The naked truth…of what you share
…Sometimes I just want to give up! I’m so tired of fighting all the time
Parents Suing Welch’s Fruit Snacks for Being ‘Misleading,’ Claiming That Product’s ‘Real Fruit’ Is Really an ‘Empty-Calorie Sugar Syrup’
I assumed that until my kids hit high school, I wouldn’t have to deal with it. I was wrong.
by J. Roger Davis
…please just respect me and just treat me the way you want to be treated
1 in 5 teens will wake up in the middle of the night to check his or her smartphone for updates or…
If you work with students on campus, or in a church, it is so important to get this message across
The Science of Significant Ministry
High school player accused of smearing IcyHot on opponent
Marijuana-related traffic deaths increased 32 percent…20% of all traffic deaths were marijuana related
When is America going to get serious about the problem of white kids getting suspended from school for nothing?
Exercise some realism and perspective on the issue..you can see why they would err on the side of caution
“All that he did was remove the plastic case from the alarm clock,” This is not an invention
Scorch Trials” fell short of its predecessor’s ticket totals, but still hit No 1
by Brian Haynes
…without Becoming That Creepy Parent
Pity is easy…a passing glance; Empathy demands a relationship and an opportunity to actually get to know another person
By Greg Baird
Students began posting lewd and inappropriate messages on a big screen during the seminar, directly from their phones
by D. Scott Miller
Here is the outline for our last parent meeting – I hope it will encourage you as you meet with parents this…
It is possible to plan events that are both a lot of fun, and packed with life-changing meaning. Here’s how
Teenagers aren’t afraid of risk, but they want to know that Jesus is worth it
Synthetic Weed Leaving Streets Full Of ‘Zombies’
Critics (also) said Swift was racist for her Shake It Off video, in which she awkwardly attempts break dancing and twerking
Someone who is attracted to others regardless of their biological sex
Now, turn that semicolon into a metaphor for life that goes on and can change and you have a new trend to…
Families are equipped to be the primary nurturers of their student’s faith through time together in God’s Word, prayer
by Phil Bell…Parents and families are busier than ever—and so are you—but partnering with them is as important as ever.
The Uphill Battle of Being a Girl
I’m a Duke freshman. Here’s why I refused to read ‘Fun Home.’
The younger generation..strong desire to be more connected to the local church and not to uproot from it
Frat Greets Parents bringing their freshmen students during move-in with banner “freshman daughter drop off”
Download the Quiet Time to help students get started for this school year
“Here Come The Teens—A Bit More Jaded And Cynical”
They are critics. They are naysayers. The negatively outspoken people
Since my kids were young I have tried to teach them about how our culture lies to them
Ten Practical Strategies for Catholic Parishes (A Rebuilt Parish Book)
I have learned a few things I wish someone would have told me. I’m passing these thoughts along.
Join and help the heroes in rescuing Christian and Yazidi girls and women from Iraq
UN envoy reveals how sex slaves are ‘peddled like barrels of petrol(Gas)’
“The price of a child’s life to remove them from the hands of ISIS is between $1,000-$3,000,”
Author: Doug Fields & Jonathan McKee
If Suspect Shoots First – Here’s His Reply
Here Are Five Images From His Reported Facebook Page
Research shows again and again the detrimental effects of porn on various aspects of people’s lives
Sometimes those who have less, are the ones who…
Are You Ready?
Children with low levels of literacy are significantly less likely to achieve academically than those with better-educated parents
Kara Powell, Executive director of Fuller Youth Institute and author of Sticky Faith, talks with Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner in this…
“The situation can dramatically differ for children who use cells phone in childhood, when their biology much more sensitive to hazardous factors,…
Gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to…
The guide also discourages the use of “mothering” or “fathering,” so as to “avoid gendering a non-gendered activity.”
Restaurants are going all out to attract Tweens. What are our churches doing specifically for them
Diversity of New York City languages makes staying involved in kids’ education difficult for immigrant parents
Birds of a Feather Flock Together & Stay Together
8 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Deal With Toxic People
If parents are the primary spiritual influence in their kids’ lives..Here are the five ways I stopped competing with parents
….but marijuana use rising
It is so simple, yet so hard
Most Popular Questions
Main reason also…boys “wanted to copy what they saw in pornography and that ‘it’s tighter’”
by Carey Nieuwhof
What I Wish I Did More of
Students can’t get a Coca-Cola or a candy bar…but they can get a (IUD) implanted without their parents’ consent
Finding physical pain to help relieve emotional distress
Different Families, Different Ministry
A Statement from the Anglican Church in North America
Parental involvement laws…reflect the commonsense principle that parents are responsible for their kids
Gen Z Shifts Their Focus on College Admissions, Value of a Degree
You can’t go wrong if you major in a STEM field and other myths about college
You gave it your all this week. And still, no one new showed up. What’s up with that?
Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes
local research finds
He goes to our church but isn’t part of youth ministry and we have no idea why
Paint in broad strokes what your youth ministry year will look like at this point. Lots of prayer – ask God for…
Are teens partying less?
Thomas Edison was committed to his imagination. He pictured a new reality and worked tirelessly thinking through possibilities
Time is never wasted on the one; the one teenager who is willing to work, to learn, to listen, to show up…
The response of the….will always be the best litmus test as to how I’m doing
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.