The Resurgence of Demi Lovato
in Slider, 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 Slider, 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, Slider
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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
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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
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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

Teens Are Ditching Texting For Snapchat Because It’s More Casual
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on July 23, 2016
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More appealing:The quick back and forth nature of Snapchat and the ability to use photos, messages, and even real-time video in a non-clunky setting

'Invasive' Snapchat of Teen Who Later Killed Himself Was illegal
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 22, 2016
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“youths may not understand the power of the technology that most are carrying in their pockets”

How To Make Big Changes In Your Youth Ministry
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 22, 2016
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Divvying it up like this it will make you act and take steps to realize that change instead of being paralyzed by the enormity of the task before you

Building A Solid Strategy For Your Student Ministry
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 22, 2016
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YS Blog

Why Are So Many Millennials Having Children Out of Wedlock?
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 21, 2016
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A new study shows that access to jobs and income inequality are shaping this generation’s decisions to start a family

New Study Suggests Teens Love Chatbots?
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 21, 2016
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Together, the top four messaging platforms — Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber — have more registered users

Teens Are Changing The Shape Of Retail As We Know It
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on July 21, 2016
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56.36% said “style” mattered most. “Price” came in second, with 30.91%. Only 4.55% said that “brand” mattered most

A Letter To My Sons About Pornography
in Slider, Youth
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on July 20, 2016
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“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.”

5 Simple Spiritual Pilgrimages
in Slider, Youth
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on July 20, 2016
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Pilgrimages are essential to our spiritual health and to the health of our students

Framing Sexuality For Teens
in Slider, Youth
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on July 20, 2016
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In just a few more than 50 years, our media culture has gone from treating matters of sexuality as a hush-hush topic to…

Teen Fails To Make Cheerleader, Threatens To Sue
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on July 19, 2016
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“They should not put an athlete on the team that doesn’t deserve to be on the team,”

Greg Stier: My 10 Worst Ministry Mistakes
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 19, 2016
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A ministry veteran reflects on what he wishes he’d done better in his work

Values: Kids And Screen Time
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on July 19, 2016
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A helpful-infographic

Pokémon Go Becomes Biggest Mobile Game In U.S. History
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 18, 2016
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Just under 21 million active smartphone users across U.S. besting previous record holder Candy Crush, 20 million users in the U.S.

Pokémon Go: Rare Catch Causes A Central Park Stampede
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 18, 2016
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video released shows trainers rushing into Central Park late Thursday night to catch the rare Eevee evolution, Vaporeon

The Myth Of The Non-Christian
in Slider, Youth
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on July 18, 2016
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Engaging Atheists, Nominal Christians and the Spiritual But Not Religious

What’s Hot?
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 17, 2016
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

New Concerns Raised Over Teen e-Cigarette Use
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 17, 2016
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As e-cigarette use among teens rapidly increases, a national health report suggests adolescents who would not have otherwise used tobacco products are now turning to electronic smoking devices

Teen Ownership Of Smartphones Has Surged
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on July 17, 2016
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Smartphone ownership among 12- to 17-year-olds is estimated to reach 75% this year, up sharply from 2013 when just under half of this age cohort had smartphones

Pokémon Go And Your Youth Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on July 15, 2016
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Adam Mclane

Harvard Study: No Racial Differences In Police Shootings
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 15, 2016
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Blacks were actually slightly less likely to be shot at by police officers, though they did face a higher amount of non-lethal force, such as tazing

Flashback: 'Who Killed The Liberal Arts?'
in Education, Post 3
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on July 15, 2016
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PragerU Video

Six Potential Downsides Of Social Media
in Slider, Youth
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on July 14, 2016
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Tim Elmore

The Potential Upside Of Social Media
in Slider, Youth
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on July 14, 2016
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Tim Elmore

Raised In A Day Of Social Media
in Slider, Youth
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on July 14, 2016
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Tim Elmore

5 Conversations You Must Have With Grads Before College...Values
in Slider, Youth
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on July 13, 2016
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Don’t miss this opportunity before they leave

Depression Strikes Millions Of Teens Each Year
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 13, 2016
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Nearly 3 million American teens a year experience major depression

8 Ways Churches Can Capitalize On Pokemon Go
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 12, 2016
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Don’t miss out on this…Paul said he became all things to all people so that some might come to Christ

Sheriff Warns Stop Trespassing To Find Pokemon
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 12, 2016
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Deputies say they have found people on business, church, and government properties late at night when the grounds are closed

Pokémon Go Is Collecting Players’ Data?
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 12, 2016
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You Should Probably Check Your Pokémon Go Privacy Settings

Is It Too Early To Be Thinking About Fall? Episode 35
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 10, 2016
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After 9 Youth Ministry…Start 7:00 Min

Back To School Planning For Youth Workers
in Post, Youth
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on July 10, 2016
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Better Planning for a Better Fall

Family Crisis Management
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 10, 2016
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Seeking Answers, Finding Hope

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

Religion Shown To Steer Adolescents Away From Pornography
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 9, 2016
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However, these age-based increases in pornography viewing are decidedly lesser among those who attend religious services

Drunkorexia
in Education, Post 3
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on July 9, 2016
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College Students Eat Less So They Can Drink More

Teenage Daughter Was Sexually Assaulted By A Man From Snapchat
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 8, 2016
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Only later did the family look at the teen’s phone, they found a message from a man asking her to come outside her home

Digital Advertising: 60% Of Smart Phone Users 13 To 34 Are Snapchatters
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on July 8, 2016
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…that audience accounts for more than 2 billion videos daily

CHILDREN AT RISK? Lawsuit Says Snapchat Content Too Much For Kids
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on July 8, 2016
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Lawsuit: Snapchat doesn’t do enough to warn its young Users/Parents about the sexual content on its app

Stages Of Middle School Development
in Post, Youth
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on July 7, 2016
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Dan Istvanik

How To Talk To Your Daughters About Porn Today
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on July 7, 2016
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Tanith Carey is author of ‘Girls Uninterrupted: Steps for Building Stronger Girls in a Challenging World.’

School Discipline Policies Force LGBT Kids Out Of The Classroom?
in Education, Post 4
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on July 7, 2016
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Punished for holding hands with a boyfriend or girlfriend, for wearing non-gender-conforming clothing to class or prom…

Snapchat Not Cool?
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 6, 2016
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Snapchat Growing Grown Up problem

This Is The Face Of The Isis Sex Slave Market
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 6, 2016
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Where is the world in all this? Where is humanity?”

Foreign Men Blamed After Mass Sex Assault At Music Festival
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 6, 2016
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…Youngest victim is 12 years old

Learning From Failure
in Slider, Youth
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on July 5, 2016
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Don’t let failure define you

what I've Learned In My First 10 Years Of Youth Ministry
in Slider, Youth
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on July 5, 2016
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Stop yearning for something better and figure out how to minister to those you’ve been placed with

5 Reasons Why Teenagers Need Theology
in Slider, Youth
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on July 4, 2016
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Secular society throws its own answers our way, but they’re never compatible with a Christian worldview

Overusing Social Media As An Adolescent May Hurt Your Love Life Later On
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 4, 2016
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Predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys

Understanding Risk Factors Involved In Initiation of Adolescent Alcohol Use
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 4, 2016
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A new study has found that demographic factors, cognitive functioning, and brain features during the early-adolescence ages of 12 to 14 years can predict

What’s Hot?
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 3, 2016
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Exercise Found to Boost Youth Academic Performance
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on July 3, 2016
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Jim Liebelt

Helicopter Parenting Can Hinder College-Age Kids
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on July 3, 2016
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A new study finds that parents who are too involved with their college-age kids could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety

Pediatricians Urged To Screen For Suicide Risks Among Teens
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 2, 2016
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Family doctors should screen teens for suicide risks in the wake of new information that shows suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens, an American Academy of Pediatrics report said Monday

States Shifting Premiums For Teen Drivers Into Overdrive
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 2, 2016
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The average car insurance premium increase…For male teen drivers the increase was 91%, while female teen drivers saw an increase of 67%

Duffy Robbins... Insights Into Teens Lives
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 2, 2016
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Voices of the Phase Project

Coddled Students: Universities Islands Of Repression In A sea Of Freedom
in Education, Post
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on July 1, 2016
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…been battling campus feminism and political correctness together since the late 1980s, filmed an hour-long discussion

Dad Re-creates Daughter's Racy Selfies
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on July 1, 2016
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….(and she loves it)

Parents Banish Teen To Backyard Tent For Theft
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on July 1, 2016
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He’s allowed back inside to sleep at night, eat meals and use the bathroom. His banishment will end once he’s read five books and written reports about them for his mom

5 Essential Steps To Clarity In Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on June 30, 2016
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Clarity is the result of a deliberate journey

How To Help Teens Belong
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 30, 2016
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“Most teens feel out of place in this world.”

Study Says Kids Understand Smartphones Better Then Real Life
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on June 30, 2016
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Children are more proficient in operating a smartphone than in completing basic everyday tasks

Pediatricians: Abstinence On The Rise...Values
in Post, Trends Studies
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on June 29, 2016
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Nearly 60 percent of high school students today have never had sex

Teachers Union President Brags About Threatening Student
in Education, Post 4
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on June 29, 2016
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‘I Will Kick Your F***ing Azz’

Police Officer Stopped Car With Drunk Teens, Let Them Go Before Fatal Crash
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on June 29, 2016
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Two teenagers were killed and two were injured after a wreck in Missouri Monday morning and local police confirm they stopped the car shortly before the crash

The 5 Best Ways To Deal With Criticism In Youth Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on June 28, 2016
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While you’re in Youth Ministry doing your best to serve and lead you will get criticized

Connecting With Kids Who Don’t Want To Spend Time With You
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 28, 2016
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All the experts preach that you need to communicate with your teenager. But what if they don’t want to have anything to do with you?!

Contemplating College
in Education, Post 3
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on June 28, 2016
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The Big Questions Facing American Families

Flashback: 6 Things To Do Before The New School Year
in Post, Youth
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on June 27, 2016
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Summer in Youth Ministry can be a busy time. It always seems to me that it is gone almost as soon as it gets here

Why I Use 30 Slides In A 15-Minute Sermon...
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 27, 2016
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….and You Should Too

BET Awards
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on June 27, 2016
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The Complete Winners List

Sinister Plan To Crack Down On Christian Schools
in Education, Post 4
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on June 26, 2016
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by Todd Starnes

Teen Boys Think Porn is ‘Realistic’
in Post, Trends Studies
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on June 25, 2016
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We need to ensure that we are not creating a narrative for young people that viewing and emulating online pornography is normal

Teen Alcohol, Pot Use Linked to Poor Academic Performance, Health Problems
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on June 25, 2016
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Teens who use both pot and alcohol during middle and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental health during high school

Teen Drinking May Damage Ability to Cope with Stress
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on June 25, 2016
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Teenagers often are tempted to try some alcohol. Many give in when they are just 12 to 16 years old

How to Reach the Next Generation
in Post, Youth
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on June 24, 2016
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Part 1

How to Reach the Next Generation
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 24, 2016
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Part 2

How to Reach the Next Generation
in Post 3, Youth
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on June 24, 2016
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Part 3

Video Of Hero Student Who Disarms Gunman At Seattle-Area University
in Education, Post
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on June 23, 2016
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Surveillance video released from the deadly 2014 shooting at Seattle Pacific University

Dads And Culture
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 23, 2016
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by Walt Mueller

"Rescue Mission" Exposed
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on June 23, 2016
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The trio were apparently heading to Brooklyn to “rescue” a teenage girl involved with drugs

First Day on the Job, Teen Lifeguard Rescues Pilot From Plane
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on June 22, 2016
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“It was my first day, first shift ever lifeguarding,” he told Inside Edition. “A little more excitement than you would ask for

Oprah's New Megachurch Drama
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on June 22, 2016
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Greenleaf: Christians Gone Mildly Wild

Why Integration Isn't Working For Special Needs Kids
in Post 4
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on June 21, 2016
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Or their classmates

What Happens When A Transformative Principal Walks Away
in Post 4
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on June 21, 2016
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A school finds out

Games That Got Our Attention
in Post 3, Technology
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on June 21, 2016
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At E3 2016

Finding Dory Finds Glory
in Post 2
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on June 20, 2016
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Consider Dory “Found”