Here's What Lecrae Has 2 Say About Kanye 'Jesus Is King'
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on October 31, 2019
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“Often people can’t imagine people from the hip-hop community finding Christ,”

Gospel Stars React To Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King
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on October 31, 2019
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A genuine reflection of where he is. I hope God continues to work on his heart and he continues to grow in faith

Update: Christian Student Forced To Write Islamic Prayer
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on October 29, 2019
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Tthe assignment violated the Establishment Clause by “impermissibly endors the Islamic religion.”

Elementary Students Can’t Say Jesus or God?
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on October 29, 2019
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The letter talked about school language and asked parents to have a “talk” with their children about the appropriate time and place to talk about religion.

Young Transsexuals Seeking To Return To Original Sex
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on October 29, 2019
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There is currently no data to reflect the number who may be unhappy in their new gender or who may opt to detransition to their biological sex

Dad Child Custody In Battle Over Gender Transition?
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on October 26, 2019
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the child should not be used as a pawn in a left-wing political agenda

Puberty Blocker Drugs Linked 2 Thousands..Adult Deaths
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on October 26, 2019
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Drugs used as puberty blockers in youth linked to thousands of adult deaths, FDA shows

Transgender Biological Male Athletes Unfair Dominance
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on October 26, 2019
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The House of Representatives voted in May to pass the Equality act, which would require schools to allow male athletes who identify as transgender girls to compete on female sports teams

No Link B/W Contact Sports And Mental Health Problems
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on October 24, 2019
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Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, suggests a new study of nearly 11,000 youth followed for 14 years.

Deaths Due To Suicide, Homicide On The Rise
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on October 24, 2019
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A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics finds that more teens and young adults are coming to a violent end in recent years, either at their own hand or another’s.

This School App Is perfect For Your Ministry
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on October 24, 2019
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What is the best way to communicate to parents and teens information?

Childhood Trauma
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on October 22, 2019
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Researchers learned that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have negative lasting effects on health and well-being

Cellphone Detox For Teens
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on October 22, 2019
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It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for school

Parents Look At Their Kids 20 Minutes More Than Phones
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on October 22, 2019
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My daughter does it to me and will get visibly upset if she sees me looking at my phone when I’m not supposed to be

5 Ways To Get Teens Talking
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on October 21, 2019
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Talkativeness is no accident. It’s come as the result of a carefully curated environment that encourages conversation

Gang Life Not The Family You Were Longing For
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on October 21, 2019
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Collins first joined the Bloods at age 19  ‘It’s like the plague … We’re just killing each other off.’

Is Tik Tok Desensitizing Kids?
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on October 21, 2019
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“It’s shocking how these kids expose themselves to be liked or disliked,”

Flashback: Uk School Suspends LGBT lessons After 80%
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on October 20, 2019
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A primary school in Britain’s second city Birmingham has caved in to pressure and temporarily pulled the plug on its lessons on LGBT rights

How To Create A Professional Photo Booth
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on October 20, 2019
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The Photobooth that we created will be unmanned and sit out in the lobby the 4th Tuesday of each month

Anxiety The YouthPastors Epidemic
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on October 20, 2019
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How can we help the 20% in our youth ministries who are silently dying?

Help! My Teen Is Questioning The Faith
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on October 19, 2019
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Here are a few ways we can build homes that allow our children to wrestle with questions of faith

Admissions Scandal Prison Sentence For Fraudulent Mom
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on October 19, 2019
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A fraudulent ACT score and an application that falsely portrayed him as African American, Latino and the first in his family to attend college.

Man Entices Girl 16 For Sex Through ‘Game of War’ App
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on October 19, 2019
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pleaded guilty in federal court today, whom he met through the “Game of War” application on her cell phone, to engage in illegal sexual activity

Piper Jaffray Taking Stock With Teens Survey
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on October 18, 2019
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Wanna know what’s hot for teens

Teens Rally Against Pot Industry Ads On Social Media
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on October 18, 2019
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The ads for marijuana — in the form of catchy quizzes — are beyond prevalent, the Stevenson High School senior says

Felony? Girl 13 Pointed Finger Gun At Classmates Arrested
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on October 18, 2019
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After another student asked her who would she would kill was arrested and charged with a felony.

Close Family Ties In Childhood Can Stave Off Mental Illness
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on October 17, 2019
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Those who experienced positive adolescent family relationships had significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms from early adolescence to mid-life than did those who experienced less positive ones

Beware The Idol Of Parenting Success
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on October 17, 2019
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When we worship parenting success, our children become our trophies

Teens Think Parents Share Too Much About Them Online
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on October 17, 2019
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42% of teens think their parents share too much about them online

 

Beto O’Rourke’s Plan To Destroy Churches
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on October 16, 2019
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The government…. signaled that Christian schools may soon be treated like racists for …view of marriage

'Weed Moms' Are The New 'Wine Moms'
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on October 16, 2019
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Marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling the virtues of cannabis

What Middle Schooler‘s Are Like
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on October 16, 2019
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I have worked with middle school students in educational, athletic, and ministry settings for more than 14 years now

Mental Health: Impact Of Social Media On Young People
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on October 14, 2019
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It emerges that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative effect on the psychological state of young people

10% Of Christian Twentysomethings Have Resilient Faith
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on October 14, 2019
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There are four kinds of twentysomething “exiles” making their way in our current day and age

Suicide Prevention
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on October 14, 2019
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Insights and resources for parents and youth workers

3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs In US
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on October 12, 2019
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More than 1.7 million cases of chlamydi, About 580,000 gonorrhea cases, syphilis about 35,000 cases

Teen Beauty Spending Plunges....To A 9-Year Low
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on October 12, 2019
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Piper Jaffray’s 38th semi-annual teen survey analyzed 9,500 responses across 42 states

Elem. Student Against Question Comparing Girls’ Weight
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on October 12, 2019
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Leading the curriculum company to apologize and remove the question from their materials

250,000 Students In US Participate In Fields Of Faith
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on October 11, 2019
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As part of a faith-filled initiative by  fellowship of Christian athletes  to pray, read their Bibles, and “open up their life to Christ

UK: Mandatory “Self-Touching” Class In School For Kids
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on October 11, 2019
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This sexualisation of our children is just totally inappropriate. They are calling it self-touching and they won’t use the term masturbation

Sesame Street New Puppet Who's Mom An Opioid Addict
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on October 11, 2019
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Sesame Street has introduced the subject matter of addiction, using a bright green puppet named Karli to let young viewers know grown-up problems aren’t their fault.

Flashback:LGBT labeling Christians ‘dangerous’
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on October 9, 2019
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It is those who hold traditional values, the LGBT activists claim, that are directly responsible for gay and trans suicides

Relational Youth Ministry
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on October 9, 2019
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Often times adult volunteers want to be liked by students, so they cross the line between friend and mentor

Parenting Middle School Kids
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on October 9, 2019
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8 Conversations to have with your new middle school student

FIRED! Part 3
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on October 8, 2019
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The Spouse

FIRED! Part 2
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on October 8, 2019
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The Redemption Story

FIRED! Part 1: Lies They Say When They Let You Go
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on October 8, 2019
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FIRED! 5 Lies You Are Told When You Are Let Go From A Church

3 Cultural Changes As A Youth Worker
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on October 7, 2019
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“Do you think you’ll ever change the night of youth group?  My son/daughter is just too busy and they’re missing out.”

Parents: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Students In Youth Group
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on October 7, 2019
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Why is youth group important?

Dealing With Criticism
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on October 7, 2019
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If you’re a youth worker you can’t escape it, you will be criticized

What Real Forgiveness Looks Like
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on October 7, 2019
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Brandt Jean asked the judge if he could hug Amber Guyger, former Dallas cop who shot and killed his brother.
What’s Hot?
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on October 6, 2019
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Sticking To One Sport Could Up Injuries Among Teens
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on October 6, 2019
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New research finds kids who concentrate on only one sport may be at risk for stress fractures, tendinitis and knee injuries

Flashback: Teens Who Hold Off On Dating Do Better In Life
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on October 6, 2019
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Teens who don’tdate are happier, less depressed, and more adept at dealing with a variety of social situations

Youth Ministries Working Together
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on October 4, 2019
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A Kingdom-minded ministry is about reaching kids for Christ and plugging them into the local church…not your local church

Book: Mentorship And Marketplace
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on October 4, 2019
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A New Direction for Youth Ministry

Engaging Kids About Pop-Culture
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on October 4, 2019
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Dare I say most, of the kids we work with are not coming to church with a deep desire for God’s Word

Why Christians Reject Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King,’ Sun Service
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on October 3, 2019
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Kanye West may have come to Jesus — but some Christians aren’t buying the born-again “Yeezus.”

Serious Bible Study Is for Teens, Too....
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on October 3, 2019
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For too long I saw daily Bible reading and Bible study as part of some contract with God

Social media influencing young boys' body attitudes
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on October 3, 2019
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Book:  boy‘s body  Sport health and physical activity

Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens Who Need Glasses
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on September 30, 2019
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A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

Helping Your Son Escape Porn
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on September 30, 2019
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The average age a kid first encounters porn is at age 13, and that’s just the average. Some kids see porn as early as 5-years-old.

Video: Types Of Parents In The School Pick-Up Line
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on September 30, 2019
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Every parent can probably relate to this video. It’s just a fun way of looking at the types of parents in the school pick-up line….

Girl Recants Accusation White Boys Cut Her Dreadlocks
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on September 30, 2019
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“To those young boys and their parents, we sincerely apologize for the pain and anxiety these allegations have caused,”

The Boy Who Stood At The Flagpole Praying Alone
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on September 29, 2019
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“God, as people drive by, let them wonder, let their hearts be pricked.”

Update & Arrests:Teen Stabbed To Death As Dozens Videoed
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on September 29, 2019
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7 More Arrested In Long Island Teen’s Fatal Stabbing

eBook: 9 Ways Socialism Will Morally Bankrupt America
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on September 28, 2019
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Socialism opposes the American Dream, Who suffers the most under socialism, How socialism creates dependence instead of freedom

School District Defends Football Practice Baptisms....
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on September 27, 2019
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…after atheist group complains

The Youth Pastor Compensation Survey 2019
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on September 27, 2019
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One way you can help out your brothers and sisters is by sharing this survey to your network and on other social media outlets. Use hashtag #YPsurvey19 please! The survey will close on November 30, 2019.

Teacher Reassigned Over Quiz About The President
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My reaction was very disappointing. It is an obvious example of indoctrination in our school systems, where teachers are forcing their opinions on our children

'A Doll For Everyone': Meet Mattel's Gender-Neutral Doll
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on September 27, 2019
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The doll can be a boy, a girl, neither or both, and Mattel, which calls this the world’s first gender-neutral doll

2 Theatres Banning Costumes For ‘Joker’ Movie
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on September 27, 2019
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If you’re looking to dress up as your favorite Batman villain next weekend, you may need to double-check which theater you’re going to

Youth Sports Referees Quitting, Blaming Unruly Parents
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on September 24, 2019
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Youth sports officials and referees are throwing in their whistles at record rates

The Terrifying Side Of Kids Addicted To Technology
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on September 24, 2019
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Nature Valley asked them (three generations) one simple question, “What did you like to do for fun as a kid?”

Social Media—Your Secret Weapon In Youth Ministry
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on September 24, 2019
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Would you believe that social media could be one of the handiest tools you have in your youth leader tool belt?

Emmy Awards
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on September 23, 2019
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The Full List

Teen Brain Development Link To Car Crashes
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on September 23, 2019
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A new study suggests that development of the adolescent brain — in particular, working memory — may play a critical role in whether a teen driver is more likely to crash

Physically Active Students Perform Better In School
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on September 23, 2019
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Therefore, no causal interpretations can be made. However, the results

4 Questions To Ask About Your Ministry Entering The Fall
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on September 20, 2019
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What is one thing (if any) that we should consider killing in the new year? What is one thing (if any) we should consider starting or re-doing?

Better Planning For A Better Fall
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on September 20, 2019
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Here are a few enhancements that you can make to your planning that will help your group to do better in the fall

5 Fall Events Student Ministries Can Do
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on September 20, 2019
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5 fall events….reach new students and introduce them to what your ministry is all about

How To Plan A Successful Fall Festival
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on September 20, 2019
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6 Secrets to Planning a Wildly Successful Fall Festival

Flashback: Christianity On Campus A Time For Prayer
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on September 19, 2019
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How can students to reach their campus for Christ and change the culture if they can’t  articulate their own convictions?

Young Life Voted Off Campus At Duke
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on September 19, 2019
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Private universities don’t have the same obligations under the First Amendment’s free exercise clause that a government entity does.

Prayer Meetings At School Unconstitutional?
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on September 19, 2019
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The high school hosted a prayer breakfast and sermon for football players provided by a local church

District Under Fire For High School Football Team Baptisms
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on September 18, 2019
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A school district in Tennessee is under fire because two of its students were baptized on school property after football practice on August 7th

Cheerleaders On Probation After Posing W- Trump Signs
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on September 18, 2019
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A North Carolina cheerleading squad is in trouble after displaying signs supporting President Donald Trump at a football game

Flashback: Being Strategic This Year In Youth Ministry
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on September 13, 2019
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How to Strategically Scope and Sequence your Year

Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwich Twinkies
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on September 13, 2019
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Hostess is taking a risk with its new Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwich Twinkies

Elementary Students Sent To ER For Eating Pot Gummy‘s
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on September 13, 2019
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Parent  arrested after her child brings THC laced candy to school and shares it with classmates

Building Confidence In Kids
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on September 12, 2019
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Most parents are parenting their children based off of their owninsecurities. Not what’s best for their child’s actual future.

Is The Amino App Safe?
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on September 12, 2019
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A complete app review for parent complete app review for parent

School Shootings Students/Teachers Writing Their Wills
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on September 12, 2019
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The thought a school shooting has become such a real terror that some students and teachers are writing their last will and testaments in case they’re shot

How Homeschoolers Are Saving Western Civilization
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on September 11, 2019
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The Rise of the Bible-Teaching, Plato-Loving…

Cultural Damaging Curriculum Emerges In California
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on September 11, 2019
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If you control the schools, you eventually control the direction of the culture

Parents Are Irate Over Forced Elementary Gender Identity
in Education, Post 3
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on September 11, 2019
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In 4th grade, students learn gender is “self-defined,” and, in grade 5, they learn “there are many gender identities” and are introduced to the concept of “transgender”

TikTokers Are Gluing Their Lips
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on September 11, 2019
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That said, while this newest trend probably won’t facilitate the bruising

Kids....“I Hope You Suffer”
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on September 10, 2019
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Suffering is the fertile ground for great growth in character, wisdom, and virtue. Suffering grows our dependence on God while undermining our dependence on ourselves

4 Ways To Help Kids Deal With Discomfort
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on September 10, 2019
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Life Skills that Build Emotional Resilience

4 Ways To Keep Your Youth Pastor For The Long Haul
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on September 10, 2019
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Being a youth pastor at one church for the entirety of my ministry career is one of the greatest blessings of my life