Find Your School/Campus Discover Your Mission
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on November 1, 2018
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Find school, get trained, reach the youth of your city!

Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids
in Education, Post 2
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on November 1, 2018
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Here are 5 reasons why

FREE DVD: One Nation Under God
in Post, Youth
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on November 1, 2018
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One Nation Under God, celebrates and explains the crucial role that God has played in America’s founding and development

The Benefits Of Trust And Communication With Your Teens
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 30, 2018
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Teen anxiety and depression more likely in kids who don’t trust or communicate with parents

Flashback: Why Youth Stay In Church When They Grow Up
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 30, 2018
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It is converted students who go on to love Jesus and serve the church.

Just Witnessing School Violence Leaves Emotional Scars
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 30, 2018
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For middle school students, witnessing school violence can be as bad as being bullied

What Is The Real Impact Of Violent Video Games?
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on October 30, 2018
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“ cannot ignore the comprehensive reviews that indicate violent game play has a significant effect on aggressive behavior, affect, cognition and empathyacross work conducted with over 130,000 participants …

Processing The Tragedy Of School Shootings
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on October 29, 2018
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We know this is not easy, so we’ve put together a few next-step resources you can utilize.

In The Darkness Of Death, Where Do We Find Hope?
in Post, Youth
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on October 29, 2018
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That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ

Another Tragedy.... School Shooting
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on October 29, 2018
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Walt Mueller
How Can We Love The Next Shooter Before He…
in Education, Post 3
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on October 29, 2018
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Do you see the kid over in the corner, alone? He could likely be our next shooter. He needs a friend. He needs you. Go and talk to him, befriend him. Chances are, he won’t be easy to like, but it’s mainly because no one has tried to like him

How to Engage Culture With Your Students
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 29, 2018
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Jesus did not remove his disciples from the world but intentionally sent them into it

Parents Can Curb Kids’ Materialism
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 28, 2018
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Parents who are worried about their kids being materialistic can curb these tendencies by fostering gratitude for the things and people in their lives, according to new research.

40 Reasons To Avoid Adultery
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 28, 2018
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The enemy delights in targeting pastors and other leaders

Johnny Depp Booted From 'Pirates
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on October 28, 2018
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“I think Jack Sparrow will be his legacy. It’s the character he dresses up in to visit children in hospitals

Teens Are Being Bullied ‘Constantly’ On Instagram
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on October 27, 2018
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Harassment on the platform can be uniquely cruel, and for many it feels like there’s no escape

How To Use Technology To Connect With Gen Z?
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 27, 2018
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Ask the Gen Zers what they are using. Then, develop a digital strategy that will help your church

Tensions With My Senior Pastor
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 27, 2018
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You making an effort to show him that you support HIM will show him that he has your loyalty

The 5 Love Languages And Your Teen
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on October 27, 2018
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After more than 20 years of marriage and family counseling, I am convinced there are only five basic languages of love

Book: Your Teenager Is Not Crazy
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 27, 2018
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Understanding Your Teen’s Brain Can Make You a Better Parent

The 2018 Streamy Awards
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 27, 2018
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A celebration of digital content creators was broadcast live on YouTube

Satanic Temple Responds To Murder Plan By Satanic Girls
in Education, Post
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on October 26, 2018
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I’m sure it will be established that these girls held no active role in any established form of religious Satanism

2 Girls Planning To Kill Students And Drink Their Blood
in Education, Post
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on October 26, 2018
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The 11- and 12-year-old girls were Satan worshipers and were going to drink blood, eat flesh then planned to kill themselves

When Teens Are Out Of Control
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 26, 2018
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Yeah, I know we are supposed to love the kids…But what if they’re being a real pain?

Being Trustworthy Leader
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 26, 2018
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4 Traits of a Trustworthy Leader

Wise Words For Busy People
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 25, 2018
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Ever had a busy season in your life?  I’ve found that this fall has been an extremely busy time

Developmental Appropriateness Of A Curriculum
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 25, 2018
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7 questions to help you

$9B In Halloween Spending
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 25, 2018
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A wide range of Halloween toys that appeal to the whole famil….all the way up to teens and tweens

Boys Birthday Party Ruined By No Shows
in Post, Youth
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on October 24, 2018
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Sometimes this happens with our kids in youth group

Ministering To Your Grandkids
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 24, 2018
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4 Things I want to be for my grandkids

The Parent Your 18 Plus Kid Needs Now
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 24, 2018
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Your 18-plus kid needs you to be today and going forward, consider these 3-crucial parenting pivots

Snapchat not Number one Teen social app
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on October 23, 2018
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According to Piper Jaffray’s recent bi-annual teen survey, Instagram is the #1 platform for teens, beating Snapchat.

Boy Dies While Playing 'Choking Game'
in Education, Post 4
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on October 23, 2018
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Tia Bodkins is urging parents to monitor their children’s online activity after the death of her 11-year-old son Carson

Video Of High School Student Using Racial Word
in Education, Post
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on October 23, 2018
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Why school officials have not disciplined a student seen using a racial slur in a video posted on social media.

Growing Up With Alexa
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 22, 2018
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The first four words my toddler understood were “mom,” “dad,” “cat” and “Alexa.”

The Ugly Sides Of Instagram
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 22, 2018
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Let’s talk about two elements, porn and cyberbullying

Witches Outnumber Presbyterians In The US
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on October 22, 2018
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Pew Research Center…discovering that  1 to 1.5 million people, identify as Wicca or Pagan

Now Uninstalled Apps Can Track You
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on October 22, 2018
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If it seems as though the app you deleted last week is suddenly popping up everywhere, it may not be mere coincidence

What is the reason for our troubles?”
in Post, Youth
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on October 21, 2018
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The cultural narrative pushes the expectation and pursuit of pleasure and the total avoidance of pain and difficulty

Why Rites Of Passage Are Clutch
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 21, 2018
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It is only in looking backwards that I can understand that these rites were not in place to torture me; they were to honor the oldest

How To Get Your Kids To Do What You Want
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 21, 2018
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Practical faith is something that is caught, not taught

Criminals Target Children During Migrant Caravan
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on October 20, 2018
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Women are subjected to sexual assault and rape. Children too

Racist “Gas Station Gail”
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on October 19, 2018
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The manager of a station called the police on a group of children and parents who had stopped in to purchase drinks

Unvaccinated Child Dies From The Flu
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 19, 2018
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Unvaccinated child dies from the flu in Florida first pediatric deaths of the flu season

Movie: ‘Halloween’
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on October 19, 2018
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Thursday night preview $10 million

Morality: What Teens Believe
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 18, 2018
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23 percent of Millennials believe each individual is his or her own moral authority

Missing Wisconsin Teen, 13, Is In Danger
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 18, 2018
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Two days after her parents’ mysterious death, Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs remained “endangered”

How To Keep The Next Generation in Church
in Post, Youth
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on October 17, 2018
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5 Ways On How To Keep the Next Generation in Church

Pastor’s Kids
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 17, 2018
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It can be so important for students to see you interact with your kids and be an example of the type of parent they should be in the future.

Lawnmower Parents And Snowflake Spirituality
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 17, 2018
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We are creating a generation that has no idea what to do when they actually encounter struggle

Phantom Community... Belonging?
in Post, Youth
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on October 15, 2018
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We have moved from being in community to having a sense of community

Pornography Is Destructive
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 15, 2018
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How to have an impact for conversations  with students about porn

10-Year-Old Boy Perform Metallica Song At Concert
in Middle Blog Links, Post 3
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on October 15, 2018
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Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl performed “Enter Sandman” with a 10-year-old at a recent concert

Flashback:The Blessing Book To Help Your Family
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 14, 2018
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The Blessing is a biblical tool that can help YOU communicate unconditional love as an unshakable foundation for HEALTH and wholeness

Missions: “Pimping The Poor” Or Transformation
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 14, 2018
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Connects a group with permanent ministries in a community in order to provide support to those ministries

Youth Ministry Evaluation
in Post, Youth
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on October 14, 2018
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6 Questions ever youth worker should ask

Make Successful Changes In Youth Ministry
in Post, Youth
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on October 12, 2018
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A helpful guide to grid and map out the requirements for navigating change

How To Create A climate Of Connection..Belong
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 12, 2018
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Kids actually forgive all kinds of programmatic mediocrity if they are certain they belong

Can Christians Use Legal Weed?
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 12, 2018
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The Bible outlaws the use of any mind-altering concoction, including mushrooms, drugs, or weed

Social Justice or evangelism?
in Post, Youth
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on October 12, 2018
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There shouldn’t even be a debate

Teaching Theology To kids
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 12, 2018
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Theology, done well, must inevitably result in doxology, and we shouldn’t be satisfied with less just because we’re teaching children

Body Image
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 12, 2018
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A message specifically to moms regarding the powerful influence they have on body image

Don’t You Walk Away
in Post, Youth
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on October 11, 2018
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“an essential guide to preventing and stopping bullying behaviors.”

4 Ways To Respond To Pornography
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 11, 2018
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The average age a child is exposed to pornography is 8

5 Ways To Manage Disrespect From Students
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 11, 2018
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Demonstrate respect before you expect it to be reciprocated

TAKE THE YOUTH PASTOR COMPENSATION SURVEY 2018
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 10, 2018
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Youth workers the information they needed to have an informed conversation with their church about their compensation

Full-Time Youth Pastor Compensation Survey For 2017
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 10, 2018
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by Dan Navarra

Closure Of Syrian Schools
in Education, Slider
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on October 10, 2018
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Another Bleak Sign for Christians in Syria

2018 American Music Awards
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on October 10, 2018
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List of winners

Crazy Girlfriend's 'Controlling' List Of 22 Rules
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on October 10, 2018
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Woman lists 22 things her boyfriend is banned from doing

The Wisdom Of Teen Vogue
in Post, Youth
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on October 8, 2018
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Do you know what your daughter is reading?

Rare, Polio-Like Paralyzing Disorder Affecting Children
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on October 8, 2018
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Between August 2014 and August 2018, the CDC received 362 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

'Adolescent Drinking Is A Problem'
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on October 8, 2018
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When those conversations should start earlier than when parents think it should start

US Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 7, 2018
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Great news for Blacks and Hispanics

The Rise of "Strangely Unsexy" Instagram Exhibitionism
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on October 7, 2018
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….And Why It Hurts Women

Selena Gomez Is Done With Social Media?
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on October 7, 2018
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It’s given young people, myself included, a false representation of what’s important,”

Belonging: Greeting Students At The Door Brings Benefits
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 6, 2018
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Spending a few moments welcoming students promotes a sense of belonging, giving them social and emotional support that helps them feel invested in their learning

Book: Doing Life With Your Adult Children
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 6, 2018
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Keep Your Mouth Shut and the Welcome Mat Out

What’s Hot?
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on October 6, 2018
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Adult Leaders In Large Groups
in Post, Youth
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on October 5, 2018
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Five roles of adult leaders in large groups

Is Your Ministry Empathetic Towards Parents?
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 5, 2018
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By recognizing these realities we can build a compassion that enables us to serve parents effectively. To then show that compassion and empathy we need t

Why We Need Rural Churches
in Post 3, Youth
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on October 5, 2018
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Many of the least churched regions were in rural America—where about 14 percent of the U.S. population lives

Helping Teens Navigate The Drama
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 4, 2018
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The way a preteen values those friendships may be one of the greatest transitions of this phase.

Let’s Make Common Sense Common Again
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on October 4, 2018
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I love the fact that our country is more educated than ever. Sadly, we are incomplete if we don’t include common sense

The "Most Stressful" Number Of Children You Can Have Is...
in Post, Trends Studies
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on October 4, 2018
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Researchers reveal the most stressful number of children you can have

Starting A Youth Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 4, 2018
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(Pioneering advice from 15 youthworkers)

Encouragement For Weary Youth Pastors
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 4, 2018
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Youth workers don’t have expiration dates

Administration And Budgets
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 4, 2018
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Annette shares Ministry Architect’s findings as it pertains to budget, staffing, and volunteer norms for children’s ministry and how we can always be working to grow our volunteer teams.

Brett Kavanaugh: A Youth Pastor’s Perspective
in Post, Youth
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on October 3, 2018
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if they happened 35 years ago, he should own his behavior. I was not trying to imply that I thought they were true.

A Huge Lesson For Parents From This Week's Hearings
in Slider, Youth
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on October 3, 2018
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How can we help our kids to make wise choices today?

Should You Force Your Kids To Go To Mass?
in Slider, Youth
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on October 3, 2018
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One parent reflects on why she doesn’t make Mass mandatory for her children.

Link Between Violent Video Games & Physical Aggression
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on October 2, 2018
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An international study looking at more than 17,000 adolescents, ages nine to 19, from 2010 to 2017

Limiting Kids' Screen Time Improves Brain Function
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on October 2, 2018
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Cutting back on screen time, along with the right amount of sleep and physical activity, is linked to improvements in cognition among children

Teen Sentenced To Prison Prison For Kissing Girlfriend
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on October 2, 2018
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Turkey: A court in the southern province of Antalya has handed down a prison

How Men View Women
in Post, Youth
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on October 1, 2018
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Pornography also gives men a way to get quick sexual pleasure with out the messy, frightening work or building a real relationship with someone

Where Is National Youth Ministries And Conferences?
in Post 2, Youth
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on October 1, 2018
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“We don’t just do these big Jesus camps where kids get all jacked up”

10 Youth Pastor Expectations For Churches On Day One
in Post 4, Youth
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on October 1, 2018
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Trust. You will have this if you stay long enough and work hard to prove yourself trustworthy

What’s Hot?
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on September 30, 2018
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Screen Time = Dumb Time?
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on September 30, 2018
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Kids with the sharpest intellects spent less than two hours a day on their cellphones, tablets and computers, coupled with 9 to 11 hours of sleep and at least an hour of physical activity, a new study found.

Teen Drivers Today
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on September 30, 2018
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Following years of decline, fatal car accidents involving teen drivers have accelerated in the United States, a leading group of U.S. pediatricians warns.