Teens Who Smoke Marijuana Daily Face Increased Risks
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by Jim Liebelt

Only One in Three Millennials Have A Credit Card
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by Jim Liebelt

School Bans 'Offensive' Chick-fil-A sandwiches
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on September 13, 2014
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This is a classic example of those preaching inclusivity and diversity being the least inclusive and diverse of all

Inside The Secret World Of Teen Suicide Hashtags
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Really, our goal is to create dialogue around these behaviors and help people. We want Tumblr to be a place where we facilitate that

Parents To Blame For Brutal Teen Mob Parking Lot Attack?
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on September 13, 2014
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Officials say guardians responsible for teens’ actions

How Millennials Require Us to Design the Technologies of Tomorrow
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on September 12, 2014
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Here are things businesses and website designers should keep in mind to provide millennials with the technology experiences that they expect

28 Ways to Ask Your Teens 'How Was School Today?'
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on September 12, 2014
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Without Asking Them ‘How Was School Today?’

How To Remember The Names Of Students
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on September 12, 2014
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If you remember their name it speaks volumes. To be effective youth workers we must remember the names of our students.

The Dangers of Messaging Students
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on September 12, 2014
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Dangers?!? What possible dangers are there in messaging students?

Criticism In Youth Ministry
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on September 12, 2014
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Want to thrive in youth minitry…find a way to take the information that the critic wants to express and use it to make the ministry better

9 Habits That Lead to Terrible Decisions
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on September 12, 2014
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Harvard Business Review

Is Pop Culture Too Juvenile? Throwing off
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on September 12, 2014
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.. and chasing after – childish things

Kids Can't Tie Shoes But Know How To Use A Smartphone
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on September 11, 2014
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59% can confidently use a tablet.

Is there a comparison between Hitler and George W. Bush?
in Education, Post 5
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on September 11, 2014
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Teacher in hot water after assignment.

McDonald's Is Losing The Happy Meal Crowd
in Post 4, Trends Studies, Youth
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on September 11, 2014
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They are extremely “unhappy” over their Happy Meal losses

How To Be An Ineffective Young Life Leader
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on September 11, 2014
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This could be good for any youth leader

70lbs Girl Taken Down By Super Tough Cops
in Education, Media Entertainment
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on September 11, 2014
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All over a cell phone

TV Network Pulls Plug On Pulling Chutes
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on September 11, 2014
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Network “not comfortable” but there’s more…

Flashback: Your Past, Your Kids and The Conversation
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How to talk with your teens about your past openly and honestly.

Florida Kindergarten Teacher Refuses To Give Standardized Tests
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Florida Teacher Upset About the Amount Of Time Lost

Fifth Grade Girl Fights Chap Stick Ban
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on September 11, 2014
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Even though her lips were bleeding, she was barred from using chap stick

Controversial Sex Education Program Reinstated in Hawaii Public Schools
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on September 11, 2014
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Parents simply were not informed that their kids were being used as human guinea pigs for research. This is a monumental breach of trust between the DOE and the owners of the system, the parents,”

10 Hilarious Lies Students Tell Their Parents
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on September 11, 2014
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….”I’m gonna stay in and study”

Book: Distortion
in Slider, Youth
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on September 11, 2014
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How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel and Damaging the Faith

First Arrest Made In Memphis Black-On-White Grocery Store Attack
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on September 10, 2014
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The 15-year-old, appeared in court charged..He was not accompanied by a parent or any other relative during the hearing

Gang Of Black Teens Brutally Beating Three White Victims Into Unconsciousness
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A mob of black teens swarmed a Kroger grocery store in Memphis, Tennessee and proceeded to beat two store employees and one customer to the ground

Apple Charts New Course With Large iPhones, Smartwatch
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on September 10, 2014
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We invented intimate ways to connect and communicate directly from your wrist; it works seamlessly with iPhone

Families Marinated In Media
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 10, 2014
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limit technology so that it doesn’t sabotage family communication and connection

How Are You Making Your Youth Ministry Feel Like A Family?
in Slider, Youth
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on September 10, 2014
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As Youth Pastors, we must be intentional in fostering community and a group identity

The Value of Academic Preparation in Professional Youth Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on September 10, 2014
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A Low Entry Point is Not a License to Skip Education

10 Reasons Why Parents Should Be Involved In Your Youth Ministry
in Slider, Youth
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on September 10, 2014
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Youth ministry is no longer about attracting and entertaining teenagers

“I Can’t Do this Anymore” - Why Quitting isn’t Your Best Option
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on September 10, 2014
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A lot. Those of us in Western affluent culture have been conditioned to have a comfortable life. Suffering is an under-discussed topic in society today

Entering Adulthood In A Recession Linked To Lower Narcissism Later Life
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on September 9, 2014
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“If that’s the case, the Great Recession may produce a cohort of less self-focused young adults,”

How Coaches Teach Students About Life
in Post 3, Youth
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on September 9, 2014
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Jim, star of the film When the Game Stands Tall. The significance of coaches in the lives of teenagers

The New Summit Video
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on September 9, 2014
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We strongly recommend you attend to learn about exploring the ocean, mountains, and spaces of our lives.

You Get What You Are...Modeling Sticky Faith
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 9, 2014
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Kara Powell

The Summit
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on September 9, 2014
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Intentionally designed to stir your youth ministry imagination and assist you in discerning God’s leading for your unique expression of youth ministry

From My Heart To My Hands: Lay Me Down 2
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on September 9, 2014
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Casey Palicki is a senior and serves as co-leader of the New Vision WAVE Team. She has been involved with Vision 2 Hear for many years

Flashback: Social Media Myth Busting
in Post 5, Youth
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on September 9, 2014
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By Brad Howell | Associate director of Fuller Seminary’s Northern California campus.

Flashback: 7 Trends Shaping Africa's Youth Employment Challenge
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on September 9, 2014
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Currently, 70% of Africans are under the age of 30. By 2040, 50% of the world’s youth will be African, most of whom will be women and girls

InterVarsity "Derecognized" at California State University's 23 Campuses
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on September 8, 2014
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Ed Stetzer: Will students with actual beliefs be allowed to have organizations on campus?

The State Of The American Church: Plateaued Or Declining
in Post 4, Youth
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on September 8, 2014
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80-85% of churches are…..

Teenagers: “Sin Is Always, In Some Sense, A Life Of Boredom.”
in Post 3, Youth
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on September 8, 2014
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God’s Beauty for the Bored, Busy, and Depressed

College Doesn’t Change Your Heart, It Reveals It
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 8, 2014
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What do you do with a broken heart?

Dear Kids: Why Wait till Marriage
in Post, Youth
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on September 8, 2014
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What No One Tells You & What I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Did My Time As A Youth Pastor
in Slider, Youth
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on September 8, 2014
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“Teenagers are a valuable part of our churches” and that is why it takes a calling from God to do his work in the role of a youth pastor

Helping Parents Lead Their Family in Worship
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on September 8, 2014
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We need to help parents realize that just waiting until arriving at church to worship isn’t enough, for themselves and for their kids

What Your College Kid Isn’t Telling You About Money
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on September 8, 2014
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More than half of college students (55%) admit they hide their finances and spending information from Mom Dad

Dads Are Getting Schooled
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on September 7, 2014
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Over 2.6 million single fathers in the US and they reported in 2012 there were over 2 million stay-at-home dads

Another Teen Attempted Murder Connected To Slenderman
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on September 7, 2014
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Fourteen-year-old Florida teen Lily Marie Hartwell, who was a fan of the cult horror character

Disney Taking Deadmau5 To Court Over Mouse Logo
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on September 7, 2014
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Deadmau5 isn’t backing down, and has told Disney to lawyer up

Doctors Urge Later School Starts for Teens
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on September 6, 2014
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Puberty may biologically wire teens to stay up late and wake up late—which means that forcing them to bed earlier won’t do much good

Teens Favor Tech Over Clothes
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on September 6, 2014
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Clothes aren’t as important to me,” She probably spends more on technology because she likes to “stay connected,”

Blue Light From Electronics Disturbs Teen Sleep
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on September 6, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z
in Post, Trends Studies
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on September 5, 2014
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Mashable

Most Teenagers Believe Porn Is Damaging. Could Sex Ed Be The Answer?
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on September 5, 2014
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Teenagers in Britain shows that many think porn leads to unrealistic or damaging views about sex

Is Social Media Causing Us to Self-Censor on Hot-Button Issues?
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on September 5, 2014
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Rutgers University has found that social media doesn’t encourage discussion on controversial subjects. It may, in fact, cause people to stay quiet

Why I Am In Youth Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 5, 2014
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…And Why I Stay In It

3 Ideas to Get Your Next Gen Ministries Pulling in the Same Direction
in Post, Youth
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on September 5, 2014
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Understanding, promoting and cheering for one another’s ministry is a sign of health, maturity and holistic mentality

How Do Professionals Perceive Youth Workers?
in Post 5, Youth
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on September 5, 2014
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…without diplomacy and tact only causes us to get burned-out, worn out, or thrown out.

The Mobile Teen [infographic]
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on September 5, 2014
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Here are the latest stats about our teens use their phones, from dawn till dusk

About All the Leaked Photos
in Post 5, Youth
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on September 5, 2014
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More importantly, though, we need to be discussing these things with our kids

Sticky Faith Hangout and Q&A with Kara Powell & Brad Griffin
in Post 4, Youth
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on September 4, 2014
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A snapshot of the 5-hour Intensive on “Sticky Faith: How to Help Teens Maintain Their Faith Long-Term.”

The Best Free Online Training...From Smartphones To Youth Culture
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on September 4, 2014
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Youth workers take advantage Jonathan McKee’s FREE resource, it is the best I have seen in a long time

Update: Church Stops Game of Thrones Nude Scene
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on September 4, 2014
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Controversial Game of Thrones Nude Scene Is HAPPENING BUT NOT IN CHURCH

Flashback: Should I Watch..sexually-charged entertainment..Game of Thrones, PART II
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on September 4, 2014
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Popularity, availability… how about the morality of these shows?

Memory Verses Made Simple
in Post, Youth
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on September 4, 2014
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Here is a tip or memory trick for your students

LIFE With Postwar Teens 1948:
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on September 4, 2014
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Photos of Fads From Around the U.S.

The Best Idea Wins
in Post 5, Youth
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on September 4, 2014
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by Josh Griffin

12 Tips for Stopping a Ministry or Event
in Post 5, Youth
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on September 4, 2014
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#1.Connect the change to the overall mission and vision…

Sinéad O'Connor Thinks Today's Female Pop Stars Have Been "Hoodwinked"
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on September 3, 2014
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Their audience are children and those children are being raised to believe their value is in how pretty they are and how many guys want them

The Identical Movie: Elvis-esque, Secret Past, Conflicting Dreams
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on September 3, 2014
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A fun Rock ‘n’ Roll parable with an upbeat, inspiring, message about finding purpose, revealing secrets, and experiencing redemption

Could This Tiny Picture Get an 11-Year-Old Boy Expelled from School?
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on September 3, 2014
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11-year-old boy, who attends an online school was asked to remove a picture of a gun from his digital profile..virtual guns are banned from virtual school

15-Year-Old Girl Sabotaged a Bookstore’s ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Display
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on September 3, 2014
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When she saw a display recommending books to read after the soft-pornographic book “After Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Flashback: Autopsy Of A Deceased Church
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 3, 2014
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11 Signs of Doom

Four Reasons to Not Give Up on Youth Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on September 3, 2014
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By Greg Stier

Cost Of Educating New Class Of Illegal Immigrant Minors Estimated At Over $760M
in Education, Slider
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on September 3, 2014
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A new report puts the price of educating the thousands of illegal immigrant children who recently crossed into the U.S

Marijuana's Hazy Contribution To Highway Deaths
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on September 3, 2014
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In 2012, just over 10 percent of high school seniors said they had smoked pot before driving at least once in the prior two weeks

Celebrity Nudes
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on September 3, 2014
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Beware…just because it’s up in the cloud doesn’t mean it can’t come raining back to Earth

Meet the Incoming High School Freshman Class
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on September 2, 2014
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I thought it would be fun to think of a few cultural touchstones related to the incoming high school freshman

The Bible Speaks Today: New Testament
in Post 3, Youth
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on September 2, 2014
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Bestselling New Testament volumes are made available in electronic form search every page for a passage or topic in only seconds

How Does Divorce Really Affect Kids?
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 2, 2014
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Most parents who divorce are in denial about how it affects their kids

Tips for Engaging Volunteers in your Youth Program
in Post, Youth
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on September 2, 2014
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Dave Rozman

Why Your Network Is Not About You
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on September 2, 2014
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Top entrepreneurs use three simple rules when building up their network of professional contacts

Generation Z:
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on September 2, 2014
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5 Things to Know About Your Future Hires

Back To School Student Success Programme
in Education, Post 5
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on September 2, 2014
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Dare to be Bright: a systenatic, holistic approach to studying forexams and doing better at school

Millennials': I Want My Kid TV
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on September 1, 2014
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They loved the 90s TV and Movies..“letting kids be kids” more educational and wholesome. Family, lessons, morals,

6 Tips for Creating Structure and Boundaries in Ministry
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on September 1, 2014
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by Chris Mucha

4 Constant Reminders for Every Leader
in Post 3, Youth
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on September 1, 2014
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Over and over I have to embrace these humbling ideas as I try to lead the people around me. Here they are…

7 Steps To Deliver Top Notch Messages
in Post 2, Youth
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on September 1, 2014
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If you do not know how to deliver a message to teenagers you’ll have a hard time influencing and impacting them

5 Tips For Reconnecting With Students
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on September 1, 2014
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by Chris Marchland

5 Roles Youth Workers Play In The Lives Of Teenagers
in Post 5, Youth
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on September 1, 2014
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There are roles a youth worker plays in the life of our teenagers that can be essential to our students spiritual development

Avoiding Rookie Mistakes In Youth Ministry
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on September 1, 2014
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Here’s a list of some of the more common mistakes rookie youth workers make, and some thoughts on how to avoid them

Are You Engaged With Teenagers Where They're Growing Spiritually?
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on September 1, 2014
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How can we begin to think about making this happen?

Teens Are Getting Pickier About The Brands They Display On Their Clothes
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on August 31, 2014
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Teens are seeking cheaper clothes with no logos that they can use to assemble their own unique outfits

Video Helps Gay Teen Disowned By Christian Parents Raise $90,000
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on August 31, 2014
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A 19-year-old college student from Georgia secretly filmed a confrontation with his Christian parents who disapproved of him being gay

Study: Parental Incarceration May Be Worse Than Divorce
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on August 31, 2014
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Black children with fathers without a high school diploma, 50% parental incarceration by 14, compared to 7% of white children

Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2018
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on August 30, 2014
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For students entering college this fall in the Class of 2018 they were…