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Talkative Children Perform Better Academically

on January 17, 2021 by

Children with “enhanced verbal skills” usually go on to achieve greater academic success than their less talkative classmates

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Lead Like You’re About To Leave

on January 15, 2021 by

There is something magical about that transition time between an outgoing youth worker leaving, and a new one being hired


Belief In God Rising Among Gen Z

on January 12, 2021 by

COVID-19 has led to a rise in the number of young people in the U.K. who are seeking and believing in God,…

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Make Leaders The Lifeblood

on January 12, 2021 by

Refuse to Go Back To Normal in 2021

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What Does It Mean Get It Right When It Comes To Marriage?

on January 8, 2021 by

Understanding God’s design and plans for marriage can help us prepare for the best marriage possible

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now

on January 6, 2021 by

Tom Pounder

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5 Youth Ministry Fixtures That Need To Die

on January 6, 2021 by

Here are 5 youth ministry fixtures that need to die by 2025

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5 Changes

on January 6, 2021 by

Here are 5 ways adolescence and youth culture have changed because of COVID-19

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Judge: Biological Sex Can Be Changed On Birth Certificate

on January 6, 2021 by

Tennessee is the only state that does not allow people to pick which sex they want to be shown on their birth…


TikTok Investigates Videos Promoting Anorexia, Starvation

on December 9, 2020 by

Pro-anorexia content was still easily found across the platform despite actions taken by the social media firm to crack down on the…

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Leading Your Youth Ministry In The Right Direction

on December 7, 2020 by

We have to know where we’re headed for us to know we’re leading our youth ministries rightly

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Book: Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry

on December 2, 2020 by

Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry How the gospel will transform your kids, your church, your community, and the world

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Beat The Holiday Blues

on December 1, 2020 by

Here are six tactics to beat the holiday blues.

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Supreme Court In Favor Of Churches Worship Services

on November 27, 2020 by

There is no world in which the Constitution tolerates..edicts that reopen liquor stores but shutter churches

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Book: “Youth Empowered”

on November 26, 2020 by

To help church leadership minister alongside their students (rather than at their students)


Teen Vogue Promoting Radical Leftist Ideology

on November 23, 2020 by

by creating programs like universal health care and de-privatization of housing

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Colleges Ask….Extend From Repaying Student Loans

on November 23, 2020 by

Asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to extend the break from making repayments another year

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Development Stages Of Kids Around The World

on November 14, 2020 by

Apple doc ‘Becoming You’ shows what happens when parents…

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The Heartaches Of A Youth Pastor

on November 10, 2020 by

The Top 10

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You Can Be Just As Influential On Your Child

on November 6, 2020 by

As parents, we’ve been told for so long that we “can’t be friends” with our kids, but I think that’s wrong

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Starting Real-Life Conversations With Your Students

on November 5, 2020 by

If we prioritize relationships first, we will be in a better position to reach our academic goals

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TikTok Is More Popular Than Instagram Among US Teens

on November 1, 2020 by

The latest study aggregates responses from 9,800 teens across the United States

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Tween Years Are The Most Difficult For Mothers

on November 1, 2020 by

New research finds that a child’s middle school years are most likely to be the period of parenthood when a mother battles…


Teen Who Pushed Log Off Cliff That Killed A Mother…

on October 3, 2020 by

I would like to use this experience to prevent others from making a similar mistake. … There will not be a day…

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Sex, Drugs, and Media Part 3

on October 1, 2020 by

Your children deserve honest, open, blunt and unashamedly biblical answers in the area of sex and sexuality


No Mask: Mom Arrested And Tased At Son’s Football

on September 25, 2020 by

Mother in the stands during her son’s middle school football game getting into a physical altercation as a police officer struggles to…

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Churches Under Attack Cultural Shift In The US

on September 24, 2020 by

“The underlying motive of these sacrilegious attacks is clear: to intimidate and instill fear in the hearts of those who worship Christ,”

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Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ Shows The Unseriousness Of #MeToo

on September 17, 2020 by

Netflix cancellations were nearly eight times higher than usual

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Teens, Seniors Are Often Driving the Least Safe Cars

on September 14, 2020 by

Teens and seniors are more likely to drive vehicles that lack important safety features, adding additional risks for these vulnerable drivers

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Film Critics Praise Cuties,’ Condemn ‘Right-Wing’

on September 11, 2020 by

Underage girls perform a raunchy dance number, with pelvic gyrations and suggestive touching.


Inside The Privileged Lives Of Protesters Busted

on September 10, 2020 by

The so-called revolutionaries who took a break from their yacht club lives and modeling careers

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Charter Schools Focus On Students Rather Than Unions

on September 6, 2020 by

In the same building, 7% public school students pass the math test, in the charter school, 100% pass the test


The Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker – Part 3

on September 5, 2020 by

Part 3

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How To Measure In Your Youthministry

on September 4, 2020 by

The Coronavirus pandemic has probably flipped your youth ministry upside down

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The New Normal For Students

on September 3, 2020 by

In addition to the usual nerves that come with going back to school, students and their parents are experiencing a whole new…


Sex, Lies, And Video Games

on August 26, 2020 by

Inside Roblox’s war on porn


What’s Hot

on August 22, 2020 by

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

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5 Ministry-Killing Mistakes

on August 17, 2020 by

I want to do is to share the five mistakes I have seen youth workers make over the years that can be…

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The ‘Dumbing Down Of America For 3 Generations’ ?

on August 15, 2020 by

An effort to eliminate grammar and history because of racism concerns.

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Book: America on Trial

on August 12, 2020 by

A Defense of the Founding


Principal In “Can’t Touch This” parody COVID-19 Video

on August 4, 2020 by

Alabama school principal created a parody video to encourage students to stay healthy at school this year

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Cultivating Christlike Virtue In A Virtue-Signaling Age

on August 4, 2020 by

Jesus teaches us not only what is right and true, but also how to display the beauty

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Cops Arrest Students Chalking ‘Black Preborn Lives Matter’

on August 2, 2020 by

Police arrested two pro-life students in front of a Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Washington, DC


Flashback: ‘Autonomous Zone’ & Paris Commune of 1871

on August 2, 2020 by

Predictable. If you seize power for the purpose of forcing others to buy into your deranged, anti-human vision…

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College Student: Americans Are Being Silenced

on July 19, 2020 by

the school subjected him to “Soviet-style interrogation and punishment” under the guise of protecting free speech

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Parenting In 2020

on July 11, 2020 by

Everything and Nothing Has Changed

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Sec. DeVos: Schools Must Reopen, Just A Matter Of Safely

on July 9, 2020 by

Kids need to return to classroom: ‘There are no excuses for sowing fear’

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What Is The Real Impact Of Violent Video Games?

on July 9, 2020 by

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

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How To End White Privilege

on June 16, 2020 by

So, where did the notion of white privilege come from? Who does it benefit? And who does it hurt? The answers might…


Resources On Understanding Issues Of Race

on June 9, 2020 by

May we grow in the grace God provides. May we love each other as Christ has loved us. May we like Christ…


Protests Are About “Power” And Victimhood?

on June 8, 2020 by

“Truth of the matter is blacks have never been less oppressed than they are today,” “Opportunity is around every corner.”


‘Antifa kid’ escorted into custody — by Parents

on June 2, 2020 by

‘Antifa kid’ who smashed a police car and incited riots in Pittsburgh is escorted into custody — by his mom and dad

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How to Help a Student Who Just Lost their Senior Year

on May 27, 2020 by

One group of high school seniors offered the most telling insights on their final year of school

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Should I Cancel VBS Because Of COVID?

on May 24, 2020 by

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: The Right Rev. Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde holds Sunday Mass as it is live-webcast to its parishioners due to the Coronavirus at an empty Washington National Cathedral on March 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Washington National Cathedral has suspended its in person worship for the next two Sundays, the longest preplanned closure in its history, due to COVID-19 outbreak, which the World Health Organization deemed a pandemic. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Are Houses Of Worship Essential?

on May 23, 2020 by

What Can You Do?

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Girls’ Health Can Suffer In Move To High School

on May 22, 2020 by

Physical activity might be one of the first things to drop off the radar as adolescent girls move from primary to secondary…

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Why Online Schooling Should Not Become The Norm

on May 21, 2020 by

Education is not a direct transmission of ideas; it is a relationship

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: The Right Rev. Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde holds Sunday Mass as it is live-webcast to its parishioners due to the Coronavirus at an empty Washington National Cathedral on March 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Washington National Cathedral has suspended its in person worship for the next two Sundays, the longest preplanned closure in its history, due to COVID-19 outbreak, which the World Health Organization deemed a pandemic. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Churches Across The Country Are Filing Lawsuits

on May 14, 2020 by

liquor stores, marijuana be considered as “essential” entities, but not Churches?

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How To Discipline Children Without Destroying Them

on May 10, 2020 by

Toughest thing in parenting? “Trying to love, teach, and discipline without destroying their spirits

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Students Often Do Not Question Online Information

on May 9, 2020 by

According to a new study, students struggle to critically assess information from the Internet and are often influenced by unreliable sources

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No Safe Spaces Documentary

on May 8, 2020 by

Trying to understand what is happening in America on college and school campus today and what free speech in this country

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Anxiety And Depression In Teens…Who Can Help?

on May 6, 2020 by

7 in 10 teenagers say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers today


The Orange Conference ’20 Recap

on May 5, 2020 by

Your volunteers are constantly asking, “IS IT WORTH IT?” Create a culture where volunteers shout out “YES!”

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Netflix’s NEVER HAVE I EVER… Bad Rating System

on May 2, 2020 by

Some of the content in programs rated as TV-14 can be excessive, even for adults

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Marriages CAN Be Happy For A Lifetime!

on April 30, 2020 by

“Here are some GREAT thoughts on marriage from one of my favorite authors, Shaunti Feldhahn.”

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Churches: Put Down That Spiritual Gifts Quiz

on April 29, 2020 by

What the local body misses when it focuses on personality analyses and congregational surveys

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War On Parents Over Schooling Their Kids

on April 26, 2020 by

Harvard law professor blasts homeschooling as “dangerous” and appealing to those who seek “authoritarian control over their kids.”

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Billie Eilish On Vogue

on April 24, 2020 by

With the rising superstar’s utterly unique style, it was only a matter of time.

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Inaccuracy In New York Times 1619 Project

on April 23, 2020 by

The professor says she informed the newspaper of the inaccuracy before it was pubished

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Skate Park Filled W/Sand Backfires As Dirt Bikers Show Up

on April 22, 2020 by

These kids are cooped up inside their houses, they just want to go to the skate park and have some fun

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: The Right Rev. Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde holds Sunday Mass as it is live-webcast to its parishioners due to the Coronavirus at an empty Washington National Cathedral on March 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Washington National Cathedral has suspended its in person worship for the next two Sundays, the longest preplanned closure in its history, due to COVID-19 outbreak, which the World Health Organization deemed a pandemic. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Things to consider when your church reopens

on April 21, 2020 by

Here is a quick list of six considerations to get your team thinking about returning well

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Can Social Distancing Reinvent Youth Ministry?

on April 20, 2020 by

During this pandemic, youth leaders have the opportunity to reexamine discipleship models and measurements.

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What Happened To American Childhood?

on April 20, 2020 by

Too many kids show worrying signs of fragility from a very young age. Here’s what we can do about it

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UK: Taking Youth Ministry Online

on April 20, 2020 by

Marko: don’t forget to reach out to individual teens – phone calls, text messages, even snail mail

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Youth Work In The UK

on April 17, 2020 by

A great resource and research based information on youth work in the UK

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Evaluating Cancel + Call Out Culture And Youth Ministry

on April 14, 2020 by

We don’t root for redemption. We want to watch them burn and temporarily feel better about our own lives


We’ve All Made One Giant Pivot

on April 13, 2020 by

Now What?

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Having Faith Conversations With Your Family…Quarantine

on April 11, 2020 by

It’s such a crazy time for all of us. Families are feeling the stress and yet, for many of us, we have…

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I Think We’re In The Greatest Revival In History

on April 7, 2020 by

No better place to find hope than in the Bible and with your families. Spend that time and spend that time in…

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Tips For Navigating The COVID-19 Crisis At Home

on April 5, 2020 by

Reassure them that anxiety during a public health crisis is normal. It is also normal for teens and young adults who are…

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Young People’s Faith Doesn’t Grow In A Vacuum

on April 4, 2020 by

Study: Religious upbringing given by both parents strengthens young people’s faith in God


Governor To Ban Transgender Athletes In Women’s Sports

on April 3, 2020 by

The bills are called the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act”

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FREE: Surprised By Suffering. Teaching Series R.C. Sproul

on April 2, 2020 by

In times of suffering the integrity of God’s goodness presses upon our minds. Faith engages in a wrestling match with our emotions…


Celebrity Culture Is Burning

on March 31, 2020 by

Among the social impacts of the coronavirus is its swift dismantling of the cult of celebrity

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Becoming A Healthy Youth Worker

on March 30, 2020 by

As we find ourselves in the days of the COVID-19 pandemic, we get to walk through interesting times where we learn to…

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Church of Cowards: Wake-Up Complacent Christians

on March 29, 2020 by

The average Christian in America does not know what his own religion teaches, nor does he care


Kelly Osbourne Gives Update On Dad

on March 28, 2020 by

Everything is starting to fall into place now and it has given us so much hope

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How Can We Create An Economy That Serves The Poor?

on March 26, 2020 by

To build an economy to lift fellow human beings out of poverty might just be through free-market capitalism


ER Doctor’s Dire Coronavirus Warning 4 America’s Youth

on March 24, 2020 by

So, the virus can indeed cause severe, life-threatening disease for those ages 20-60 without any health problems

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The Hottest Parties In Town Are Now Online

on March 23, 2020 by

Over 4,000 in attendance, including Jennifer Lopez, Drake, Naomi Campbell, Diddy, Mary J. Blige, T.I., Queen Latifah and Tracee Ellis Ross

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Federal Judge Sides Against Praying Coach

on March 22, 2020 by

High school football coach has lost another round In his “silent” post-game prayers on the 50-yard line


Spiritually Preparing Teens For College

on March 21, 2020 by

How to help teens for Christ in college podcast on The book a different college experience.


Ways To Gather, Even When You Can’t

on March 20, 2020 by

What if I told you there was still a way to gather even when you can’t? We’ve compiled a list of options..


Emotional Plea To Young People Ignoring Social Distancing

on March 19, 2020 by

“I think that’s the problem: they aren’t connecting with their family right now.”

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Doing Youth Ministry In A Global Health Pandemic

on March 17, 2020 by

In the last couple of weeks, many youth workers were faced with situations and decisions that they don’t teach you about in…

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Doing Youth Ministry During A Pandemic

on March 15, 2020 by

For our young people, this may add a greater level of anxiety, too.


Managing Fear And Anxiety During A Health Pandemic

on March 13, 2020 by

If you’re struggling with how to manage your family’s increasing anxiety about the current public health crisis, you’re not alone


Uber Developing Kids Transportation Service

on March 13, 2020 by

Currently, Uber requires passengers to be 18 years or older to get in one of its vehicles. Any passengers under 18 must…

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Understanding your pastor spouse

on March 11, 2020 by

Five things your pastors spouse can’t say out loud but need you to know

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Why Games Bomb In Youth Ministry

on March 9, 2020 by

I believe there are four common reasons our games have come up short in the past, and I also believe there are…