two of the 20 bestselling songs of the first six months of…


Does Your Family Matter?

on July 19, 2017 by

We can fall into the trap of thinking that because our kids are surrounded by our ministry, they are a part of…


FBI Issues Urgent Warning About Kids ‘Spy Toys’

on July 18, 2017 by

Record kids’ conversations, reveal their location and even allow perverts to TALK to them directly


What A Huge Failure!

on July 17, 2017 by

6 lessons I’ve learned about making mistakes in ministry


Teens Bad Choice…

on July 16, 2017 by

The tattoo that covers half of is face has put off potential employers


Acid Attacks Increased Among Teens In London

on July 15, 2017 by

Gang culture has been blamed for the spike in schools. A lot of people ain’t got the heart to stab people

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For Many, Technology Addiction Is Real

on July 14, 2017 by

Younger technology users (ages 15 to 19) struggle most (44%) with taking a break from their devices


MS-13 gang member narrated video of teen’s killing

on July 13, 2017 by

Resulted in the arrests of 18 teenagers and young people, and underscored the lethality of a gang


Female Genital Mutilation Will Get You Up To 15 years In…

on July 12, 2017 by

Michigan is the 26th state to officially ban the practice in the U.S. The state laws take effect in October

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Values: Are Your Students Rooted?

on July 10, 2017 by

So many students who have grown up in our ministries will hit college, desert the faith of their youth


What’s Hot?

on July 9, 2017 by

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


Generation Z Are Ready To Work

on July 8, 2017 by

After the Great Recession, they’ve tempered their expectations


Summertime Habits

on July 6, 2017 by

How Are Kids Spending Their Time?


Students Require To Show Proof Of Future Plans

on July 5, 2017 by

Chicago will not allow high school students to graduate without proof of future plans

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Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook To Replace The Church?

on July 4, 2017 by

“Well we all have a need for community,”…And that’s why God designed the family and he designed the church

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How To Kill “That Thing” In Your Ministry

on July 3, 2017 by

7 Practical Steps On How To Kill “That Thing” In Your Ministry


Resolving Staff Conflicts

on July 1, 2017 by

What might start off as a small slight can snowball into a full dispute

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Good And Bad News In Teen Drinking Trends

on June 30, 2017 by

David Smith


Smaller Church Youth Ministry

on June 26, 2017 by

No Staff, No Money, No Problem! Small churches can have a big impact on the faith journey of their young people

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on June 25, 2017 by

But it is important to have goals in your ministry and for you personally as the minister

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Most U.S. Teens Aren’t “Doing It”

on June 24, 2017 by

Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new…

Gavin Grimm


on June 23, 2017 by

But at the same time, no one deserves special rights, protections, or privileges on the basis of their eccentricity


The Rowdy World Of Rap’s New Underground

on June 22, 2017 by

SoundCloud rap is growing fast…


Dad Convinces Thousands of Teens To Quit Porn

on June 20, 2017 by

Kids as young as 7 are emailing him about their struggles with pornography! Yikes!


Colorado Group Wants To Ban Sale Of Cellphones To Kids

on June 19, 2017 by

Retailers who sell a phone for use by a pre-teen…may face fines from $500 to $20,000

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on June 19, 2017 by

Modern family: More courts allowing 3 parents of 1 child

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6 Reasons Sarcasm Kills Relationships

on June 17, 2017 by

By Shaunti Feldhahn


Struggling Moms Of Teens Can Benefit From Social Support

on June 16, 2017 by

Mothers who do not feel in control of their lives and who struggle with their teenage children can benefit from having a…

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Getting Students Back Into Youth Group

on June 15, 2017 by

4 tips for getting students to come back when they haven’t been in awhile