10 Most Violent Video Games of 2014 (and What to Play Instead)
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Games like The Walking Dead Season 2 and Grand Theft Auto V might be visually and technically spectacular, but they’re certainly not for young kids

Former Marine Banned From Daughter’s School After Dispute Over Islam lesson
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“We cannot discuss our Ten Commandments in school but they can discuss Islam’s Five Pillars?”

Flashback: Instagram For Dummie Parents
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Numerical values: For the first time ever your children can determine their “worth” using actual numbers provided by their peers!

From Ebola Suits To Terrorist Garb, Halloween Costumes Reach New Low
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on October 31, 2014
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“People are going to offend everyone this year. It’s an offensive holiday,”

I’ll Go As A Slut
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on October 31, 2014
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Jonathan McKee

Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' Campaign Sparks Outrage
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on October 31, 2014
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I’ve tried to teach my daughter size doesn’t matter. She’s perfect EXACTLY the way God made her

Showing Skin Equals Success In Hollywood?
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on October 31, 2014
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Is getting sexy the only way to assert your womanhood?

5 Reasons You Struggle To Get Along With Your Pastor
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 30, 2014
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…getting along have not always been so easy…in my own heart several reasons causing me to struggle to get along

10 Traits Of Pastors Who Have Healthy Long-term Tenure
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 30, 2014
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The median tenure of a pastor at a church is around four years

Encouraging Students To Know And Share Their Personal Faith Story
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on October 30, 2014
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Here are 3 steps for students

Prevalence Of Teen Sexting
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on October 30, 2014
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The most common reason for teens to engage in sexting was to give someone a “present” or in an attempt to establish a relationship

A New Way To Manage My Work Schedule
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My personal way keeping myself accountable to accomplishing my weekly tasks, remaining available to the people and issues necessary, and sticking as close to my hours as possible

Bold Parenting Book By Lars Rood $1.00
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on October 30, 2014
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Raising kids to be more than just rule-keepers

Flashback: Top Needs Of Teenage Girls
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 30, 2014
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Here is our list of the top needs of teen girls

Fewer Teens Drink At Parties In Communities With ‘Social Host’ Laws
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on October 29, 2014
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When laws hold adults responsible when kids drink on their property, kids are less likely to spend their weekends drinking at parties

Alcoholism In Hispanic Youth The Result Of Identity Confusion?
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Immigrant youth often have two or more cultural identities they are trying to embrace at once, leading them to experience dual stress

Fireball Whisky Pulled From Store Shelves Over Additive
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 29, 2014
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Fireball whisky is a hit with college students

Christian Rapper Comes Out As Ex-Gay Firebrand
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on October 29, 2014
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“I think we’ve made God very little if we believe that He cannot change people,”

School Board Slams Michelle O’s Snack Rules: ‘Federal Overreach At Its Worst’
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on October 29, 2014
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“The problem with ‘free’ government money is how much it cost,” By taking federal funds, (you) forfeit the freedom to make rational local choices

Marvel Reveals New Superhero Movies Through 2019
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on October 29, 2014
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Five more years of superhero movies. Some characters, like African American hero Black Panther, have never been seen outside of a comic book page

Teacher Spends Two Days As A Student And Is Shocked At What She Learns
in Education, Post 3
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on October 28, 2014
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I have a lot more respect and empathy for students after just one day of being one again

A Navajo High School Emerges As A Defender Of The Washington Redskins
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on October 27, 2014
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“It’s not a racist slur if it originates from a Native American tribe. . . . It’s always used in the context of sports.”

Atheist Parent Attacks Christian After School Club
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on October 27, 2014
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4,000 Child Evangelism Fellowship Clubs in U.S. Public Schools

School Assignment Had Students Take Inventory Of Family’s Medicine Cabinet
in Education, Post 4
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on October 27, 2014
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“It is a complete invasion of privacy.’”

“Friendliest Social Network.”
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 27, 2014
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Sprung From The Ashes Of Formspring…Now for mature millennials

Gender Mentor
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 27, 2014
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Specifically, what does it mean for us to champion and mentor each other across gender in life and in ministry?

Daybreaker
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on October 27, 2014
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Millennial Morning Movement

What To Do When Teenagers Stop Showing Up
in Post, Youth
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on October 27, 2014
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Christopher Wesley

A Helpful Bullying Iinfographic
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on October 27, 2014
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77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally or physically

Why Youth Ministry Lost Its Soul (And how to Fix it)
in Slider, Youth
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on October 27, 2014
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What we believe about God is absolutely central to how we do ministry.

How We Talk About Our Young People Matters
in Slider, Youth
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on October 27, 2014
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Youth are “our” brothers and sisters in Christ

YouTube’s Growing Influence On Teens
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 26, 2014
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Dave Rozman

What School Officials Have Just Agreed To Do With This Shocking Booklet About The Bible
in Education, Post 5
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on October 26, 2014
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An X Rated Book..Sex & Obsenity In The Bible

Another Study Finds Teens Still Sexting
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on October 26, 2014
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Another Study Finds Teens Still Sexting

Jim Liebelt

Teen Self-Harm Linked to Problems as Adults
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on October 25, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

What’s Hot?
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on October 25, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

No Tricks, Just Treats for Retailers
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on October 25, 2014
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Halloween Spending to Hit $7.4 Billion

Talking With Teens About Their Smartphones
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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by Jonathan McKee

5 Things Every Special Needs Leader Needs To Know
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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“God does not ask us about our ability or disability but our availability.”

5 Ways Catholic Leaders Win At Social Media
in Post, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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A few key things that Protestant Christians might learn from our Catholic brothers and sisters

Four Steps To Intentionally Develop Volunteer Leaders
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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YS Blog

How Can A Pastor Help Families With Social Media?
in Post, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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Adam Mclane

Marko's New Working Metaphor For Young Teens And Doubt
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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Young teens don’t suddenly acquire fully-functioning abstract thinking…

Young Teens And Bible Reading
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 24, 2014
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Why do you think a large percentage of churched teens rarely read the Bible outside of church?

Does Intelligence Level Reflect What Music You Listen To?
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 24, 2014
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It turns out one’s level of intelligence really can affect what type of music they listen to

Three Colorado Teen Girls Detained In Germany On Quest to Meet Syria Jihadist
in Education, Post 4
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on October 23, 2014
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…rather victims of an online predator, a school official said

Hey Beyonce... 'Twerking Is Not Feminism'
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on October 23, 2014
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Performers have a very, very young audience, like 7 years older, I find it disturbing and I think its exploitative

Study: Teen Birth Rates Steadily Declining
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on October 23, 2014
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An estimated four million fewer babies were born to teen mothers from 1992 through 2012

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 23, 2014
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And the longer boys felt rejected, the more likely they were to attempt suicide

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Youth Worker
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 23, 2014
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An Interview With Andrew Root

Sadie Robertson Sticks to Her Christian Values While Performing the Rumba on ‘DWTS’
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 23, 2014
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“I hope this week, it doesn’t come off as sexy, but it comes off as sweet,”

Why Teens Leave the Church
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 23, 2014
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When those connections are made, it is much more difficult to just walk away

Autopsy, Toxicology Report On Michael Brown
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on October 22, 2014
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Autopsy, toxicology report on Michael Brown reportedly reveal marijuana, cast doubt on witness claims he was running away

Toys 'R' Us Pulling 'Breaking Bad' Dolls From Stores, Website
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on October 22, 2014
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The dolls are a “dangerous deviation from their family friendly values

Fury
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 22, 2014
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Movie Review

How To Align Leaders Around Your Mission
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 22, 2014
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by Carey Nieuwhof : In fact, strategy trumps mission and vision. A great mission and vision with a bad strategy will fail.

Parents May Be Liable For What Their Kids Post On Facebook
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on October 22, 2014
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A legal precedent on the issue of parental responsibility over their children’s online activity

Desperation and Depth...
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 22, 2014
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Walt Mueller: Why our youth group kids needs us to pray they have difficulty

Can Kids REALLY Leave the Faith After High School?
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 22, 2014
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3 Thoughts On A Faith that “Sticks”

Self Image: Tell Young Women They Are Enough
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 22, 2014
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Leneita Fix

Why The Real Battle For America Is Over Culture, Not Elections
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 21, 2014
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The west has nationalized families over the last 60 years…old age, health,single motherhood- everything is the responsibility of the state

Flashback: Beyonce Feminist?
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on October 21, 2014
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Beyonce is “selling sex … to teeny-boppers.”

Study ‘Beyonce Feminism’ and ‘Rihanna Womanism’ at University of Texas
in Education, Post 2
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on October 21, 2014
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Students will be studying… violence, economic opportunity, sexuality, standards of beauty, and creative self-expression

Parents Become Less Sensitive To Violence And Sex In Movies
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 21, 2014
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Sex and violence has become more prevalent in movies aimed at youth

Five Trends Among The Unchurched
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 21, 2014
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Today’s Unchurched: More resistant to Church

Nicki Minaj Doesn't Understand The Fuss Over 'Anaconda' Video
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 21, 2014
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I just see the video as being a normal video. Minaj refused to address the song’s sexual lyrics and equally racy dancing in the video that had everyone talking

Four4Four: Does Adam Levine’s Video Make Stalking Look Sexy?
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 21, 2014
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Adam Levine’s video draws fire

What A Middle School Boy Needs Most From His Parents
in Post, Youth
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on October 20, 2014
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My parenting MANTRA: WITH FREEDOM COMES RESPONSIBILITY.

Australian Study: National Study Reveals How And Why Teenagers Sext
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on October 20, 2014
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A significant proportion of young people have sent a sexual image of themselves by the time they are 13-15 years old

UK: 1 In 3 Teenagers Have Met A Stranger After Chatting Online
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on October 20, 2014
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One in four admitted they thought they were addicted to social media

Parents And Teens Aren’t Embarrassed By The Sex Talk Anymore
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 20, 2014
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But there’s still a lot more conversations that need to happen, according to new data

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 20, 2014
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…working less can actually produce better results

4 Essential Questions about Risk
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 20, 2014
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A select few seem to know when to hold, when to fold, and when to go all in

The Power Of Story Telling In Youth Ministry
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 20, 2014
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God teaches students through story

What’s Hot?
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on October 19, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

Teen Suicide....How Can I Help?
in Slider, Youth
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on October 19, 2014
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Suicide is the biggest killer of young people..So what can youth ministries do to help?

Inspirational Girl
in Education, Slider
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on October 19, 2014
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High School Runner Carries Injured Opponent

Physical Activity Does Not Reduce Depression in Teens
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on October 18, 2014
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Homeward

Teen 'Like' And 'FOMO' Anxiety
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on October 17, 2014
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The teens and tweens also agreed there is a constant — and at times anxiety-inducing — fixation with likes

Study Looks at Way to Reduce Youth Suicides
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on October 17, 2014
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New Canadian study finds that early detection of mental health issues and better exchange of health information can reduce youth suicides

Feds: Michigan Teen Cyberstalked For 5 Years For Nude Pics
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on October 17, 2014
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“I don’t understand why you can’t leave me alone…twice now for trying to commit suicide. Are you trying to kill me,”

'Why Kids Sext' Describes Nude Photos As 'Social Currency' Among Teens
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on October 17, 2014
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So they’ve (Cops) moved from thinking this is sinister to realizing, within a few days, this is completely common

Ministering to Girls...
in Post, Youth
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on October 17, 2014
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What’s a Guy to Do?

Flashback: 4 Trends In Christianity That Could Scare You
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 17, 2014
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Ed Stetzer

While We're Praying For Nicki Minaj, She's Praying For This
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on October 17, 2014
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“If God gets a hold of Nicki Minaj, her music could be used to restore women’s dignity instead of tearing it down.”

The Desperate Need Life Changing Youth Ministries
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 17, 2014
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Consider these three pressings needs of youth, you will be convinced that the work you do is vital and that you need more help to do it well

Female British Muslims As Vulnerable To Radicalisation
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 16, 2014
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Girls as young as 14 travelling to Syria from the west, to marry Islamist fighters, bear their children and join their communities

Here’s How Millennials Define Adulthood
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 16, 2014
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At one point, people defined adulthood by getting married, having children. Now, the three most popular markers are…

Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections...George Lockhart
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 16, 2014
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He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world —1 John 2:2

Bringing Young Families Back To Church...Free Webcast
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on October 16, 2014
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The first 300 to register will also receive The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids

Sticky Faith And Special Needs
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 16, 2014
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An inside interview

Refusing To Ignore Teenagers With Special Needs
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 16, 2014
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Five Ideas for Inclusion

Ministering to Youth on the Autism Spectrum
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 16, 2014
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Students with autism spectrum disorders are often on the outside looking in

School Uniforms Might Help Attendance, Graduation Rates
in Education, Post 3
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on October 15, 2014
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Uniforms alone do not improve..test scores, but they do help in addressing problems with discipline and attendance in a school building

Teens And Adults Voice Search Habits
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 15, 2014
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Google reveals our embarrassing voice search habits

Five Pressing Mega-Trends in Youth Culture Every Youth Worker and Parent Must Address
in Post 5, Youth
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on October 15, 2014
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A webinar from Walt Mueller and CPYU October 23

10 Ways CPYU Can Help You Minister to Parents
in Post, Youth
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on October 15, 2014
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October 16!