An Interview with Doug Fields & Josh Griffin
in Slider, Youth
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on August 26, 2016
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Jonathan McKee

Kids in the Mist
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on August 26, 2016
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How Is Vaping’s Growing Popularity Impacting Teens?

Watch: Tale Of Redemption
in Slider, Youth
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on August 26, 2016
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by Walt Mueller

How Community Networks Stem Childhood Traumas...Values
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 23, 2016
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Community rallying around the young

Why Doubt Needs To Have A place In Your Youth Ministry
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 23, 2016
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It’s not doubt that is squelching young people’s faith…It’s protective parents who shield teenagers from hard conversations that feel too to navigate

What’s Hot?
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on August 23, 2016
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Despite Expectations Of Privacy, 1 In 4 Share Sexts
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 22, 2016
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The study examined sexting attitudes and behaviors..a national sample of 5,805 single adults between the ages of 21 and 75

Students From 70 Australian Schools Targeted By Sick Pornography Ring
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on August 22, 2016
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In one case, one user offered to trade up to 300 nude images of other victims, in exchange for a single nude photo of the one girl he was currently tracking

Low Cost, Flavors, Convenience Turn Teens on to Vaping
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2016
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Young people try electronic cigarettes out of curiosity about the devices and alluring flavors that range from cotton candy to pizza

Many Millennials Regret Going to College
in Education, Post 2
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on August 21, 2016
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More than a third of 18- to 35-year-olds say they wish they had not gone to university

A Record 60.6 Million Americans Live In Multigenerational Households
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2016
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In 2014, a record 60.6 million people, or 19% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof

'Privilege Board' Gets Prominent Placement At App State
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on August 20, 2016
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Students and others have mocked it mercilessly on social media. “This makes me wanna go to my safe space!”

VS PINK Model Chase Carter Says Dad Went Nuts After WHAT?!
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 20, 2016
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Victoria’s Secret PINK model Chase Carter shares hilarious story about how her father went nuts after she was scouted at an airport

Teen Pregnancy: School Bans Romantic Relationships Between Students
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on August 20, 2016
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“Love affair will surely destroy the life of a young lady student therefore this institution prohibit intimate relationship between a male & female students.”

Values: “Tips For A Healthy Digital Diet”
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 19, 2016
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The Digital Diet Of American Teens…. A helpful Infographic

Hurry Up And Hurry Up Some More
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 19, 2016
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Adam Mclane

10 Things Your Son Needs From You
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 19, 2016
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Our job is to raise young people in love and security, but also make sure they are well equipped to leave home and make it on their own

Millennial Men Today Are Weaker Than Their Dads
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 18, 2016
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Study shows millennial men today are weaker than their dads 30-years ago

"The Federalist Papers," Course Now For FREE
in Education, Post 3
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on August 18, 2016
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There is no better aid to understanding the principles of constitutional government than The Federalist Papers

10 p.m. Weeknight Curfew For Teenagers To Help Curb Violence?
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 18, 2016
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(Video) Sheriff Clarke: Police shootings don’t create riots…The social order, tribal behavior and rule of law of the jungle

Come Honor The life And Legacy Of Joel Stigale
in Post, Youth
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on August 17, 2016
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The memorial service. In lieu of flowers or gifts please give to the Catalyst Building fund, as a celebration of Joel’s dream

Electronic Cash Kings 2016
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 17, 2016
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World’s Highest-Paid DJs

The “Gender Unicorn”...Charlotte Public Schools Have Banished The Terms “Boy” And “Girl”
in Education, Post 2
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on August 17, 2016
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The gender unicorn…purple, has a tattoo on its crotch, and it wants to talk to your kids about sex. It’s truly the stuff of nightmares

Flashback: Veggie Tales: “Morality, Not Christianity”
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 17, 2016
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I looked back..and realized I had spent 10 years trying to convince kids to behave Christianly without actually teaching them Christianity

RIP Joel Stigale: Youth Ministry Legend
in Post, Youth
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on August 16, 2016
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Well done, good and faithful servant!

RIP Joel Stigale: Youth Ministry Legend
in Post, Youth
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on August 16, 2016
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Well done, good and faithful servant!

RIP Joel Stigale: Youth Ministry Legend
in Post, Youth
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on August 16, 2016
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Well done, good and faithful servant!

RIP Joel Stigale: Youth Ministry Legend
in Blog
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on August 16, 2016
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Well done, good and faithful servant!

It was an honor to work with Joel for so many years with Miami Youth For Christ and to have the privilege of supporting his ministry. Joel was a Legend, He was Jesus in the flesh to so many.

The following is a social-media snapshot of what others are saying.

Marines Turn To High School Girls'Teams For Recruits
in Education, Post 2
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on August 15, 2016
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AP News

Flashback: 10 Back To School Kick Off Ideas For Youth Ministry
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 15, 2016
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Ahhh school is back in session for some and for others its coming quickly so here are…

Should Parents Be Allowed To Drop Off Forgotten School Items?
in Education, Post 4
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on August 15, 2016
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Should students at either private or public high schools be allowed to call their parent or guardian to ask them to bring them items forgotten at home?

HELP US LEARN MORE ABOUT MINISTERING TO YOUNG ADULTS
in Post, Youth
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on August 14, 2016
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Short Survey

American College of Pediatricians Says Gender Ideology Harms Children
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 14, 2016
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The American College of Pediatricians has released an in-depth report stating that the move to indoctrinate children with the idea that they can pick their gender amounts to child abuse

Technology Rules That Teens Would Set for Their Parents
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 14, 2016
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Family technology rules is among the first to explore children’s expectations for parents’ technology use — revealing kids’ feelings about fairness and ‘oversharing’ and the most effective types of household technology rules

Values: Change The Way We Talk To Teenagers About Reading Their Bible
in Post, Youth
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on August 13, 2016
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Nowadays, I find myself encouraging my teenagers not to think about their daily time with God as something that they do for 20…

A Youth Minister’s Back-To-School Checklist
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 13, 2016
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3 Things You Might Forget

Gospel-centered....
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 13, 2016
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What does it really mean anyway?

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 12, 2016
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As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding

Doing Away With Boy And Girl References
in Education, Post 2
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on August 12, 2016
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One policy allows students to participate in extracurricular activities and overnight field trips based on their gender identity

The Volunteer From Hell
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 12, 2016
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This person has left a trail of destruction at each ministry she volunteers at…. yet new churches keep putting her into positions of leadership.

LEADING WITHOUT POWER IN YOUTH MINISTRY (PART 1)
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 11, 2016
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Mark Oestreicher

LEADING WITHOUT POWER IN YOUTH MINISTRY (PART 2)
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 11, 2016
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Mark Oestreicher

What Teenagers Need From Us More Than (Almost) Anything Else
in Post, Youth
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on August 11, 2016
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Kara Powell

Helping Kids Navigate Through Crisis
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 10, 2016
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How to identify the signs your child is struggling and how to respond in an appropriate way

Churches Take New Security Measures In Face Of Terror Threats
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 10, 2016
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“Allahu Akbar!” the unidentified man repeated several times as the unnerved parents drew their infants close and exchanged worried glances

'Suicide Squad' Sets August Opening Record
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 10, 2016
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$135.1M

What’s Hot?
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 9, 2016
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Teens & Youth Pastors Struggle With Porn
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 9, 2016
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Teen boys and girls view pornography weekly..pornography also has a grip on an alarming number of pastors and youth pastors

Moms Have Toughest Time When Kids Are In Middle School
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 9, 2016
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Most taxing years for mothers….middle school years are far more challenging

Flashback: Olympic Lesson......Overcoming Hurdles
in Post, Youth
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on August 8, 2016
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Even the best of us with all of our training, preparations, and aspirations can trip up and fall

What Do Young People Really Want In A Church?
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 8, 2016
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Debunking myths about what attracts the next generation

Young Man Killed While Playing Pokemon At Tourist Attraction
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 8, 2016
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Someone watching them from the top of a hill that overlooks the park, but it was dark and they were mostly looking at their cellphones

Most Nighttime Crashes With Teen Drivers Happen Before Midnight
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 7, 2016
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Study suggests, and expanding restrictions on their nighttime driving to include the hours before midnight could save lives.

Teens’ Home Access to Drugs & Alcohol May Fuel Use As Adults
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 7, 2016
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Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s, according to new research

“App and Drive” Is The New Danger Among Teen Drivers
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 7, 2016
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27% of teens today still report texting and driving, a bigger concern is that two out of three teens (68%) admit to using apps while driving

Living in the Online Village
in Post, Youth
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on August 6, 2016
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Helping Teens Manage Social Media

Why Leaders Must Embrace The Next Generation
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 6, 2016
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Ben Trueblood

What If We Let Our Kids Just Play
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 6, 2016
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CPYU

Gods Call To Youth Ministry In Front Of A Public HighSchool
in Education, Post 3
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on August 5, 2016
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My life changed forever one afternoon in 2006 as my car sat at a red light beside a McDonalds across the street from San Diego High School

Fall Planning Ideas For Youth Pastors
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 5, 2016
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Use these ideas as a springboard to create something new in your ministry

Student Punished For Saying 'All Lives Matter'
in Education, Post
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on August 4, 2016
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Todd Starnes reacts to actions taken against a University of Houston student for posting ‘All Lives Matter’ on Facebook

UK: Move Over Youth Culture As PENSIONERS...Happiest People In Britain
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 4, 2016
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38% of men said they wish they had spent more time with family or keeping in contact with friends, compared to only 26% of women

Study: Popular Kids In Danger In Their 20’s
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 4, 2016
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Had a 45 percent greater rate of problems due to substance abuse by age 22

Why More Millennials Are Avoiding Sex
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 3, 2016
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I don’t involve myself in…frat parties and hookup culture.  “It’s not like I’m saving myself for anything; it’s more like I’ve been busy

Female Genital Mutilation In U.S. Up More Than 200 Percent Since 1990
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on August 3, 2016
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Women and girls in the US who are “at risk of or may have been subjected” to female genital mutilation/cutting increased 3-fold over the past decades

Furious Vet Confronts Pokemon GO Players At Veterans Memorial Park
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 3, 2016
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He “snapped” after watching Pokemon GO players stomp around the park, which he viewed as a “lack of respect.”

The Neuroscience Of ‘Cool’
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 2, 2016
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Cool is a target that’s constantly shifting.

CREATING A MISSION, VISION, AND STRATEGY FOR YOUR YOUTH MINISTRY
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 2, 2016
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Video Course

“After School Satan Clubs”
in Education, Post 2
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on August 2, 2016
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An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid’s elementary school

Creating A Youth Ministry Year Plan
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 1, 2016
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It’s that time of year again where many of you start prepping for next season

Elle’s First Transgender Cover Girl In UK
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 1, 2016
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The Guardian

Childhood is forever changed with this sad “Sesame Street” news
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 1, 2016
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Sad news straight from our favorite childhood street. Three beloved original cast members of Sesame Street have been let go

#Pokemongo 4 Ways To Engage The Craze
in Post, Youth
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on July 31, 2016
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Are you or your church a Pokestop? How is your ministry using the game to serve the community or meet people where they’re at?

Opioids By Injection May Drive HIV Outbreaks
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on July 31, 2016
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“It was the largest outbreak that has occurred in the U.S. since the introduction of HIV treatment,”

Best Ministry Job On The Planet
in Slider, Youth
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on July 31, 2016
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10 reasons why being a youth pastor may be the best ministry job on the planet

Study Shows Teens Have Little Interest in Traditional Radio
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on July 30, 2016
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Millennials aren’t listening to radio nearly as much as older generations, and the drop off in usage and change in behavior is impressive

9 Things To Do Today That Will Help Your Ministry Tomorrow
in Post, Youth
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on July 29, 2016
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By Justin Knowles

Middle School: The New High School For Moms
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 29, 2016
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Teens’ social secrets go deeper than parents think

Serving Parents Who Don't Go To Church
in Slider, Youth
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on July 28, 2016
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Allow me to help shed some light on a couple of truths in relation to unchurched parents, and then recommend some steps to take in serving them

A Different Kind Of Parent Ministry
in Slider, Youth
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on July 28, 2016
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God can use parents—even sleep-deprived ones with snot and food on their shoulders—to build up the next generation of leaders

Kids Media Companies Become Inclusive Of LGBT Characters
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 27, 2016
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Children’s LGBTV

Consider Virtual Reality Church Livestream And Informational Video
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 26, 2016
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New Study Says People Are More Likely to Buy From Brands That Use Virtual Reality

Four Ideas To Enhance The Culture You Lead
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 26, 2016
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Four Ideas to Enhance Your Culture

Managing Expectations
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 26, 2016
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6 Benefits of managing expectations

The Resurgence of Demi Lovato
in Post, Youth
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on July 25, 2016
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How Will It Affect the Lives of Her Young Fans?

Free Youth Ministry Training Tools
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 25, 2016
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Jonathan McKee

At least 2 dead, 17 Wounded In Shooting At Teen Party At A Nightclub
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on July 25, 2016
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A teen event billed as a “Swimsuit Glow Party” at Club Blu in Fort Myers, local media reported.

Teens And Anonymous apps Infographic: Values
in Post, Youth
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on July 24, 2016
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What’s the ten appeal?

Munich Shooting: Teenage Killer Ali Sonboly
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on July 24, 2016
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‘used Facebook offer of free McDonald’s food to lure “teen” victims’

How Skipping Church Affects Our Children
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 24, 2016
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And if He (Christ) isn’t a priority in our lives, then our children will know and follow suit

Internet Savvy Teens Worse At Romantic Relationships In Real Life
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 23, 2016
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Teens who spent more time communicating with their boyfriends or girlfriends through texting or social media were less adept at managing conflicts or sharing problems in real life a year later

Screen Violence Harmful To Kids
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 23, 2016
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American Academy of Pediatrics, screen violence — which includes violence in video games, news programming, and entertainment can be traumatic for children