Flashback: 15 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to Beyond Facebook
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 23, 2014
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Why it’s popular and what parents need to know

Children 12 And Under Are Fastest Growing Group Of Unaccompanied Minors At U.S. Border
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 23, 2014
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117% increase in the number of unaccompanied children ages 12 and younger caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

4 WAYS TO MAXIMIZE THE TRIP AFTER IT’S OVER
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on July 23, 2014
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YouthWorks: by Sam Townsend

Summer Time Outreach Fun
in Slider, Youth
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on July 23, 2014
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How to Do an Evangelistic Car Wash

Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 23, 2014
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Sleep experts close in on the optimal night’s sleep

Student Ministry and Divorce: The Numbers You’ve Heard Wrong
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 22, 2014
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Ronald long

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS, PART 8
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 22, 2014
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Marko

HOW TO BECOME A VETERAN YOUTH WORKER
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 22, 2014
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After 33 years in youth ministry, there are a few things i’m seeing about survival and thriving as a veteran

Be Less Careful
in Post, Youth
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on July 22, 2014
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Adam McLane: Take the time to examine your life and separate “be careful” from…

Flashback: Demonizing Teenagers
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 22, 2014
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Mike King

5 Marks Of Super Effective Youth Leaders
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 22, 2014
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Greg Stier

In Post-Recession Era, Young Adults Drive Continuing Rise in Multi-Generational Living
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 22, 2014
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Declining employment, marrying at later ages and staying in school…

"Word Crimes"
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 21, 2014
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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Earlybird Registration for The Summit ends July 31!
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 21, 2014
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18 presenters delivering laser-focused TED-style talks…who leave you thirsty for more

4 Components Of A Youth Ministry’s Identity
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 21, 2014
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by Christopher Wesley

Pew Research: How Americans Feel About Religious Groups
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 21, 2014
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…0 reflects the coldest, most negative possible rating and 100 the warmest

Middle Schoolers Who Text More Have Sex More
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 21, 2014
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Oddly researchers found that about 20% of students have received a sext, only five % said they’d sent one

Hobby Lobby To Release Family’s Public School Bible Curriculum Being Postponed?
in Education, Post 5
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on July 21, 2014
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“They were contemplating some kind of a course like this … and they wanted to be the first one to do it.”

Dealing with Your Baggage
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 21, 2014
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It had me thinking about what in our daily lives do we sacrifice to fit the needs of our problems?

Love Like A Hurricane
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 21, 2014
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We didn’t go to evangelize or proselyte per se. We went to serve. We went to help someone in need

What’s Hot?
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 20, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

Kids Who Spend Time Outdoors Are Healthier
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 20, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

Teen Drivers Not Wearing Seat Belts
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 20, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

Flashback: Sticks and Phones: Preventing Digital Bullying
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 18, 2014
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Art Bamford series

How Young is Too Young for Digital Technology and Social Media?
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 18, 2014
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Art Bamford series

A New Look @ Navigating Digital Technology with Young People
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 18, 2014
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Art Bamford series

More Americans Than Ever Live In Multigenerational Households
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 18, 2014
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A larger share of young people live in multigenerational arrangements than of Americans 85 and older

Flashback: 9 Things We Should Get Rid of to Help Our Kids
in Slider, Youth
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on July 18, 2014
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I realized I was more than half the problem in this whole entitlement parenting challenge …wake up call

9 Things Adults Need to get Rid of to Become Better People
in Slider, Youth
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on July 18, 2014
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Last March, a post rocked the internet…I thought, my goodness, most of this could apply to adults!

Now Is The Time For SBC To Prioritize Reaching Baptizing And Discipling Young People
in Slider, Youth
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on July 18, 2014
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60% of our 46,125 SBC churches reported NO baptisms (age 12-17)

"Taking Time Out"
in Post, Youth
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on July 17, 2014
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A great reminder in the busy-ness of summer from the #YSVault

4 Leadership Lessons For Camping Staff Or VBS Leaders
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 17, 2014
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George Lockhart

Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 17, 2014
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That’s not a harsh assessment. It’s just a fair description.

Researcher Questions Data in Same-Sex Parenting Study
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 16, 2014
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..the collection method was geared to skew the results in favor of same-sex couples.

Children Reared by 'Mom and Dad' Are Better Off ThanThose Reared by Homosexuals
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 16, 2014
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New parenting study questions politically correct view that kids raised by homosexuals exhibit ‘no differences.’

Schools a haven for many unaccompanied minors
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on July 16, 2014
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Yahoo News

Flashback: Helping Students Process Their Mission Trip
in Post 4, Youth
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on July 15, 2014
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by Aaron Kirkpatrick

"Jesus And Mean People,"
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 15, 2014
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“Jesus Studies” Curriculum

"Driven Leaders and Selfish Ambition"
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 15, 2014
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by Danny Bowers

8 Signs of an Emotionally Healthy Church"
in Post, Youth
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on July 15, 2014
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Can’t We All Just Get Along: Family Dynamics in the Church

"5 Reasons The Church Needs Youth Ministry
in Slider, Youth
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on July 15, 2014
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Mark Matlcok: why youth ministry is vital to the body of Christ

Flashback: Social Media Affecting Teens' Concepts Of Friendship, Intimacy
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 15, 2014
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Young people feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see

3 Social Skills that Leave Others Hungry for More
in Slider, Youth
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on July 15, 2014
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Terry Linhart

CDC Says Kids Still Getting Too Much Screen Time
in Post 5, Social Media
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on July 14, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

US is Allowing Violent Gang Members to Enter
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on July 14, 2014
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Violent gang taking advantage of immigration crisis, using border as recruiting hub

What’s Hot? 07/11/14
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on July 14, 2014
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Trending Today

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 13, 2014
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Study

How Young People Are Reading More Than You Think
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 13, 2014
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Voxburner

Teen Who Drink and Drug Face Higher Risks
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 12, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

Study Finds Teen Dating Violence Affects 1 in 6
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 12, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

Trolls Attacking Rape Victim
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 11, 2014
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Rape victim, 16..is trolled by sick internet users copying the pose she collapsed in

College Student Accidentally Sexts Dad...
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on July 11, 2014
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1 in 10 people have accidentally sexted the wrong person

A Dangerous Drug Trend For Bored Teens
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 11, 2014
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Work distracts them from parenting. The lack of part-time jobs for teens = unsupervised time

Why Teenagers Act Crazy
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on July 11, 2014
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ADOLESCENCE is practically synonymous in our culture with risk taking, emotional drama outlandish behavior

Dr. Dre I'm Losing Billions to Fake Beats from China
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on July 11, 2014
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Beats points out it’s the headphone of choice for Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Diddy and tons of other celebs

'Stop The Beauty Madness' Brands Ads With Brutally Honest Messages
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on July 10, 2014
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Rice hopes the campaign will provide a corrective lens for how women perceive certain images

Someone Tried To Shame Her Body With Graffiti
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on July 10, 2014
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For all youth across America…Words can hurt but how you handle the words makes all the difference

Flashback: Miley…She’s A Wreck…And So Are We!
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 10, 2014
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George Lockhart

Miley Cyrus Going Too Far In Trippy, Nude Music Video?
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on July 10, 2014
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Miley Cyrus in new drug-filled, explicit video

16-Year-Old Girl Says Her Rape Went Viral
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on July 10, 2014
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In a way, it’s as though Jada’s been assaulted twice, both inside the house and online

Summer work gives teens a competitive edge
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on July 10, 2014
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It helps them get a little empathy for what mom and dad are doing and what we’re trying to do for the household

Parents praised for turning in teens
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on July 10, 2014
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They say the courage displayed by the family is incredible.

A Day In The Life Of A Mobile Teen [infographic]
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on July 9, 2014
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The one thing that I have done right in the past few years is setting up a texting service

Flashback: McAfee "2014 Teens And The Screen Study"
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on July 9, 2014
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Teens’ Online Behavior Can Get Them in Trouble

Reclaiming Teen Girls
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 9, 2014
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Building Identity, Significance and Purpose into Students

30 Devotions For Youth Leaders
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 9, 2014
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Designed to encourage, teach and inspire anyone who works with youth. Taken from YFC President weekly blog

Show Up AND Be A Fan
in Post, Youth
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on July 9, 2014
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Everyone takes off of work to see the three year old sing..However, the older they get the less we show up

4 Moves To Make Your Church Intergenerational
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 9, 2014
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When a church is truly intergenerational it means kids, teens and adults are visibly present and involved

Why Research Says You Need to Ask MORE from your Volunteers
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 9, 2014
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Were losing more than one out of three volunteers from one year to the next on average

WHAT THE 90′S YOUTH WORKERS DID BETTER THAN WE DO
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 9, 2014
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Many young people now derive personal support and affirmation from “likes” and feedback to their postings.

High School Service Trips, Part 3
in Post, Youth
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on July 8, 2014
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Reflecting on the Experience

Pop Quiz: Which Generation Watches More TV In America?
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 8, 2014
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Kids or Adults?

9 Tips to Manage Your Time in Ministry
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 8, 2014
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Josh Evans

HAVE YOU LOST “THE EYE OF THE TIGER” WHEN IT COMES TO YOUTH MINISTRY?
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 8, 2014
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Too many youth leaders have lost their original fire and have succumbed to the status quo

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS, PART 7
in Post 3, Youth
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on July 7, 2014
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Marko

"The Goal of Youth Ministry"
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 7, 2014
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Chap Clark looks at keeping our focus on helping students find their place in the church long after we are gone.

Which States Has The Most Student Debt
in Education, Post
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on July 7, 2014
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Interestingly, some states with the highest levels of student debt tended to have lower levels of total debt,

Binge Drinking Common In Teens
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 7, 2014
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Teens with more unstable home environments were found to be more likely to turn to drinking

Teens Are Turning To Tanning Beds Despite Cancer Risk
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 7, 2014
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The truth is, teens overwhelmingly equate tans with attractiveness.”I feel more confident with a tan,”

Alcohol Sponsorship and Hazardous Drinking Among British Athletes Read more: Study Finds Link Between Alcohol Sponsorship and Hazardous Drinking Among British Athletes
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 7, 2014
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Study Finds Link Between Alcohol Sponsorship and Hazardous Drinking Among British Athletes

Teens Delay Driving
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 6, 2014
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But It’s Still Deadly When They (Finally) Start

Flashback: MORE TEENS IN TREATMENT ADDICTED TO MARIJUANA
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on July 6, 2014
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Over 65% of adolescents ages 12-17 who were admitted to treatment had addiction involving marijuana

Harsh Words for Common Core
in Education, Post 5
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on July 6, 2014
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The ‘Toxic Culture of Education’

Boy Skips Church, Father Charged With Endangering
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 5, 2014
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He assumed the boy had gotten on the church bus with his four siblings when it pulled up at their house

5 Things We Can Learn From The World Cup
in Post 5, Youth
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on July 5, 2014
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People who act different will always be treated differently. Are you prepared for your ruling?

Chronic Childhood Stress Leaves Lasting Impact on Brain
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 4, 2014
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“Just because it’s in the brain doesn’t mean it’s destiny,”

259 Million Prescriptions For Painkillers In 2012
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 4, 2014
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Painkiller Prescription Rates Vary Widely Among States

Flashback: Parents Play Role in Teens’ Prescription Drug Abuse
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 4, 2014
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Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on July 4, 2014
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Children suffering from (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to try and abuse drugs

Flame, Along With Lecrae and Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Are Suing Perry
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on July 4, 2014
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FLAME’S DJ EXPLAINS WHY ‘JOYFUL NOISE’ AND KATY PERRY’S ‘DARK HORSE’ ARE SIMILAR

Katy Perry Sued By Christian Musicians Over Copyright
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on July 3, 2014
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By musicians Lecrae Moore, Flame, Chike Ojukwu and Emanuel Lambert

'Sextortion' Is An Online 'Epidemic' Against Children
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on July 3, 2014
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The number of complaints of online enticement of children is climbing.

Strong Families Mean Safer Girls
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 3, 2014
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by Youth Worker

3 Disciplines Every Youth Leader Needs To Succeed
in Post, Youth
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on July 3, 2014
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The youth leaders with longevity and impact are not always the flashiest but most have at least 3 common…