Tag Archive for culture

Teenage Depression

on December 12, 2017 by

Five Warning Signs of Teenage Depression

Helping Adolescents Work Through Anxiety

on December 10, 2017 by

Lately I’ve noticed a growing alarm about anxiety in our culture. It seems to be wreaking havoc in our live

Government Taking Away The Basic Rights...

on December 9, 2017 by

Parents succeeded in halting a rule that would have allowed K-12 to self-identify as a gender or race w/out consent of parents

8 Assumptions You Can’t Make In A...

on December 8, 2017 by

The so-called Christian culture is going… going… gone. We need to get ready for what’s next

The Most Downloaded Apple apps Of 2017

on December 7, 2017 by

…at No. 1 on Apple’s annual list of the most downloaded free iTunes apps of the year, followed by…

Cultural Influence: Falls Creek Surveys

on December 6, 2017 by

In the summer of 2017, just under 2,800 students participated in the surveys

The Bible vs Reality And Moral Truth

on November 27, 2017 by

Teens “Do you read your bible daily?” only 18% answered yes. 58% said they read their Bible at least once a month

Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance...

on November 25, 2017 by

State funding for organised sport and other clubs has increased in Iceland to give kids new ways to feel like part of…

Rise In Teen Suicide, Social Media...

on November 20, 2017 by

An increase in teen suicide rates occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may…

I Watched 1,000 Hours Of YouTube Kids’...

on November 20, 2017 by

…and this is what happened

Parent Guides: Your New Best Friend

on November 16, 2017 by

Talking about issues…with teens can be scary and complicated. But it doesn’t have to be

3 Things Our Culture Is Doing To Bible...

on November 14, 2017 by

Mary C Wiley

The 30 Most Influential Teens Of 2017

on November 12, 2017 by

Here’s who made this year’s cut

“lift Up Your Hearts” Not &...

on November 8, 2017 by

Pope Francis urges priests and bishops to not use their cellphones during Mass and to focus on God instead

 

Discerning Culture

on November 7, 2017 by

Four Questions That Can Help You Talk to Students About Pop Culture

Opioids, Heroin And Youth Ministry

on November 6, 2017 by

Ignorance is No Longer an Excuse the Church Can Hide Behind

“Welcoming Schools” LGBTQ...

on November 5, 2017 by

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality

app Helps Parents Figure Out If Their...

on November 4, 2017 by

If it spots something fishy, whether your kid created it or received it, it sends you a real-time alert. Cannot view the picture

When “Connected” Means ...

on November 3, 2017 by

“The new 2018 Ford F-150 with SYNC Connect and available Wi-Fi means you and the family can stay connected.”

3 Ingredients Catalyzing The Spike In...

on November 2, 2017 by

And How a Caring Adult Can Actually Help

Performance-Based Culture Is Killing Us

on November 2, 2017 by

“performacist” culture is now this: We’re valuable only when we perform well in this economy.

Woody Allen Film Features Sex Between...

on November 2, 2017 by

While Hollywood comes to grips with its culture of powerful men sexually harassing and abusing women, Woody Allen’s new film,

Drinking And Drugs Down…Fighting...

on October 28, 2017 by

Big Declines in Substance Abuse, Delinquency Among U.S. Teens

When Teens Wish They Could “Unpost”

on October 27, 2017 by

(Interview with Jonathan McKee)

The Rise of Anxiety and Depression in...

on October 26, 2017 by

We can’t afford the risks associated with these realities, so it’s best to be proactive in helping teens develop a more positive,…

Why American Teenagers Suffering From...

on October 26, 2017 by

Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means…

New Book By Timothy Eldred Alone Sucks

on October 10, 2017 by

Tells the story of aloneness and untangles the many lies of life..

Life Norms And The Effects On Faith For...

on October 9, 2017 by

They want to make the most of their opportunities and see a purpose for existing beyond themselves.

Subtle Ways Today’s Culture Has...

on October 9, 2017 by

Culture pushes us to focus more on our appearance than our reality

Snoop Dogg Is Releasing A Gospel Album?

on September 26, 2017 by

This Is Why the Local Church Should Care

Book: iGen

on September 23, 2017 by

Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up..Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood–and What That Means for the Rest of Us

Smartphones: The New Teen Mental Health...

on September 22, 2017 by

The generation that’s grown up with cellphones are less social and more prone to depression. Psychiatrist Jean Twenge

Is Abstinence-Only Education Really...

on September 17, 2017 by

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen people bashing abstinence programs. Back in 2004 a report prepared for House Democrats shredded abstinence…

What’s Hot?

on September 16, 2017 by

Hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation...

on September 15, 2017 by

More comfortable online than out partying…But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis

6 Strategies For Engaging The Hurting...

on September 8, 2017 by

What would you tell Courtney? The question of pain and suffering is one we face a lot in youth ministry

5 Reasons I Recommend The Youth Culture...

on September 8, 2017 by

After many years in youth ministry there is now a news resource that I can recommend and encourage you to use…

India Highest Number Of Deaths While...

on September 5, 2017 by

With 19 of the world’s 49 recorded selfie-linked deaths since 2014

Dating app Tinder finds gold at Apple&...

on September 3, 2017 by

Tinder for the first time became the top-grossing app in Apple’s online shop, topping the likes of Netflix, Pandora and hit mobile…

Social Media Culture Can Lead To...

on September 2, 2017 by

Risky social media posts…might be a deliberate strategy to fit in with the wider social media culture that makes people believe ‘it’s…

Many ‘Practicing Christians’ Agree...

on September 1, 2017 by

We have observed and reported on increasing pluralism, relativism, and moral decline among Americans and even in the Church.”

The Ever-Increasing Impact Of Social...

on August 30, 2017 by

Is It Changing Kids From the Inside Out?

The Winners From The 2017 MTV VMAs

on August 28, 2017 by

The complete winners list

I DON’T Want My MTV

on August 28, 2017 by

Houston didn’t come up at the star of tonight MTV VMA awards out in Hollywood

Christian Group Sues SPLC and Amazon...

on August 28, 2017 by

D. James Kennedy Ministries…against the Southern Poverty Law Center and Amazon for defamation

Beloit College Mindset List Class Of...

on August 26, 2017 by

Beloit College Releases the Mindset List for This Year’s Entering Class of First-Year College Students

Back To School: How To Avoid...

on August 26, 2017 by

As back-to-school season approaches, here are some other things parents should keep in mind

Snapchat vs Instagram

on August 22, 2017 by

46% Of Influencers Say They Would Give Up Snapchat If They Were To Abandon One Platform

Flashback: Instagram Stories Hits 200...

on August 22, 2017 by

Over 200 million people now use Instagram Stories every day to keep up with friends and accounts they love

Memes Are Not Your Friend

on August 21, 2017 by

Relational intimacy in a digital world has been re-imagined

What’s Hot?

on August 20, 2017 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Millennials Burning For Burning Man

on August 19, 2017 by

Bound for Burning man, but First the Costume

Thou Shalt Not Bail

on August 18, 2017 by

The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture. But is it Christian?

Fitness Blogger…Focusing On Your...

on August 15, 2017 by

Whenever I see a picture of me, the first things which catches my eyes are my FLAWS

4 Essential Aspects Of Addressing...

on August 14, 2017 by

We shouldn’t shy away from teaching what the Bible says about sexuality, but proclaim it with grace and love.

The Number One Lie The World Tells Our...

on August 14, 2017 by

Attacking the Lie of Individualism with Our Kids

The Number One Lie The World Tells Our...

on August 14, 2017 by

Cameron Cole

Book: The Teen’s Guide To Social...

on August 4, 2017 by

21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Teenage Clicks

on August 3, 2017 by

Facebook subsidiary Instagram has courted Snapchat fans with its own “Stories” feature

Is Social Media Causing Depression In...

on August 3, 2017 by

The Darkside of social media

Book: Help Your Family Become Tech-Wise

on August 2, 2017 by

gives a vision for a life of beauty, relationships, and creativity not enslaved to technology

Book: The Next Story..Faith, Family And...

on August 2, 2017 by

“instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls.

Book: 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

on August 2, 2017 by

Do You Control Your Phone — Or Does Your Phone Control You?

Teen Summer Bucket List Goes Viral

on August 1, 2017 by

Go to a party,Have sex, Give two blow jobs, 8 hoe pics for Instagram,Hook up with Jacob again,Get a boob hickey…

Dangerous Ties

on August 1, 2017 by

Are Today’s Troubles Linked to Tomorrow’s Tragedies?

How Living Counter-Culturally Can Lead...

on July 26, 2017 by

There are four ways we can inadvertently allow that to happen

90 Hospitalized, Underage Drinking At &...

on July 25, 2017 by

“A ‘typical’ concert is around 20-30 transports. 60 would be very bad. We had 70 once and 90 last night,”

Values: Counter Cultural Parenting…...

on July 20, 2017 by

“When Parent Must Contradict Culture”

Book: A Practical Guide To Culture…...

on July 20, 2017 by

Helping The Next Generation Navigate Today’s World

Acid Attacks Increased Among Teens In...

on July 15, 2017 by

Gang culture has been blamed for the spike in schools. A lot of people ain’t got the heart to stab people

Kesha’s Blended Spirituality

on July 9, 2017 by

Am I dead? Or is this one of those horrible dreams. If I am alive, why? If there is a God

Summertime Habits

on July 6, 2017 by

How Are Kids Spending Their Time?

Britain’s Youth Culture Is Being...

on July 5, 2017 by

The way children and young people are watching and consuming programmes and other content is changing fast, and the BBC needs to…

Talking With Our Kids About Katy Perry

on June 27, 2017 by

What will our kids hear from Katy this time around? More importantly, how can you talk with them about what they hear?

The Blockbusters Of 2017 (Part 2)

on June 27, 2017 by

A List of Summer’s Biggest Movies…and the Themes In Them

The Rowdy World Of Rap’s New...

on June 22, 2017 by

SoundCloud rap is growing fast…

How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart

on June 19, 2017 by

A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices – 10 Pack

“Tri-Parenting”

on June 19, 2017 by

Modern family: More courts allowing 3 parents of 1 child

Overweight Kids Pay A Heavy Social Price

on June 16, 2017 by

Overweight kids are excluded and ostracized by classmates in school more often than their thinner peers, new research indicates.

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent...

on June 11, 2017 by

Adolescents’ late-night mobile phone use was directly linked to poor quality sleep, which subsequently led to poorer mental health outcomes, reduced coping,…

Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop As Government...

on June 10, 2017 by

Study: budget cuts to sex education classes may have contributed to lower rates of teenage pregnancy in England

Harvard Withdraws 10 Acceptances For ...

on June 10, 2017 by

The Facebook messaging group was at one point titled “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens.”

79-Year-Old Grandma Does Keg Stand At...

on June 9, 2017 by

“Everyone was egging her on and she was excited,” Munoz told Inside Edition. While partygoers were shocked, they all thought it was…

Study: Elite High Schools Breed Higher...

on June 7, 2017 by

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

Gen Z Power List: Meet The Brands,...

on June 7, 2017 by

From AwesomenessTV to Zendaya, these are the names to know

Meet 16-Year-Old Baby Ariel, Musical.ly&...

on June 6, 2017 by

How a Florida Teen Became Queen of Gen Z’s Favorite Video Platform—and a Top Brand Influencer

Evergreen Evacuates Campus Due To ...

on June 2, 2017 by

…. will remain closed Friday

Snapchat Statatistics And Facts

on June 1, 2017 by

Get the full report here

5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe...

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

13 Reasons Why … There is Hope

on June 1, 2017 by

This may be a GREAT video to rip and play for your students who are struggling. With all of the 13 Reasons…

‘Tinder For Teens’?

on May 30, 2017 by

The dark side of a teen app called ‘Yellow’

The Secret Online World Of British Teens

on May 30, 2017 by

How streaks, deep likes and ghosting define young lives

Polish PM On Manchester Attack…

on May 26, 2017 by

‘Europe, Rise from Your Knees or You’ll Be Crying over Your Children Every Day’

Dallas Police: ‘Social Media’...

on May 26, 2017 by

Exchanges between rival gangs on social media fuel the incident

Education: The Inconvenient Black...

on May 24, 2017 by

The Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S….

People Are Desperately Trying To Find...

on May 23, 2017 by

Parents and families are desperately turning to social media in a bid to locate their missing loves ones following the Manchester Arena…

Britain Terror Alert Raised To Maximum...

on May 23, 2017 by

Britain on its highest level of alert and deployed the military to work with the police over fears that another terrorist attack…

Axe Encourages Guys To Question...

on May 23, 2017 by

Axe brand is encouraging young men and women to rethink masculinity, suggesting there are many possible answers

How This Teen Fell Into A World Of...

on May 22, 2017 by

How she managed to recover from her attachment to her phone and social media

2 Kids Obsessed With Electronic Devices...

on May 22, 2017 by

Autumn, a mother of two, and her family went four weeks without using devices