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, Slider
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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, Slider
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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
in Post 3, Youth
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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
in Post, Youth
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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
in Post 5, Youth
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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?
in Post 5, Youth
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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
in Slider, Trends Studies
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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
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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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
in Education, Post 5
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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…

Teens Who Skimp On Sleep May Face Later Obesity Risk
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on August 30, 2014
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Teens typically need around nine-and-one-quarter hours of sleep a night, according to the National Sleep Foundation

Review of Fuller Youth Institute’s Latest Book
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 30, 2014
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This book is covered in grace…“Mom, Dad, Stepmom, Stepdad, Grandma, or Grandpa, please know this: Jesus is bigger than your mistakes too.”

Marine Just Issued An Epic Challenge To The Black Community And The Ferguson Rioters
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 29, 2014
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We need to stop talking, acting..like thugs, and start talking, acting…like men. Stop making the conscious decision to fit the description.”

MTV Bloodstained Hypocrisy of Hollywood's Violence Profiteers
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 29, 2014
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When it comes to holding themselves accountable for fostering black-on-black violence, Hollywood’s gangstas have adopted a systematic code of silence

The $1 Will Buy You Free Taco Bell for Life
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 29, 2014
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Taco Bell launched a campaign this week in which anyone who finds one of 11 specific $1 bills can win a $10,000 gift card

Massive Hulk Dad Interrupts
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on August 29, 2014
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Hulk Statue Creates A Stir During Flood News Coverage

Florida City Makes It Illegal to Wear Your Pants Too Low
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 29, 2014
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“We are tired of seeing young men of all descriptions… walking around with their pants down and their underwear showing,”

Family Could Lose Home Over Son’s Drug Possession
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 29, 2014
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Property can be seized by police without requiring a conviction — or even a criminal charge, in some cases — and the proceeds have padded the Philadelphia District Attorney’s

Crystal Kirgiss: Changing Views of Youth Throughout History
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 29, 2014
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Branded New Video

Book Review: “Teaching Teenagers in a Post-Christian World”
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 29, 2014
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Book Review – “Teaching Teenagers in a Post-Christian World”
Bill Nance

Stressed Athletes
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 28, 2014
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Noted Surgeon Wants Young Athletes to Stay Healthy

Using Lots of Pot Turns Teens Dopey
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on August 28, 2014
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…is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth

Flashback: Obama: Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 28, 2014
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As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes

Screen Time Makes Tweens Clueless on Reading Social Cues
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 28, 2014
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Children and teenagers spend more than seven and a half hours a day using smartphones, computers, televisions and other electronic screens

Texas Dad Acquitted in Shooting Death of Drunken Driver Who Killed 2 Sons
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 28, 2014
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The Dad was pushing his broken-down car with his two sons back in 2012 when Jose Banda, a drunken driver, fatally struck the two boys

My Teenager Is Making Porn… Uh, Now What?
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 28, 2014
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by Adam McLane

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS, PART 9
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 28, 2014
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Marko: Our middle school grade son seems to have no real friendships…Is this normal?

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 4
in Post, Youth
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on August 28, 2014
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Marko

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 1
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 28, 2014
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Marko

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 2
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 28, 2014
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Marko

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 3
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 28, 2014
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Marko

Bobby Jindal Suing Feds Over Common Core
in Education, Post
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on August 27, 2014
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“effectively forces states down a path toward a national curriculum” in violation of the state sovereignty clause in the Constitution and federal..

Motion Picture Books
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on August 27, 2014
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Books: The Bestsellers Americans Are (and Aren’t) Reading

What The Kids Are Watching These Days
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on August 27, 2014
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It’s a far cry from traditional TV

Fanta is Vine For Teens
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on August 27, 2014
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Fanta’s Vine-Based Comedy Series Draws Teens

Flashback: Teenage Perspective on Parenting
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 27, 2014
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Have you ever asked your own kids for parenting advice?

Miley Cyrus' Date Wanted by Oregon Police
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 27, 2014
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The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon

How To Deal With Lonely Leadership
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 27, 2014
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by Christopher Wesley

The Lonely Island of Youth Ministry
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 27, 2014
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by Josh Griffin

Public Schools: Christians Are Part of the Solution
in Education, Post 5
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on August 27, 2014
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Nearly half (46%) maintain that public schools have further declined in the last five years

What Did Literally Millions Of Teen Girls Specifically Glean From MTV's VMAs
in Post, Youth
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on August 26, 2014
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Our culture has literally grown numb to the growing sexualization of our girls

3 Signs Of A Disciple Making Church
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 26, 2014
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By Andrew Hale

Church Stops 'Game of Thrones' Nude Scene
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 26, 2014
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famous scene…Lena Headey — to walk out of the Church of St. Nicholas onto the streets naked

2014 Emmy Awards
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 26, 2014
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The Complete List of Primetime Winners

Professor Breaks Down Why He Believes America’s University System Negatively Impacts Liberal Students
in Education, Post 2
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on August 26, 2014
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Conservatives, on the other hand, are continuously forced to examine their worldview based on what more liberal professors throw their way

Beyonce MTV VMAs Feminist Performance
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 26, 2014
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Twitter reacts to singer’s ‘double standard’ I don’t think beyonce is or should be considered the modern age face of feminism.

Flashback: Feminist? Beyonce is “selling sex … to teeny-boppers.”
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 26, 2014
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Tomlin added young girls are “too sexually available”..contemporary culture is too sexualized

Sarah Silverman Shows Off Marijuana Pipe on Red Carpet, Wins Emmy
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 26, 2014
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She told an NBC reporter that it contained liquid pot

Book: A Woman in Youth Ministry
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 25, 2014
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What I love about this book is that it isn’t a book of whining or joking about all the problems we face. ..practical, real-life stories and advice

Tips for Male Pastors Interacting With Girls
in Post 4, Youth
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on August 25, 2014
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This article isn’t about female leaders. It’s about male leaders interacting with female students

Multiculturalism Has Brought Us Honour Killings And Sharia Law, Says Archbishop
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 25, 2014
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Young people who travel abroad to commit violent Jihad should know before they go that…

Is Your Bank Supporting Common Core?
in Education, Post 3
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on August 25, 2014
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There’s Now an App For That

Carson to Jackson on Brown Shooting: ‘Not Sure This Is a Police vs. Black Community Issue’
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on August 25, 2014
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You take a group of young men and you raise them with no respect for authority, not learning to take on personal responsibility,having easy access to drugs and alcohol, they’re very likely to end up as victims of violence or incarceration

Date Rape Nail Polish?
in Education, Post 3
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on August 25, 2014
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Four guys at North Carolina State University are doing something proactive (and unorthodox): inventing a nail polish that can detect date rape drugs

The 2014 MTV VMAs
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 25, 2014
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The winners and nominees

MTV 2014 VMAs: Watch The Best (and Worst) Performances
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 25, 2014
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From Beyonce to Iggy to Sam

Miley Cyrus Turns VMAs Acceptance Speech Into Plea for Homeless Youth
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on August 25, 2014
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1.6 million runaway and homeless children and teens in America

Today’s Lesson: Girls Rule, Boys Drool
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 25, 2014
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When we sanction messages like “Girls Rule. Boys Drool.” we affirm a false message about what it means to be made in God’s image

How To Minister To Girls In Your Student Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 25, 2014
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Here are two reasons why you need ministry to girls as a part of your student ministry

Police Arrest Student For Shooting A Fictional Dinosaur
in Education, Post 2
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on August 25, 2014
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…“completely absurd,” and is “perfect example of ‘political correctness’ that has exceeded the boundaries of common sense.”

Former British Rapper Reportedly Under Investigation for James Foley Beheading
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 25, 2014
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He has a similar accent, build and skin tone to “John,” the man who killed Foley

The Future of Evangelism (an important conversation)
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 25, 2014
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Greg Stier

Youth Leaders Multi Ethnic Ministry And Evangelism
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 24, 2014
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Greg Stier

The Clutches Of Controlled Substances
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 24, 2014
0 Persons commented

A Growing Number of Teens Are Caught In Their Grip

Video Music Awards
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 24, 2014
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The Full List Of 2014 MTV Video Music Award Nominees

The Evolution of a Youth Minister
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 24, 2014
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Advice from a Youth Ministry Veteran

SEX BOX coming to your boob tube next year?
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on August 24, 2014
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SEX BOX coming to your boob tube next year?

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Brain Imaging Shows Differences in Risk Taking Teens
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on August 23, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

Cost of Raising a Child Born in 2013 Nears $250K
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on August 23, 2014
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by Jim Liebelt

"Baby Got Class!"
in Education, Post 4
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on August 22, 2014
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Hilarious Video On Starting A New School Year

Navy Kicks Out 34 For Nuke Test Cheating
in Education, Post 3
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on August 22, 2014
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The 68 implicated sailors are in addition to the 10 whom Richardson said are believed to have been “at the center” of the cheating ring

Flashback: Students Still Cheating
in Education, Post 3
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on August 22, 2014
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Studies Find More Students Cheating

Six Steps to Helping Students Overcome Struggles
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 22, 2014
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TIM ELMORE: What Must We Do to Change Our Ways?

Why Adults Render Kids Helpless
in Post 2, Youth
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on August 22, 2014
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What the Trends in Games Teach Us About Kids Today and do parents view “struggle” as a negative thing?

See You at the Pole Wednesday, September 24, 2014
in Post, Youth
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on August 22, 2014
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Prepare for Your See You at the Pole Gathering

The App That Will Change How You Do Youth Ministry
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 22, 2014
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Track attendance for events, monitor attendance trends over time by gender and school, and create smart filtered groups for powerful communication

One Vital Question that will Transform Your Teaching
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 22, 2014
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Do the work of connecting these to students’ lives in new and compelling ways—ways that make them…

10 Of The Biggest Lies Students Hear Before They Get To College
in Education, Post 5
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on August 22, 2014
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We’ve collected some of the best answers

Teen Trends: Summer of 2014
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2014
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Dave Rozman

3 Things You Will Want to Have Ready for Parents
in Post, Youth
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on August 21, 2014
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A few things I have found to be helpful as you get ready to kick off the new school year

New Toyota Minivan Will Make It Easier For Drivers To Yell At Their Kids
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 21, 2014
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Driver Easy Speak, a system that amplifies parents’ voices, enabling them to be heard over kids’ screaming

Why Peer-To-Peer Selling Is Taking Off And What Companies Can Learn From It
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2014
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Selling is not just a way of for teens to monetize their social networks; it’s also a way to finally make money from their popularity

Consumerism: Ways Brands Can Harness The Wonderful Power Of Teens
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2014
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Why inspiring your consumers to volunteer may be the best thing your brand ever does

What You Should Know About Gen Z And Branded Video
in Post, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2014
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Gen Z includes those born after 1995 (some say 2000s), which accounts for 2 billion people worldwide

Student Punished For Saying "Bless You"
in Post 5, Youth
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on August 21, 2014
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“She said that we’re not going to have godly speaking in her class and that’s when I said we have a constitutional right,”

Lip Cosmetics Leap With Glossy Sales
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2014
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Sales say it all…nearly one-third (32%) of lip product users ages 18-24 are looking for intense lip colors

Internet Pulls Ahead Of TV
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on August 21, 2014
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These numbers underscore the direction that media consumption is headed in — and it’s a digital one

Mom Comes Up With An app That Locks Her Kids’ Phones Until They Call Her Back
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 20, 2014
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“Now you have their attention. Ignore No More is an easy to install app that gives you control over your children’s phones.”

Teen Siblings Create App to Monitor Police Activity
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on August 20, 2014
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There is a “Know Your Rights” tab that summarizes what your rights are when you are stopped by the police…

Lament for a Son....Book
in Post 3, Youth
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on August 20, 2014
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A glimpse into a parent’s nightmare while extending grace to those who care enough to simply sit beside them on the “mourning bench.”