Beloit College Mindset List For The Class Of 2019
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Jim Liebelt

What’s Hot?
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on August 29, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

Teen Sexual Double Standard Impacts Friendships
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on August 29, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

Mother Lets Daughter STRIP To Fund Plastic Surgery Addiction
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on August 28, 2015
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to look like Katie Price

Chicago Schools Struggle To Support 66,000 Non-English Speaking Students...
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on August 28, 2015
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New outreach opportunity for Churches and Youth Groups in teaching english as a second language

My Ethics Make Me An Anomaly On Campus
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on August 28, 2015
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I’m a Duke freshman. Here’s why I refused to read ‘Fun Home.’

Flashback: 2 Questions You Need 2 Consider When Partnering With Parents
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on August 27, 2015
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These 2 questions may not seem spiritual. In fact, they may not even seem relevant to church. But they are more deeply rooted in Scripture than you may realize

Trend: Seminarians Pick Schools Based On Location Than Doctrine
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The younger generation..strong desire to be more connected to the local church and not to uproot from it

4 Back To School Basics Talk
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on August 27, 2015
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Hope this helps students to live as #ONESENT as they enter a new year of missional living

Transition Is All Hard … No, It’s Not
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by April Diaz

Back To School Basics
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by George Lockhart

 

A sermon from a couple years ago but the principles still apply. Hope this helps students to live as #ONESENT as they enter a new year of missional living.

4 Back To School Basics Sermon

Summer Student Shares
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on August 27, 2015
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We’re very proud of Cole and all those who served with us this summer! Pray for him…to live as #ONESENT

Frat Suspended For Offensive Banners
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on August 26, 2015
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Frat Greets Parents bringing their freshmen students during move-in with banner “freshman daughter drop off”

Flashback: Caffeine Affects Teen Boys More
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on August 26, 2015
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About 73% of children have some kind of caffeine daily

A New Craze Has People 'Vaping' Caffeine
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 26, 2015
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The New York Times described the experience as “Red Bull for the lungs.”

Education Group ‘Taking Action’ Against MTV And Miley Cyrus
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on August 26, 2015
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MTV rates the program as appropriate for fourteen-year-olds despite the presence of adult content

Miley’s VMA Reprise
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on August 26, 2015
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Jonathan Mckee

How Having Smartphones (or not) Shapes The Way Teens Communicate
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on August 26, 2015
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Non-smartphone-using teens are more likely to keep in touch with their closest friend via social media

How Instagram Is Changing The Way Brands Look At Photography
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on August 26, 2015
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Top ad platforms have had to move away from traditional designs in favor of content that look more natural

Teenage Girl Takes Her Senior Portraits At Taco Bell
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on August 26, 2015
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This Girl’s Senior Photos At Taco Bell Are A Work Of Art

High School Softball Player's Trick Shot Goes Viral
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on August 26, 2015
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Reaching over 6 millions views

Flashback: Creating A Youth Ministry Strategy That Wins
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on August 25, 2015
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With a clear and compelling strategy…

A Back To School Quiet Time For Students
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on August 25, 2015
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Download the Quiet Time to help students get started for this school year

10 Steps To Help Kids & Teens Connect To The Church
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on August 25, 2015
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Stop blaming other churches for your failure to make an impact and take responsibility

Blueprint: Growing Your Student Ministry
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on August 25, 2015
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Part 1

Blueprint: Growing Your Student Ministry
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on August 25, 2015
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Part 2

How To Jump Back Into Youth Ministry After Being Away
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on August 25, 2015
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Coming back from vacation does not have to be overwhelming. Develop a plan so you can use your new found energy to hit the ground running

5 Roles Youth Workers Play In The Lives Of Teenagers
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on August 25, 2015
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There are roles a youth worker plays in the life of our teenagers that can be essential to our students spiritual development

Life Is Short...“Everything Is Broken” Have An Affair
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on August 25, 2015
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Duggar, Fogle, and the rest of us…

What Does Porn Do To Us? . . . An Infographic. . . .
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on August 24, 2015
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By Walt Mueller

A Shift In Teens
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 24, 2015
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“Here Come The Teens—A Bit More Jaded And Cynical”

10 Tips To Get Parents To Show Up To Your Next Parent Training
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on August 24, 2015
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How can I partner with parents so the training I offer meets their needs?

What To Do With Difficult Parents
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on August 24, 2015
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Christopher Wesley

5 Things You’ll Never Regret
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on August 24, 2015
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by Carey Nieuwhof

ONE Direction....Down?
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 24, 2015
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1D to disband in March after crunch talks

'Moms Who Rave' Putting Families At Risk?
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 24, 2015
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Subculture of mothers take to social media to express their dual lifestyles

Parents Who Overvalue Kids May Be Fostering Narcissism
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on August 23, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

Flashback: Kids Take On Their Anxiety Of Their Parents
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on August 23, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

Teens Downloading Jott Like Crazy
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on August 23, 2015
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Jott has nearly 500,000 monthly users and one million app installs..If you haven’t heard of Jott, go ask a teenager

7 Roadblocks That Keep Teenagers From Sharing The Gospel
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on August 22, 2015
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Greg Stier

7 Things I’ve Learned From 7th Graders
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on August 22, 2015
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Elle Campbell

Flashback: 7 Ways To Deal With CAVE Dwellers In Your Church
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on August 22, 2015
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They are critics. They are naysayers. The negatively outspoken people

Play These 3 Pop Culture Awareness Games
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on August 21, 2015
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Since my kids were young I have tried to teach them about how our culture lies to them

New Bible App Just Put a Major Twist On Scripture
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on August 21, 2015
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Offers the opportunity for verses to be personalized to each individual reader’s name and gender

Ashley Madison: The Most Adulterous State In The US'...
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on August 21, 2015
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While West Virginians are the most devoted

Study: Child Care Doesn't Make Kids Aggressive
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on August 21, 2015
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Study, which includes the parents of 939 children, focused on the time spent in nurseries at ages six months, one, two, three and four years old

Knock Knock: The New Contact App
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on August 21, 2015
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Choose exactly what contact information you share with each person in the vicinity

Aerie’s “Wholesome Bras For Teens.” Directly Counters VS’s Super-Sexy Marketing
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on August 21, 2015
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Aerie’s strategic avoidance of hyper-sexualization appears to be paying off with teen girls as well as their parents

War Room Movie: Got Prayer?
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on August 21, 2015
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Got marital problems? Job-related stress? Ethical conundrums? opening August 28 – from the makers of Courageous and Fireproof

Book: Rebuilding Youth Ministry
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on August 20, 2015
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Ten Practical Strategies for Catholic Parishes (A Rebuilt Parish Book)

Flashback: Are You Jealous Of My (Filtered) Life?
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on August 20, 2015
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A simple photo scavenger hunt become a filtering, self-analyzing, obsession-with-perfection photoshoot?

Why Pushing Kids To Learn Too Much Too Soon Is Counterproductive
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on August 20, 2015
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The nationwide push to teach children increasingly more complex concepts at earlier ages is likely counterproductive

Flashback: Kids Have Three Times Too Much Homework
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on August 20, 2015
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“10-minute HomeWorkrule” — 10 minutes per grade level per night. Translates: 10 minutes of HW in the 1st grade

Flashback: "Scary Facts About The Tinder App"
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on August 20, 2015
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It’s The One Night Stand Locator

O'Donnell's Missing Daughter, Was Found With Convicted Heroin Dealer
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on August 20, 2015
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He was charged with child endangerment and who she met on Tinder

Suspect In Church Robbery, Assault Arrested
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 20, 2015
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News 6

Advice For Planning Your Next Youth Ministry Retreat
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on August 19, 2015
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I have learned a few things I wish someone would have told me. I’m passing these thoughts along.

Your Definition Of Youth Ministry Will Shape What You Do
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on August 19, 2015
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Whether you realize it or not, is that your ministry functions out of your understanding of what youth ministry is.

THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF SMALL CHURCH CALENDARING
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Stephanie Caro

Maturity: Passing On Ownership To Students
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on August 19, 2015
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We’ve not genuinely passed on the leadership mantle until we give them ownership…

Teens, Technology And Friendships
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on August 19, 2015
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Video games, social media and mobile phones play an integral role in how teens meet and interact with friends

Rosie O'Donnell Adopted Daughter Chelsea, 17, Has Been Found
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on August 19, 2015
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Prior to Chelsea being found, her biological mother, claimed that the teenager wanted to meet her just days before she disappeared

2015 VMA Nominations
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on August 18, 2015
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The Full List

Rape Trial Spotlights Culture At Prep School
in Education, Post 2
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on August 18, 2015
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The “senior salute,” where seniors strive for sexual conquests with younger students

Teen Choice Awards
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on August 18, 2015
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Winners: Full List

Topless Women Pose For Pics With Minors In Times Square
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on August 18, 2015
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— it’s that kids aren’t old enough to consent to the photos, an argument that others echoed

Situation In Refugee Camps Dire As Millions Of Christians, Yazidis Flee ISIS
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Join and help the heroes in rescuing Christian and Yazidi girls and women from Iraq

Transgender 16-Year-Old Freezes Eggs So ‘He’ Can Become A Dad In Future
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on August 18, 2015
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Transgender teen Riley Middlemore has frozen her eggs before undergoing gender reassignment surgery in order that she can become a ‘biological dad’ after becoming a man

Violent Video Games DO Trigger Aggressive Behaviour, Decade-Long Review Claims
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on August 18, 2015
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Exposure to violent video games was a ‘risk factor’ for increased aggression

ISIS Executes 19 Girls For Refusing To Have Sex With Fighters
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on August 17, 2015
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UN envoy reveals how sex slaves are ‘peddled like barrels of petrol(Gas)’

Buying Back Girls Seized By The Islamic State
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 17, 2015
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“The price of a child’s life to remove them from the hands of ISIS is between $1,000-$3,000,”

Why Parents Don't Read Your Emails
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on August 17, 2015
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The single most common reason parents don’t read our emails is because they never actually…

4 Ways To Support Parents As School Kicks Off
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on August 17, 2015
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…some parents are stressed about the upcoming challenges

Average Family Spends More Than $600 On Back-to-School Stuff
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on August 17, 2015
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As summer winds down, many parents are taking on the task of buying all the necessary back-to-school supplies for their kids

The Gospel In A Post Christian Culture
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on August 17, 2015
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15 Things That Must Change For The Church To Reach An Increasingly Post Christian Culture With The Gospel

2015 Sees Sharp Rise In Post-Christian Population
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on August 17, 2015
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America More Post-Christian Than Two Years Ago

Study: Want ‘Sustained Happiness’? Get Religion
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on August 17, 2015
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Joining a religious group could do more for someone’s “sustained happiness” than other forms of social participation

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Tops With Impressive $56.1 Million
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on August 17, 2015
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They weren’t able to attract a significant younger audience, who are likely not familiar with the source material

Matisyahu Ejected From Music Festival Because He Won’t Endorse A Palestinian State
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Other artists at the event threatened to cancel their own performances if Matisyahu was allowed to take the stage because he was “seen to represent Israel,”

Hailee Steinfeld: Love Myself Music Video
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on August 17, 2015
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Her self-love empowerment anthem. #1 most added song at top forty radio in the USA today

Kids Have Three Times Too Much Homework
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on August 16, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

FOMO Is Making Teens Terrible Drivers
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on August 16, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

Most Teens Start School Too Early To Get Enough Sleep
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on August 16, 2015
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Jim Liebelt

Include Parents In The Plan
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on August 15, 2015
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When you invite parents into the process it produces something very valuable: Ownership!

Flashback: Are You Mislabeling Your Youth?
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on August 15, 2015
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“Good Kids are NOT Perfect Kids”

Before You Donate…
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on August 15, 2015
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Dignity: Bottom line is if you were in need how would you feel if someone you didn’t know handed you their…

PreTeen Cell Phone Contract
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on August 14, 2015
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Does my 12 year old son really have the maturity to properly use this phone without help

Talking With Teens About Their Smartphones
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on August 14, 2015
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by Jonathan McKee

Flashback: A Cell Phone Contract To Help Build Sticky Faith
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on August 14, 2015
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This cell phone contract emerged from the research we conducted..Making Your House a Hub of Faith

Should I Just SMASH My Kid’s Phone?
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on August 14, 2015
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Author: Doug Fields & Jonathan McKee

Is The Smartphone Killing Weekend Church Services?
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on August 14, 2015
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Some are thinking ‘why bother..I can listen when I’m running?” Here are 5 Things You Can’t Download

Is Your Child Ready For A Cell Phone?
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on August 14, 2015
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Click on the checklist below to think through the decision

6 Ways To Break (From) Your Cell Phone(Or Other Devices)
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on August 14, 2015
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George Lockhart

US ‘Black Lives Matter’ Leader Asked If Officer Is ‘Justified In Using Lethal Force’
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 14, 2015
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If Suspect Shoots First – Here’s His Reply

18-Year-Old Shot By Police In Ferguson Was Out On Bond For Felony Charges
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on August 13, 2015
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Here Are Five Images From His Reported Facebook Page

Get Prince E. Okereke To College
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on August 13, 2015
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Prince is a dear friend of our ministry in Nigeria

Twitter Is Removing The140-Character Limit In Direct Messages
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on August 13, 2015
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Twitter hopes new feature will encourage more people to use DMs, which roughly allows space for 2,000 words

Going Orange: The First Steps
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on August 13, 2015
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Trying to bring your church toward Orange thinking? A few steps you can take to manage the transition in its early stages

Parents Selfless Actions Saved Son's Life
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on August 13, 2015
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Illustration…