Tag Archive for adolescence

Catechizing Our Kids…A Spiritual...

on May 15, 2024 by

The marks and characteristics of effective Christian nurture

Parenting: Who’s In Charge?

on May 15, 2024 by

Gentle, non-judgmental parenting is not good parenting. Have you read Deuteronomy 6 and Ephesians 6?

Parents Keep Talking To Your Kids About...

on May 13, 2024 by

Teenagers are less likely to drink, smoke or use drugs when parents keep tabs on their activities, according to findings published in…

Delta-8, an unregulated form of THC

on March 22, 2024 by

Is popular among high school students

Having Faith Conversations With Your...

on March 1, 2024 by

When families have healthy faith conversations in the home, the kids stay engaged in their faith when they get older.

Who’s Marriage Material?

on March 1, 2024 by

6 Signs He or She Isn’t Marriage Material

Is It Time To Pass The Kids Online...

on February 28, 2024 by

Social media presents a “profound risk of harm to the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents.”

How To Get Teens To Listen To Your...

on February 28, 2024 by

Teens will appreciate parents’ unsolicited advice, but only if the parent is supportive of their teens’ autonomy

Book: Faith Beyond Youth Group

on February 27, 2024 by

5 Ways to Form Character and Cultivate Lifelong Discipleship

Book: Church Doesn’t End With Z

on February 27, 2024 by

Why Gen Z is Leaving the Church and How to Reach Them

Detrans Documentary: Dangers Of Gender...

on February 26, 2024 by

DETRANS Doc: serves as a wake-up call to all of us: our children are in danger and it’s up to us to…

You Don’t Have to Give Your Child a...

on February 26, 2024 by

Who is most responsible for the mental health crisis among American teenagers stemming from their use of smartphones and social media platforms?

How the Average Kid Gets Sex Trafficked

on February 20, 2024 by

Top 6 Ways to Protect Them

Study: Contributing Factors In Helping...

on February 15, 2024 by

Positive Relationships W/ Parents, Adults During Childhood Helps Better Mental Health

JOIN THE FIGHT: Stop TikTok from...

on February 5, 2024 by

What Parents Can Do About Tik Tok

Why Young Men Are Failing To Launch

on February 5, 2024 by

“For Gen Z men who feel purposeless and lost, the way off the couch is the way of the Cross.”

Zuck… Failure To Address The Harm...

on February 1, 2024 by

Thirty-seven percent of teenage girls between 13 and 15 were exposed to unwanted nudity in a week on Instagram

Identity Curation And Gen Z

on December 24, 2023 by

Yearning for Authenticity

Anxiety And Gen Z

on December 24, 2023 by

Longing for Deep Peace

Rooted’s 2023 Awards: Best New Books...

on December 9, 2023 by

Honorable Mentions

Study: Death By Selfie Young Females...

on November 30, 2023 by

Selfie-related deaths are…a silly youthful mistake. An unhealthy extension of our celebrity culture and social media pressures

Book: The Anxious Generation

on November 28, 2023 by

How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness

Way Forward For An Anxious Generation

on November 28, 2023 by

Haidt and Moore discuss the alarming rates of anxiety and depression among children and adolescents

Teens Start Thinking Like An Adult...

on November 15, 2023 by

Executive function is a set of mental skills that include the ability to plan, switch between tasks, resist tempting distractions, and focus

The Collapse Of Tavistock’s Gender...

on November 14, 2023 by

Book…Time to Think: The Inside Story of the Collapse of the Tavistock’s Gender Service for Children

Never Enough: When Achievement Culture...

on November 14, 2023 by

….and What We Can Do About It. To have intrinsic self-worth not contingent upon external achievements

Teens Open Up About The Impact Of Social...

on November 8, 2023 by

Social media can have negative, sometimes dire, impacts on teens’ physical and mental health

Target CEO Is Lying About Targeting Kids...

on November 7, 2023 by

He says that they didn’t target children with transgender ideology products, and he says that they didn’t work with the devil worshiper

The Next Gen Is Leaving The Faith...

on November 1, 2023 by

Children born in the 1980s and ’90s never absorbed the faith in their home. And they walked away from it at an…

Planned Parenthood Preying Upon Confused...

on October 27, 2023 by

Planned Parenthood Turns Its Attention to Confused Adolescents Who Think They’re Trans

Social Misfit or Normal? Students Who Do...

on October 10, 2023 by

A new study examined whether 10th graders in the Low dating group differed on emotional, interpersonal, and adaptive skills from youth in…

The Holy Sexuality Project Throwing Your...

on October 9, 2023 by

The Holy Sexuality Project definitely has resources I will be using with our family ministry. I am hoping we can highlight their 12-lesson…

The Holy Sexuality Project Throwing Your...

on October 9, 2023 by

The Holy Sexuality Project definitely has resources I will be using with our family ministry. I am hoping we can highlight their 12-lesson…

Reviving Evangelism In The Next...

on October 3, 2023 by

Provides you with practical tips for fostering a passion for evangelism in the young people you lead

Videos: The Holy Sexuality Project

on October 2, 2023 by

36 videos exploring topics like identity, temptations, desires, singleness, marriage, gender, and more!

Teaching Biblical Sexuality Points...

on September 28, 2023 by

Do not fear. The Holy Spirit is at work, and he will give you the words you need. Have boldness and confidence that,…

Anxiety: Finding The Better Story

on September 28, 2023 by

A 31-day Devotional for Teenagers by Liz Edrington

Teen Brains With Depression Linked To...

on September 24, 2023 by

Depressed adolescents also recalled more negative than positive feedback words, thus suggesting that parental criticism more strongly affected these individuals than healthy…

California’s Pro-Trans Child Custody...

on September 19, 2023 by

Under the proposed law, parents, who fail to acknowledge and support their child’s gender transition, could face potential consequences, including the loss…

Book: “Live Your Truth” And Other...

on August 28, 2023 by

Apologist exposes modern day proverbs that trip up Christians and lure them from true biblical wisdom

(Book) Anxiety: Finding The Better Story

on June 23, 2023 by

by Liz Edrington, is a 31-Day Devotional for Teenagers.

Anxiety And Teens: A31 Day Devotional

on June 2, 2023 by

We’re thrilled to share an excerpt from our latest book, Anxiety: Finding the Better Story, written by Liz Edrington

Why Teens Are Leaving The Church?

on May 16, 2023 by

…what is revealed when they transition into adulthood is that they’ve only ever been veneered in biblical Christianity.

How To Deal With Teenagers Stress And...

on May 15, 2023 by

How Philippians 4 Equips Teenagers to Deal with Stress and Anxiety

UK: Transgender In A Changing Culture

on May 11, 2023 by

A brief biblical and pastoral introduction to understanding transgender in a changing culture

Helping Those Experiencing Gender...

on May 10, 2023 by

Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast

Gods Plan For Sex And Gender

on May 10, 2023 by

10 teaching points for home and church

10 Q’s Every Teen Should Ask &...

on May 8, 2023 by

Whether you consider yourself a Christ follower or not, these questions can seem like deal breakers

Young People, Church Membership Isn’t...

on May 7, 2023 by

Find a local healthy local church, overlook its flaws, work against your own selfishness and resistance, and become a contributing member. The…

When Children Come Out: A Guide For...

on May 6, 2023 by

By: Mark Yarhouse and Olya Zaporozhets

Resources For Navigating LGBTQ Issues...

on May 5, 2023 by

Parent & Pastor resource guide on transgender issues

Knowing Parental Rights & Against...

on May 4, 2023 by

We are an organization fighting for parental rights and against schools radicalizing and sexualizing children

The ‘Gender Affirmative Model’ or ...

on May 3, 2023 by

The current evidence base shows that around 80% of pre-pubertal children will outgrow their gender dysphoria during adolescence

Youth Ministry: Nurturing Adolescent...

on May 2, 2023 by

A youth ministry that fails to balance the proclamation of proper belief with a call to pursue and live out the resulting…

10 Ways Social Media Affects Teens’...

on May 1, 2023 by

For you busy parents, caregivers and educators out there, we’ve distilled it down to 10 useful takeaways

Record One In FOUR HS Students Say They...

on April 28, 2023 by

These students are more likely to attempt suicide and be victims of abuse

Study: Teens And Social Media

on April 28, 2023 by

Pew Research Center asking teens – and their parents – about their experiences with and views toward social media

Parent Resource Guide To Transgender...

on April 24, 2023 by

Educating and equipping parents on how to respond

 

Book: Back-Pocket God. Study On The...

on April 20, 2023 by

Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

The Five Essential Soft Skills Your...

on April 19, 2023 by

Today’s blog is an excerpt from the upcoming book, “Ready for Real Life.”

Book: Ready For Real Life

on April 19, 2023 by

Unpacking the Five Essential Soft Skills Great Leaders Instill in Their Students

Gen Z and Millennials’ Top 10 Favorite...

on April 19, 2023 by

YPulse’s Media Consumption report shows 65% of Gen Z and Millennials say they’ve watched a TV series in the last week—making it…

Protect Teens From Sextortion

on April 11, 2023 by

We can’t warn our children against every scam and trap in the world. So how can we teach them to be wise…

Exposing The Gender Lie’ e-book...

on April 10, 2023 by

The number of minors in America receiving a diagnosis of gender dysphoria tripled from 2017 to 2021, with more than forty-two thousand…

Kids Hospitalized In Mental Health...

on April 10, 2023 by

Outpatient help for kids with mental health issues is hard to come by in much of the U.S. As a result, hospitalizations are…

Study: Social Contagion For Surge In...

on April 7, 2023 by

Adolescent-onset gender dysphoria disproportionately affects females.

Pharma Paying TikTok Influencers 2Hook...

on March 29, 2023 by

“Pharmaceutical marketers have noticed the power of patient persuasion and begun to leverage ‘patient influencers’ in brand campaigns,”

Why Chinese Apps Are the Favorites of...

on March 29, 2023 by

It isn’t just the algorithms, but lessons from a competitive culture

MN ‘Trans Refuge’ Bill To...

on March 26, 2023 by

Minnesota ‘trans refuge’ bill will threaten to take children away from parents who don’t consent to transitioning their kid

‘State-Sanctioned Kidnapping’...

on March 26, 2023 by

California bill would give therapists power to take children over 12 from parents ‘without accusation, evidence, or trial’

TikTok Admits Chinese App Tracks...

on March 24, 2023 by

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew admitted to Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks that the Chinese app tracks users’ keystrokes during a House Committee on…

TikTok A Strategy’ Of Dumbing Down The...

on March 24, 2023 by

Biden Cyber Official

TikTok Threatens America’s Social...

on March 23, 2023 by

Almost 70% of American teenagers use TikTok. Though the content teenagers scroll through masquerades as harmless short videos, many of the videos…

The Wolf In Their Pockets

on March 8, 2023 by

13 ways the social internet is shaping the people you lead, with advice to help everyone deal with it!

Tempted To Control Your Children’s...

on February 21, 2023 by

But one day, you might face a chasm. And only the Holy Spirit can carry them across

Belonging: The Effects Of Purposefulness...

on February 20, 2023 by

A Sense Of Purpose May Have Significant Impact On Teens’

New Plan To Save The Children From...

on January 31, 2023 by

Trump: the “gender confusion” pushed on our nation’s youth is a form of child abuse

Liberal Parents Mad, Schools R Hiding...

on January 23, 2023 by

liberal parents feel Outraged when schools hide their minor children’s gender “transitions” from them until it is too late to intervene

Chloe Cole Reveals How Her Family Was...

on January 11, 2023 by

“People often talk about how the children in these situations are vulnerable, but it’s the families as a whole that are vulnerable,”

73% Of Teenagers Have Consumed...

on January 11, 2023 by

The average age of first consuming porn is age 12

Flashback: Teacher Unions To Curtail...

on January 10, 2023 by

Biden Education Department to Curtail Trump-Era Effort to Track Teacher Sex Crimes

Teachers Unions Held Children’s...

on December 22, 2022 by

Teachers unions held children’s education hostage to secure multiple multi-billion-dollar ransom payments from taxpayers

The Failure Of Youth Ministry

on December 18, 2022 by

And How to Fix It WEBINAR

Flashback Book: The Coddling of the...

on December 18, 2022 by

How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Luddite Teens Swear Off Cell Phones…

on December 17, 2022 by

A high school group that promotes a lifestyle of self-liberation from social media and technology

Biden:Transgender Surgeries For Kids Are...

on December 15, 2022 by

Biden has previously described Republicans as “immoral” for passing laws to block transgender procedures for children

Children On Trans Hormones ‘Probably...

on December 14, 2022 by

American Academy of Pediatrics executive admits children on trans hormones ‘probably will be infertile

Yellen: There Is Real National Security...

on December 12, 2022 by

Well, it’s that private information could potentially end up in Chinese hands and used in ways that would negatively impact Americans

Indiana Sues TikTok over Child Safety,...

on December 12, 2022 by

The app misleads children in particular about the level of inappropriate content and the security of consumer information

As Alcohol Abuse Declines Among Teens,...

on December 9, 2022 by

Marijuana abuse among 6- to 18-year-olds has increased 245% since 2000, while child alcohol abuse has steadily declined over those years

1 in 10 Teens Have Sexted, Many See Porn...

on December 9, 2022 by

School counselors must be prepared to talk about sexting and pornography use with students, and to change the narrative about these behaviors

Pandemic Stress Physically Aged Teens’...

on December 8, 2022 by

Making their brain structures appear several years older than the brains of comparable peers before the pandemic

Vaping Can Ruin Your Smile, Speed Up...

on December 1, 2022 by

After inhaling, the sticky and sugary content of the vaping liquid sticks to the teeth — causing all the damage

Dept. Of Health & Human Services...

on December 1, 2022 by

She was pimping me and I didn’t like that. She would pimp me to men

A Reflection on Barna’s Open...

on November 14, 2022 by

The Barna Group conducted a global survey that included over 24,000 teenagers from 26 different countries

A Biblical Resource For Pastors On...

on November 9, 2022 by

We must not fall for the lie of culture that our bodies are to be changed to meet our self-perception

Battling Pornography

on November 2, 2022 by

We have a generation of young people for whom the call to repentance must include a call to turn from porn

Teenage Brains: How It Works & Why...

on November 2, 2022 by

But understanding how teenagers see the world or what makes them behave in a certain way is important

Strict Parenting May Hard-Wire...

on October 31, 2022 by

Strict parenting can alter the way the body reads the DNA of children

Gen Z Mental Health Crisis: How Pastors...

on October 26, 2022 by

Anyone who works with Gen Z is facing a mental health crisis in this generation at levels they’ve never seen before