Belonging Before Anything Else In Youth Group
in Slider, Youth
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on February 6, 2023
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Help nonbelievers students know they belong in your group

Recovering Proverbs 22:6 For A New Generation
in Slider, Youth
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on February 6, 2023
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Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it

New Study Of Teenagers And Pornography
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on February 6, 2023
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Three Things Youth Ministers Need to Know

On Letting Your Kids Go
in Post, Youth
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on February 1, 2023
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by Tim Challies

Discipling The Difficult Teenager
in Post 2, Youth
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on February 1, 2023
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Four things to consider as we seek to disciple the teenagers who act out or try our patience at youth group

Seeking Validation
in Post 3, Youth
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on February 1, 2023
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Nothing is wrong with posting our updates and accomplishments on social media, but we must remember that true worth from our work will be found in what Christ says about it.

Faith After The Pandemic
in Post, Youth
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on January 31, 2023
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Sean McDowell

Surgeon General: 13-Yr-Olds Too Young For Social Media
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on January 31, 2023
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Murthy told CNN on Sunday that he believes being on social media “does a disservice” to kids early in their teen years

New Plan To Save The Children From Gender Afirming Care
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on January 31, 2023
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Trump: the “gender confusion” pushed on our nation’s youth is a form of child abuse

Parents Rank Youth Mental Health as Top Concern
in Post, Trends Studies
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on January 25, 2023
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An analysis of 3,757 U.S. parents with children under the age of 18 found that roughly 40 percent say they are “extremely or very worried” about their children’s mental health

Parents Low View on Kids Having Similar Religious Beliefs
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on January 25, 2023
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Roughly a third (35%) of U.S. parents say it is extremely or very important to them that their children have similar religious beliefs to their own

They have very little tolerance for conflict and discomfort.
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on January 23, 2023
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“Today’s 18-year-olds are like the 12-year-olds from a decade ago.”

A PrayerFor Our Children And Teens
in Post, Youth
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on January 23, 2023
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Walt Mueller

Liberal Parents Mad, Schools R Hiding Kids’ Gender ‘Transitions’
in Education, Post 2
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on January 23, 2023
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liberal parents feel Outraged when schools hide their minor children’s gender “transitions” from them until it is too late to intervene

13-Year-Old Girl Leads Police On 100 MPH Car Chase
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on January 19, 2023
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Inside the car, they also discovered a gun and some marijuana.

Diocese Bans Preferred Pronouns & Protects Kids
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on January 18, 2023
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‘Finally, A Church That Is Acting Like A Church’. Insists On Traditional Bathrooms, Locker Rooms

FB/Instagram: To Allow Bare Breasts For Trans & Non-Binary
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on January 18, 2023
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Policy can be limiting to transgender-identified individuals, board claims

Growing Number Of US colleges Ban TikTok From Campus Wi-Fi
in Education, Post 3
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on January 18, 2023
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The Cyberguy’ Kurt Knutsson breaks down third-party supervision over TikTok and widespread collegiate bans on the app

Mom Wisdom From Our Parents’ Generation
in Post, Youth
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on January 16, 2023
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Stop Overindulging Your Children
in Post 2, Youth
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on January 16, 2023
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One of the biggest problems with today’s young adults is a “failure to launch.”

Parenting Tips To Be A More Effective Parent
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on January 16, 2023
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Don’t miss this parenting video by Alexandra Motz. It’s really good. Alexandra is a part of HomeWord’s Pass it On training program

Chloe Cole Reveals How Her Family Was Coerced
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on January 11, 2023
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“People often talk about how the children in these situations are vulnerable, but it’s the families as a whole that are vulnerable,”

73% Of Teenagers Have Consumed Pornography
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on January 11, 2023
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The average age of first consuming porn is age 12

Explaining Our New Prayerbook
in Post 3, Youth
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on January 10, 2023
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It follows the Calendar Year, and has longer readings that take you through the Old Testament in (almost) its entirety each year, and the New Testament twice each year.

Gender, Atheism & Church Abuse: Top 10…Sean McDowell
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on January 10, 2023
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Top 10 Think Biblically Podcast For 2022

Athlete Benched For Refusing To Kneel To BLM Gets $100K
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on January 10, 2023
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She refused to side with not only called for police to be defunded but for the disruption of the nuclear family and for “a queer-affirming network.”

Hundreds of Chicago Teachers Raped, Sexually Assaulted, Groomed Students in 2022
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on January 10, 2023
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Biden administration attempted to end the reporting requirements for teachers. If so we would have 16 allegations with criminal charges, not the full 772.

Flashback: Teacher Unions To Curtail Tracking Of Sex Crimes
in Education, Post 3
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on January 10, 2023
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Biden Education Department to Curtail Trump-Era Effort to Track Teacher Sex Crimes

ChatGPT: The End Of High-School English
in Education, Post
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on January 7, 2023
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I’ve been teaching English for 12 years, and I’m astounded by what ChatGPT can produce

Musk Proclaims 'Scary Good' ChatGPT Will End Homework
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on January 7, 2023
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The Blaze

NYC Bans Students And Teachers From Using ChatGPT
in Education, Post 3
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on January 7, 2023
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The machine learning chatbot is inaccessible on school networks and devices, due to “concerns about negative impacts on student learning,”

Court Strikes Down Transgender Mandate
in Post, Youth
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on December 22, 2022
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The mandate forces doctors and hospitals to perform gender-transition procedures on their patients even if this violates their conscience and best medical judgment

Teachers Unions Held Children's Education Hostage
in Education, Post
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on December 22, 2022
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Teachers unions held children’s education hostage to secure multiple multi-billion-dollar ransom payments from taxpayers

Young Thug Full documentary…Trial Is Set For Jan. 9. 2023
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on December 22, 2022
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The recent events reignited a decades-long conversation about the use of rap lyrics in courtrooms across the country

What If This Was Your Last Christmas?
in Post, Youth
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on December 21, 2022
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Wow! This is a powerful blog by Brandon Janous and our friends at Parent Cue. This blog made me want to lean into my family…

The Nativity Story (As Imagined By Children in Kenya)
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on December 21, 2022
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I love this rendition the Nativity Story. It was filmed in Kenya and imagined by children with some of their cultural traditions. It’s beautiful

Christmas On Sunday Creates Problem…
in Post 3, Youth
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on December 21, 2022
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O Come All Ye Faithful, Except When Christmas Falls on a Sunday

The Failure Of Youth Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on December 18, 2022
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And How to Fix It WEBINAR

Safeguards: Shielding Our Homes And Equipping Our Kids
in Post 2, Youth
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on December 18, 2022
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Because children are vulnerable, they need to be protected. After more than two decades as a family counselor, Julie Lowe has…

Flashback Book: The Coddling of the American Mind
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on December 18, 2022
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How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Not A Good Day For Female Athletes
in Education, Post
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on December 17, 2022
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Allowing transgender students to compete on girls’ teams put biologically female athletes at a disadvantage and deprived them of honors and opportunities

Transgender Student Assaulted Female In Bathroom
in Education, Post 2
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on December 17, 2022
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A transgender student in Oklahoma was charged with assault after the student allegedly punched two female students in the girls’ restroom

Luddite Teens Swear Off Cell Phones…
in Education, Post 3
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on December 17, 2022
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A high school group that promotes a lifestyle of self-liberation from social media and technology

Christmas Games
in Post, Youth
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on December 15, 2022
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Two Freebies for a Holly-Jolly Youth Event

White House Invites Drag Queen Promoting Kiddie Sex
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on December 15, 2022
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More disturbing information is surfacing regarding the police-hating drag queen, Marti Gould Cummins, whom Joe Biden invited to the White House

Biden:Transgender Surgeries For Kids Are Ok, Opposition Is…
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on December 15, 2022
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Biden has previously described Republicans as “immoral” for passing laws to block transgender procedures for children

MILLENNIALS MOVED IN WITH THEIR PARENTS THIS YEAR
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on December 14, 2022
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Many cited high rent, money concerns, and job losses as reasons why

50 Shell-Shocked Teachers, Staff Flee School District
in Education, Post 2
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on December 14, 2022
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Violent and disrespectful classroom behavior has led to a staggering 50 teachers and bus drivers to quit a Florida school district in the last two years

Children On Trans Hormones ‘Probably Will Be Infertile
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on December 14, 2022
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American Academy of Pediatrics executive admits children on trans hormones ‘probably will be infertile

Last Minute Christmas Party Ideas
in Post, Youth
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on December 12, 2022
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We’ve all been there… Your plans fell through, something changed, or you just got too busy… and you have to come up with a new plan!

Yellen: There Is Real National Security Risk With TikTok
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on December 12, 2022
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Well, it’s that private information could potentially end up in Chinese hands and used in ways that would negatively impact Americans

Indiana Sues TikTok over Child Safety, Security Concerns
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on December 12, 2022
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The app misleads children in particular about the level of inappropriate content and the security of consumer information

What’s Hot
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on December 9, 2022
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television, and movies

As Alcohol Abuse Declines Among Teens, Marijuana Abuse Soars
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on December 9, 2022
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Marijuana abuse among 6- to 18-year-olds has increased 245% since 2000, while child alcohol abuse has steadily declined over those years

1 in 10 Teens Have Sexted, Many See Porn by 6th Grade
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on December 9, 2022
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School counselors must be prepared to talk about sexting and pornography use with students, and to change the narrative about these behaviors

Pandemic Stress Physically Aged Teens’ Brains
in Post, Trends Studies
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on December 8, 2022
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Making their brain structures appear several years older than the brains of comparable peers before the pandemic

Drag Queen Story Hour Redeemed
in Post 2, Youth
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on December 8, 2022
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Two Fed-Up Pastors Have Brilliant Solution to Drag Queen Story Hour: ‘Push Back on Evil’

Children's Hospital Defends Hire Of Transgender Activist As Chaplain
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on December 1, 2022
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In June, Newendorp shared a poem, “Jesus at the Gay Bar,” to Instagram. “Love Jesus. Be gay. Get ordained,”

Vaping Can Ruin Your Smile, Speed Up Development Of Cavities
in Post, Trends Studies
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on December 1, 2022
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After inhaling, the sticky and sugary content of the vaping liquid sticks to the teeth — causing all the damage

Dept. Of Health & Human Services Sponsors Are Pimping Out Teen Girls…
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on December 1, 2022
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She was pimping me and I didn’t like that. She would pimp me to men

The Balenciagas Of Neo-Paganism That Is Replacing Christianity?
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on November 30, 2022
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The Balenciagas Of An Anti-Christian World ‘Condemn’ Child Abuse While Castrating, Traumatizing, And Exploiting Kids

All Healthy Volunteer Teams Have
in Post, Youth
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on November 30, 2022
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Over the last 15 years I have learned some things in regards to caring for and leading volunteers and I wanted to share my top 4 thoughts

Youth Christmas Party Ideas
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 30, 2022
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18 Festive Holiday Celebrations

3 “Kingdom Questions” Teenagers Must Ask
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 30, 2022
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Who has my heart? What are my motives? How do I make choices?

A Boarding School Ban On Smartphones For Students And Staff
in Education, Post
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on November 29, 2022
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“We found our students had disengaged more and more from real life as their phones became their world,”

 

 

TikTok Promotes Toxic Diet Culture Among Teens
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on November 29, 2022
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Prior projects have found a connection between adolescent social media use and disordered eating or negative body image

Thousands Of Convicted Pedophiles In Cal. Are Being Released
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on November 29, 2022
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Thousands of child victims are being denied justice and George Gascón and his group of radical prosecutors can care less

Benefits Of Sleepaway Summer Camp
in Post, Trends Studies
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on November 28, 2022
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Sleepaway summer camp can help promote essential socio-emotional abilities in kids, such as the ability to control oneself, cooperate, or help others

Long Distance Grandparenting
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 28, 2022
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Words cannot adequately express the joy grandkids bring us and the sadness we so often feel when they live far away from

Grandparenting Through the Tough Times
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 28, 2022
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Loving our children’s children can also bring heartache or pain. Larry Fowler puts it so well in his book Overcoming

Chinese Tiktok Promotes Transgenderism Inside USA…
in Post, Trends Studies
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on November 26, 2022
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Growing Body Of Evidence Shows ‘Social Influence’ Is Causing Teens To Undergo Sex Changes

Can Christians Date Nonbelievers?
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 26, 2022
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To some degree, Christians date and marry nonbelievers because of a lack of imagination

Prayers For A Teenager Struggling With Pornography
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 26, 2022
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Father, I know that I’ve spent much more time this week fearing for my child rather than depending on you. Forgive me for trusting so much in myself and so little in you

For The Burdened Parent Of College- Aged And Young Adult Children
in Post, Youth
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on November 26, 2022
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So when you are tempted to beat yourself up for parenting failures (real or perceived), look up to see God’s smile upon you

Teaching Christology And The Incarnation At Christmas
in Post, Youth
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on November 26, 2022
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In a culture where the majority of people self-identify as Christians, it’s important for youth workers (and all Christians, in general) to double-down on a commitment to Christology – which asks two big questions, “Who is Jesus” and “What did Jesus accomplish?”

Cardiologist Calls For An End TomNRA Booster Shots -
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on November 26, 2022
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As teen, 18, tells how her reaction to the jab saw her miss her Year 12 exams

Michigan Schools To Hide ‘Gay Student Clubs’ From Parents
in Education, Post 3
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on November 26, 2022
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Michigan Department Of Education Provided Educators With Materials On How To Create A ‘Gay Straight Alliance’ Club

Contextualizing The Gospel And Youth Culture
in Post, Youth
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on November 16, 2022
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Contextualization is really about effective communication and making sure what we say is the same thing that is received. I am not changing the message

Next Gen Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 16, 2022
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Kids and student ministry leaders need to work together to create a discipleship plan that goes from preschool through high school

Professional vs. Personal Christianity
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 14, 2022
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Prioritizing personal faith life over professional ministry success

Welcoming The Anxious Student To Youth Group
in Post, Youth
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on November 14, 2022
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As youth ministers, we are no strangers to the mental health crisis facing the teenagers we serve

A Reflection on Barna's Open Generation Report
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 14, 2022
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The Barna Group conducted a global survey that included over 24,000 teenagers from 26 different countries

A Clearer Picture Of Developing Teen Brain
in Post, Trends Studies
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on November 12, 2022
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A critical period for neuroplasticity in the frontal cortex during the teenage years, a time at which risk-taking behaviors and mental illness risk peak

Book: Calling Out the Called
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 12, 2022
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Discipling Those Called to Ministry Leadership

8 Reasons Teenagers Don’t Read the Bible
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 12, 2022
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(& What to Say to Them)

Flashback: Parents Matter
in Post, Youth
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on November 12, 2022
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Sharing life together with the parents allowed me to set an example to strengthen the relationship between the students and parents

Using Reason To Lead Little Ones To Christ
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 11, 2022
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A childlike faith isn’t at odds with intellectual curiosity. In fact, a child’s appetite for learning could be the conduit through which he is brought to a saving faith

Recovering The Art Of Christian Persuasion…by Os Guinness
in Post, Youth
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on November 11, 2022
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In our post-Christian context, public life has become markedly more secular and private life infinitely more diverse

6 Surprising Ways Evangelism Helps Teenagers Mature
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 11, 2022
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Greg Stier

Expose Your Kids To Hard Truths
in Post 4, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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Shying away from hard subjects does little to prepare children to defend a faith that’s increasingly under attack

LGBT: How To Respond If Your Child Comes Out Today
in Post, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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by Melissa Keffler

Dear Parents…Are You Putting Faith First?
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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By Walt Mueller

Study: Gen Z Wants To Know More About Jesus
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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Despite long-term trends away from religion, Barna Group finds openness in teens

We Need More Than Theology
in Post, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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by Christian Vargus

Nurturing Faith In Teens
in Post, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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5 ways you can nurture faith that goes beyond youth group

A Biblical Resource For Pastors On Gender, Sexuality And LGBT
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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We must not fall for the lie of culture that our bodies are to be changed to meet our self-perception

3 Takeaways From Barna’s New Research On Teenagers And The Bible
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 9, 2022
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The state of Generation Z’s faith

Battling Pornography
in Post, Youth
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on November 2, 2022
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We have a generation of young people for whom the call to repentance must include a call to turn from porn

Teenage Brains: How It Works & Why It Leads To More Risky Behaviors
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on November 2, 2022
0 Persons commented

But understanding how teenagers see the world or what makes them behave in a certain way is important

teens 13 calling Quitline for help with their vaping addiction
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on November 2, 2022
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One 15-year-old caller said 80% of their friends vape and they feel strongly addicted, they vape upon waking and pick it up every five minutes