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Why Peer-To-Peer Selling Is Taking Off And What Companies Can Learn From It

on August 21, 2014 by

Selling is not just a way of for teens to monetize their social networks; it’s also a way to finally make money…

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Lament for a Son….Book

on August 20, 2014 by

A glimpse into a parent’s nightmare while extending grace to those who care enough to simply sit beside them on the “mourning…

Carly Rae Jepsen

Media…Body Image Map And Mirror For Our Kids…

on August 19, 2014 by

By Walt Mueller

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Anti-Bullying Advocates Help Students

on August 18, 2014 by

Students helping students

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Study Finds Online Bullying Creates Off-Line Fear At School

on August 18, 2014 by

Online victimization has offline consequences…negative effects for students, including fear of victimization


Can You Hear Me Now Part 7

on August 17, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Can You Hear Me Now Part 6

on August 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report

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Can You Hear Me Now Part 5

on August 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report


Can You Hear Me Now Part 4

on August 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report


Memorial Canceled For Slain Durham Priest

on August 14, 2014 by

It’s been a highly public matter, so the family has elected to grieve together privately and quietly at a family service


6 Ways to Win on the School Campus

on August 13, 2014 by

Now is the time to think and act strategically to take advantage of the opportunity that is in front of you..the school…


Teen Choice Awards 2014

on August 12, 2014 by

Highlights And Winners

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Four Moments I’m Preparing Students To Face

on August 11, 2014 by

God is not obligated to grant them their wishes, but he is always for them, even in their season of disappointment

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Border Patrol Agent: Cartels Using Children As ‘Shields’

on August 11, 2014 by

Some of the children who have criminal histories in other countries are coming in…and they’re released into the country.


What’s Hot? 08/08/14

on August 10, 2014 by

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


‘Pornographic’ Sex-Ed Textbook Angers Some Fremont Parents

on August 9, 2014 by

She might sue..the book is a violation of state law for the course to include information that is not age appropriate


Syracuse University Named No. 1 Party School By Princeton Review

on August 8, 2014 by

The rankings by student responses to questions regarding the use of alcohol and drugs on their campuses


Students’ Search for Identity

on August 7, 2014 by

Two questions to help teens ask alongside scripture: Who am I?+Who is God?


Prayer and God’s Will

on August 6, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Shoot to Kill: The Real Impact of Violent Video Games

on August 5, 2014 by

Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?


Families Fly Together?

on August 4, 2014 by

Airlines try to upsell seats to parents who want to sit with their children

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5 Online Sources For Tracking Teenage Trends And Culture

on August 2, 2014 by

Share them with your team and your students’ parents

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on July 22, 2014 by



4 Components Of A Youth Ministry’s Identity

on July 21, 2014 by

by Christopher Wesley


“Jesus And Mean People,”

on July 15, 2014 by

“Jesus Studies” Curriculum

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‘Stop The Beauty Madness’ Brands Ads With Brutally Honest Messages

on July 10, 2014 by

Rice hopes the campaign will provide a corrective lens for how women perceive certain images


Someone Tried To Shame Her Body With Graffiti

on July 10, 2014 by

For all youth across America…Words can hurt but how you handle the words makes all the difference

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Reclaiming Teen Girls

on July 9, 2014 by

Building Identity, Significance and Purpose into Students



on July 7, 2014 by



‘Sextortion’ Is An Online ‘Epidemic’ Against Children

on July 3, 2014 by

The number of complaints of online enticement of children is climbing.

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Caffeine Overdose Ruled Cause Of Prom King’s Death

on July 2, 2014 by

USA Today


Birthday Cupcake Killer

on July 1, 2014 by

The federal rule applies only to food sold to students, not given away. They took it a step further at birthday celebrations

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The Surprising Link between Church Attendance and Job Satisfaction

on June 30, 2014 by

A high level of involvement in your church can help you have higher job satisfaction and commitment



on June 27, 2014 by

Making your message stick


3 BIG Challenges Every Youth Leader Must Take

on June 23, 2014 by

by Greg Stier



on June 21, 2014 by

By Eddie Witkowski

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Study: Caffeine Affects Teen Boys More

on June 17, 2014 by

About 73% of children have some kind of caffeine daily

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Teenagers Are Drinking Less And Texting More

on June 17, 2014 by

American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less


Stopping Students From Falling Through The Cracks

on June 12, 2014 by

1/3 Of Early Adolescents Will Never Get Connected


Bieber Baptized In Bathtub After He Was Caught Using N-word

on June 9, 2014 by

(Give the kid a break)..The Biebs, who was 14 when he was caught on camera singing, The N word

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Flashback: Miley She’s A Wreck…And So Are We!

on June 9, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Mom Stunned By School Awards

on June 6, 2014 by

School awards ceremony featured swearing, sex toys

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A Letter To My Boys (The Real Reason I Say No To Electronics)

on June 5, 2014 by

I want to watch your face illuminated by the majesty of life – not the glow of a screen

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Baltimore Tightens Teen Curfew Law, Now Among Strictest in America

on June 3, 2014 by

Youth under the age of 14 to be indoors at 9 p.m., and teenagers 14-16 to be inside at 10 p.m. on…

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Thoughts For Parents Of Young Teens Part 4

on June 2, 2014 by

Marko…”Parents are still the number one influence in the lives of their teenagers”


Flashback: My Message To Graduating Seniors

on May 30, 2014 by

Andy Blanks


Book…Make College Count: A Faithful Guide To Life And Learning

on May 30, 2014 by

bY Derek Melleby


Flashback: Thing’s I’d Pass Along To Those Graduating (Video)

on May 30, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Canada: “Is There A Rape Culture In Your Youth Group?

on May 29, 2014 by

Rape Culture is the normalization of sexual violence as a society. It is when jokes about rape are made and laughed at,…



on May 27, 2014 by

I offended parents, lost a volunteer, and had a student leave the church

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The Surprising Power Of Unsustainable Change

on May 26, 2014 by

Mark DeVries

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5 Things Every Student Ministry Must Have To Be Successful

on May 26, 2014 by

Historically, I think lots of student ministries don’t win because of good ol’ fashion laziness


Teen’s Talent Show Michael Jackson Performance Stuns Crowd

on May 23, 2014 by

Viral Video


Youth Worker… A discipleship plan for Your Family

on May 22, 2014 by

I feel like I’m a terrible father… discipling other people’s families more than our own

Parents + Teen + Time = Social Skills

Parenting In The Gospel

on May 20, 2014 by

Tedd Tripp

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Stop Developing Leaders????

on May 19, 2014 by

We put more emphasis on training leaders than we do on training people to be great followers of Christ?


Extreme Pogo

on May 18, 2014 by

Kids’ Toy Into Thrill-Seekers’ Sport


Book Review: The Pastor’s Justification by Jared Wilson

on May 15, 2014 by

Pastoral ministry is a battlefield..The Gospel refreshes, motivates, and keeps pastors in this battle

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Study Finds Being Ignored on Facebook May Lower Self-Esteem

on May 14, 2014 by

Active participation on Facebook was key in producing a sense of belonging among social media users

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Understanding Why Social Media Is So Important To Teens

on May 13, 2014 by

Step back, try to stay calm and try to listen to your kids. What are they trying to achieve?


Is Speed An Asset In Youth Ministry? Or A Liability?

on May 12, 2014 by

by Andy Blanks

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Top 10 News From The Youth Culture Report

on May 9, 2014 by

You can receive our weekly top ten by signing up for our newsletter

Parents + Teen + Time = Social Skills

CDC Study: Kids Experience Fewer Traumatic Events When Raised by Their Mom and Dad

on May 8, 2014 by

Children in foster care had, by far, the worst outcomes


Selena Gomez Spotted At Judah Smith’s Jesus Is Tour

on May 7, 2014 by

You don’t see young celebrities at a church conference often!…’crying and praying in the Spirit’

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Justin Bieber Worships With Pastor Judah Smith

on May 7, 2014 by

I tell people grace and acceptance does not mean approval

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Worship Beyonce?

on May 7, 2014 by

Beyonce Church, ‘National Church of Bey’ Responds to Criticism


Main Session Notes From The Orange Conference

on May 6, 2014 by

We are going to say YES #OC14

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Number Of Children In Japan Slips To New Low

on May 5, 2014 by

Major countries with a population of at least 40 million, Japan had the lowest ratio of children to the total population

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Student Takes His Great-Grandmother To Prom

on May 2, 2014 by

“I respect my elders greatly,” he told me. “They have a great influence on my life. To be able to sit down…


Med Student Elizabeth Raine Auctioning Off Her Virginity 500K

on May 1, 2014 by

Purity culture tells us that sex for women has one purpose..reproduction ..within marriage

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Awkward Prom Photos

on April 29, 2014 by

The Photos you don’t want your kids to see

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What Happens to Depressed Adolescents? (Infographic)

on April 28, 2014 by

The study assessed 111 persons aged 17 to 24

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6 Secrets For Successful Children’s Ministry

on April 24, 2014 by

by Greg Baird


Teens Who Suffer A Concussion More Likely To Attempt Suicide: study

on April 23, 2014 by

Students who reported a previous TBI were more than three times more likely than those who had not had a head injury…


Will Prosecuting Parents Help Solve… Chronically Truant Students?

on April 22, 2014 by

“High school dropouts are eight times more likely to end up in state prison than high school graduates,”


YA Books: Teens’ Top Ten Nominations Announced!

on April 21, 2014 by

Put your party hats on– it’s Celebrate Teen Literature


Brand Names That Appear In NY Standardized Tests Vex Parents

on April 21, 2014 by

“Education, religion and civic life are places where brands are unwelcome,”

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‘Punished For Teaching Science’

on April 21, 2014 by

Popular Teacher Suspended for ‘Research and Development of Imitation Weapons’

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The Teen Brain. . . Figuring It Out. . .

on April 18, 2014 by

A fascinating video that offers insights into the workings of the teen brain


Lent Questions Day 37

on April 16, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 36

on April 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 35

on April 14, 2014 by

George Lockhart


5 Strategies to Help Fight Your Pre-Youth-Group Funk

on April 14, 2014 by

by Jeremy Zach


Lent Questions Day 32

on April 11, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 31

on April 9, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 27

on April 4, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 26

on April 3, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 25

on April 2, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 24

on April 1, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 23

on March 31, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 22

on March 31, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 21

on March 31, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 20

on March 27, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 19

on March 26, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 18

on March 25, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 17

on March 24, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 16

on March 22, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 15

on March 21, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Lent Questions Day 14

on March 20, 2014 by

George Lockhart


Teens Say They Don’t Text Or Drink While Driving, Kinda

on March 20, 2014 by

Half of teens who say they never text while driving admitted to texting at red lights or stop signs