Tag Archive for adolescence

Book…Being Young: A Biblical Theology...

on January 13, 2022 by

For thousands of years, God has used young people to help his kingdom grow. He has used youth to be kings and…

Cartels, Youth And Child Migrants In...

on January 11, 2022 by

the unprecedented arrival of 147,000 unaccompanied children to the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2021, which ended in October,’

Gen Z Wants To Talk About Faith

on January 10, 2022 by

Barna study shows Christians age 13 to 18 are skeptical of evangelism, but they’re having deep and personal peer-to-peer conversations.

Pandemic Made The Mental Health Crisis...

on December 25, 2021 by

Depressive and anxiety symptoms in youth doubled during the pandemic, with 25 percent experiencing depressive symptoms and 20 percent experiencing anxiety symptoms

What Teen Girls Wish Parents Knew About...

on December 23, 2021 by

Remember, Instagram is a corporation that puts its interests before its users

Chicago Kids Dying In Shootings Before...

on December 21, 2021 by

From the start of the year until Dec. 19, shootings wounded 409 juveniles in Chicago

Tech-Savvy Kids Defeat Smartphone...

on December 20, 2021 by

When he discovered she was receiving messages from adult men she didn’t know after posting public videos of herself doing silly poses,…

Nicholas Sandmann Reaches Settlement...

on December 18, 2021 by

The media had lambasted the Covington Catholic High School student from Kentucky, now 19, over a confrontation at the 2019 March for…

Teenage Drug And Alcohol Use Plunges 40%...

on December 16, 2021 by

Alcohol, cannabis, and nicotine use all declined sharply, even as most schools remained closed

How Smartphones Stifle Childhood...

on December 16, 2021 by

Smartphone seems more like a drug draining the creativity out of the next generation

George Soros Destroying Communities...

on December 3, 2021 by

The rise in crime in cities across the country can be partially attributed to district attorneys supported by George Soros

Study: Teens Feeling Lonely At School

on November 26, 2021 by

Data from kids in 37 nations links this to use of cell phones and the internet

Sharing Nudes Doubled Among Pre-Teens In...

on November 18, 2021 by

Twice as many children between the ages of 9 and 12 reported sending nudes or other Self-Generated Child Sexual Abuse Material (SG-CSAM)…

Teens Mental Health During The Pandemic

on November 18, 2021 by

Kids who exercised more and used technology less during the pandemic had better mental health outcomes.

The Spending Life Of Teens

on November 18, 2021 by

Survey of 10,000 U.S. teenagers shows Nike, Chipotle and Snapchat are among their favorite brands.

Supporting Your Students Mental Health

on November 1, 2021 by

Even before the pandemic, we were seeing a worrying rise in mental health issues in adolescents

Prey: Immigration, Islam, And Erosion Of...

on October 23, 2021 by

Why are so few people talking about the eruption of sexual violence and harassment in Europe’s cities? No one in a position…

FDA Delays Vaccine For Adolescents....

on October 18, 2021 by

Myocarditis risk is the latest complication for vaccine makers

New Sex Ed From Explicit Images To...

on October 14, 2021 by

Designed to destroy children’s innocence and undermine their attachment to the traditional, Judeo-Christian understanding of sex and marriage

Tools To Equip Parents In Combating ...

on October 9, 2021 by

what parents can do to combat what the group sees as radical indoctrination of the next generation

Book: Emily Ratajkowski How She Was...

on October 8, 2021 by

Her parents fixated on her beauty and said ‘it seemed important to them both … that their daughter be perceived as beautiful’

Transgender Doc’s Say No To Puberty...

on October 7, 2021 by

Bowers operated on reality star Jazz Jennings, in June 2018 – a series of steps she shared on Instagram with her 1.2…

SEXUAL ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF...

on October 3, 2021 by

CPYU

TikTok Star Gabriel Salazar killed In...

on October 1, 2021 by

Salazar, who had nearly 2 million followers on the platform, was loved for his lip-syncing and skits

Johnson & Johnson: Children Don’t...

on September 29, 2021 by

Because There Are ‘Unknown Repercussions Down the Road’ …

Flashback: Antifa Teacher Busted

on September 28, 2021 by

Students can receive extra credit for showing up at Antifa protests

Young White Liberals Prone To Mental...

on September 28, 2021 by

62% of White liberals told by a Dr. they have a mental health condition, as compared to 26% of conservatives and 20%…

Young People’s Trust In Religious...

on September 24, 2021 by

…but trust in relationships with religious people is still extremely high

Book: HEALING DESPAIR AND ANXIETY IN...

on September 18, 2021 by

SEEN is a two-hour read that gives you practical tools to help kids and teens who are experiencing despair & anxiety.

Senators Looking Into Instagram’s...

on September 18, 2021 by

5 senators are demanding answers from Facebook

Young People Are Suffering “Climate...

on September 16, 2021 by

45 percent of 16-25-year-olds said, “climate-related anxiety and distress is affecting their daily lives and ability to function normally,”

No Lasting Damage To Lungs After COVID...

on September 15, 2021 by

Young people appear to have normal lung function after recovering from COVID-19, new studies find

How Parents Can Pass Their Faith On To...

on September 11, 2021 by

The more religiously committed parents are, the more they want their children to grow up believing and practicing the family’s religion.

Book: American Marxism

on September 8, 2021 by

By Mark R. Levin. The widespread brainwashing of students, the anti-American purposes of Critical Race Theory

Flashback: A Global Study On The State...

on August 8, 2021 by

I’ll process five sections of the report: Christian practice, struggles, social media, sexuality, and the meaning of life in teens’ lives

Teens: dealing with serious issues...

on August 5, 2021 by

What parents should look out for, and how address these heavy topics with teens.

No, ‘Everyone’ Does Not Agree ...

on August 4, 2021 by

Pediatricians:recently provided the scientific “truth” regarding the bodies of male athletes who identify as women

Book: Parenting Generation Screen

on July 23, 2021 by

By Jonathan McKee: Guiding Your Kids to Be Wise in a Digital World

How To Teach Teens To Live Counter...

on June 3, 2021 by

we need  to follow “the whole Christ, the whole scripture for our whole life” leading by grace and truth

Teen Who Worked At Chick-fil-A Gets His...

on May 29, 2021 by

Andrew White was just 16 years old when he joined the Chick-fil-A team

Lonely Kids And The Church

on May 27, 2021 by

“This is the most lonely generation,” said Josh Packard, sociologist

Book: Handing Down The Faith

on May 26, 2021 by

How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation

The Collapse Of Parenting

on May 26, 2021 by

Over the past 30 years, a major shift has occurred in American culture: the transfer of authority from parents to children

Book: The Pandemic Population

on May 23, 2021 by

how to lead youth in a crisis. Eight Strategies to Help Generation Z Rediscover Hope After Coronavirus.

The New Normal: To Care For Gen Z Post...

on May 22, 2021 by

Rooted in new research, these 8 tips will help you rebuild trust, understand where young people are at, and exercise empathy.

The State of Religion & Young...

on May 22, 2021 by

Unpacking the complexity of young peoples’ religious lives, with special features exploring how they feel about politics, careers, and online gatherings

8 Values That Drive America’s Newest...

on May 22, 2021 by

You’ll come away with a deeper understanding about how you might bring these values to life in your organization.

Relational Authority

on May 22, 2021 by

An Invitation To Simply Be

Social Media Use In 2021

on May 2, 2021 by

These findings come from a nationally representative survey of 1,502 U.S. adults conducted via telephone Jan. 25-Feb.8, 2021

The Bible And Transgenderism

on April 28, 2021 by

Walt Mueller’s Thoughts From Youth Workers

Double Standard For Teens

on April 26, 2021 by

Clarence Thomas why teenagers are not fully culpable for homicide but should have an adult’s full right to abortion

Children Who Bloom in an Instant

on April 21, 2021 by

Some children who were once the envy of parents everywhere are now the shame of their own

Book: More Than Just The Talk

on April 19, 2021 by

Becoming Your Kids’ Go-To Person About Sex

Book: Talking Back to Purity Culture

on April 19, 2021 by

Rediscovering Faithful Christian Sexuality

Pew: YouTube Dominates Social Media...

on April 14, 2021 by

TikTok Now Rivals Snapchat, Twitter

Generation Z Survey Of 7,000 U.S. Teens

on April 14, 2021 by

20+ years of research U.S. teens GenZ insights

Book: You’re Not Enough (And That&...

on March 23, 2021 by

Escaping our culture of trendy narcissism—and embracing God instead.

Book: “Frontlines” Finding My Voice...

on March 23, 2021 by

A shocking and honest account of the culture war at American universities

Skillet frontman John Cooper warns that...

on March 22, 2021 by

Grammys, Cardi B are part of oppressive ‘woke’ culture that’s increasingly calling evil ‘good’ and good ‘evil’

Book: When Relationships Matter…...

on February 27, 2021 by

Make Your Church A Place Where Kids & Teenagers Belong

Covid Numb Short Film: What It’s Like...

on February 9, 2021 by

It’s Covid through the eyes of a teenager

Love: Truths Your Kids Need To Know On...

on February 3, 2021 by

Romance is in the air…“expectations” of how young people are supposed to behave in intimate settings

Future Of Women’s Sports Threatened

on January 28, 2021 by

By executive order on gender identity

Lecture 1: “Asking The Right Questions...

on January 27, 2021 by

Anyone in Christian ministry should listen to all 8 (lectures) particular anyone in student ministry

Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools To...

on January 26, 2021 by

by December 18 students had taken their own lives

Sean McDowell Book: Chasing Love

on January 16, 2021 by

The love that the world tells us to pursue is all about self, But what is the Christian worldview on love?

Teen depression and social media

on January 15, 2021 by

Jean Twenge

What Does It Mean Get It Right When It...

on January 8, 2021 by

Understanding God’s design and plans for marriage can help us prepare for the best marriage possible

The Sexism Of The Transgender Movement

on January 6, 2021 by

Officially The Most Dangerous In American History

Pew Study:Do Teens Take After Their...

on January 5, 2021 by

Teens say they go to religious services at least once a month, almost exactly the same as the share of their parents…

Study: Media Use by Kids Age Zero To...

on November 20, 2020 by

Young kids now spend more time watching online videos than doing any other activity on screens

Pot Ads And Marijuana Store Locations...

on November 9, 2020 by

regular exposure to marijuana advertising and store locations increased the likelihood of adolescents using marijuana

The Sex-Positive Movement

on November 1, 2020 by

To bring about a change in how individuals think about and practice sex and gender.

Tween Years Are The Most Difficult For...

on November 1, 2020 by

New research finds that a child’s middle school years are most likely to be the period of parenthood when a mother battles…

The Pandemic Is A Mental Health Crisis...

on September 16, 2020 by

New studies show caregivers with young children are stressed, with no signs of relief on the horizon

Help! My Teen Is Struggling With Anxiety

on September 7, 2020 by

After many months of battling anxiety, Pam had taken an overdose of pain medication and was rushed to hospital. Thankfully it wasn’t…

Movie: SOUND OF FREEDOM..To End...

on September 4, 2020 by

A true story of a man who risks everything to bring hope to the most hidden corners of our world

kids Are In Poor Health

on August 6, 2020 by

More Than Half Of U.S. Children Lack Proper Heart, Lung Fitness

Perfection, Negative Thoughts Keep Teens...

on May 22, 2020 by

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...

on May 22, 2020 by

Physical activity might be one of the first things to drop off the radar as adolescent girls move from primary to secondary…

What Happened To American Childhood?

on April 20, 2020 by

Too many kids show worrying signs of fragility from a very young age. Here’s what we can do about it

Book Belonging: Reconnecting The...

on April 20, 2020 by

The presence of just one adult relationship cuts severe isolation, raises trust levels, and results in more confidence.

Social Distancing Heightens Loneliness...

on April 20, 2020 by

The single most important way to mitigate loneliness is for trusted adults to reach out and connect

Tips For Navigating The COVID-19 Crisis...

on April 5, 2020 by

Reassure them that anxiety during a public health crisis is normal. It is also normal for teens and young adults who are…

Parents, Police Struggle To Herd The...

on March 20, 2020 by

The adolescent brain is definitely in play as authorities around the globe struggle to keep young people from gathering

Gender Transition Clinic ‘Should...

on March 15, 2020 by

UK teen girl wanted to be male; got breasts removed, took testosterone. Now 23, she says doctors should have ‘challenged’ her decision…

Snapshot Of A Gen Z Teenager At A...

on March 14, 2020 by

Tim Chau is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram.

Uber Developing Kids Transportation...

on March 13, 2020 by

Currently, Uber requires passengers to be 18 years or older to get in one of its vehicles. Any passengers under 18 must…

‘Test Stress’

on March 2, 2020 by

It’s that time of year when students of all ages face finals, standardized testing and college entrance exams

Avoid Arguing With Your Kids

on February 29, 2020 by

You can’t effectively discipline your teenager if you continually find yourself in the middle of an argument with them

Jump Trip-Skull-Breaker Challenge

on February 25, 2020 by

Unassuming victims are taking into jumping up before their feet are pulled away meaning they land on their heads and spines

Why Higher Depression Rates In Teens

on February 20, 2020 by

I want to talk about all the reasons why we might be seeing this rise

Gen Z Trends What You Need To Know For...

on February 18, 2020 by

TikTok. Marijuana use. Anxiety. Flexitarian diets. Text message therapy. Mean for our ministries going forward?

Growing Knowledge

on February 18, 2020 by

Reggie Joiner

Handout: Ways To Reduce Teen Anxiety

on February 17, 2020 by

Require our kids to shut down, shut off, and sleep in their beds without phones overnight

Video: Teens Baffled By Rotary Phone

on February 16, 2020 by

Times have changed. Fun video of teenagers attempting to use a rotary phone

Study: Teens At Risk Of Being ‘...

on February 15, 2020 by

Teens…kind of trying to gain power and status in more materialistic ways

Parents What Do You Not Understand About...

on February 15, 2020 by

If You Have Questions About Teens, They’re Answering Them for You on Reddit

 

 

We Need To Talk About Anxiety

on February 4, 2020 by

“Living with anxiety is like being followed by a voice that knows all your insecurities and uses them against you.

The Lost Art Of Catechesis

on January 31, 2020 by

Unlike modern renderings of catechisms, this addresses areas of concern for the church today as she navigates life in the modern world