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7 Elementary School Students Cut Wrists With Blades

on April 19, 2018 by

“…When a child is trying to take their life because other students are picking on them, I think that is an emergency,”

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Smartphone Use Tied To Anxiety, Loneliness, Depression

on April 18, 2018 by

Overuse of smart phones is just like any other type of substance abuse.

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on April 17, 2018 by

Lizzy Martinez, 17, was reprimanded by school officials at Braden River High School for not wearing a bra

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uK: Children In School Uniforms Arrive With Stab Wounds

on April 7, 2018 by

In  a decade London hospitals have gone from treating men in their twenties for knife and gun wounds to children still in their…

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Book: Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?

on April 6, 2018 by

Larry Norman and the Perils of Christian Rock

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Protecting Your Daughter Through Womanhood

on April 5, 2018 by

Here are 3 ways a protective father can see his daughter through

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3 Investments you can make to have a lasting ministry

on April 3, 2018 by

No investment in yourself, your family and friends or others outside of your ministry, you will find yourself with a potentially broken…

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Pressures For Perfection Pt1. Suicide

on March 30, 2018 by

What is known is that smart, successful, gifted teens are committing suicide in increasing numbers

Less than two months ago, 16-year-old Patrick Turner -- ÒPattyÓ to his family -- took his life in centerfield in a nearby park. (Courtesy of the Turner Family)


Pressures For Perfection Pt 2. Suicide

on March 30, 2018 by

This 16-year-old’s suicide letters are a cry for help and a national call for change

Dr. Courtney Harkins, a clinical supervisor at Jserra Catholic High gives a presentation to Jserra students about suicide, depression, how to recognize the symptoms and what to do about it in San Juan Capistrano on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG)


Pressures For Perfection Pt 3

on March 30, 2018 by

Internet a ‘Lord of the Flies’: Teen suicide rise started after Instagram, Snapchat began

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Sexual Harassment Training After Teacher Complaints

on March 29, 2018 by

After getting complaints from teachers about being sexually harassed, not by their co-workers, but by their students

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R Kelly: New Sexual Allegations Emerge

on March 28, 2018 by

R. Kelly’s ex-girlfriend alleges singer ‘trained’ 14-year-old girl to be his ‘sex pet’

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1 In 3 Young Adults Ride With Impaired Drivers

on March 24, 2018 by

one-third of young adults report having been in a vehicle with a driver impaired by alcohol or drugs, a new study finds.

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Basic brain functioning and emotional hijacking

on March 21, 2018 by

Emotional hijacking can be destructive; however,

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Spring Break Crackdown: New Rules In Fort Lauderdale

on March 19, 2018 by

College students’ annual rite of debauchery during spring break continues despite towns’ attempts to curb it.

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How Can We Love The Next Shooter Before He…

on March 15, 2018 by

An Open Letter From A Teacher To Students “Walking Out”…

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Elderly Are Projected To Outnumber Children…

on March 14, 2018 by

Census Bureau predicts milestone will be hit within 17 years

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College Student Kicked Out Of Class For Belief In 2 Genders

on March 13, 2018 by

A religious studies major was barred from Christianity class at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for saying during class that there are only…

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Why Generation Z Is less Christian

on March 12, 2018 by

….and why that’s good news

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Book: Hearts Of The Fathers

on March 9, 2018 by

Leaving a Legacy That Lasts! There is a fatherhood crisis in America. At the core of nearly all social ills facing America…

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What Jesus-Centered Ministry Is/Isn’t

on March 7, 2018 by

“Of course we’re Jesus-centered, right? We’re a church youth group. Doesn’t that automatically make it about Jesus?”

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Student Detailed ‘Mass Murder’ Plot At School In Journal

on March 5, 2018 by

Joshua O’Connor, 18, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree robbery with a firearm and possession of an explosive device as part…

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UK: Responsible Drinking By Earlier Drinking Backfires

on March 1, 2018 by

When parents supply the drinks, teens are more than twice as likely to binge-drink or show symptoms of alcohol use disorder as…

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5 Ways To Be Remembered As A Good Father

on February 27, 2018 by

My friend mike had just passed away  leaving behind a lovely wife and two beautiful girls. At his funeral  I thought …

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Broward’s Cowards….School Shooting

on February 26, 2018 by

Four sheriff’s deputies, cowering outside the high school while the killer within carried out his massacre; 17 dead.

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UK: Gen Z 10 Hours Of Online Content A Day

on February 26, 2018 by

New survey of 1,000 United Kingdom consumers, Generation Z spends a whopping 10.6 hours engaging with online content every single day

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on February 21, 2018 by

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Flashback: Atheism Doubles Among Generation Z

on February 18, 2018 by

Gen Z, are the first truly “post-Christian” generation, identifying as atheists at a rate double that of the U.S. adult population

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How Can I Minister To My Classmates This Year?

on February 17, 2018 by

What are some practical steps I can take to redeem these years for the gospel?”

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Cell Phone Addiction Infographic

on February 16, 2018 by

Do we really need to be this connected to our digital tools. . . especially when our digital tools steal our attention…

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Millennial Dating Terms You Ought To Know?

on February 14, 2018 by

This could be used as a Youth Ministry game

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Who Are The iGen And What Does Research Tell Us?

on February 12, 2018 by

By Eric Geiger

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“Building A Youth Worship Team From The Ground UP”

on February 11, 2018 by

Episode 2: A little more practical about the process of building a worship team, what instruments and parts to add and what order to…

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“Creating A Sustainable Youth Worship Team”

on February 11, 2018 by

In this first episode we talk about why you want to build a team and look at two different approaches to building…

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U.S. Teens Are Rejecting ‘Boy” Or ‘Girl’ Gender Identities

on February 10, 2018 by

More teenagers are identifying themselves with nontraditional gender labels such as transgender or gender-fluid

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Church Planting As Youth Ministry

on February 9, 2018 by

The Two Most Disconnected Statistics in the Modern-Day Church

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Creating Momentum In Youth Ministry

on February 6, 2018 by

We want to engage teenagers and keep them engaged and coming back all year long, but . . . how?

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The Math Behind 300 One Night Stands

on February 4, 2018 by

Jonathan McKee

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Book: Families And Faith

on February 1, 2018 by

Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations

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“How Can I Become The Best Youth Pastor Possible

on January 31, 2018 by

3 vital practices of today’s youth pastor

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Building Spiritual Practices In Our Kids

on January 28, 2018 by

Parents, Take Note of the Spiritual Practices Common to Kids Who Flourish As Adults

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Cigarettes And Pot Linked To Teen Psychosis

on January 27, 2018 by

Associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found.

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What Matters Most For Our Family Relationships

on January 26, 2018 by

Of all the factors that influence our kids, family relationship quality impacts a host of outcomes related to their thriving

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Mom Fights Back Against Miss Use Of Daughters Photo

on January 24, 2018 by

Activist use photo of disabled girl to promote eugenic abortions

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Flashback: Technology Use Promotes Sense Of Belonging

on January 22, 2018 by

Adolescents are using digital media to promote their sense of belonging and self-disclosure of personal problems

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Here’s How To Recruit Parents For Children’s Ministry

on January 20, 2018 by

We actually began our program by changing our sign-in and registration processes. We had parents sign an agreement that they’d participate in…

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Early Puberty In Girls May Take Mental Health Toll

on January 19, 2018 by

Girls who enter puberty early — possibly as young as 7 — have a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors…

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Leading Games For Emerging Adults

on January 17, 2018 by

Emerging adults may not love every game you present. But they all appreciate fun. So whatever happens, make it fun

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Cosmic Adventure Through Science And Faith

on January 15, 2018 by

Check out the curriculum and four accompanying videos, all available for FREE!

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The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions

on January 13, 2018 by

The first step toward resisting the pull of digital products is recognizing the tricks they use to keep you hooked

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The Data Snapchat Doesn’t Want You To See

on January 12, 2018 by

The data shows that users sent personal snaps (64%) to friends more frequently than they posted to Stories

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Survey: Are You Addicted To Instagram?

on January 11, 2018 by

If You Do 19/29 Of These Things Then You’re Addicted To Instagram

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Evolutionist Retracts Key Study On Origin Of Life

on January 10, 2018 by

Scientists’ attempts to find the ‘spark of life’ keep coming up short

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Is Your Teenager Addicted To A Smartphone?

on January 9, 2018 by

Be concerned, and do something about it

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Fewer Teens Are Having Sex

on January 5, 2018 by

As declines in risky behaviors continue

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If I Was the Devil, Here’s How I’d Attack Youth Ministers

on January 4, 2018 by

Greg Stier

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Technology And Depression

on January 3, 2018 by

Helping teens turn off in a world that’s ‘always on’

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Stop Measuring Attendance

on January 1, 2018 by

Justin Knowles

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700 Teens Cause Mayhem At New Jersey Mall

on December 30, 2017 by

Police have charged five juveniles with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and other offenses

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Free College Ministry Resources!

on December 28, 2017 by

Free ebook, articles, podcasts & discipleship tools!

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Moviegoing Could Hit 22-Year Low

on December 24, 2017 by

You cannot pull a fast one on the audience. … Consumers know what works and what doesn’t long before the product becomes…

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Making An Impact In A Culture Of Instant Gratification

on December 23, 2017 by

When we overinvest in the young, we proclaim our hope in the future. We train and educate young people to envision a…

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Mumps Cases In 2017

on December 21, 2017 by

Federal health officials estimate that about 5,000 people have had mumps this year, with the highest numbers reported in Arkansas, Missouri, New…

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5 Golden Rules In Dealing With Church Politic

on December 18, 2017 by

You now know that if you want any budget increase to happen, you need Deacon Jameson’s support.

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How Do I Know He’s “The One”?

on December 15, 2017 by

3 Questions to Consider

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Walmart Is Selling A Marijuana Christmas Tree

on December 14, 2017 by

The marijuana Christmas tree will ‘light up’ the room

 

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Teenage Depression

on December 12, 2017 by

Five Warning Signs of Teenage Depression

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Teen Writes Book About How To Invest Money

on December 9, 2017 by

Book: “Early Bird: The Power of Investing Young,”

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The Art Of Connecting With Fringe Kids

on December 8, 2017 by

For some this comes easy. For others though it is an anxiety inducing event. Here are a few ideas to get you thinking…

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Does Your Kid Have A Phone? Cell Phone Contract

on December 7, 2017 by

What you need to do before and after you give your kid a phone

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Suicide Prevention: Falls Creek Surveys

on December 6, 2017 by

(1,347 people surveyed)

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Why Your Youth Ministry Numbers Matter

on December 2, 2017 by

The fact is, numbers in your Youth Ministry are an inescapable reality. You must deal with them

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Judge Issued Ruling On Students Racist Instagram Post

on December 1, 2017 by

…however vile the posts were, they were protected as free speech and so was “liking” and commenting on them.

 

 

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Raising A Future Adult…Not A Kid

on November 28, 2017 by

Don’t  be sad as each phase passes…celebrate where they’ve been, and cast vision for where they’re going

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Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance Abuse

on November 25, 2017 by

State funding for organised sport and other clubs has increased in Iceland to give kids new ways to feel like part of…

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Steam Video Games Promotes Sexual Violence

on November 24, 2017 by

The sexually violent content of these types of video games has affected the behavior some individuals in the video game community

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Pilgrims Celebrated Thanksgiving….

on November 23, 2017 by

… Because only 60%  died

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AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Dead At 64

on November 18, 2017 by

“We salute you”

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Dynamics Of Domestic Violence

on November 18, 2017 by

Approximately 20 people per minute are abused physically by an intimate partner during their lifetime.

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Parent Guides: Your New Best Friend

on November 16, 2017 by

Talking about issues…with teens can be scary and complicated. But it doesn’t have to be

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6 Reasons Youth Pastors Leave Youth Ministry

on November 14, 2017 by

The one thing these six can lead to that will ultimately cause you to walk away

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What Parents Can Do To Stop Sexual Harassment

on November 12, 2017 by

Misogyny and harassment happen everywhere — including in our schools and among our children

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What’s Hot?

on November 11, 2017 by

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

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It’s Time To Hit The Reset Button

on November 9, 2017 by

If things are getting crazy for you, here’s how reset things…

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Teen Smoking Pot Down

on November 9, 2017 by

That’s the finding of a new study that tracked more than 1 million teens from 1991 to 2016

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Opioids, Heroin And Youth Ministry

on November 6, 2017 by

Ignorance is No Longer an Excuse the Church Can Hide Behind

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Do Smart Phones Make Us Smarter? Values

on November 3, 2017 by

You will consult your phone about 80 times a day, or almost 2,400 times a month, about 30,000 times a year

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Tarot Is Trending…

on November 1, 2017 by

Tarot-deck sales in general are up 30 percent this year, after rising 30 percent in 2016 — the highest in 50 years

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12-Yr-Old Boy Attempting Suicide, Kills Driver

on October 30, 2017 by

Driver Killed After 12-Year-Old Boy Attempting Suicide, Lands On Her Car

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Students Learn More Effectively From Print Than Screens

on October 27, 2017 by

Students said they performed better when reading on screens. But their actual performance tended to suffer

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Media Use By Kids Age Zero To Eight…Values

on October 26, 2017 by

42% of 0-8-year-olds have their own tablet (compared to 7% in 2013)

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While Your Kids Need Five Adults In Their Lives…Values

on October 24, 2017 by

Who are your kids’ five? Who will they text and who will they call when they don’t know what to do?

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We Need More Risk Takers In Youth Ministry!

on October 19, 2017 by

The Bible is filled with stories of risk takers who were willing to lose it all so that God’s name and fame…

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Resolving Conflict With Your Teenager

on October 10, 2017 by

Three Powerful Questions to Unlock the Heart of Your Teen

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How Teens Spend Their After-School Hours

on October 6, 2017 by

The most common after-school activity for any child is still doing homework 65%

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Tragedy

on October 5, 2017 by

by Carey Nieuwhof

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One In Four girls is depressed at age 14

on October 4, 2017 by

New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14

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Apps Stirring Up Trouble In Schools

on September 29, 2017 by

From teen hookups to live streaming, this year’s hottest social media can lead kids to risky behavior

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10 Reasons Why Parents Make Great Youth Leaders

on September 28, 2017 by

Parents as youth workers. Does the sound of that idea make you quake in your Vans?

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Why You Should Keep Taking Your Kids To Church

on September 26, 2017 by

….Even When It Feels Pointless