Tag Archive for adolescence

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

Stress A Teenagers Perspective

on January 25, 2020 by

Learn About Teen Stress From an Actual Teenager

Six Facts About Screens and Teen Mental...

on January 23, 2020 by

That a Recent New York Times’ Article Ignores

9 Leadership Traits We See In Generation...

on January 22, 2020 by

As I survey the kinds of causes Generation Z students have undertaken, I see a pattern

Lonely Kids And The Church

on January 18, 2020 by

young people’s connection to a church seems to have no impact on how lonely they feel. “Attendance alone is not a protective…

Preventing Teen Girls From Sex...

on January 14, 2020 by

Preventing Teen Girls From Sex Trafficking His Sister Was Sex-Trafficked for 6 Years. Here’s How He’s Devoted His Life to Fighting It.

UK: Shock Surge In Adolescent Anorexia

on January 2, 2020 by

Experts blame social media and celebrity diet culture as hospital admissions for under-19s suffering eating disorders DOUBLE in a decade

Book: How Advertising Changes The Way We...

on December 29, 2019 by

We can never be satisfied, because the products we love cannot love us back

Book: Girls Fighting The Addictive Power...

on December 29, 2019 by

Revealing what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it to make a profit

Structuring Youth Ministry For ADHD...

on December 29, 2019 by

I asked my daughter what she would want adults to know about working with kids who learn differently

Marijuana Vaping Keeps Rising Among...

on December 26, 2019 by

…but was surprised at the magnitude of increase.… This translates to millions of adolescents,”

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media &...

on December 18, 2019 by

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’...

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Busting Myths About Teen Girl Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

Whether or not they personally experience anxiety and depression, 7 in 10 teenagers view both as major problems among their peers

How Well Do You Know Young People’s...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

10 Reasons Teens Have So Much Anxiety...

on November 13, 2019 by

We’ve created an environment that fosters anxiety rather than resilience

ERs See Doubling Of Teen Sexual Abuse...

on November 11, 2019 by

Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, with the number of ER department admissions more than…

Culture: Overreaction Or Interaction?

on November 9, 2019 by
Overreaction or Interaction? Flashback Post…

By Jonathan McKee

“I don’t know why you spend any time looking at pop culture. All you need…

Fortnite Superstar Banned For Life For...

on November 8, 2019 by

I never thought about the consequences that could happen… I just thought about entertaining you guys

My Child Is Depressed

on November 5, 2019 by

Now What?

Puberty Blocker Drugs Linked 2 Thousands...

on October 26, 2019 by

Drugs used as puberty blockers in youth linked to thousands of adult deaths, FDA shows

The Lonely Burden of Today’s Teenage...

on August 26, 2019 by

We found that many girls spend their Saturday nights home alone, watching  Netflix and surfing social media

Leading Adolescents Through Their...

on August 9, 2019 by

The paradox is—they are pulled toward both individualism and interdependence.

Teenagers Hiring A Life Coach

on August 4, 2019 by

a 280% year-on-year surge in life coach bookings on its site, with 54% made by those aged 18 to 22. In its…

All School And No Work…New Norm...

on July 8, 2019 by

Teenagers (16–19-year-olds) have shifted away from working or seeking work, with a total decline in teen labor force participation of 15.9 percentage…

Neuroscience: Why Instagram Is So Bad...

on July 7, 2019 by

In the age of smartphones, social media, followers, and likes, reward-seeking behaviors in teens is increasingly associated with approval online. Instagram has…

A Call To Teenagers To Be Free

on July 3, 2019 by

John Piper

Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental...

on June 24, 2019 by

Teen sexting is associated with mental health issues and risky behavior, according to a new study

Phone Use Linked To Teen Anxiety?

on June 12, 2019 by

The journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem

Book 4 Guys Topics: Fortnite, Weed, Porn...

on May 11, 2019 by

The four biggest distractions today’s guys face: SCREENS, SUBSTANCES,SEXUAL TEMPTATION,STRUGGLES WITH SELF

DYM: Parent Tips Podcast Hosted By...

on April 18, 2019 by

FREE podcasts about youth ministry, youth culture… and now they have me tackling parenting!

Teens Not Socializing In The Real World....

on March 21, 2019 by

The percent of high school seniors who said they often felt lonely increased from 26 percent in 2012 to 39 percent in 2017

Study: Teens Anxiety And Depression A...

on March 21, 2019 by

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peer

Binge Drinking in Teens Increase Risk...

on March 16, 2019 by

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that alcohol exposure early in life has lasting effects on the brain and increases…

200 Secret Internet Terms Teenagers Use

on February 20, 2019 by

And parents need to know

Pot Altered The Brain After One Time Use

on January 17, 2019 by

More teens are vaping pot because it seems safer

Teen Popularity

on January 17, 2019 by

How to help teens handle popularity and social media

Screen Time Study Shows Differences In...

on December 28, 2018 by

Some children who spent more time on smartphones and other devices exhibited a different brain pattern than kids with less screen time

Study: The Effects Of Screen Times On...

on December 25, 2018 by

60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent…

What is Tumblr?

on December 8, 2018 by

Parent and Teacher Guide (Video)

Beyond Her Selfie

on November 23, 2018 by

Teaching Your Daughter to See Beyond Her Social Media Feed

Social Media Detox For Your Teen Or...

on November 13, 2018 by

How to host a social media detox for your teen or tween

Alarming Number Of Teens Using Sleep...

on November 12, 2018 by

Doctors Warn of Potentially Risky Results

Navigating Emotional Teenagers

on November 5, 2018 by

If you let your emotions lead when navigating your emotional teenager, you will likely cause them to shut down further.

Book: Sex Matters……By...

on November 4, 2018 by

Our culture creates a lot of confusion about sex. Honestly, sometimes it’s difficult to know who’s telling the truth

The Ugly Sides Of Instagram

on October 22, 2018 by

Let’s talk about two elements, porn and cyberbullying

Don’t You Walk Away

on October 11, 2018 by

“an essential guide to preventing and stopping bullying behaviors.”

4 Ways To Respond To Pornography

on October 11, 2018 by

The average age a child is exposed to pornography is 8

Crazy Girlfriend’s ‘...

on October 10, 2018 by

Woman lists 22 things her boyfriend is banned from doing

Helping Teens Navigate The Drama

on October 4, 2018 by

The way a preteen values those friendships may be one of the greatest transitions of this phase.

Link Between Violent Video Games &...

on October 2, 2018 by

An international study looking at more than 17,000 adolescents, ages nine to 19, from 2010 to 2017

Answering Top Questions From Today’s...

on September 27, 2018 by

PART I

Answering Top Questions From Today’s...

on September 27, 2018 by

PART II