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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

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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…

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What’s hot?

on April 14, 2019 by

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

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Os Guinness: Moving Forward In A Post-Christian Culture

on April 12, 2019 by

What’s really at stake in this moment, and how to become part of the solution, not part of a deepening cultural problem.

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Helping Students Beat Test Anxiety

on April 10, 2019 by

Fear of failure can prevent students potential, but a 10-minute writing exercise can help

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Why You Procrastinate

on April 9, 2019 by

If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about?

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Getting Over Yourself In Ministry

on April 5, 2019 by

Whether you find yourself in a position of being all about yourself or feel the temptation to be all about yourself, here…

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Building Credibility With Parents

on April 2, 2019 by

Parents will be your greatest supporters or your biggest hurdle

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Youth Workers Crossing The Line

on March 31, 2019 by

Youth worker. . . you are just one bad decision away from being a headline.

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THE BEST APOLOGETICS RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS?

on March 27, 2019 by

Sean McDowell

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First Amendment Protection On College Campuses

on March 26, 2019 by

Donald Trump signed an executive order protecting freedom of speech on college campuses

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More Young People Don’t Have A Romantic Partner…Belong

on March 24, 2019 by

Just over half of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 – 51 percent of them – said they do not…

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How “Showing Up” Helps Your Ministry

on March 19, 2019 by

Contact work is vital to your ministry. If you and your leaders do a lot of it, it will yield great relationship…

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Recovering VBS

on March 16, 2019 by

The original purpose of Vacation Bible School has been lost in many of our current-day efforts. It’s time to get back to…

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Flashback: The Secret Ingredient To Home Group Success

on March 13, 2019 by

Finding the right family to host the Group is absolutely critical to the success of the group.

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10 Books That Reveal the Idolatrous Nature of Marxism

on March 10, 2019 by

Marxism is not primarily an economic theory. It is primarily a surrogate religion. And it is creeping into the worldview of many…

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Growing Kids, Growing Parents

on March 6, 2019 by

Kara Powell and Steven Argue describe how to parent adolescent and young adult children

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Youth Workers Tell Your Parents About Social Media

on March 5, 2019 by

4 Things Youth Workers Would Tell Parents About Teenagers, Social Media, and Technology

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Quick Hints & Helps Yor Your Ministry

on March 4, 2019 by

Dan Istvanik

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Flashback: How Serving Changes Kids

on March 1, 2019 by

What’s the number one priority our parents list?

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Suicide Messages In YouTube Kids Cartoons?

on February 27, 2019 by

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When My 13-year-Old Daughter Wanted To Join Instagram

on February 25, 2019 by

Five rules we gave her 13-year-old daughter

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What’s Hot?

on February 24, 2019 by

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Vaping: What Works to Help Teens Quit?

on February 23, 2019 by

There are no tested or approved methods for quitting e-cigarettes

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Dad Arrested For Slapping Stepdaughters Bully

on February 22, 2019 by

Presleigh’s mother, while agreeing that her husband went too far, did say that her daughter was a victim of the boy’s bullying

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on February 17, 2019 by

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Facial Recognition At Taylor Swift Concerts

on February 16, 2019 by

Surveillance at concerts is just the beginning, as fears grow around an unregulated, billion-dollar industry

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Battle Ready?

on February 11, 2019 by

George Lockhart

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Obesity-Related Cancers Rising Fastest Among Millennials

on February 5, 2019 by

If the obesity epidemic continues, fat-sensitive cancers will explode in the years to come

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High School Crowd Sings National Anthem

on February 4, 2019 by

The recording of the national anthem wasn’t able to play before North Polk and Roland-Story tipped off,” reps for the station wrote….

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Disturbing Cultural Trends YouthPastors Need To Address

on February 1, 2019 by

Part 1

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Disturbing Cultural Trends YouthPastors Need to Address

on February 1, 2019 by

Part 2

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Kevlar-Covered Bulletproof Backpack to Hit Shelves

on January 29, 2019 by

An Israeli company with ties to the country’s military has released a Kevlar-covered backpack to protect students

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Games for Your Next Glow Night Event

on January 27, 2019 by

5  more glow stick games

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Movie Violence Doesn’t Make Kids Violent

on January 26, 2019 by

PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.

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When Soccer Trumps Youth Group

on January 24, 2019 by

You know the drill. You get super fired up for a student ministry event your team has been planning….

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Teen Birth Control Use Up, MoreUnwanted Pregnancies

on January 19, 2019 by

Today’s teens are better at using birth control when they first become sexually active, but many unexpected pregnancies still occur, new research…

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Hero Dad

on January 15, 2019 by

Mother of armed robber shot dead by man defending his children: ‘Why did he shoot him five times?

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Join The Tech-Wise Family Challenge

on January 8, 2019 by

So over the 21 days of The Tech-Wise Family Challenge, we’ll all get to do some

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Do “Something” In The New Year

on January 7, 2019 by

I don’t know if you are like me, but I enjoy blowing stuff up….

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Flashback: Make Your Goals Happen This Year

on December 31, 2018 by

Dream about what could and should be happening in your ministry.

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Screen Time Study Shows Differences In Kids’ Brains

on December 28, 2018 by

Some children who spent more time on smartphones and other devices exhibited a different brain pattern than kids with less screen time

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Focus

on December 26, 2018 by

Don’t try to get out of a situation but seek to grow through it

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A Very Social Christmas

on December 26, 2018 by

A humorous reminder that our connectedness can sometimes get in the way of actually connecting. This Christmas, don’t be social, be social