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Beto O’Rourke’s Plan To Destroy Churches

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The government…. signaled that Christian schools may soon be treated like racists for …view of marriage

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‘Weed Moms’ Are The New ‘Wine Moms’

on October 16, 2019 by

Marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling the virtues of cannabis

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What Middle Schooler‘s Are Like

on October 16, 2019 by

I have worked with middle school students in educational, athletic, and ministry settings for more than 14 years now

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

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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…

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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

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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

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

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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

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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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ST. PATRICK’S DAY LESSON

on March 17, 2019 by

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

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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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Preparing For Lent

on March 4, 2019 by

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How You Can Still Use An Old iPad For Ministry

on February 26, 2019 by

To be honest, any tablet you have can be very useful for your ministry, it doesn’t have to be an iPad

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Social Media And Mental Health

on February 26, 2019 by

We talk about the relationship between social media and mental health. Here’s a few resources if you want to explore more

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When Your Kid Is Drawn To The Bad Crowd

on February 19, 2019 by

Lost children find other lost children because they are seeking some semblance of unity and a place to belong; this is why…

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Attracting Millennials To Church

on February 11, 2019 by

By embracing technology, we are able to intimately and intentionally connect

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Tom Brady Jokes Superstitious Wife

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Flashback: Witches Outnumber Presbyterians in the US

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Wicca, Paganism Growing ‘Astronomically’

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Nick Sandmann Speaks Out

on January 27, 2019 by

See a clip from Savannah Guthrie’s exclusive interview with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann

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Teen Popularity

on January 17, 2019 by

How to help teens handle popularity and social media

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Aquaman

on January 7, 2019 by

It’s also a comic book movie where the heroes are truly heroic

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What’s Hot?

on January 6, 2019 by

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

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Don’t Suppress Negative Feelings Around Kids

on December 1, 2018 by

New research contradicts the commonplace advice to avoid showing conflict and strong negative emotions around one’s children. It may be better to…

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Are Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Addictive?

on November 26, 2018 by

According to a new study involving teen participants, sugar-sweetened beverages may be quite addictive and can lead to withdrawal symptoms when a…

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Parents Should Have Ongoing Talks With Teens About Sex

on November 26, 2018 by

When it comes to your teens, one vague and generic conversation about sex is not enough.

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What’s Hot?

on November 26, 2018 by

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

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What Is The Real Impact Of Violent Video Games?

on October 30, 2018 by

“ cannot ignore the comprehensive reviews that indicate violent game play has a significant effect on aggressive behavior, affect, cognition and empathyacross…

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Closure Of Syrian Schools

on October 10, 2018 by

Another Bleak Sign for Christians in Syria

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2018 American Music Awards

on October 10, 2018 by

List of winners

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Crazy Girlfriend’s ‘Controlling’ List Of 22 Rules

on October 10, 2018 by

Woman lists 22 things her boyfriend is banned from doing

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A Huge Lesson For Parents From This Week’s Hearings

on October 3, 2018 by

How can we help our kids to make wise choices today?

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Should You Force Your Kids To Go To Mass?

on October 3, 2018 by

One parent reflects on why she doesn’t make Mass mandatory for her children.

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Spiritually Impacting Your Teens This School Year

on September 5, 2018 by

5 surprisingly simple ways to have a great big spiritual impact on your teens this school year

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Parenting Is a Process, Not an Event

on July 23, 2018 by

Paul Tripp encourages parents to persist in disciplining their children, just as God continues to discipline his own children.

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Are We Robbing Our Kids By Giving Online?

on July 23, 2018 by

If we aren’t teaching our kids about the spiritual aspects of money, the world is happy to do our job for us

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What’s Hot?

on July 15, 2018 by

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

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Self-Harm Up Among U.S. High School Students

on July 15, 2018 by

This year 1 in 4 high school girls will deliberately injure themselves by methods as extreme as cutting themselves or burning their…

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From Entitled To Empowered

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Eight Steps to Combat Entitlement in the Classroom

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Book: “Future Faith”

on June 18, 2018 by

Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century”

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Are Smartphones Causing More Teen Suicides?

on May 25, 2018 by

Increases in depression and suicide appeared among teens in 2012 – the same time smartphone ownership became the norm

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U.K: Men Impotence Epidemic And Erectile Dysfunction

on May 16, 2018 by

Nearly half (43%) of men aged 18-60 across the UK are suffering impotence, stress(49%), anxiety (29%) boozing (26%).

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Why You Don’t Want A Rock Star Youth Pastor

on May 8, 2018 by

Too many churches are still trying to discover and hire a superstar. Normally this (guy) is energetic, passionate, organized, and relatively attractive

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Far too Many Youth Workers Want To Be Famous

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Remember the teenagers who need you now. They’re not your training ground; they’re your mission field. Be faithful in the little things…

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Energizing Your Family’s Spiritual Life: You Set The Pace

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Energizing Your Family’s Spiritual Life: You Set the Pace Mark Holmen, a family ministry expert, tells a story about his days as…

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What’s Hot

on April 16, 2018 by

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

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Flashback: 9 Ways Your Kid Will Be Able to See Porn

on April 10, 2018 by

By default, every device that connects kids to the internet also connects kids to porn

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Flashback: Porn And 10 Year Olds

on April 10, 2018 by

One In 10 Visitors To Graphic Porn Sites Are Under 10 Years Old

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Creating An Inviting Culture: Pt1

on March 28, 2018 by

Do A Student Lead Series

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Creating An Inviting Culture: Pt2

on March 28, 2018 by

Take A Good, Hard Look At Your Service

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The Missions Relationship Factor

on March 28, 2018 by

What does the Mission Relationship Factor do for your church?

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Parenting Middle Schoolers

on March 26, 2018 by

More Than Just Surviving This Transitional Phase

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One Key Trait All Great Parents Have In Common

on March 26, 2018 by

Patience is Christian parents’ greatest need. Here are six areas of parenting where I’ve learned (and am learning) to exercise patience.

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Power Of Grandparents

on March 26, 2018 by

Intergenerational is cultural

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Teen Suicide Is Soaring

on March 25, 2018 by

Although black kids kill themselves less often than white youth do, the rate of increase was higher — 77%.

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Kindergarten Kids Start Caring About Their Reputations

on March 25, 2018 by

Long before kids are old enough to start collecting “likes” on social media, they do appear to care what others think about…

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March For Our Lives Could Be The Biggest…In D.C.’s History

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From Washington D.C. to Paris, young voices resound in protest against gun violence

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“I’d Rather Be Blind Than Dependent On Drugs,”

on March 15, 2018 by

I’m the Girl Who Clawed Her Own Eyes Out. This Is My Story.

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Dads 5 Reasons To Think About Your Legacy

on February 27, 2018 by

Thinking about our legacy encourages us to work out a long-term plan

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What Pot Really Does To Your Body And Brain

on February 19, 2018 by

Marijuana may also interfere with how you form memories

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The Sex Talk….When?

on February 7, 2018 by

Do you really want to trust Google and the Internet as your teen’s key provider of sex education?

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Boy Dies After Saving Pal Who Fell Through Frozen Pond

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Anthony Perez, 11, died after he managed to push his friend to safety

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Youth Pastors Need To Connect With Parents

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5 Ways Youth Pastors Can Connect With Parents

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Why Adolescence Is Twice As Long As It Did In The 1950s

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Adolescence is three times as long as it was in the 19th Century and it’s twice as long as it was in…

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What Teen Sexting Reveals About Women And Sexual Coercion

on January 23, 2018 by

Study of sexting among 12- to 18-year-old girls, Sara E. Thomas of Northwestern University analyzed 462 stories posted,

 

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Cosmopolitan’s First-Ever Openly Trans Cover Model

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The Orange Is New the Black star, 45, graces the February issue of Cosmopolitan South Africa, making her the first-ever openly transgender…

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Helping Strangers Tied To Higher Self-Esteem In Teens

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Teens who exhibit prosocial behavior — such as helping, comforting and sharing with strangers — have higher self-esteem a year later.

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Gen Z Guys Go Old School

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Gen Z guys (aged 20 and younger) portend a return to “old school” masculinity and more conservative politics

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Teen Drug Use Stable, But Marijuana Use Edging Up

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Nearly 40% of all 12th-graders surveyed had used some sort of illicit drug in the past year

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Addicted To Technology

on December 29, 2017 by

The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions

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Ed Sheeran Reflects On His 2 Year Digital Detox

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“I go on it and there’s nothing but people saying mean things. One comment ruins your day.”

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Teens Talk: What Works To Stop Cyberbullying

on December 29, 2017 by

In our most recent survey of approximately 5,700 middle and high school students from around the United States

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More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot

on December 27, 2017 by

More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety

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18-Year-Old Admitting To Molesting Over 50 Kids: Police

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Since the age of 10, Joseph Hayden Boston had molested dozens of other children in different cities where he’s lived

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UK: 1 In 10 Babies Are Born To Parents Who Live Apart

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Parents living at two addresses has more than doubled in the past 30 years, from 4.2 % to 10.3 %

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Disney Channel to Feature LGBTQ Storyline In ‘Andi Mack’

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Disney Channel to Feature LGBTQ Storyline in the New Season of ‘Andi Mack’

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Disney ‘First Boy Princess’ In ‘Star vs. The Forces Of Evil’

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HuffPost “could be incredibly influential for kids who are soaking up social cues about what it means to be a boy or…

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Wingin’ It In Youth Ministry

on November 3, 2017 by

We don’t stumble into youth ministry that produces life-long disciples of Jesus. We aim for it with intentionality and planning

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12 Ways To Really Love Your Children

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Everything we do should begin and end with love.

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Thousands of Christian Women Take a Knee on National Mall

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Praying for racial unity, ending abortion, and critiquing feminism.

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The Rise Of Drone Crime And How Cops Can Stop It

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Drone with a lunchbox full of drugs…

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DOES MY CHILD MEASURE UP?

on October 10, 2017 by

A Milestone comparison trap

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New Book By Timothy Eldred Alone Sucks

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Tells the story of aloneness and untangles the many lies of life..

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What Exactly Is NextGen?

on October 10, 2017 by

What if the kids ministry and student ministry began to align around the same outcomes for parents, volunteers and kids?

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Young Cyberbullying Victims Are Double-Risk Of Self-Harm

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Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide…

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One Teenager May Require More ? Sleep Than Another

on September 2, 2017 by

There are differences among teens in how much sleep they need to maintain the best daily mood.

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Smartphones..Possible Causes Of Rising Teen Suicide Rate

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Suicide rates for teenage girls are at a 40-year high. For boys aged 15 to 19 has increased more than 30%

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Parents Sue School For Treating Trans ‘Girl’ (7) Like A Boy

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Cal civil rights law, prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender, biological..“gender identity and gender expression.”

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9-Year-Old Applies For Alien-Fighting Job, NASA Responds

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I have also seen the show Marvel Agents…I am great at video games. I can learn to think like an Alien

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The #1 Surprising Thing Your Church Needs To Know About GenZ

on June 14, 2017 by

Gen Z is upon us and if we confuse these students with Millennials we’re going to miss out on connecting with them…

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Teens And Adult Beverages

on June 13, 2017 by

The Good News and Bad News in Today’s Alcohol Trends