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Police Officer Stopped Car With Drunk Teens, Let Them Go Before Fatal Crash

on June 29, 2016 by

Two teenagers were killed and two were injured after a wreck in Missouri Monday morning and local police confirm they stopped the…

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Contemplating College

on June 28, 2016 by

The Big Questions Facing American Families

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BET Awards

on June 27, 2016 by

The Complete Winners List

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Teen Alcohol, Pot Use Linked to Poor Academic Performance, Health Problems

on June 25, 2016 by

Teens who use both pot and alcohol during middle and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental…

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How to Reach the Next Generation

on June 24, 2016 by

Part 3

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“Rescue Mission” Exposed

on June 23, 2016 by

The trio were apparently heading to Brooklyn to “rescue” a teenage girl involved with drugs

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Games That Got Our Attention

on June 21, 2016 by

At E3 2016

NATURE WALK TRAIL


3 Keys To Keeping Boundaries In Ministry

on June 17, 2016 by

In fact, it can be incredibly difficult to maintain appropriate boundaries in ministry

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How Do You Help The Single Dads In Your Church?

on June 16, 2016 by

While single moms do make up the majority of single parents, single dad households are on the rise

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Are Today’s Teens Taking Less Risks? Values…

on June 15, 2016 by

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) just released their brand new Youth Risk Behavior Survey

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Teen Girls Tend To Choose Male Friends High In Empathy

on June 12, 2016 by

Boys with strong empathy skills attracted an average of 1.8 more girl friendships than boys with lower levels of empathy

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Leak Of Nude Snapchat Drove Teen Girl To Suicide

on June 10, 2016 by

Tovonna Holton’s (15) ex was angry about a breakup when he allegedly took an innocent video and turned it into revenge porn

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Gender Ideology Putting Children At Risk

on June 8, 2016 by

More than 60 leaders concerned about the mental health of American children have signed onto an open letter

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The Decline Of The Manly Man

on June 6, 2016 by

Younger American men are noticeably less likely than older men to say that they are ‘completely masculine’

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Cultivating Culture In Youth Ministry

on June 3, 2016 by

A Few Simple Ideas To Begin To Develop The Culture You Want

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4 Essentials In Being The Family Leader

on June 1, 2016 by

“Communication has been the number one thing in our family,” Grammy Award-winning Michael W. Smith

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The Grace Adventure

on May 31, 2016 by

Duffy Robbins

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China Kids Climb 2,625-Foot Ladder To School

on May 29, 2016 by

A series of dramatic photos showing kids putting their lives on the line by climbing a 2,625-foot bamboo ladder to and from…

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Public Speaking in the Church: The Amazing Power of Stories

on May 26, 2016 by

by Rachel Blom

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Marijuana Use Among Teens Declines Despite Widespread Legalization

on May 25, 2016 by

National Survey on Drug Use and Health: A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states

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Our Constitutional Right To Privacy Is Missing From Bathroom Debate

on May 24, 2016 by

So before we sacrifice this constitutionally protected right at the altar of gender identity politics, let us consider the consequences

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Flashback: Why College Students And Teens Leave The Church

on May 24, 2016 by

What is needed to bridge that gap between the youth and the church?

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Student Loans….Spending Spree

on May 23, 2016 by

1 in 5 students graduating this year who carry debt used student loans to pay for expenses like vacations, dining out, and…

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What’s Hot?

on May 22, 2016 by

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

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Heavy Social Media Use Ups Risk of Body Image Worries

on May 21, 2016 by

Habitual and prolonged use of social media is linked to a greater risk of younger adults developing eating and body image concerns,

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How To Do Your Own Color Powder Games

on May 19, 2016 by

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High School Junior Completes 7,000 Pull-Ups To Shatter World Records

on May 18, 2016 by

His quest to set a Guinness World Record began seven months ago, with American Ninja Warrior and his father’s cancer diagnosis

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Fight Against Stagnant Student Ministry

on May 17, 2016 by

The best way to fight against stagnant student ministry it to create anticipation.

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Considering What The White House Guidlines Signify About Our Culture

on May 15, 2016 by

4 Bigger Repercussions Of The Bathroom Decree

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A Confession Of Liberal Intolerance In Universities

on May 13, 2016 by

WE progressives believe in diversity…so long as they aren’t conservatives (or evangelical Christians)

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Obama To issue Transgender Bathrooms Order To Public Schools

on May 13, 2016 by

Obama administration will send a letter to every public school district telling them to allow transgender students to use bathrooms/locker rooms

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Obama Deputies Threaten North Carolina Bathroom Privacy

on May 13, 2016 by

…Pushes ‘Gender Fluid’ Society

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Jump In STDs Could Be Due To Unknown Online Dating Partners

on May 12, 2016 by

CDC: Most reported chlamydia and gonorrhea infections occur in people between the ages of 15 and 24 years old

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How to Talk With Teens When You Know Nothing About Youth Culture

on May 11, 2016 by

Rachel Blom

PARENTS FAMILY


Top 10: “Must Reads For Family & Inter-Generational Youth Ministry”

on May 11, 2016 by

JrHigh UthGuy

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Book: Surviving Middle School

on May 10, 2016 by

Essential Tools to Prepare You for the Road Ahead

MILEY NUDE AGAIN


Nude Photos Of Nearly 50 Duxbury High Teens Found Online

on May 9, 2016 by

“We would hope that our young girls understand that there are other ways to be popular,”

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Study Finds Friends Play Vital Role In Teenage Wellbeing

on May 7, 2016 by

Teenagers were less likely to become as emotionally affected by these sorts of stressors if they had a friend with them after…

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Teen On Zipline In Las Vagas Urinates On Tourist Below

on May 6, 2016 by

What happens in Vegas sprays in Vegas

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Indecent Exposure Teen Yearbook Photo Prank

on May 4, 2016 by

High school senior charged with exposing himself in yearbook photo says he was dared

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5 Reasons Children Should Be In The Main Service Regularly

on May 3, 2016 by

Imagine the culture shock of a child who has been in church all of his life but has never been in the…

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Understanding Why My Teenager Hates Me

on April 30, 2016 by

You may have wisdom to offer, but it will miss the mark without a rich combination of context and empathy

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One More Scientific Reason How Youth Groups Benefit Students

on April 29, 2016 by

Having lots of friends is a better painkiller than morphine

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Think Divorce Doesn’t Hurts Kids? Think Again.

on April 28, 2016 by

Of all the ways a divorce negatively impacts a child’s life, the impact on their religious life may be the most detrimental…

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Porn In The Digital Age

on April 27, 2016 by

New Research Reveals 10 Trends

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Teen Girl Live Streams Rape

on April 26, 2016 by

..continued to livestream the rape of her teenage friend on Periscope because she ‘got caught up on the likes’ the video was…

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The Priorities, Challenges, And Trends In Youth Ministry

on April 26, 2016 by

Millennials are leaving the church. Nearly 6 in 10 (59%) young people who grow up in Christian churches end up walking away

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Naked Selfie Culture Bad For Young Women?

on April 25, 2016 by

Some experts say Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski sending wrong message

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3 Million Teens Used E-Cigs In 2015

on April 23, 2016 by

Teen tobacco use hasn’t declined at all since 2011 — and it looks like the rising popularity of e-cigarettes is to blame

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Sensuality And Vulgarity Without Much Sobriety

on April 22, 2016 by

A Look Inside the Top 10 Songs

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From ’80s Latchkey Kid To Helicopter Parent Today

on April 20, 2016 by

CNN

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Thoughts On Crisis Response 17 Years Post Columbine

on April 20, 2016 by

by Walt Mueller

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Lip Implants The 2nd-Fastest Growing Facial Surgery In The U.S

on April 19, 2016 by

Selfie Age, We see images of ourselves constantly on social media, we’re much more aware of how our lips look

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“Squirt Gun Assassin.”

on April 18, 2016 by

High School Principal Warns Parents About Risky ‘Squirt Gun Assassin’ Game

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Going Bananas!

on April 18, 2016 by

CA Teacher, Coach Fired for … Giving Fruit to Students?!

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AMC May Allow Texting During Movies, Because Millennials

on April 17, 2016 by

“…turn off the phone, don’t ruin the movie, they hear please cut off your left arm above the elbow,”

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Fatigue A Contributor To Injuries In Adolescent Baseball Players

on April 16, 2016 by

Fatigue increased the risk of shoulder and elbow injury

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Texting Driving And A Great Video To Show Your Kids

on April 15, 2016 by

25% of teens respond to at least one text while driving, every single time

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Architect’s Custom Lego Room Is straight From Your Childhood Dreams

on April 15, 2016 by

I wouldn’t be an architect without Legos, and I likely wouldn’t be as creative without a fun and silly outlet like Legos

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Rewarding Children With Food Can Trigger Emotional Eating As They Get Older

on April 14, 2016 by

Treating your child with junk food when they behave ‘can lead to emotional binge eating and weight gain’

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Teens Create Mini-Flamethrowers For Social Media ‘Challenge’

on April 13, 2016 by

USA Today

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Her Daughter Got A Secret Kik Account

on April 11, 2016 by

Just a Few Hours Later, Her Nightmare Started

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15 Things Millennials Need To Know About Social Media

on April 11, 2016 by

Most millennials probably can’t remember a world without social media…

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Snapchat Unveils Chat 2.0

on April 10, 2016 by

Including video, audio, stickers, and GIFs and allows users to move more seamlessly between the different types of communication

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Technically Selfie Incorrect

on April 8, 2016 by

Outrage after teen takes smiling selfie with car involved in fatal accident

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British Teen Selfie Killers Jailed For Life

on April 8, 2016 by

Almost 400 children under the age of 18 have reportedly been convicted of murder in Britain over the past two decades

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Hey kids, how much privilege do you have?

on April 7, 2016 by

Quiz riles Florida parents

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Indiana University Students Mistake Priest for KKK Member

on April 7, 2016 by

“iu students be careful, there’s someone walking around in kkk gear with a whip”

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“Casual Sex” Is In Fact A Myth!

on April 5, 2016 by

Sex Expert: “There Is No Such Thing As Casual Sex”

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After They Leave Our Ministries

on April 4, 2016 by

by Jen Bradbury

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Overcome Your Worries

on April 4, 2016 by

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. it empties today of its strength. Corrir ten Boom

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Michigan Schools To Let Students Choose Gender, Name And Bathroom

on April 2, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

PARENTS FAMILY


Flashback: Starting A Sticky Faith Youth Ministry From Scratch

on April 1, 2016 by

10 Tips for Starting a Sticky Faith Youth Ministry from Scratch

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Cultural Appropriation Craziness

on March 31, 2016 by

Tense Scene Unfolds When Black Woman Accuses White Student of Cultural Appropriation for Dreadlocks

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Unions Survive Supreme Court Challenge From Christian Teachers

on March 30, 2016 by

Fight for freedom of association could have eliminated collective bargaining

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Values: Reconciliation Of #Bluelivesmatter And #Blacklivesmatter

on March 30, 2016 by

God’s Word tells us that peace will come, and that Christ offers it freely to all through believing in his death on…

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A Glimpse Into Teenage Depression

on March 29, 2016 by

Depression impacts lots of teenagers but I’m left to wonder how well many of us are equipped to notice the symptoms..

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Burnout In Youth Ministry

on March 29, 2016 by

This time of year is notorious for producing burnout among American youth workers

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Why Snapchat Spent $100 Million For Emojis

on March 28, 2016 by

Snapchat users are about to have a more personalized experience, including customized comical avatars

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Explosion Killing At Least 72 Christian Women And Children Celebrating Easter

on March 28, 2016 by

“When the blast occurred, the flames were so high they reached above the trees and I saw bodies flying in the air,”

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“Mommy Says Daddy Has A girlfriend”

on March 27, 2016 by

How to respond when a child discloses a shocker

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Flashback: How Many Minutes Will Kids Actually Listen?

on March 26, 2016 by

Why talk for 25 minutes when you can say it in 5?

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3 Tips Speaking To Kids… Who Don’t Want To Listen

on March 26, 2016 by

by Jonathan McKee

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Religiosity Down in U.S., Especially Among Millennials

on March 25, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

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Don’t Go Alone

on March 23, 2016 by

Seriously, when was the last time you were honest… I couldn’t remember

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How To Boil A Youth Pastor

on March 22, 2016 by

Without evaluation you will never reach your destination

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11 Strategic Steps To Build A Thriving Youth Ministry

on March 21, 2016 by

Strategic thinking gets results

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Comedic Social Media Truth Perhaps You Can Use These

on March 21, 2016 by

By Walt Mueller

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How To Make A Strategic Plan For Your Youth Ministry

on March 18, 2016 by

Part 1

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How To Make A Strategic Plan For Your Youth Ministry

on March 18, 2016 by

Part 2

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Police Struggle To Keep Lid On Rowdy Spring Breakers

on March 18, 2016 by

CBS News

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St. Patrick: As A Teenager He Was Kidnapped, Taken From His Home….

on March 17, 2016 by

During his six years as a slave he converted to Christianity and earned a reputation as a fervent evangelist

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Why We Really Put Our Kids in Sports

on March 17, 2016 by

In other words, I had become one of those parents…

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Improve Your Stage Presence At Youth Group

on March 16, 2016 by

by Josh Griffin

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The False Reality of Social Media

on March 16, 2016 by

Social media offers an alternate view of who we are as individuals

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“Why It’s Vital For Us (And For You) to Know and Communicate Our Values”

on March 15, 2016 by

by Andy Blanks

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Reasons A Church Shouldn’t Have A Traditional Youth Ministry

on March 14, 2016 by

By Paul Turner

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20 Leadership Experts Share Their Best Leadership Tip

on March 14, 2016 by

Trust what these leaders say about good leadership. They are experts on the topic

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47 Million Pirated Academic Papers Website Is Back

on March 13, 2016 by

Digital piracy is pretty much anything that people feel is unfairly priced… even academic papers

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Most Teens Who Misuse Prescription Stimulants Say They Use Other People’s Medication

on March 12, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt