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UCF Student Hacks System To Change Failing Grade, Police Say

on May 25, 2017 by

Student accused of changing “F” to a “B”


Education: The Inconvenient Black History Of The Democratic Party

on May 24, 2017 by

The Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S….

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Five Reasons Church Members Attend Church Less Frequently

on May 23, 2017 by

About 20 years ago, a church member was considered active in the church if he or she attended three times a week

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2 Kids Obsessed With Electronic Devices Get An Intervention

on May 22, 2017 by

Autumn, a mother of two, and her family went four weeks without using devices

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Cyrus Change: Younger Generation Needs To Hear Positive Powerful Lyrics

on May 22, 2017 by

Cyrus added that as she gets older, she understands the effect music has on the world

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Kids Look For Limits On What Parents Share About Them On Social Media

on May 20, 2017 by

Children and adolescents would prefer that their parents limit what is shared about them online

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?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For Young People’s Mental Health

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

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Teen Student Drinking Declines, But 1 In 6 Binge Drink

on May 18, 2017 by


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Are Students Actually Welcome In Your Youth Ministry?

on May 17, 2017 by

So how do we lead activities that all types of students can be good at, and at the same time, be really…

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Teen Dies After Ingesting Large Amounts Of Caffeine

on May 16, 2017 by

Died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event

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Pornography Could Be Ruining Men’s Sex Lives

on May 15, 2017 by

A growing a number of scientists are becoming concerned about its toxic effect on real relationships

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What’s Hot?

on May 14, 2017 by

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

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Teens Receive ‘Unsettling’ Phone Calls After Posting Babysitting Ads

on May 13, 2017 by

Police, are currently investigating a series of disturbing phone calls received by teens who posted ads offering babysitting and tutoring services

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Mediocre to Excellent

on May 11, 2017 by

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

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Most Teens Have Taken Social Media Break

on May 6, 2017 by

Nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily, a…

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Young Ministry Leaders: Don’t Wait To Give Your Best Effort

on May 5, 2017 by

In an older, little book called How to Have a Happy and Successful Ministry…


Facebook Targeted Emotionally Vulnerable And Insecure Youth

on May 1, 2017 by

A SECRET document shows in scary detail how Facebook can exploit the insecurities of teenagers using the platform

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A Disturbing Sex Trend Called ‘Stealthing’ Is On The Rise

on May 1, 2017 by

The nonconsensual practice, which is called “stealthing,” is on the rise, according to a new report in Columbia Journal of Gender and…

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Selena Gomez And God

on April 30, 2017 by

Watch Selena Gomez Lead Worship at Hillsong and Talk About Her Relationship With God!

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How To Monitor Your Kid’s SmartiPhone….. Internet Safety

on April 28, 2017 by

TeenSafe lets you keep a watchful eye on your child’s online activities so they don’t become another victim of internet predators or…

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on April 26, 2017 by

Teens need mentors


Teen Train Robbery

on April 25, 2017 by

Takeover robbery: 40 to 60 teens swarm train, hold up riders

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Melissa Etheridge Smokes Pot With Her Kids

on April 24, 2017 by

‘It brings you much closer’


4 Ways Youth Culture Has Changed and What it Means for Youth Ministry

on April 20, 2017 by

Kevin Mahaffy Jr

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13 Reasons To NOT Recommend 13 Reasons Why

on April 18, 2017 by

Nevertheless, there are a LOT of good conversations that can occur if this show is watched in the right environment


Comparison: A Dangerous Word For Youth Workers

on April 17, 2017 by

It is easy to jump on Instagram, Facebook or even hear about another church’s youth ministry event from your students and begin…


What’s Hot?

on April 16, 2017 by

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

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Teen Accidentally Kills Himself As Friends Watch On Instagram Live

on April 14, 2017 by

“There was about 40 to 50 kids outside,”…I guess when it happened they just ran over here.”


5 BoundariesTo Engage Continually Critical Parents

on April 12, 2017 by

The Big 3 Continual Critics


What’s Hot?

on April 9, 2017 by

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

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Half of US working families are living paycheck to paycheck

on April 7, 2017 by

1 in 3 Americans (31 percent) don’t have at least $500 set aside to cover an unexpected emergency expense


Winning The Hearts Of Students

on April 5, 2017 by

We choose the easy route and appease students, giving them their requests. It makes life easier, at least in the moment

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Pope Warns Against ‘False’ Images Of Social Media

on April 4, 2017 by

Don’t let yourselves be led astray by this false image of reality! Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future

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Synthetic Pot Linked to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens

on April 2, 2017 by

Teens who use synthetic pot are at a heightened risk for violent behavior, risky sex and abuse of other drugs, a U.S….


‘Good Girl’ Poster For Prom Sparks Outrage On Social Media

on March 31, 2017 by

Stanton prom dress message draws sharp criticism, national attention

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The Guilty Secret Of Distracted Parenting

on March 29, 2017 by

A.A.P. recommends “laps not apps,” and I am deeply skeptical of anything electronic that is marketed as “educational”

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

on March 28, 2017 by

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

on March 2, 2017 by

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]

on February 28, 2017 by

True Facts About Teens And Media: Now & Then


Wristband Monitors Your Blood Alcohol Content While You Drink

on February 28, 2017 by

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

on January 9, 2017 by

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

Leneita Fix


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

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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

on December 9, 2016 by

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