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Mental Health: Impact Of Social Media On Young People

on October 14, 2019 by

It emerges that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative effect on the psychological state of young people

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Teen Beauty Spending Plunges….To A 9-Year Low

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Piper Jaffray’s 38th semi-annual teen survey analyzed 9,500 responses across 42 states

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250,000 Students In US Participate In Fields Of Faith

on October 11, 2019 by

As part of a faith-filled initiative by  fellowship of Christian athletes  to pray, read their Bibles, and “open up their life to Christ

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Flashback:LGBT labeling Christians ‘dangerous’

on October 9, 2019 by

It is those who hold traditional values, the LGBT activists claim, that are directly responsible for gay and trans suicides

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Parents: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Students In Youth Group

on October 7, 2019 by

Why is youth group important?

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What Real Forgiveness Looks Like

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Brandt Jean asked the judge if he could hug Amber Guyger, former Dallas cop who shot and killed his brother.
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Youth Ministries Working Together

on October 4, 2019 by

A Kingdom-minded ministry is about reaching kids for Christ and plugging them into the local church…not your local church

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Why Christians Reject Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King,’ Sun Service

on October 3, 2019 by

Kanye West may have come to Jesus — but some Christians aren’t buying the born-again “Yeezus.”

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Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens Who Need Glasses

on September 30, 2019 by

A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

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Girl Recants Accusation White Boys Cut Her Dreadlocks

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“To those young boys and their parents, we sincerely apologize for the pain and anxiety these allegations have caused,”

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School District Defends Football Practice Baptisms….

on September 27, 2019 by

…after atheist group complains

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Youth Sports Referees Quitting, Blaming Unruly Parents

on September 24, 2019 by

Youth sports officials and referees are throwing in their whistles at record rates

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4 Questions To Ask About Your Ministry Entering The Fall

on September 20, 2019 by

What is one thing (if any) that we should consider killing in the new year? What is one thing (if any) we…

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Flashback: Christianity On Campus A Time For Prayer

on September 19, 2019 by

How can students to reach their campus for Christ and change the culture if they can’t  articulate their own convictions?

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District Under Fire For High School Football Team Baptisms

on September 18, 2019 by

A school district in Tennessee is under fire because two of its students were baptized on school property after football practice on…

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Building Confidence In Kids

on September 12, 2019 by

Most parents are parenting their children based off of their owninsecurities. Not what’s best for their child’s actual future.

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How Homeschoolers Are Saving Western Civilization

on September 11, 2019 by

The Rise of the Bible-Teaching, Plato-Loving…

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TikTokers Are Gluing Their Lips

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That said, while this newest trend probably won’t facilitate the bruising

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Kids….“I Hope You Suffer”

on September 10, 2019 by

Suffering is the fertile ground for great growth in character, wisdom, and virtue. Suffering grows our dependence on God while undermining our…

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Fat Teen Boys More Prone To Heart Attacks In Middle Age

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Data from nearly 1.7 million men in Sweden born between 1950 and 1987 who had extensive physical exams when they entered mandatory…

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Gun Used In Argument B/W Pastor & Youth Pastor’s Wives

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A “minor conflict” between the wives of a pastor and youth pastor at a West Virginia church resulted in gunfire, leading to…

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Engaging Kids About Pop-Culture

on September 5, 2019 by

A song on the top of the charts, a new Netflix show everyone is binging, a new trend everyone…

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Justin Bieber Leads Worship At Church For The First Time

on September 4, 2019 by

Having trust in Jesus at your worst times is the absolute hardest. But he is faithful to complete what he started

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Discovering God’s Freedom From Pornography

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Teen Relationships Go Virtual

on September 3, 2019 by

The result is a number of teens who have a boyfriend or girlfriend whom they’ve never met and never get to see…

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Teen’s Hilarious Costume Pranks On Little brother

on August 30, 2019 by

Why, We get our haircuts together and ride to church and practices together, he is my little brother and best friend

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Middle-Class And Poor Kids Are Ditching Youth Sports

on August 29, 2019 by

The typical family spends about $700 a year on fees, equipment and more, but some spend up to $35,000

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Flashback: Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’

on August 27, 2019 by

“Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ … Kyle is 10 years old.”

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Hilarious Before-After Photos Of Girl’s First Day Of School

on August 26, 2019 by

She took the photos showing her daughter, clean in the morning and then a complete mess in the afternoon!

 

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4 Tips To Partner With Parents In Your Ministry

on August 26, 2019 by

(Even when you are not one)

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High School Principal Whose Kickoff Catch Went Viral

on August 26, 2019 by

Catching a kickoff ball and earning the football team a day off from practice

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First Death Tied To Lung Injury From Vaping

on August 26, 2019 by

From June 28-Aug. 20 CDC officials updated its tally of such cases (illness) to 193, spread across 22 states

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Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Dead

on August 10, 2019 by

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When A Student Comes Out To You

on August 9, 2019 by

More students want to meet and talk about same-sex attraction. We have moved from “my friend” is struggling with this, to “I”…

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Young Americans Trust College Professors More Than..U

on August 8, 2019 by

A revealing new survey from the Pew Research Center shows where Americans age 18-29 put their trust

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Vast Majority Of Mass Shooters Have A father Missing

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and its dismissal of marriage as an institution that’s crucial to the health and well-being of children

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Create Intentional Moments For Your Family To Connect

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Teenagers Hiring A Life Coach

on August 4, 2019 by

a 280% year-on-year surge in life coach bookings on its site, with 54% made by those aged 18 to 22. In its…

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How to Strategically Scope and Sequence your Year

on July 27, 2019 by

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Youth Ministry Summer Reading List

on July 26, 2019 by

As a result of years of research and writing, there are so many great books available that allow us to be mentored…

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19 Of 22 Indicted MS-13 For Murders Are Illegal Aliens

on July 25, 2019 by

The defendants allegedly cut the heart out of the victim’s body

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For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time…Not Anymore

on July 23, 2019 by

Parents to make lists of real-world activities, such as making slime, having water fights and riding bikes

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Nationwide study: teen ‘sexting’ has good news, bad news

on July 21, 2019 by

The good news is that adolescent “sexting” is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines

 

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The Future Of The City Is Childless

on July 20, 2019 by

Young families have found staying put with school-age children more difficult

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Turn Your Kid’s Drawing Into Unique Jewelry

on July 20, 2019 by

How parents would do just anything to keep their kids’ artworks forever

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When A Student Fails To Show Up

on July 18, 2019 by

I don’t know about you, but I often feel like I’m not cool enough to warrant time with many of the students…

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“Generation Screen” And Self-esteem

on July 17, 2019 by

For ways to build self-esteem with the screen generation

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Youthmin: Self Promotion And The Call To Humility

on July 15, 2019 by

Help me to humble myself before Thee by seeing the vanity of honor as a conceit of men’s minds

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Teens Risk Seizures, Coma When They Use ‘Synthetic Pot’

on July 14, 2019 by

Teens who use Spice, K2 or other synthetic marijuana products may risk medical harm, including coma and seizures

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Reducing Moral Hazards With Students

on July 11, 2019 by

We see more and more of these moral hazards happening before our very eyes

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Stranger Things’ Broke Netflix Record 40.7M Views…

on July 9, 2019 by

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Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens

on July 9, 2019 by

Suicide deaths among black females aged 13 to 19 rose 182% between 2001 and 2017

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All School And No Work…New Norm For Teens

on July 8, 2019 by

Teenagers (16–19-year-olds) have shifted away from working or seeking work, with a total decline in teen labor force participation of 15.9 percentage…

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Neuroscience: Why Instagram Is So Bad For Teen Girls

on July 7, 2019 by

In the age of smartphones, social media, followers, and likes, reward-seeking behaviors in teens is increasingly associated with approval online. Instagram has…

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4 Things To Do When Starting A New Position

on July 5, 2019 by

I am a little anxious walking into this new role but so excited to see how God will work in this new…

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A Call To Teenagers To Be Free

on July 3, 2019 by

John Piper

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How To Talk To Young People About Doubt

on July 3, 2019 by

Dr. Kara Powell

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Becoming A Dad

on July 3, 2019 by

10 Things I wish someone had told me before fatherhood

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The First 60 Days Of A New Job

on June 25, 2019 by

Pray that I stick to these things as I begin to learn this new church culture and learn… just learn.

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BET Awards: Tyler Perry Powerful, Uplifting Speech

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When he was 11 or 12, his route to school took him past “pimps, prostitutes” and through a graveyard

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BET Awards 2019

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Teen Vogue: Sex Work Is ok…..For Teens?

on June 24, 2019 by

God’s good gift of sexuality is being distorted and denigrated in a variety of ways. What was once unthinkable is now normalized

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What’s Hot

on June 23, 2019 by

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

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Flashback: Managing The Anxiety Of Youth Ministry

on June 20, 2019 by

I didn’t realize how anxious I would feel. My mind raced with thoughts like: What if the group doesn’t grow?

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New: This Summer Try Vision Casting With Your Leaders

on June 19, 2019 by

The more time you can invest in your leaders this way, the more likely your fall is going to start off strong

 

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Dads Your Kids Are Watching You

on June 18, 2019 by

Our kids are watching us!

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1 In 10 Young Protestants Have Left A Church Over Abuse

on June 17, 2019 by

Younger Christians are more keen to recognize sexual abuse—and less likely to put up with it

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I love Parenting Teenagers

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“You think parenting is hard now? Just you wait.”

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Teen Vogue How To Get Abortion W/out Parental Consent

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“having access to abortion should be your right, regardless of your parents’ beliefs.”

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Breakfast Cereals Still Contaminated By Weed Killer

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Cheerios and Nature Valley products, test positive for herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer

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Kid Collects 1,000 Jars Of PB&J To Help Classmates

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Donated 1,033 pieces of PB&J to nine schools including her own

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How To Face The Pressure Points Of College

on June 11, 2019 by

I wish I had read this book before I went to college, and would encourage any incoming college students to read it

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Book: Helping Students Follow Christ In College

on June 8, 2019 by

A great  Gospel centered book for youth workers parents and students heading to college

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The Next Step In Growing A Healthy Youth Ministry

on June 5, 2019 by

When you invite students to be co-creators of their own ministry, it boosts their ownership of and commitment to what you are…

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School To Remove Christian Symbol On Yearbook Cover

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Same  School that was prohibiting all Christmas-related symbols, including candy canes, Christmas carols, and red and green items, at the school

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What’s Hot

on June 1, 2019 by

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

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Helping Parents Prevent Porn

on May 29, 2019 by

3  resources to help parents

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Homeless Teen Becomes His High School Valedictorian

on May 26, 2019 by

His dad passed away earlier and wasn’t sure where he would get his next meal.  Earned 3M in scholarships

 

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Why People Rren’t Showing Up For Your Small Group

on May 24, 2019 by

Three reasons why people aren’t showing up

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Bad News For ADHD Teen Drivers

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to get into a car crash than their peers.

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Rest

on May 20, 2019 by

In fact, that month-long stretch is actually a marker of my own spiritual weakness. Because rest is an important part of what…

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Died in the arms of her mommy at age 7

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7 Skills To Teach Teens Before They Go To College

on May 16, 2019 by

So, how do you prepare your offspring for adulthood? Here are some suggestions

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“Equality Act”: An Assault On Freedom, Privacy And Safety

on May 15, 2019 by

It puts the full force and influence of the federal government enforcing this law and opposing Christian beliefs

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Student And Parents Walkout At Colorado Shooting Vigil

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Instead of putting together an event to bring people together to mourn, the gun control group brought in activists and Colorado politicians

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What’s Hot ?

on May 12, 2019 by

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

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Kate Miller-Heidke Sings On Post-natal Depression

on May 12, 2019 by

She hopes, will “make people feel less alone, especially with an experience as lonely as depression”.

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Yolo App Safety Guide

on May 11, 2019 by

How to Keep Your Kids Safe

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Getting Parents Involved In Youth Ministry

on May 9, 2019 by

One of the most common complaints I hear from student pastors is that they are having a hard time getting youth parents…

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Dealing With Difficult People In Ministry

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I’ve often heard that the worst thing about Churches is that they are filled with imperfect people

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Volunteers: How To Find Them, Train, And Keep Them

on May 7, 2019 by

Something is keeping them from serving. What are the barriers that are keeping people from stepping up to serve? Here are a…

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7 Tips To Recruiting Volunteers

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Ask children’s ministers what their top three ministry needs are, and 99.9 percent will list volunteer recruitment

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2019 Billboard Music Awards Winners

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Thousands Of US Teachers Leaving The Country

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While teachers in America face stagnant wages, a divisive political environment and continued pressure to boost test scores, an expanding marketplace of international…

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Teacher Appreciation Week….Freebies And Food Deals

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Dozens of national restaurant chains are joining in the celebration giving teachers free food and other discounts

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Selfless’ Student Killed In UNCC Shooting ‘Saved Lives’

on May 6, 2019 by

He just cared more about the people more then himself

 

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Flashback: Youth Workers Crossing The Line

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You are just one bad decision from becoming a headline

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Teens Unaware They Are Vaping Nicotine

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Many people don’t understand the amount of addictive nicotine they’re inhaling with every puff

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Making Intercession

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We may think that no one is standing up for us but this would be inaccurate. Jesus is standing at the right…

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Flashback: Vandals, Arsonists Target French Churches

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Vandals and arsonists have targeted French churches in a wave of attacks that has lasted nearly two months