How Is Vaping’s Growing Popularity Impacting Teens?
by Walt Mueller
Community rallying around the young
It’s not doubt that is squelching young people’s faith…It’s protective parents who shield teenagers from hard conversations that feel too to navigate
The study examined sexting attitudes and behaviors..a national sample of 5,805 single adults between the ages of 21 and 75
In one case, one user offered to trade up to 300 nude images of other victims, in exchange for a single nude photo of the one girl he was currently tracking
Young people try electronic cigarettes out of curiosity about the devices and alluring flavors that range from cotton candy to pizza
More than a third of 18- to 35-year-olds say they wish they had not gone to university
In 2014, a record 60.6 million people, or 19% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof
Students and others have mocked it mercilessly on social media. “This makes me wanna go to my safe space!”
Victoria’s Secret PINK model Chase Carter shares hilarious story about how her father went nuts after she was scouted at an airport
“Love affair will surely destroy the life of a young lady student therefore this institution prohibit intimate relationship between a male & female students.”
The Digital Diet Of American Teens…. A helpful Infographic
Our job is to raise young people in love and security, but also make sure they are well equipped to leave home and make it on their own
Study shows millennial men today are weaker than their dads 30-years ago
There is no better aid to understanding the principles of constitutional government than The Federalist Papers
(Video) Sheriff Clarke: Police shootings don’t create riots…The social order, tribal behavior and rule of law of the jungle
The memorial service. In lieu of flowers or gifts please give to the Catalyst Building fund, as a celebration of Joel’s dream
World’s Highest-Paid DJs
The gender unicorn…purple, has a tattoo on its crotch, and it wants to talk to your kids about sex. It’s truly the stuff of nightmares
I looked back..and realized I had spent 10 years trying to convince kids to behave Christianly without actually teaching them Christianity
Well done, good and faithful servant!
It was an honor to work with Joel for so many years with Miami Youth For Christ and to have the privilege of supporting his ministry. Joel was a Legend, He was Jesus in the flesh to so many.
The following is a social-media snapshot of what others are saying.
Ahhh school is back in session for some and for others its coming quickly so here are…
Should students at either private or public high schools be allowed to call their parent or guardian to ask them to bring them items forgotten at home?
The American College of Pediatricians has released an in-depth report stating that the move to indoctrinate children with the idea that they can pick their gender amounts to child abuse
Family technology rules is among the first to explore children’s expectations for parents’ technology use — revealing kids’ feelings about fairness and ‘oversharing’ and the most effective types of household technology rules
Nowadays, I find myself encouraging my teenagers not to think about their daily time with God as something that they do for 20…
3 Things You Might Forget
What does it really mean anyway?
As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding
One policy allows students to participate in extracurricular activities and overnight field trips based on their gender identity
This person has left a trail of destruction at each ministry she volunteers at…. yet new churches keep putting her into positions of leadership.
How to identify the signs your child is struggling and how to respond in an appropriate way
“Allahu Akbar!” the unidentified man repeated several times as the unnerved parents drew their infants close and exchanged worried glances
Teen boys and girls view pornography weekly..pornography also has a grip on an alarming number of pastors and youth pastors
Most taxing years for mothers….middle school years are far more challenging
Even the best of us with all of our training, preparations, and aspirations can trip up and fall
Debunking myths about what attracts the next generation
Someone watching them from the top of a hill that overlooks the park, but it was dark and they were mostly looking at their cellphones
Study suggests, and expanding restrictions on their nighttime driving to include the hours before midnight could save lives.
Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s, according to new research
27% of teens today still report texting and driving, a bigger concern is that two out of three teens (68%) admit to using apps while driving
Helping Teens Manage Social Media
My life changed forever one afternoon in 2006 as my car sat at a red light beside a McDonalds across the street from San Diego High School
Use these ideas as a springboard to create something new in your ministry
Todd Starnes reacts to actions taken against a University of Houston student for posting ‘All Lives Matter’ on Facebook
38% of men said they wish they had spent more time with family or keeping in contact with friends, compared to only 26% of women
Had a 45 percent greater rate of problems due to substance abuse by age 22
I don’t involve myself in…frat parties and hookup culture. “It’s not like I’m saving myself for anything; it’s more like I’ve been busy
Women and girls in the US who are “at risk of or may have been subjected” to female genital mutilation/cutting increased 3-fold over the past decades
He “snapped” after watching Pokemon GO players stomp around the park, which he viewed as a “lack of respect.”
Cool is a target that’s constantly shifting.
An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid’s elementary school
It’s that time of year again where many of you start prepping for next season
Sad news straight from our favorite childhood street. Three beloved original cast members of Sesame Street have been let go
Are you or your church a Pokestop? How is your ministry using the game to serve the community or meet people where they’re at?
“It was the largest outbreak that has occurred in the U.S. since the introduction of HIV treatment,”
10 reasons why being a youth pastor may be the best ministry job on the planet
Millennials aren’t listening to radio nearly as much as older generations, and the drop off in usage and change in behavior is impressive
By Justin Knowles
Teens’ social secrets go deeper than parents think
Allow me to help shed some light on a couple of truths in relation to unchurched parents, and then recommend some steps to take in serving them
God can use parents—even sleep-deprived ones with snot and food on their shoulders—to build up the next generation of leaders
New Study Says People Are More Likely to Buy From Brands That Use Virtual Reality
Four Ideas to Enhance Your Culture
6 Benefits of managing expectations
How Will It Affect the Lives of Her Young Fans?
A teen event billed as a “Swimsuit Glow Party” at Club Blu in Fort Myers, local media reported.
What’s the ten appeal?
‘used Facebook offer of free McDonald’s food to lure “teen” victims’
And if He (Christ) isn’t a priority in our lives, then our children will know and follow suit
Teens who spent more time communicating with their boyfriends or girlfriends through texting or social media were less adept at managing conflicts or sharing problems in real life a year later
American Academy of Pediatrics, screen violence — which includes violence in video games, news programming, and entertainment can be traumatic for children