Merry Christmas: Expectancy
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 21, 2014
0 Persons commented

George Lockhart

‘More Connected, Yet More Alone’
in Slider, Trends Studies
written by
on December 21, 2014
0 Persons commented

In the UK, the Guardian reported last July on the “loneliness epidemic among young adults”

Academics And Faith
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 21, 2014
0 Persons commented

“Each is an astonishingly good gift from our good and gracious God. The only fitting response is gratitude.”

Charli XCX: Breaking The Rules...
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
written by
on December 20, 2014
0 Persons commented

When a hipster darling becomes a bona fide pop star

What’s Hot?
in Post 4, Trends Studies
written by
on December 20, 2014
0 Persons commented

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived
in Post 4, Trends Studies
written by
on December 20, 2014
0 Persons commented

Jim Liebelt

5 Lessons I Learned In Youth Group That Turned Out To Be True
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 20, 2014
0 Persons commented

I catch myself returning to some of these lessons all the time…but their foundational truths remain the same

Minecraft Creator Snags Beverly Hills' Priciest Home Of All Time
in Media Entertainment, Post
written by
on December 20, 2014
0 Persons commented

He may have even beat out Beyonce and Jay Z to buy the estate

Peer support, like peer pressure, has a big effect on adolescent attitudes
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 19, 2014
0 Persons commented

Health & Science

3 Ways To Win The Social Media War
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 19, 2014
0 Persons commented

Tyson Howells

How to Appreciate Volunteers: Cheap and Easy!
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 19, 2014
0 Persons commented

Dave Rozman

12 Truths About Connecting With Unchurched Parents
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 18, 2014
0 Persons commented

By Michael Bayne

The Unchurched Family in Your Neighborhood...What It Will Take to Reach Them
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 18, 2014
0 Persons commented

Over 156 million people in America who do not attend church including over 42 million children and teenagers

5 Ideas To Help Your Kids Be Smarter Than Their Smartphone
in Post, Youth
written by
on December 18, 2014
0 Persons commented

Let’s talk with our kids about some of these issues

Flashback: Happy Birthday… Here’s Your Boob Job
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 18, 2014
0 Persons commented

Jonathan McKee

Teen Who Said He Made Millions On Wall Street Admits To Hoax
in Media Entertainment, Slider
written by
on December 18, 2014
0 Persons commented

New York Magazine Says It Was ‘Duped’

The Wrong Family To Rob
in Media Entertainment, Slider
written by
on December 18, 2014
0 Persons commented

Victums help capture The Grinch for police

Super Diversity Hero?
in Media Entertainment, Post
written by
on December 17, 2014
0 Persons commented

SuperHero Comics Giving Classic Characters Race, Gender, Religion Swaps For Diversity

Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Even As States Legalize
in Post 4, Trends Studies
written by
on December 17, 2014
0 Persons commented

Students in the two lower grades reported that marijuana is less available than it once was

Kids In The US Do A Lot Of Pointless Homework
in Education, Post 4
written by
on December 17, 2014
0 Persons commented

2 charts

Another Innocent Teen Murdered in Chicago
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
written by
on December 17, 2014
0 Persons commented

‘We Don’t Mind if It Takes Martial Law to Get This in Order’

Polaroid’s New Camera Prints Your Pics And Posts Them On Instagram
in Media Entertainment, Post
written by
on December 16, 2014
0 Persons commented

14-megapixel camera, lets you print two by three-inch adhesive-backed photos and connects over Wi-Fi so you can post images to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter

Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
written by
on December 16, 2014
0 Persons commented

Rachel Vail

"Let It Go"
in Media Entertainment, Slider
written by
on December 16, 2014
0 Persons commented

Frozen Director Apologises To Parents Sick And Tired Of Hearing

Taliban Gunmen Raid School In Pakistan...
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 16, 2014
0 Persons commented

Kill 126, mostly children…

When Parents Cant Trust Teenagers
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 16, 2014
0 Persons commented

How should you respond if your teenager’s behvaiour means you are unable to trust them anymore?

The Addictive Nature Of Social Media...Links To Substance Abuse
in Post 3, Trends Studies
written by
on December 15, 2014
0 Persons commented

UAlbany Study Finds Social Media to be Potentially Addictive, Associated with Substance Abuse

Ohio High School Freshman Goes On Strike When School Takes Down Ten Commandments Plaque
in Education, Post 3
written by
on December 15, 2014
0 Persons commented

The plaque, which was a gift to the school from the class of 1953, was removed from its spot near the main office next to a copy of the Preamble to the Constitution in August

Two Studies Find Big Jump In Teen Use Of E-Cigarettes
in Post 2, Trends Studies
written by
on December 15, 2014
0 Persons commented

USA Today

Equipping Teenagers To Be Sent Like Jesus Was Sent
in Post, Youth
written by
on December 15, 2014
0 Persons commented

Our story is about God becoming man, the reverse of myths

Chicago Gave Hundreds Of High-Risk Kids A Summer Job
in Slider, Trends Studies
written by
on December 15, 2014
0 Persons commented

Violent Crime Arrests Plummeted

Australia: Why (Financially)The Kids Are Not Alright
in Slider, Trends Studies
written by
on December 15, 2014
0 Persons commented

Young people were like “overloaded packhorses”, becoming increasingly burdened by other generations’ debts

Being Intentional As We Invest In Teenagers
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 14, 2014
0 Persons commented

Working with teenagers video

7 Things You Can Do If You Want Things to Change…and No One Else Does
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 14, 2014
0 Persons commented

So what do you do if you want things to change and pretty much no one else does?

What’s Hot?
in Slider, Trends Studies
written by
on December 13, 2014
0 Persons commented

Trending Today….

A Lifelong Relationship With Alcohol Is Established In Adolescence
in Slider, Trends Studies
written by
on December 13, 2014
0 Persons commented

Regular teenaged consumers are more likely to binge drink later on, a Concordia study shows

Catholic University Offers Pro-Choice Internships For Students
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 13, 2014
0 Persons commented

University of St. Thomas

Flashback: Boost Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

…whose parents ogle over their successes but who feel that they need to keep performing to get their parent’s attention

LEFT, RIGHT NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS GAME
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS PASS-AROUND GIFT EXCHANGE

GRUMPY CAT MAKES $100 MILLION IN TWO YEARS
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

There is movie stardom ahead: Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, a film described as a mix of Home Alone and Die Hard

Christmas Light Project
in Post, Youth
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

Fun Event & Activity Ideas

Teens’ Brains Wired to Ignore Mom’s Criticisms
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

Jim Liebelt

Family Fights May Have Surprising Upside for Kids
in Slider, Trends Studies
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

Jim Liebelt

American Teens Less Lonely Than Previous Generations
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 12, 2014
0 Persons commented

Jim Liebelt

Instagram Now Bigger Than Twitter
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

Instagram hits 300M users

Christmas Chaos Night (Games and Fun!)
in Post, Youth
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

From the “JH Uth Guy” Blog

How To Create An Amazing Presentation [infographic]
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

A power point presentation that won’t put people to sleep

Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way
in Post 5, Youth
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need

Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way
in Post 5, Youth
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need

Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way
in Post 5, Youth
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need

Getting Students Involved In Ministry: One Simple Way
in Blog
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

Generosity Helping Youth Workers In Need

The problem: Some youth workers have had unexpected expenses and can’t afford to pay bills and buy gifts for their family

We all have heard it is better to give than receive, however, now it is time for those who give to receive.  I am talking about giving to youth workers who have tirelessly…

Clayton McDonald: The Boy Who Knew He Was Going to Die
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 11, 2014
0 Persons commented

Brittany Maynard and Clayton McDonald. The difference Jesus makes when facing a terminal diagnosis.

"This Is Really Bad!"...But Funny!
in Education, Post 4
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

Dad Films 6 Minutes Of Students Slipping On Ice With Running Commentary

Flashback: Three In A Hundred UK Primary School Children Visited Porn Sites During Study
in Post 2, Trends Studies
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

Researchers who tracked web use habits say 44,000 primary school children in the UK accessed adult material

GNOC: Texting Acronyms Parents Need to Know
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

“The most important thing is to talk to kids about what they’re doing online,”

When Teenagers Think Porn Teaches Them About Real Sex
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

Porn is about the closest thing they’ve had to sex education—schools have outdated and uncomfortable sex ed and their parents are absolutely not talking about it

Christmas Ideas For Children’s Ministry
in Post, Youth
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

Most popular Christmas resources

The Christmas Project: Helping Youth Leaders In Need
in Post 5, Youth
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

So I’m asking you… would you PLEASE help me provide some assistance for these leaders here at Christmas?

Help Me Help Leaders in Need!
in Post 5, Youth
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

Will you join me by contributing to help these church leaders in immediate need?

How To Endure The Youth Ministry Journey
in Post 5, Youth
written by
on December 10, 2014
0 Persons commented

“Can I keep doing this?

Showing Teens How To Enjoy The Holidays by: Christopher Wesley
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

by Christopher Wesley

India: Tech-addicted kids?
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

Then stop using your mobile phone as a babysitter

Adolescents Today: Pressure in the Wrong Places
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

Tim Elmore

Trendy Shoes Use GPS So Parents Can Keep Track Of Their Kids
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

For parents, the app doubles as a social network where they can communicate with other parents and share tips on how to keep kids safe

This Year's Christmas Must Have... A Ouija Board: 'Hottest' Gifts For This Year
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

The rise in popularity of ouija boards…the film Ouija last month

‘The 2,000-Year-Old Virgin’
in Media Entertainment, Post
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

‘Family Guy’ Christmas Episode Portrays Jesus as a Lying, Sex-Crazed Adulterer

College Prof Makes Students Recite Anti-American 'Pledge Of Allegiance'
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

…another student said your opinion can cost you if it doesn’t jibe with Angeletti’s

Parents Cancel Christmas For ‘Entitled’ And ‘Disrespectful’ Kids
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

… will be taking the money they would have spent on presents and putting it toward service projects and gifts for others

MY (YOUTH) MINISTRY LANGUAGE PET PEEVES
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 9, 2014
0 Persons commented

Marko

Aéropostale CEO Says Kids Who Wear His Brand's Clothing Won't Be Bullied
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Teens are also spending less on clothing and more on food and technology, compared to previous generations

Cyber Gossip
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

The Power of Words Taking Their Toll in Online Environments

Grand Theft Auto Fans Push For Ban On The Bible
in Media Entertainment, Post
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

“Withdraw The Holy Bible — this sickening book encourages readers to commit sexual violence and kill women.”

Internet Safety: Block Porn On Your Kids Smartphone
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Accountability, Website Blocking
 and Customizable Settings

How I Recovered From Burn Out
in Post 4, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

12 Keys to Getting Back

9 Signs You're Burning Out In Leadership
in Post 4, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

I’m writing this because burnout seems to be an epidemic in ministry leadership

Old Laptop Batteries Can Be Used To Power Light Bulbs
in Media Entertainment, Post
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries

Utilizing Youth Ministry’s Number One Treasure
in Post 2, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Stephen Ingram

Black And White Pics From India
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

A few black and whites from the slums of Vijayawada, India. Really beautiful people

Viral Video: Weight and Body Image
in Post, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Emily’s video needs to be shared

Eight Steps To Managing Your Time In Youth Ministry
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

We must manage and use our time well to minister effectively…

Columbia Law Re-Scheduling Exams Over Michael Brown and Eric Garner "Trauma"
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Columbia Law School is allowing students the opportunity to petition for a delay in exam administration

Ferguson Schools Let Students Leave To Protest In Streets--Without Notifying Parents
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 8, 2014
0 Persons commented

Hundreds of students were allowed to leave several high schools in Ferguson

Fun Is Every Kid’s Love Language
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 7, 2014
0 Persons commented

The Parent Cue

A Walk Through The Slums In Vijayawada...India
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 6, 2014
0 Persons commented

we had an impromptu performance…to promote the evening event. all the kids loved the song and we further promoted the crusade

What’s Hot?
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 6, 2014
0 Persons commented

by Jim Liebelt

8 Reasons My Husband Won’t Have Sex With Me
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 6, 2014
0 Persons commented

by Craig Gross

Mean Teen
in Post 4, Trends Studies
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Shocker: New Study Shows High School Boys Are Meaner Than Girls!

Spending More Time On Smartphones Can Lead To Leisure Distress: Study
in Post 4, Trends Studies
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Leisure distress is feeling uptight, stressed and anxious during free time

Study: Teens With Disabilities At Greater Risk For Obesity
in Post 2, Trends Studies
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Since these children have fewer opportunities for physical activity and may face other dietary challenges they are left with limited healthy weight control options and are more likely to engage in extreme measures to lose weight

Many Teens Suffer ‘Cyber’ Dating Abuse
in Post, Trends Studies
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Evidence has already shown that cyber dating abuse is linked to physical, sexual and psychological abuse

#ThanksMichelleObama
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Teens Are Tweeting Unappealing Photos Of Their School Lunches With The Hashtag

Learn From The Mormons
in Slider, Youth
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Seven (Mormon) Church Products Can Strengthen Tech-Savvy Youth

School Lunch A Fingerprint Away
in Education, Slider
written by
on December 5, 2014
0 Persons commented

Nebraska School District Scans Student Fingerprints For lunch Program

Get Me To South Africa!
in Post 4, Youth
written by
on December 4, 2014
0 Persons commented

Youth Groups please help this teenager minister to kids in South Africa

India Mission Day 3: Vijayawada
in Post 3, Youth
written by
on December 4, 2014
0 Persons commented

Overall the trip has been very productive and fruitful..Sunday will be an incredibly busy day with 6 different meeting/ speaking locations