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UK: TeenDrama Is All Over TV Again – And It’s Darker Than Ever

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These tapes form the basis of 13 Reasons Why: as Hannah recites the events leading up to her death

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Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades

on March 26, 2017 by

Too much alcohol may not do long-term damage to a college student’s GPA, but adding marijuana to the mix can send grades…


Book: Meet Gen Z

on March 24, 2017 by

How Should the Church Approach Us?


Here’s The Difference Between “High School in 1970 and 2015.”

on March 23, 2017 by

What a reminder of how much things have changed in just a few decades


Islam The World’s Fastest Growing Religion

on March 21, 2017 by

Muslim women have more children, on average — 3.1 children compared to 2.3 for all other religious


(Gen Z) May Be The Most Conservative Since WWII

on March 21, 2017 by

No one knows what the future holds, except the One Who holds the future!

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St. Patrick Calls All Christians To Be The Missionaries Of This Age

on March 21, 2017 by

We must inspire missionary brigades of Christians ready to free the captives of this confused culture


The Search To Belong: Rethinking Intimacy, Community, Small Groups

on March 20, 2017 by

by Joseph R. Myers


What’s Hot?

on March 19, 2017 by

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

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What Do You Do With The Barna State Of Youth Ministry Report?

on March 18, 2017 by

As I read it 3 responses jump out at me. Here is some of the data and a few important ways to…

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Book: Venti Jesus Please

on March 16, 2017 by

Listen in on their real conversation as teens talk about life, God, and relationships.
A clear gospel message for today’s teens

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Cyberbullying May Bring Playground Victims Online

on March 13, 2017 by

A new U.K. study finds that cyberbullying typically does not create new victims — it is merely a continuation of face-to-face bullying

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The Children’s Ministry Leader’s Most Important Relationship

on March 11, 2017 by

Ministry always happens best in the context relationship…period!


Book: Are Your Kids On Track

on March 9, 2017 by

The goal is to break down 4 emotional, 4 social and 4 spiritual milestones


iHeart Radio Music Awards 2017

on March 8, 2017 by

Full Winner’s List


Social Media ‘Increases Loneliness’

on March 7, 2017 by

Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone, according to US psychologists.

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What’s Hot?

on March 5, 2017 by

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

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Porn Kills…..Illustration

on March 4, 2017 by

Man who amassed a SIX-TON pile of dirty magazines died when it collapsed on top of him…


Thoughts For Lent: John 13:12-17

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by George Lockhart

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4 Strategies To Build On The Camp, Conference Or Retreat Experience

on March 1, 2017 by

by Ron Powell

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How Teens Media Consumption Has Changed [infographic]

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True Facts About Teens And Media: Now & Then


Wristband Monitors Your Blood Alcohol Content While You Drink

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Can let you know when you’ve had one too many


Au: Game – Dubbed The New Minecraft…Open To Paedophiles

on February 28, 2017 by

Shockingly within 15 minutes of playing the 33-year-old father was shown sexual positions, and told he was “sexy” and “cute”

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Screens And Small Groups

on February 28, 2017 by

We need to learn how to use and not use smartphones in the small group context

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3 Easy Ways To Impact A Middle Schooler’s Identity And Faith

on January 31, 2017 by

Life for a middle schooler is rough. Forget trying to figure out who you are in Christ. Preteens are hanging onto the…

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Botox Is Booming Among Teens

on January 30, 2017 by

Selfie culture…youngest patients are after a Photoshopped look (“It’s almost like auto correct,” he said) $382 per treatment


Book: liked….Whose Approval Are You Living For?

on January 28, 2017 by

For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…

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Connecting Students To God’s Mission

on January 27, 2017 by

Then we invite them to partner with their peers in mission and ministry opportunities so the culture of ministries is one of…


Chelsea Clinton Sticks Up For Barron Trump Over Bullying On Twitter

on January 25, 2017 by

After a writer for ‘Saturday Night Live’ has been suspended for tweeting a joke about Donald Trump’s son, Barron, the 10-year-old has…

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Where I Messed Up…Learning From Past Parenting Mistakes

on January 24, 2017 by

The following is an exclusive excerpt from Jonathan McKee’s brand new book, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, released this week


Snapchat will target ads based on what people buy off Snapchat

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Advertisers can use Oracle’s syndicated list of 100 shopper segments to target any of Snapchat’s ads bought directly or through an API…


Open Season On Trump’s Kid

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SNL Writer’s Tweet About Barron Trump is Beyond Unfunny–It’s Being Called ‘Vile’ and ‘Disgusting’


Infographic: The Latest On Teen Drug Use

on January 20, 2017 by

Monitoring The Future Study: 2016

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Time Management Tricks

on January 18, 2017 by

I am still learning how to do this effectively. But along the way I have picked up some tools and resources that…


Dating apps Fuelling Rise In Casual Sex

on January 17, 2017 by

they r isolated @ home n use the apps 2 arrange sexual encounters 2 fill the void of intimacy that their lack…

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Pierce Students Say new All-gender Restrooms Not Good Enough

on January 16, 2017 by

Both were originally “family restrooms” that have since been redesignated


What’s Hot?

on January 14, 2017 by

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


Girl, 12, Livestreams Her Own Suicide

on January 13, 2017 by

“I have a stepfather but he tried to rape me,” she said. “And he said I should go hang myself because I…

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Who Are Generation Z?

on January 12, 2017 by

Gender fluid, hyper-stressed, politically engaged, connected but lonely: what do we know about modern teens?


Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana Impacts Teen Drug Perception And Use

on January 10, 2017 by

Marijuana use increased and the drug’s perceived harmfulness decreased among eighth- and 10th-graders in Washington after marijuana was legalized for recreational use…


Golden Globes 2017: Full List Of Winners

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Here’s the full list of winners, in the order in which they were presented

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Choose To Live Free, Rather Than To Live Perfectly

on January 8, 2017 by

Perfectionism leads to two common problems: anxiety and procrastination


The Growing Teen Epidemic: Stress

on January 7, 2017 by

On average, teens reported their stress level was 5.8 on 10-point scale, compared with 5.1 for adults

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Just One Hour A Day On Social Media Makes Teens Miserable

on January 7, 2017 by

Social media sites help us stay connected, but for younger teens, the cost of online connectivity can be steep


Young People Are Leaving The Church….Is Doubts One Of The Reasons

on January 6, 2017 by

And new research tells us how to turn it around

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Religion Shown To Steer Adolescents Away From Pornography…Values

on January 4, 2017 by

Examines the pornography viewing habits of adolescents and observes the way in which religious attendance significantly tempers such actions


Pope Urges The Faithful To Help Youth Find Purpose

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Pope: Help young people find purpose in the world, in “a culture that idolizes youth” and yet has made no place for…



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What happened was that we ended up with, “Seasonal Givers,” which taught kids to give only during the holidays

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Mysterious Illness Tied To Marijuana Use On The Rise…

on December 29, 2016 by

In states with legal weed

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Fights, Disturbances Shut Down Malls Across U.S.

on December 27, 2016 by

Many involved calls of shots being fired and youths fighting


Pope Says Christmas ‘Hostage’ To Materialism, God In shadows

on December 26, 2016 by

Yahoo News

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“Christmas, Girls, & Body Image”

on December 25, 2016 by

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5 Steps To Creating Quality Staff Meetings

on December 24, 2016 by

People desire to be known, cared for, and invested in so I’ve put together 5 simple steps to creating quality staff meetings

Facebook Said to Plan Unveiling Instagram Video-Sharing Service

Your social media addiction is giving you depression…Values

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Kids Turn Violent As Parents Battle ‘Digital Heroin’ Addiction

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The key to surviving Christmas craziness

on December 19, 2016 by

Less, not more


National Geographic Gender Revolution

on December 17, 2016 by

“When I was born, doctors said I was a boy, but I knew in my heart I was a girl,” Jackson


Princeton Is Latest Ivy League School To Suspend Team Over Vulgar Materials

on December 16, 2016 by

Last month, Columbia and Harvard each suspended the season of a team after allegations of lewd behavior surfaced


How The Gospel Confronts Entitlement

on December 15, 2016 by

You can not properly give God Glory or give honor to others if you believe that you achieved what you have on…

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Flashback: Why STDs Are At An Unprecedented High

on December 13, 2016 by

Hmmmmmm. Could it be that some people are actually noticing sex matters?


5 Ways To Get Out Of A Youth Ministry Rut

on December 11, 2016 by

Youth ministry may be more of a calling…When you keep doing your thing, year after year, it’s easy to get stuck in…

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Gift Idea: Visual Survey Of The Bible

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In just 13 two-page chapters there is a general overview of the whole Bible and its teachings with the visual aids of…

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Gift Idea: Living By The Book

on December 9, 2016 by

The Art and Science of Reading the Bible: Howard G. G. Hendricks


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Generation Z

on December 7, 2016 by

The low down from what I see. By Sarah Newton


Students Want ‘Sanctuary’ From Student Loans, Final Exams And Drinking Laws

on December 5, 2016 by

Throughout the day, Campus Reform spoke with just one student who refused to support the idea of ignoring federal laws on campu

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Most Students Don’t Know When News is Fake

on December 3, 2016 by

Stanford University study finds that they are often clueless about evaluating the accuracy and trustworthiness of what they find

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MTV Crisis As Millennial Viewers Vanish…

on December 1, 2016 by

MTV is down 11% among 18-34 demographic it has suffered from creative inconsistencies. MTV has no brand; no one knows what it…

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Building A Better Youth Ministry

on November 29, 2016 by

30 Ways in 30 Days by Trevor Hamaker


Rapper: Planned Parenthood Commits “Genocide” Against Blacks

on November 28, 2016 by

Nick Cannon from the 2005 Single: “Can I live” told the story of how he was almost aborted before his mother changed…

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E-Cigs Tied To Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use

on November 27, 2016 by

Teens who regularly “vape” e-cigarettes are more likely to become frequent and heavy cigarette smokers

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“Post-Truth” Culture

on November 25, 2016 by

A Professor In Post-Truth America…

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Teen Gets Sex-Change Treatments Without Parental Consent

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Mom sues after her transgender teen gets sex-change treatments without her consent

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Listen To Jonathan McKee On Focus On The Family’s Broadcast

on November 23, 2016 by

Focus on the Family’s daily broadcast with Jim Daly talking about how to connect with your tech-absorbed kid


Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation In History?

on November 21, 2016 by

by Jeremy Zach


What Parents Need To Say To Their Kids About Sports/Performance..Values

on November 20, 2016 by

Based on psychological research, the three healthiest statements moms and dads can make as perform are


4 Ways To Go For Grit Over Grades This Year

on November 20, 2016 by

“What do you think matters more—talent or effort?”

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Problem Behaviors Spread Between Siblings

on November 19, 2016 by

Investigators determined siblings play a key role in the escalation of problem behaviors over time, over and above the contributions of genes,…


Teen Facebook Live Streams Himself Firing Into Neighbor’s House

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Charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, discharging a firearm within city limits and an illegal weapons offense

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National College Walkout Seeks ‘Sanctuary’ For Illegal Immigrant Students

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Students at more than one hundred schools plan to participate in a nationwide walkout Wednesday to demand that college


MAP Of US Campuses Outrage, ‘Fear’ Over Trump’s Election

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Every instance recorded by Campus Reform is depicted in a map showing the reactions

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Conservative Cardinals Challenge Pope Over Teachings On Family

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Worry he is weakening Roman Catholic rules on moral issues such as homosexuality and divorce while focusing on social problems….


U Of Penn Offers Puppies Coloring Books To Students Distraught Over Trump Win

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Some professors turned Wednesday’s classes into ‘safe spaces’ in which students could freely express their concerns for their futures


Snapchat Will Sell Its Spectacles Through Pop-up Vending Machines

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Snapchat’s $130 Spectacles are already in high demand


Teen Use Of Opioids Linked To Marijuana

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Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study

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How To Process Stress With Kids

on November 9, 2016 by

A Helpful Video And Free Download


Honor Who We Are Not What We Do…Values

on November 7, 2016 by

True honor comes not because of what someone has done but because of who someone is


Ministering To The Fringe Kids

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Let’s categorize the basic needs of the teenager into three areas: IDENTITY, PURPOSE, and COMMUNITY



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Can our ministries find better ways to support our parents, especially parents that don’t already attend church? Here are a couple of…


Number Of Home-Schooled Students Has Doubled Since 1999

on November 2, 2016 by

36% of parents said that providing “religious or moral instruction” was the most important reason for home-schooling

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Smartphones..Tablets In Bedrooms Disrupt Sleep Even When Switched Off

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Discussion Starter: Woman 21 Auctioning Virginity For Love, Family

on October 30, 2016 by

She holds her virginity to the highest value. So she is autioning it off to the highest bidder?


Flashback: How Decades Of Divorce Helped Erode Religion

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The children of divorced parents have grown up to be adults of no religion


Americans Are Dying Faster. Millennials, Too

on October 29, 2016 by

People who predict death for a living have some bad news

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A Smart Church Has Young People At The Highest Levels Of Leadership

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A Look At Today’s Youth Culture & Top Music… Even In Amish PA (Values)

on October 26, 2016 by

Sermon “Opening Up the Doors of Dialogue In Your Home” by Jonathan McKee

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Male Birth Control Pill Coming Soon?

on October 25, 2016 by

Scientists make breakthrough in development of a temporary male birth control and could be available by 2021

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15% Of Sixth Graders Commit Cyber Abuse

on October 23, 2016 by

They have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology


Book: The Faithful Artist

on October 22, 2016 by

A Vision for Evangelicalism and the Arts