Five Tips for Adding New Youth Leaders To Your Team
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While this list is not exhaustive, it will help you start the conversation and give you some talking points for future interactions

Loving Our Students To Death
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on July 11, 2020
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Theologically, we need to reconcile the culture of sacrificial suffering …a culture of Sabbath, rest, grace, and weakness

Parenting In 2020
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on July 11, 2020
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Everything and Nothing Has Changed

Transitioning Back To Face-to-Face Meetings With Students
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on July 10, 2020
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7 Things You Can Not Forget to Do at Your Next Face-to-Face Meeting

Preparing For Promotion Sunday
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on July 10, 2020
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How to Welcome New Students into Your Youth Ministry

Sec. DeVos: Schools Must Reopen, Just A Matter Of Safely
in Education, Post 3
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on July 9, 2020
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Kids need to return to classroom: ‘There are no excuses for sowing fear’

Are The Police Racist?
in Post, Trends Studies
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on July 9, 2020
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Do they disproportionately shoot African-Americans? Are incidents in places like Ferguson and Baltimore evidence of systemic discrimination? Heather Mac Donald, a scholar at the Manhattan Institute, explains.

What Is The Real Impact Of Violent Video Games?
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on July 9, 2020
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Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?

BLM’s Leftist Agenda Has Little To Do With Black Lives
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on July 9, 2020
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BLM Global Network Foundation has been noted for its links to communist ideology

The New Monogamy
in Post 2, Youth
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on July 7, 2020
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Sure, a version of this has been around for a long, long time. But it used to be called an “affair,” “cheating,” “adultery,” or just plain old “sneaking around.” Now, it’s being called “normal.

Man Who Sucker Punched Kid Charged W/Felony Assault
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on July 7, 2020
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Anyone who’s willing to hit a kid like that, there’s no telling what they’re going to do next.

Compulsive Internet Use Linked To Emotional Issues
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on July 7, 2020
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Over 2,800 adolescents from across 17 Australian high schools took part in the study

'Tired Of Burying Our Children'
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on July 7, 2020
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4 toddlers shot in Chicago amid surge in gun violence

Blacks in High-crime Areas Want Cops/White Cops Shooting
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on July 7, 2020
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White cops do not disproportionately kill black suspects and are less likely to shoot them than minority cops

Black Lives Matter Protesters Killed 8 Year Old Girl
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on July 7, 2020
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A group of individuals illegally placed barricades. Someone in the group opened fire on the vehicle

Third Of Parents May Not Send Kids Back To School
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on July 6, 2020
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Regardless of how safe schools are this fall, some parents admit they have to send their children back to class

Stop Comparing
in Post 4, Youth
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on June 20, 2020
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There is nothing wrong with looking to other ministries and leaders for ideas, resources, or suggestions.  But

Teen Vogue — Tweeted “Welcome To Marx!
in Post 4, Youth
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on June 20, 2020
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Communism has seen a worldwide death toll of roughly 100 million

How To Hide Photos From Your Phone’s Camera Roll
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on June 20, 2020
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Apple lets you create hidden folders containing photos that are invisible to anyone using your phone but you

Are Students Spiritually Hungry?
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on June 17, 2020
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I believe, now more than ever, that students are spiritually hungry and want to know about who God is

High School And Middle School Parenting Forum
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 17, 2020
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By The Village Church

CHOP Organizer: 'I'm Not Here To Peacefully Protest'
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on June 17, 2020
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“If there’s no change, there might be a lot more destroying until there is!”

Do The Police Disproportionately Shoot Blacks?
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on June 16, 2020
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Are the police racist?

The Truth About Black Lives Matter
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on June 16, 2020
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What the media won’t acknowledge: Black Lives Matter is a hateful ideology that fuels violent anti-police sentiment

How To End White Privilege
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on June 16, 2020
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So, where did the notion of white privilege come from? Who does it benefit? And who does it hurt? The answers might surprise you

The Priority of Children
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on June 15, 2020
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The Priority of Children Your job as a parent is a calling from God. It is more important than your vocation, bank account, education or…

Deepfakes Are Going To Wreak Havoc On Society
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on June 15, 2020
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Are we prepared?

Video: The Seven Longest Yards
in Post 4, Youth
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on June 15, 2020
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This is pure inspiration

Fall Kickoff....Get Ready!
in Post, Youth
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on June 13, 2020
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Here are 5 moves you can be making right now so that when your fall semester kicks off, it will be better than ever

5 Mistakes You've Been Making During COVID-19
in Post, Youth
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on June 13, 2020
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Reaching your students and making the most of the upside-down world we’ve found ourselves in today

Be the Bridge Youth... racial brokenness and injustice
in Post 4, Youth
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on June 10, 2020
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Equipping students to be agents of change in their communities

Students want campuses reopened
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 10, 2020
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lament ‘quality’ of online classes

Gospel-Centered Sexuality Summit!
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 10, 2020
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Sign up and enjoy unlimited access to all 18 Free interviews

Podcast: Racial Reconciliation And Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on June 9, 2020
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Shares some amazing wisdom on how to guide students through all of this

Maryland Schools Looking To Remove Police In Schools
in Education, Post
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on June 9, 2020
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It’s unclear if the school board can legally remove all police. The law says a officer must be in every public school

Portland Superintendent To Remove Police In Schools
in Education, Post 2
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on June 9, 2020
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school-based police help keep teens out of the criminal justice system by addressing minor issues in school buildings rather than letting students develop a rap sheet.

Resources On Understanding Issues Of Race
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on June 9, 2020
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May we grow in the grace God provides. May we love each other as Christ has loved us. May we like Christ never use our influence for our own advantage

Teen Rewarded Car And Scholarship For 10hr Clean Up
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on June 8, 2020
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Starting at 2 a.m., Gwynn swept and picked up trash for the next ten hours…he had already done most of the work

Protests Are About “Power” And Victimhood?
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on June 8, 2020
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“Truth of the matter is blacks have never been less oppressed than they are today,” “Opportunity is around every corner.”

Young Black Conservatives Reject Victimhood Narrative
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on June 8, 2020
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For their decision to speak out, they are being called “Uncle Tom’s,” “coons,” and white supremacists by left-wingers

George Floyd Left A Gospel Legacy In Houston
in Post, Youth
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on June 6, 2020
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As a person of peace, “Big Floyd” opened up ministry opportunities in the Third Ward housing projects

Helping Young People Grieve And Take Action
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 6, 2020
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Diverse ministry perspectives to help teenagers respond to racialized violence and injustice

Bakery Owners Arm Themselves To Defend Business
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on June 6, 2020
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“I was there with my children — And, all we thought about was to protect ourselves and our business.”

How To Do Intergenerational Ministry
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on June 5, 2020
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What does each generation need from the church and what can each generation contribute to the church?

UFC champ Jon Jones Pursues Masked Teenagers
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on June 5, 2020
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Why the f*** are you punk a** teenagers destroying our cities!??

Sailor Brinkley Cook, 21, Slams GMA ‘click bait' Interview
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on June 5, 2020
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I have this awful feeling that if I’m not skinny, I’m not worth being celebrated and I’m not worth being praised

Barna Free Resource: Race Where Do We Go from Here?
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on June 2, 2020
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New data revealing pastors’ and Christians’ opinions about what—if anything—the Church should do about racial divisions

Bishop T.D. Jakes: Race and policing – Church leaders...
in Post 2, Youth
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on June 2, 2020
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“Learn to do good: seek justice, correct oppression,”

'Antifa kid' escorted into custody — by Parents
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on June 2, 2020
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‘Antifa kid’ who smashed a police car and incited riots in Pittsburgh is escorted into custody — by his mom and dad

What White Youth Pastors Can Do About Racism
in Post, Youth
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on June 1, 2020
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I’m a black youth pastor at Restore Community Church, in Kansas City MO. The month of May 2020 has been especially tragic

The Story of Your Summer
in Post 4, Youth
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on June 1, 2020
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This week we officially made the decision to cancel our summer camp plans, this was not the story I was hoping for

Why we need theology more than Netflix
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on June 1, 2020
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When we as youth workers take little interest in theology and more interest in pop culture, we communicate to students that God is small,

What I Wish I Knew Before I Started Youth Ministry
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on May 28, 2020
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In my early days of youth ministry, I had days when I was convinced I was a borderline superhero

Webinar: KIDS, FAMILIES, & PANDEMIC SPIRITUAL NEEDS
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on May 27, 2020
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Walt Mueller

How Do We Make It Through When Things Get Tough?
in Post 2, Youth
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on May 27, 2020
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One step at a time,There’s no need to rush, It’s like learning to fly

How to Help a Student Who Just Lost their Senior Year
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on May 27, 2020
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One group of high school seniors offered the most telling insights on their final year of school

Chick-fil-A Hosts High School Graduation Ceremony
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on May 25, 2020
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Chick-fil-A made lemons out of lemonade and surprised its 2020 grads with a small, outdoor ceremony on Friday

Leading Change When Everything Has Changed
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on May 25, 2020
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With a small shift in your mindset, this might be your greatest season of momentum and change

We Can’t Go Back, So Let’s Go Forward
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on May 25, 2020
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The loss of normal times means new opportunities

Carey Nieuwhof: Disruptive Church Trends
in Post, Youth
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on May 25, 2020
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Leaders who embrace change, who keep pivoting, will end up advancing their mission in the future

“Reopening” Your Youth Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on May 24, 2020
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questions to consider

Should I Cancel VBS Because Of COVID?
in Post 3, Youth
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on May 24, 2020
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Sam Luce

What Seniors REALLY Need From You Right Now
in Post 4, Youth
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on May 24, 2020
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Here’s what they’re missing….

Doctors Call An End To Lockdowns Over Rising Suicides
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on May 23, 2020
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California doctors warn a surge in suicides is outspacing deaths from coronavirus as pandemic lockdowns take a far greater toll on American life than the virus itself.

Hero Dog
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on May 23, 2020
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This dog has really saved my daughter’s life,

Are Houses Of Worship Essential?
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on May 23, 2020
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What Can You Do?

Back To School, Leads Through Coronavirus Testing’
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on May 22, 2020
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Families are leaving cities for the suburbs in search of safer schools amid the coronavirus pandemic

Perfection, Negative Thoughts Keep Teens Awake AllNight
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on May 22, 2020
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The years between 12 and 20 are a period of self-discovery and self-doubt for the average teen

Girls' Health Can Suffer In Move To High School
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on May 22, 2020
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Physical activity might be one of the first things to drop off the radar as adolescent girls move from primary to secondary school

Kids Out of School Could Have Long Term Consequences
in Education, Post 4
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on May 21, 2020
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It will be long after the pandemic that “historians, epidemiologists, psychologists, and economists will provide extensive

Why Online Schooling Should Not Become The Norm
in Education, Post 3
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on May 21, 2020
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Education is not a direct transmission of ideas; it is a relationship

‘Loss Of Pleasure’ Found In Teen Sleep Study
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on May 20, 2020
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Negative mood is not unusual in adolescence, but lack of sleep can affect mental health, causing a loss of pleasure, anxiety, anger and significantly increasing the risk of depression, a global study of more than 350,000 teens shows.

Parents Don’t Get Minute To Relax Until Nearly 9 P.M.
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on May 20, 2020
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A new survey finds that parents have essentially lost all of their R&R time thanks to COVID-19

Churches Across The Country Are Filing Lawsuits
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on May 14, 2020
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liquor stores, marijuana dispensaries..to be considered as “essential” entities, but not Churches?

Study: Religious Practice Reduces ‘Deaths from Despair’
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on May 13, 2020
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“religious service attendance is associated with a lower risk of death from despair among health care professionals

Dear Youth Minister of a COVID-19 Senior
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on May 13, 2020
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I don’t know about you, but I think I’ve been in denial about what COVID-19 means as this year’s seniors transition out of our youth ministries

Dear Parent of a COVID-19 Senior
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on May 13, 2020
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Most kids found out weeks ago that their senior year would be cut abruptly short. Of all the things that they were hoping to experience

YS: Middle School Bundle
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on May 12, 2020
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Ever wonder who those strange preteens are and how to best reach them? Get the inside scoop

Family Driving Prayer.....Free Download
in Post 4, Youth
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on May 12, 2020
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Invite your families to load up in the car and pray for their community

Evaluate Your Youth Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on May 12, 2020
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Evaluations are always a critical piece of your ministry. It is there that you get a chance to figure out what worked well, what didn’t and how can you make improvements.

Walt Mueller: Post Pandemic Youth Ministry
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on May 11, 2020
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I’ve also wondered if in our efforts to promote and further the Kingdom of God, we might actually be keeping kids from going deep in the things of the Kingdom

Table Talk Devotion For Teen Athletes
in Post 2, Youth
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on May 11, 2020
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Hebrews 12:1-3 offers some great encouragement as you are going through this SHIFT during your sporting season

Israel Contemplates Microchipping Kids
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on May 11, 2020
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If the information with the kids’ location is uploaded to the internet, a pedophile with some cyber knowledge may

How To Turn A Setback Into A Comeback
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on May 10, 2020
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Note: Today’s post is available for you to either watch as a vlog or read as a blog post

Turn Crisis into Opportunity
in Post 2, Youth
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on May 10, 2020
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5 Ways to Turn Crisis into Opportunity

How To Discipline Children Without Destroying Them
in Post 3, Youth
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on May 10, 2020
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Toughest thing in parenting? “Trying to love, teach, and discipline without destroying their spirits

Video: 50 Ways To Please Your Mother
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on May 9, 2020
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Tim Hawkins does it again with a GREAT song about 50 Ways to Please Your Mother. He is just hilarious. Love his stuff

What’s Hot
in Post 2, Slider, Trends Studies, Youth
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on May 9, 2020
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television, and movies

Students Often Do Not Question Online Information
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on May 9, 2020
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According to a new study, students struggle to critically assess information from the Internet and are often influenced by unreliable sources

Bellwether Blues Book
in Post 5, Youth
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on May 8, 2020
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The reason why this book is up on our website is because the author goes through family,faith & politics

No Safe Spaces Documentary
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on May 8, 2020
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Trying to understand what is happening in America on college and school campus today and what free speech in this country

Drive-In Raves
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on May 8, 2020
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Amid quarantine and social distancing, musicians are playing to an audience in their cars

Youth Ministry Institute launches Online Free Course
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on May 6, 2020
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Learn at your own pace.

Anxiety And Depression In Teens...Who Can Help?
in Post 3, Youth
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on May 6, 2020
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7 in 10 teenagers say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers today

Reopening Your Kids Ministry
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on May 6, 2020
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6 Considerations for Reopening your Kids Ministry

Anxious Children
in Post 2, Youth
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on May 6, 2020
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20 Ways To Help Your Children Process The Pandemic

The Most Surprising Reasons Why Volunteers Quit
in Post, Youth
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on May 5, 2020
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Quitters aren’t lazy or uncommitted; they often have valid reasons for quitting

The Orange Conference ’20 Recap
in Post 3, Youth
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on May 5, 2020
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Your volunteers are constantly asking, “IS IT WORTH IT?” Create a culture where volunteers shout out “YES!”

Every Generation Needs A New Revolution #OC20 Notes
in Post 4, Youth
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on May 5, 2020
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When someone changes their mind it convinces me they are adaptable, honest, vulnerable, and human

A Strain On Driver's Ed, And Teenagers Getting Licenses
in Education, Post
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on May 4, 2020
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Rites of passage are postponed due to the suspension of in-person classroom instruction and they will have to wait to get their driver’s license.