Facebook posts suggest the fight was premeditated
That’s not what love is. Love is not having to prove your sexuality. It’s so much more than that
When it comes to careers, young people have stars in their eyes, hoping to one day be athletes, artists, or entertainers
Instagram and Snapchat are Most Popular Social Networks for Teens
“There are now more young people living with their parents than in any other arrangement,”
By Christopher Wesley
The series begins a week after she has committed suicide, leaving no note: she did, however, leave behind cassette tapes, 13 of…
VIDEO: I tell a police officer I’ve been seeing people get beat up all day and they haven’t been around. “Okay, and?”…
by George Lockhart
MS-13 gang members’ link to a quadruple murder and a litany of other crimes around the nation shows we have a foreign…
An in-depth look at the relationship between money and addiction
Cool Kids are at greater risk…
How to Help Teens Pursue Discernment
You’ll find faith leaders encouraging young evangelicals to trade in their Christian convictions for a gospel filled with compromise
…How about mindfulness meditation on the Word of God?
The questions are designed to help you accurately assess the health of your youth program while measuring your effectiveness and potential of…
79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…
257 minutes: the time teens can spend on computers each day before harming wellbeing
Critics say…they worry about the effect porn culture is having on the way teenage boys treat girls. Kids see porn by 11
…social media users can be pretty receptive—especially heavy users, who spend over 3 hours per day on social media
Minecraft education edition adds features for-teachers to use with students
“After that point, increased screen time was associated with decreased well-being.”
Encourage and equip your team with 5 Elements at the HEART of Every Children’s Ministry, from veteran children’s pastor Greg Baird
A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies
At the end of his life…‘I wish I had spent more time with my family.’
Parents of Slenderman stabbing accused discuss their daughter’s role in the attack
Adele had the top-selling album in the U.S. for the second year running
Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood
Teens who used screen devices for five or more hours daily were twice as likely to drink more sugary beverages and engage…
“Mother Teresa said the problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small,”
More likely… to drink, but less likely to binge
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by Greg Stier
Teen girls who reported higher-quality relationships with their mothers experienced a protective factor against early sexual initiation,
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God chose to use people that were unsuspecting
Problems with weight during adolescence, coupled with social economic status and physical development, can also impact mental health during adulthood
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When a teen is walking into your ministry for the first time they are probably wondering, “Will anyone notice that I’m here?”…
“To have public schools involved in a Christian event celebrating the birth of Jesus is a problem.”
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There is more to helping kids become successful than pushing them to be involved in a multitude of activities and to score…
Find the Nourishment Your Soul Needs by by Charles R. Swindoll
Easy-to-read overviews you’re looking for. From theology, to biblical archaeology, to the life of Christ
Ohio: What would be one of the strictest abortion laws in the country
Next year Netflix’s original programming lineup will grow to up to 1,000 hours, more than doubling from 2016
Says choose between football, revolution
Our students are finding that the local body of believers is often at odds with their rapidly shifting culture
Children and teens suffering from a variety of mental health issues are increasingly resorting to suicide
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Kits can confirm whether or not pills contain a particular drug
The kind of (youthgroup) girl who draws you in and makes you actually glad to work more hours for less pay than…
To focus on racist, misogynistic, Islamophobic, anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBTQ acts. But what about anti-American acts?
A 15-year-old Trump supporter was attacked and beaten up by students who staged a walkout protest
People like the idea of service more than they like to serve.
Isn’t it true?
Arek Trenholm went viral after his uncle snapped the photo of him standing for the flag at a town parade
We live in a “tell all” culture. Social media, image consultants, photographs, smart phone in our hand to record ourselves
California, Florida voters say yes
They claimed the price to join was fair as “if it was too much, it just isn’t for you”
The Youth Culture Report is one of the best sources of trend spotting on the Internet. It’s a daily source of content for me
The Youth Culture Report is an invaluable resource for any one who works with students. I highly recommend the site.
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My number one resource for youth culture.
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The Youth Culture Report is a collection of links to news stories youth workers should be aware of.