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How To Gain Some Momentum In Your Ministry

on January 26, 2020 by

Don’t lose momentum in your youth ministry! Check out these great tips!

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App Lets Strangers Find Your, Info With Snap Of A Photo

on January 22, 2020 by

works by comparing a photo to a database of  3 billion pictures off Facebook, Venmo, YouTube and other sites

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U.S. Student Loan Debt Remains at $1.7 Trillion

on January 21, 2020 by

Average Student Owed $29,000

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5 TRENDS FOR YOUTH MINISTRY [IN 2020]

on January 20, 2020 by

These shouldn’t be shocking…However

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Before Your Son Becomes A Man

on January 19, 2020 by

I want to be intentional in how we spend that time and as a loving dad, I want to use that time…

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Lonely Kids And The Church

on January 18, 2020 by

young people’s connection to a church seems to have no impact on how lonely they feel. “Attendance alone is not a protective…

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The Only Bible Reading Plan You Need

on January 17, 2020 by

Here are the five reasons I open my Bible

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15 Sure Signs Your Teen Is A VSCO Girl

on January 15, 2020 by

The trend started out on TikTok as more of a joke, but then the inevitable came

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Job: Find Your Side Hustle

on January 15, 2020 by

Fifteen years ago, I found myself unexpectedly let go from a full-time youth ministry role

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Social Media Tips To Start The New Year

on January 14, 2020 by

Here is a list of social media tips and reminders that will help you be more effective today than you were yesterday

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Kids, Let’s Talk About Sex

on January 14, 2020 by

Sex is one the most important topics of conversation parents get to have with their children. But it can sure feel intimidating

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Thinking Through Greta Thunberg

on January 14, 2020 by

Fossil fuels responsible for improving human conditions around the globe

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Professor Tells Student Not To Cite The Bible In Essays

on January 5, 2020 by

Because of separation of church and state

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Funniest Parenting Fiascoes Of 2019

on December 30, 2019 by

Funny viral pictures and videos

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Book: So Sexy So Soon

on December 29, 2019 by

The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids

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Challenges Of Taking Communion For An Autistic Kid

on December 29, 2019 by

Such as those with autism, anxiety, or sensory processing disorder, any one of those “bits” can pose an insurmountable obstacle

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J.K. Rowling Faces Of Attacks From LGBT Activists

on December 26, 2019 by

“Dress however you please,”…”But force women out of their jobs for stating that sex is real?”

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20 Memorable Family Christmas Traditions

on December 22, 2019 by

Traditions are important for families because they provide opportunities to keep your family legacy going. From the simple to the silly to…

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Youth Minister, Arrested For Slapping Reporter’s Rear

on December 15, 2019 by

Sexual battery is punishable by up to one year in jail in Georgia.

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Coach Under Fire For Taking Team To Hooters

on December 15, 2019 by

“this was not in line with our athletic program and school community values.”

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Viral Video: Dad Punches Son’s Birthday Piñata

on December 12, 2019 by

Off-camera, his father can be heard apologizing

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The State Of Bible Classes In Georgia

on December 10, 2019 by

While the laws permit Bible literacy classes, they do not mandate them

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What Is The Fairness For All Law

on December 9, 2019 by

The bill will be referred to committee for review

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Family Holiday Stress

on December 6, 2019 by

Average Person Can’t Last 4 hours With Their Family Over The Holidays

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Russell Moore: My Favorite Books of 2019

on December 5, 2019 by

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British Adults Will Watch More Than 78,000 Hours Of TV

on December 4, 2019 by

On a day-to-day basis, the average adult watches TV for three-and-a-half hours, amounting to 1,248 hours each year.

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S 24/7 TEEN SEX EDUCATOR

on December 2, 2019 by

Planned Parenthood expanded their already significant sex-education efforts with vulnerable and developing children and teens into the world of online technology

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Flashback: Where Kids Actually Adopt Their Values

on November 29, 2019 by

Our kids glean more from our conversations than they do from our rules

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How To Think Through Your Youth Ministry Talks

on November 26, 2019 by

I hope this is a helpful method to run your lessons and teaching through.

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DHS: One-in-Ten DACA Migrants Have An Arrest Record

on November 26, 2019 by

Roughly 80,000 DACA migrants, or one-in-ten, have an arrrest record, says an updated report from the Department of Homeland Security.

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Teenage Anxiety Linked To Later Harmful Drinking

on November 25, 2019 by

Association between generalized anxiety disorder at age 18 and harmful drinking three years later, thanks to the long-term health study Children of…

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Christian Teenage A.S.M.R. Star

on November 23, 2019 by

Watching his parents’ happy marriage of 20 years has also inspired him. The videos, in turn, present examples of the validation and…

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Flashback: Connecting With College Students Over Break

on November 21, 2019 by

A great opportunity to continue your ministry with them

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Preaching On Controversial Topics?

on November 19, 2019 by

Preaching on Controversial Topics Half of Pastors Worry They’ll Offend Someone if They Preach on Controversial Topics

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Free eBook: 9 Ways Socialism Morally Bankrupts America

on November 15, 2019 by

Who suffers the most under socialism. How socialism creates dependence instead of freedom

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Suspension For Football Coach Who Ran Up The Score?

on November 12, 2019 by

They were both undefeated and no one foresaw this blowout.

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Here’s What Lecrae Has 2 Say About Kanye ‘Jesus Is King’

on October 31, 2019 by

“Often people can’t imagine people from the hip-hop community finding Christ,”

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Update: Christian Student Forced To Write Islamic Prayer

on October 29, 2019 by

Tthe assignment violated the Establishment Clause by “impermissibly endors the Islamic religion.”

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Transgender Biological Male Athletes Unfair Dominance

on October 26, 2019 by

The House of Representatives voted in May to pass the Equality act, which would require schools to allow male athletes who identify as transgender girls…

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Childhood Trauma

on October 22, 2019 by

Researchers learned that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have negative lasting effects on health and well-being

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Admissions Scandal Prison Sentence For Fraudulent Mom

on October 19, 2019 by

A fraudulent ACT score and an application that falsely portrayed him as African American, Latino and the first in his family to…

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Felony? Girl 13 Pointed Finger Gun At Classmates Arrested

on October 18, 2019 by

After another student asked her who would she would kill was arrested and charged with a felony.

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FIRED! Part 3

on October 8, 2019 by

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FIRED! Part 2

on October 8, 2019 by

The Redemption Story

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FIRED! Part 1: Lies They Say When They Let You Go

on October 8, 2019 by

FIRED! 5 Lies You Are Told When You Are Let Go From A Church

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What’s Hot?

on October 6, 2019 by

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

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Social media influencing young boys’ body attitudes

on October 3, 2019 by

Book:  boy‘s body  Sport health and physical activity

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eBook: 9 Ways Socialism Will Morally Bankrupt America

on September 28, 2019 by

Socialism opposes the American Dream, Who suffers the most under socialism, How socialism creates dependence instead of freedom

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‘A Doll For Everyone’: Meet Mattel’s Gender-Neutral Doll

on September 27, 2019 by

The doll can be a boy, a girl, neither or both, and Mattel, which calls this the world’s first gender-neutral doll

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Social Media—Your Secret Weapon In Youth Ministry

on September 24, 2019 by

Would you believe that social media could be one of the handiest tools you have in your youth leader tool belt?

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Physically Active Students Perform Better In School

on September 23, 2019 by

Therefore, no causal interpretations can be made. However, the results

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5 Fall Events Student Ministries Can Do

on September 20, 2019 by

5 fall events….reach new students and introduce them to what your ministry is all about

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Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwich Twinkies

on September 13, 2019 by

Hostess is taking a risk with its new Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwich Twinkies

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Elementary Students Sent To ER For Eating Pot Gummy‘s

on September 13, 2019 by

Parent  arrested after her child brings THC laced candy to school and shares it with classmates

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4 Ways To Help Kids Deal With Discomfort

on September 10, 2019 by

Life Skills that Build Emotional Resilience

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What’s Hot

on September 8, 2019 by

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

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The Facts About Teen Suicide And How to Prevent It

on September 4, 2019 by

Teen suicide is the highest in history — 14.46 per 100,000 for young people between 15 and 24

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‘SpongeBob’-Shaped Ecstasy Pills

on August 30, 2019 by

Police warning parents of ecstasy pills look like children’s cartoon characters

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Respecting Teens With Disabilities

on August 29, 2019 by

Ask yourself if you are treating them with the dignity and respect that you would expect to receive.

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Largest Public School In The Country Bans Phones

on August 28, 2019 by

You’re constantly comparing yourself to other women on your feed and it definitely takes a toll on your self-image

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California High School Students Giving Nazi Salute

on August 28, 2019 by

What’s clear is, we have a problem and we’ve had a problem for a long time

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8 Steps to Planning a Good Parent Meeting

on August 26, 2019 by

OK, we get it, we are supposed to connect, engage and release parents to be the primary disciplers of their teenagers

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LGBT: School Undermined Catholic Parents Rights & Faith

on August 26, 2019 by

School staff, however, reportedly did not follow the policy.

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Hungary Sees Abortion Numbers Plunge…

on August 26, 2019 by

with rise of pro-family policies

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NF Scored A No. 1 Spot On Album Charts Over Chance

on August 8, 2019 by

He doesn’t call himself a Christian artist, NF first signed with Capitol Christian Music Group in 2014 and has collaborated with TobyMac…

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Flashback: Hugh Hefner Media And Cultural Pioneer

on August 4, 2019 by

Hefner’s message of “sexual freedom” without borders and boundaries continues to flourish

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New Phones For The Next Billion Users Aren’t Smart

on July 25, 2019 by

From the Ivory Coast to India are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25

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suspending students from school can..Negative & harmful

on July 21, 2019 by

May do more harm than good and could result in more crime in schools, neighborhoods, and communities

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Trump Vouched For Jailed Rapper A$AP Rocky

on July 21, 2019 by

Post Malone, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill and Justin Bieber have taken to voice their support for Mayers.

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Students Surprised Obama Deported More Criminal Aliens

on July 19, 2019 by

We are a nation of laws. Undocumented workers broke our immigration laws.

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Man Beaten To Death After Stealing Car With Kids Inside

on July 17, 2019 by

Drove her child — and both of her boyfriend’s children — to the pizza place where her partner worked

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What’s Hot ?

on July 14, 2019 by

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

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What Every Tween Girl Needs From Her Mom

on July 12, 2019 by

Here are a few things my mentors have taught me that I’d love to pass along to you

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Tuning Into Emotions Can Prevent Depressive Symptoms

on July 7, 2019 by

Teens who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are less likely to experience depressive symptoms after stressful life…

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Teens With Strong Connections At Home…Healthier Adults

on July 7, 2019 by

Teens who feel understood by their parents and teachers may grow up to be healthier adults

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Let’s Hear It For The Average Child

on July 3, 2019 by

To the student who does all the homework in his hardest subject and turns it in promptly…But

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Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental Health…Linked

on June 24, 2019 by

Teen sexting is associated with mental health issues and risky behavior, according to a new study

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The Character Of Discipleship

on June 21, 2019 by

The development of character and virtue often feels like a lost art form to the extent that we’ve even begun to lose the…

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Parents Fighting At Kids Sports Events

on June 21, 2019 by

Colorado youth baseball game erupts into brawl as parents slug it out on the field

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Mistakes You Might Make In Your Next Family Vacation

on June 19, 2019 by

The real value of family vacations is not in the activity. It’s for your kids to know you’re crazy about them

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Lies We Tell Ourselves As Youth Workers

on June 19, 2019 by

The Top three lies

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How To Lead A Mission Trip Parent Meeting

on June 17, 2019 by

The mission trip parent meeting can be one of the most dangerous meetings for a youth worker to lead

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Sticking With Youth Ministry For The Long Haul

on June 16, 2019 by

If you’re feeling discouraged or out of gas in this season of leading, this article is for you

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Child Drownings Linked To Phone-Distracted Parents

on June 12, 2019 by

Lifeguards warn parents to put phones away

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The Pressure To Perform

on June 11, 2019 by

The pressure today’s kids feel to perform

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Church To Screen ‘Arthur’ Same-Sex Marriage Episode

on June 4, 2019 by

We want children to be educated so they can see there’s not just one type of family. Everyone should feel represented. I think…

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Florida Governor Signs Ban On Childlike Sex Dolls

on May 26, 2019 by

Just as viewing child pornography lowers the inhibitions of child predators, so do these childlike sex dolls that have no place in…

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Teens Are Using Burner Phones To Stay Connected

on May 17, 2019 by

56% of teens feel anxious, upset or lonely without their phones

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Campuses Ministries Working Together Like Never Before

on May 16, 2019 by

EveryCampus ’ initiative, a national multi-organizational coalition focused on gospel movements on every campus in America

 

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Hamas Cancels Classes So Children Can ‘Riot’ Against Israel

on May 15, 2019 by

Susceptible to dehydration & heat-stroke. We call on Hamas to keep their children in school & not endanger them at the riots.”

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Chips Ahoy! Celebrates Mother’s Day With A Drag Queen

on May 13, 2019 by

Your drag momma, whichever momma, whoever you feel or consider your momma, it’s their day today,”

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Distraction The New Enemy Of The Church

on May 9, 2019 by

The rise of media saturation…has ushered in a new age of competition with the gospel for the human gaze

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The Definitive List Of Volunteer Expectations

on May 7, 2019 by

Here’s almost everything you need to know about their roles and expectations…

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Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young Americans

on May 6, 2019 by

Overdose deaths among teens and young adults are soaring, having risen from eight in every 100,000 people aged 15 to 24 in…

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Nicole Kidman ‘Teased’ For Bring Her Kids To Church

on April 25, 2019 by

Faith is important. She often gets teased by friends for passing her strong belief in God onto her children

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Ministry Is Messy

on April 23, 2019 by

Embracing the Mess of Relational Ministry

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How A.S.M.R. Became A Sensation

on April 22, 2019 by

The YouTube subculture is bonded not by belief but rather by an ineffable sensation — the existence of a new feeling.

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Five Technology Rules Every Parent Must Follow

on April 19, 2019 by

When I saw the pictures that she had been posting on Facebook for years, I felt utterly embarrassed, and deeply betrayed.”

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Dangerous Teen Ikea Challenge?

on April 17, 2019 by

Move over Tide Pods, police are cracking down on a dangerous Ikea challenge

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8 Steps To Planning A Good Parent Meeting

on April 16, 2019 by

Share resources about youth culture, parenting tips and resources for them to be a more effective parent. Whatever you are reading (you…