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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

on January 1, 2017 by

Pope: Help young people find purpose in the world, in “a culture that idolizes youth” and yet has made no place for…



on December 30, 2016 by

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

on December 22, 2016 by



Kids Turn Violent As Parents Battle ‘Digital Heroin’ Addiction

on December 20, 2016 by


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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

on December 16, 2016 by

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


Top Viral Videos On YouTube

on December 8, 2016 by

Other faves in 2016


Generation Z

on December 7, 2016 by

The low down from what I see. By Sarah Newton


Students Want ‘Sanctuary’ From Student Loans, Final Exams And Drinking Laws

on December 5, 2016 by

Throughout the day, Campus Reform spoke with just one student who refused to support the idea of ignoring federal laws on campu

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Most Students Don’t Know When News is Fake

on December 3, 2016 by

Stanford University study finds that they are often clueless about evaluating the accuracy and trustworthiness of what they find

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MTV Crisis As Millennial Viewers Vanish…

on December 1, 2016 by

MTV is down 11% among 18-34 demographic it has suffered from creative inconsistencies. MTV has no brand; no one knows what it…

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Building A Better Youth Ministry

on November 29, 2016 by

30 Ways in 30 Days by Trevor Hamaker


Rapper: Planned Parenthood Commits “Genocide” Against Blacks

on November 28, 2016 by

Nick Cannon from the 2005 Single: “Can I live” told the story of how he was almost aborted before his mother changed…

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E-Cigs Tied To Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use

on November 27, 2016 by

Teens who regularly “vape” e-cigarettes are more likely to become frequent and heavy cigarette smokers

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“Post-Truth” Culture

on November 25, 2016 by

A Professor In Post-Truth America…

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Teen Gets Sex-Change Treatments Without Parental Consent

on November 24, 2016 by

Mom sues after her transgender teen gets sex-change treatments without her consent

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Listen To Jonathan McKee On Focus On The Family’s Broadcast

on November 23, 2016 by

Focus on the Family’s daily broadcast with Jim Daly talking about how to connect with your tech-absorbed kid


Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation In History?

on November 21, 2016 by

by Jeremy Zach


What Parents Need To Say To Their Kids About Sports/Performance..Values

on November 20, 2016 by

Based on psychological research, the three healthiest statements moms and dads can make as perform are


4 Ways To Go For Grit Over Grades This Year

on November 20, 2016 by

“What do you think matters more—talent or effort?”

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Problem Behaviors Spread Between Siblings

on November 19, 2016 by

Investigators determined siblings play a key role in the escalation of problem behaviors over time, over and above the contributions of genes,…


Teen Facebook Live Streams Himself Firing Into Neighbor’s House

on November 18, 2016 by

Charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, discharging a firearm within city limits and an illegal weapons offense

Broadway Season Closes With Record Attendance And Sales Numbers

National College Walkout Seeks ‘Sanctuary’ For Illegal Immigrant Students

on November 16, 2016 by

Students at more than one hundred schools plan to participate in a nationwide walkout Wednesday to demand that college


MAP Of US Campuses Outrage, ‘Fear’ Over Trump’s Election

on November 16, 2016 by

Every instance recorded by Campus Reform is depicted in a map showing the reactions

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Conservative Cardinals Challenge Pope Over Teachings On Family

on November 15, 2016 by

Worry he is weakening Roman Catholic rules on moral issues such as homosexuality and divorce while focusing on social problems….


U Of Penn Offers Puppies Coloring Books To Students Distraught Over Trump Win

on November 13, 2016 by

Some professors turned Wednesday’s classes into ‘safe spaces’ in which students could freely express their concerns for their futures


Snapchat Will Sell Its Spectacles Through Pop-up Vending Machines

on November 11, 2016 by

Snapchat’s $130 Spectacles are already in high demand


Teen Use Of Opioids Linked To Marijuana

on November 10, 2016 by

Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study

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How To Process Stress With Kids

on November 9, 2016 by

A Helpful Video And Free Download


Honor Who We Are Not What We Do…Values

on November 7, 2016 by

True honor comes not because of what someone has done but because of who someone is


Ministering To The Fringe Kids

on November 7, 2016 by

Let’s categorize the basic needs of the teenager into three areas: IDENTITY, PURPOSE, and COMMUNITY



on November 3, 2016 by

Can our ministries find better ways to support our parents, especially parents that don’t already attend church? Here are a couple of…


Number Of Home-Schooled Students Has Doubled Since 1999

on November 2, 2016 by

36% of parents said that providing “religious or moral instruction” was the most important reason for home-schooling

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Smartphones..Tablets In Bedrooms Disrupt Sleep Even When Switched Off

on November 1, 2016 by


Discussion Starter: Woman 21 Auctioning Virginity For Love, Family

on October 30, 2016 by

She holds her virginity to the highest value. So she is autioning it off to the highest bidder?


Flashback: How Decades Of Divorce Helped Erode Religion

on October 30, 2016 by

The children of divorced parents have grown up to be adults of no religion


Americans Are Dying Faster. Millennials, Too

on October 29, 2016 by

People who predict death for a living have some bad news

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A Smart Church Has Young People At The Highest Levels Of Leadership

on October 27, 2016 by


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A Look At Today’s Youth Culture & Top Music… Even In Amish PA (Values)

on October 26, 2016 by

Sermon “Opening Up the Doors of Dialogue In Your Home” by Jonathan McKee

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Male Birth Control Pill Coming Soon?

on October 25, 2016 by

Scientists make breakthrough in development of a temporary male birth control and could be available by 2021

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15% Of Sixth Graders Commit Cyber Abuse

on October 23, 2016 by

They have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology


Book: The Faithful Artist

on October 22, 2016 by

A Vision for Evangelicalism and the Arts


The #1 Secret To Effective Teaching

on October 19, 2016 by

Podcast: Terry Linhart with Dave Rahn

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True Diversity vs. Fake Diversity

on October 19, 2016 by

Which Will America Choose?


Words From A Mug Shot A Youth Worker Speaks

on October 17, 2016 by

…we can and will be our own worst enemy


Good Youth Pastors vs. Bad Youth Pastors Part 2

on October 16, 2016 by

Good Youth Pastors prioritize time. Bad Youth Pastors wonder where the week went.

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Election 2016 And The Consequences Of A Depraved Culture

on October 14, 2016 by

Jim Daly


Flashback: The First Ever National Grandparenting Conference.

on October 12, 2016 by

5 Reasons To Attend…


Parental Controls And Porn Blocks

on October 5, 2016 by

2 Undeniable Facts


Bottle Flipping Becomes The Rage With Middle Schoolers

on October 3, 2016 by

“If my kids flip a water bottle one more time. . .” “IT IS DRIVING ME MAD!!!!!!!”

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Tribes: Our Story- Part 3

on September 30, 2016 by

Trying Something New In Youth Ministry


The Dark Side Of Ministry Life

on September 29, 2016 by

But there’s a not-so-hidden dark side to ministry life that act as pitfalls, snares, and traps… these are….


Book: Under Our Skin

on September 28, 2016 by

Getting real about race and getting free from the fears and frustrations that divide us

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Book: Black Mans Guide To Survival For Police Encounters

on September 26, 2016 by

Officer and lawyer co-author Book. The book boils down to four words: “Comply now, contest later


The Other Side Of Police Shootings

on September 26, 2016 by

…blacks were killed at rates disproportionate to their percentage of the U.S. population

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Learning How To Fail…In Ministry

on September 25, 2016 by

People who do ministry are going to fail. The question is: “What are you going to do about it?”…Ed Stetzer


Why You Can Expect To See More Violence In Schools This Year

on September 24, 2016 by

Federal race quotas for school discipline and militarization of school security combined with toxic culture means we will likely see more violence…

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Nomophobia: Infographic

on September 23, 2016 by

The fear of beingwithourt a cell phone

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The Puritans Had the Right View on Sex

on September 22, 2016 by

…Just sayin’

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Can Anonymous Compliments Make Teens Happier On Facebook?

on September 21, 2016 by

21% of teens feel worse about themselves after using social media. “Words matter,” “Negative comments and thoughts tend to grow like weeds

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Dear 23 Year Old Me And Other Youth Workers Just Starting Out

on September 19, 2016 by

YS Blog


How Can Teens Use SnapChat, Instagram As Evangelism Tools?

on September 18, 2016 by

by Greg Stier

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UK: Music Videos May Encourage Teen Drinking

on September 17, 2016 by

Alcohol was also associated with sexualized imagery or lyrics, objectification of women, and linked to personal image, lifestyle, and sociability

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Flashback: Reclaiming Fatherhood

on September 15, 2016 by

Remind fathers that the fun times that they spend with their children and other youth in the church are formational and valuable


Questioning The Wisdom Of The “Bucket List” Model Of Retirement

on September 13, 2016 by

by Wayne Rice


Fearless Faith In A Time Of Forgetting

on September 8, 2016 by

Our culture can’t remember what makes Christianity good, but there’s no reason to freak out

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MTV Losing It?

on September 7, 2016 by

The Real Reason MTV is Now NBD


Kanye West, MTV And Small Screens

on September 7, 2016 by

Kanye West debuted his bizarre new music video on the MTV Music Video Awards (VMAs) a week ago… and nobody cared

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How An Early Bedtime Can Have Lasting Effects On Kids

on September 6, 2016 by

More sleep can boost mood in babies, children and teens

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Digital Disconnect Exists Between Parents And Teens

on September 3, 2016 by

a gap exists over their understanding of family rules about being online. Teens social media accounts parents know nothing about

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5 Reasons Students Attend Youth Group

on September 2, 2016 by

Teenagers attend youth group because…


Why Every Parent Should Suffer A Total Wipe Out

on September 1, 2016 by

What surfing taught a school principal about raising stronger kids


Flashback: “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism.”

on August 31, 2016 by

More teens becoming ‘fake’ Christians


More Millennials Are Giving Back To The ‘Bank Of Mom And Dad’

on August 29, 2016 by

19% of millennials are a “financial supporter” of a parent, an average $18,250 annually, according to a 2015 TD Ameritrade report

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More U.S. Teens Experiencing Depression

on August 27, 2016 by

According to new research, from 2013 to 2014, about one in nine teens in the United States had a major depressive episode,…

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Students From 70 Australian Schools Targeted By Sick Pornography Ring

on August 22, 2016 by

In one case, one user offered to trade up to 300 nude images of other victims, in exchange for a single nude…


Hurry Up And Hurry Up Some More

on August 19, 2016 by

Adam Mclane

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“The Federalist Papers,” Course Now For FREE

on August 18, 2016 by

There is no better aid to understanding the principles of constitutional government than The Federalist Papers