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Parents, Value Expository Teaching At Youth Group

on June 9, 2024 by

I believe there are at least three compelling reasons for consistently teaching through whole passages of Scripture with teens

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Let The Anxious Children Sing To Me

on June 9, 2024 by

New worship music offers today’s young believers a wider range of emotions and greater spiritual depth.

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Encouraging Students To Worship Through Singing

on June 9, 2024 by

What happened? It was time for worship through singing and most of their voices were “missing in action.”

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Student Barred From Delivering Patriotic Election Speech

on May 23, 2024 by

Parents say school principal ‘humiliated’ their son, barred him from delivering patriotic election speech


Finding A (Real) Christian College

on May 21, 2024 by

A professor explains why examining a school’s doctrinal statement isn’t enough.

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Book About Teens: The Breakthrough Years

on May 21, 2024 by

A New Scientific Framework for Raising Thriving Teens


Hero Teen Saves 100+ People In Moscow Terror Attack

on March 26, 2024 by


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The Gift Of January: Caring For Ourselves

on January 17, 2024 by

by Amy Diller


Gen Z Drawn To Unorthodox Political Outsiders

on January 17, 2024 by

Why Gen Z Conservatives Are Drawn To Unorthodox Political Outsiders

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Identity Curation And Gen Z

on December 24, 2023 by

Yearning for Authenticity

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Anxiety And Gen Z

on December 24, 2023 by

Longing for Deep Peace

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UK Parents Are Winning Against The Woke Transgender Mob

on December 24, 2023 by

UK rules on kid transition proves parents can beat the woke mob

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Illegal Immigrant Murdered High School Cheerleader

on December 11, 2023 by

The Democrats and Biden ministration refused to close the border

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Conservative Parents…Raise Mentally Healthy Teens

on December 11, 2023 by

liberal parents are more likely to have a permissive parenting style and “are the least likely to successfully discipline their children.”

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Coming Soon Documentary— MIA: Masculinity In America

on December 11, 2023 by

What does it mean to be a man in America today?

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Rooted’s 2023 Awards: Best New Books For Teenagers

on December 9, 2023 by

Honorable Mentions

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Rooted’s 2023 Awards: Best New Books For Parents

on December 9, 2023 by

Honorable mentions

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Rooted’s 2023 Awards: Best New Books For Bible Teaching

on December 9, 2023 by

Honorable mentions

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5 Questions To Ask In A Youth Pastor Interview

on November 30, 2023 by

If you can’t find a way to ask the questions you need answers to, then don’t take the job until you can

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Flashback: 20 Interview Questions For Youth Workers

on November 30, 2023 by

Remember that you are interviewing a potential church in the same way they are interviewing you! Ask good questions

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Book: The Faith Of Our Children

on November 20, 2023 by

Eight Timely Research Insights for Discipling the Next Generation

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Book: Next Gen Faith: 12 Spiritual Practices For Youth

on November 20, 2023 by

Key steps for spiritual formation for Christian adults who work with youth as well as families, teens, and young adults seeking such…

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Is TikTok “Digital Fentanyl”?

on November 20, 2023 by

Is TikTok manipulating its platform to ensure that the most toxic content reaches the largest possible audience?

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Social Misfit or Normal? Students Who Do Not Date

on October 10, 2023 by

A new study examined whether 10th graders in the Low dating group differed on emotional, interpersonal, and adaptive skills from youth in…

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DVD: A Biblical Response To Critical Race Theory

on February 21, 2023 by

When Galatian believers tried to add to the gospel, the apostle Paul sternly reminded them that the gospel is complete. Today, Christians…

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13-Year-Old Girl Leads Police On 100 MPH Car Chase

on January 19, 2023 by

Inside the car, they also discovered a gun and some marijuana.


A Tampon Shortage Is The Latest Nightmare For Women

on June 11, 2022 by

Supply chain problems and inflation have hit virtually all consumer goods, but women


CA: #1 in Gun Control, #1 in ‘Active Shooter Incidents’

on June 6, 2022 by

FBI report on ‘Active Shooter Incidents’ in 2021 shows that California was the number one state for such incidents, with six incidents…


Billboard Music Awards

on May 16, 2022 by

List of winners


Video? Shooter Tried To Get Students To Open The Door

on December 1, 2021 by

The student who recorded the footage says the voice heard is that of the shooter who was announcing himself as a Sheriff’s…


Korn And Staind Concert Culture Against Politics

on October 5, 2021 by

Busting out the FBJ banner during a song

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NASCAR Culture Against Politics

on October 5, 2021 by

FJB breaks out during live NASCAR interview…

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Hate hoax: Racist graffiti at school ignited a mass walkout

on October 2, 2021 by

…was done by a black student, district says

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Cal. to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for schoolchildren

on October 2, 2021 by

Only after the Food and Drug Administration fully approves the vaccine for more school-aged children


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“The affirmation as presented amounts to a religious activity that I think has no place in public schools,”

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Students Question Immigration Policies After Del Rio Photos

on September 24, 2021 by

Students were surprised at the massive number of illegal immigrants, and admitted it was problematic. “That’s more than I was expecting”,

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Young People Are Suffering “Climate Anxiety,”

on September 16, 2021 by

45 percent of 16-25-year-olds said, “climate-related anxiety and distress is affecting their daily lives and ability to function normally,”


Interracial Couple Fights Critical Race Theory

on June 9, 2021 by

‘Are my kids half-oppressor and half-oppressed?’


Fact Check: No Students Were Forced To Pick Cotton

on June 9, 2021 by

Welcome to Salem, welcome to another witch hunt, another race hoax…people are just making (stuff) up

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The Biden Administration And LGBT Youth

on June 9, 2021 by

“….children with a diagnosis of gender dysphoria “accepted their biological sex by late adolescence.”

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Teen Suicides Spike During COVID Shutdown

on May 3, 2021 by

“The response to the virus has been worse than the virus itself for our younger people,”

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How To Have A Healthy Disagreement with Your Child

on April 20, 2021 by

As your children grow out of infancy and further into childhood, disagreements will become a normal part of life

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Thoughts On Starting New In Youth Ministry

on March 17, 2021 by

It all kind of comes down to this: Do good work. Love God. Love people. Don’t be stupid

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1 In 5 Americans Has An STD

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How To Boost Children’s Academic Achievement

on November 9, 2020 by

Cut chores and kill chill time:


10 lessons Learned After 10 Years Of Youth Ministry

on November 9, 2020 by

The lessons tells me they were among the most impactful lessons that I learned over the years

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Make Sure The Consequences Fit The Crime

on November 9, 2020 by

Our children should expect minor consequences for minor infractions and major consequences for major infractions



on October 8, 2020 by

Biblical values that were once considered morally right and acceptable are now considered morally repugnant by many Americans

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Restoring Relationships Free Webinar

on October 8, 2020 by


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Junior High Discipleship: Always And Everywhere

on October 6, 2020 by

Here are a few (loosely connected) thoughts about junior highers and discipleship that may help

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Your Next Youth Ministry Parent Meeting

on August 17, 2020 by

Back to school usually means a jumpstart in your youth ministry. This year will be no exception

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Wake Up America…The Church Co-opted By The Culture

on July 19, 2020 by

ACNA Archbishop Says Church in America has been Co-opted by the Culture

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A Faith Of Their Own

on July 16, 2020 by

My time would be best spent training my children to trust God no matter what and how they can respond to pain…


Why we need theology more than Netflix

on June 1, 2020 by

When we as youth workers take little interest in theology and more interest in pop culture, we communicate to students that God…

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What’s Hot

on May 9, 2020 by

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

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Mom With 16 Kids Puts Sign On Shopping Cart

on April 23, 2020 by

“Not hoarding, just feeding 16 kids. Be kind and go away please.”


Flashback: How Spring Breakers Spread Coronavirus

on April 23, 2020 by

They tracked users’ phones after they left a popular spring break beach destination

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Teen Creates Elaborate Dinners For His Family

on April 9, 2020 by

One Massachusetts teenager is keeping things fun for his family by creating his own restaurant at home

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The Bible Story In 72 Short Videos

on March 18, 2020 by

The first step in knowing the whole Bible is knowing what each book is and how it connects to the overall story

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The Outside Influence Of Your Middle School Friends

on March 5, 2020 by

“Middle school is about lunch.”

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These shouldn’t be shocking…However

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New Year’s Prayer

on January 1, 2020 by

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Study: Media Use By Tweens And Teens

on December 19, 2019 by

by Common Sense Media


Students Visiting Rocky Statue Run Into Sylvester Stallone

on December 19, 2019 by

It was a knockout field trip for a group of New Jersey high school students

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Teen Girl 16 Staged Her Own Bronx Kidnapping

on December 19, 2019 by

So that she could be with her 23-year-old reputed Crips gangbanger once arrested for murder

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The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices

on December 18, 2019 by

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

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finding balance during the holidays

on December 11, 2019 by

You’re in danger of wearing yourself out. We need to make a plan to preserve our schedules and make sure we…


Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on December 8, 2019 by

You know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated


Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on December 8, 2019 by

You know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated

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Study: Children Read More In The Presence Of Dogs

on December 6, 2019 by

Simply sitting down with a book in the presence of a pup can help motivate children to read more


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Some of those from (Her) said “go die” and that his loved ones would be better off without him

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Many Millennials Have Positive Feelings About Socialism

on November 15, 2019 by

Over 100 million people were starved, shot, and slaughtered by socialist governments

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Parents, Don’t Fear The Teenage Years

on November 15, 2019 by

Don’t the fear the teenage years. And don’t take them for granted either. They, like life itself, are a vapor…


Tampons May Cause Toxic Shock Syndrome And Death

on November 15, 2019 by

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that women should change tampons every 4 to 8 hours

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Religious Children Are More Generous

on November 9, 2019 by

We examined how religious upbringing shaped children from adolescence into young adulthood

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Conservatives Have Happier Families, More Generous

on November 9, 2019 by

Find more meaning in life, happier overall, donate far more money, time to the needy than liberal do.

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5 Reasons I’m Staying In Youth Ministry

on November 9, 2019 by

One of the easiest ways to offend a youth minister is to ask when he’s going to become a “real pastor


Elementary Students Can’t Say Jesus or God?

on October 29, 2019 by

The letter talked about school language and asked parents to have a “talk” with their children about the appropriate time and place…

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Young Transsexuals Seeking To Return To Original Sex

on October 29, 2019 by

There is currently no data to reflect the number who may be unhappy in their new gender or who may opt to…

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Piper Jaffray Taking Stock With Teens Survey

on October 18, 2019 by

Wanna know what’s hot for teens

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Beware The Idol Of Parenting Success

on October 17, 2019 by

When we worship parenting success, our children become our trophies

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Teens Think Parents Share Too Much About Them Online

on October 17, 2019 by

42% of teens think their parents share too much about them online



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


Are Athletic Girls Eating Enough?

on August 11, 2019 by

Young females who eat too little risk menstrual irregularity, weak bones and eating disorders

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on August 11, 2019 by

The bad news is that other modes of ingestion — edibles and dabbing, especially — can be risky due to higher levels…


14-year-old Girl Fires Gun To Protect Her Older Sisters

on August 11, 2019 by

She fired the gun in the general direction of the intruders which made them leave the property

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Teen Girl And Dad Reel In 700-Pound Tuna

on July 27, 2019 by

After she and her dad took turns reeling it in for 10 hours Friday

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Social Media: Dying For The Perfect Picture

on July 20, 2019 by

Tourists reportedly hospitalized after swimming in Instagram-famous ‘toxic dump’ in Spain

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Teens ‘Mocked’ By Their Parents At Risk For Bullying

on July 14, 2019 by

New evidence suggests that adolescent bullying and victimization may have origins in the home. Many bullies have parents who are hostile, punitive…

13-reasons-why youth culture report

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Rescued two miles away from the St. Augustine shore after being stranded for two hours and almost giving up all hope


High School Sprinter Running 9.98 In The 100-Meter Dash

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Matthew Boling, of Strake Jesuit College Prep in Houston, set a 9.98 mark at the Region III-6A track and field event

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Schools Declare Support For Transgender Teen

on May 1, 2019 by

A years-long lawsuit with the school board of Gloucester County in Virginia, which denied him the right to use the boys’ restroom


Be A Regular At Your Local School Sporting Events

on May 1, 2019 by

Here are just three benefits that come from attending your local sporting events.

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Bachelorette Party In Las For Churched Girl?

on April 29, 2019 by

A list of rules for a bachelorette party in Las Vegas has gone viral for all the wrong reasons

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Adult children are costing parents their retirement savings

on April 25, 2019 by


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St. Patrick Calls All Christians To be The Missionaries

on March 17, 2019 by

Who is Saint Patrick and why does it matter

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St. Patrick: Was Kidnapped As A Teenager…

on March 17, 2019 by

Today most people know St. Patrick for green beer, banishing snakes from Ireland, using shamrocks to teach

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I love how the video is very deep theologically, but fun as well