By Doug Fields
by Carey Nieuwhof
Family trips are 4 days and only $129 per person
My children have everything that they could possibly want and need, but yet still, they are disrespectful and “out of control” behavior…
“The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate…
About 70% of marriages that began in the 1990s reached their 15th anniversary
As kids get older and they are woking on multiple subjects independently, they’ll need to decide in what order to complete all…
“Being Heard by Your Teenager: Communicating Without Control and Manipulation”
The New Inquisition – hauling Christian kids in front of the school board to be interrogated about their relationship with Jesus Christ
But it gives people the right to think I’m a slut. Just because I’m a girl, I can’t freely have meaningless sex
looking to capitalize on America’s multibillion-dollar athletic footwear market and the high prices sneakers can get being re-sold
The Effects of Their Sleep-Deprivation Lasts Way Past Lunch
“The new normal is the lack of permanence. The result is that it is hard to know who we are.”
By Walt Mueller
Recorded the program while out at church, spotted their 14-year-old and 16-year-old sons in surveillance footage burglarizing a store
He saw the 19-year-old sneaking around his apartment Friday with his 17-year-old daughter
As Marriage Goes, So Goes the American Dream
Renewing Our Culture
America’s greatest strength is its civil society. And central to this civil society is family and the capacity to provide for one’s…
by Laurence Steinberg Ph.D.
by Paul David Tripp
I was in the 11th grade and my dad and I were kicked out of the apartment complex we were living in…
In the UK, the Guardian reported last July on the “loneliness epidemic among young adults”
Over 156 million people in America who do not attend church including over 42 million children and teenagers
Victums help capture The Grinch for police
Accountability, Website Blocking
and Customizable Settings
We are called to give thanks in all situations but I am struggling to give thanks to God in the face of…
How to Reduce Teen Sexual Activity
A Baptist, a pediatrician, and an executive from Planned Parenthood walked into a bar to…
It’s funny how much you can tell about a society’s social norms solely from the changes in its home design
Snapchat has come to a new low in targeting teen girls. The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an…
More than 24 million families with single mothers in US
Adolescents whose parents better understand their daily experiences have better psychological adjustment
If you find yourself agreeing to things or relaxing the rules to avoid an argument, you run the risk of your…
As a Senator, Barack Obama was right—there are serious disadvantages to being raised without a father
Wants kids to earn their education
Without opportunities to practice self-directed, independent decision making, teens might give in to their friends’ and partners’ decisions
Immigrant youth often have two or more cultural identities they are trying to embrace at once, leading them to experience dual stress
And the longer boys felt rejected, the more likely they were to attempt suicide
My parenting MANTRA: WITH FREEDOM COMES RESPONSIBILITY.
But there’s still a lot more conversations that need to happen, according to new data
“If God gets a hold of Nicki Minaj, her music could be used to restore women’s dignity instead of tearing it down.”
Sense of invalidation uniquely risky for troubled teens
Sticky Faith Builder or Breaker?
Tony Campolo’s surprise reaction when his son came out as a humanist
Dove: Legacy Video
Whether you choose to use tech to monitor your kids is something is only you can decide. But if you do, here…
By Greg Baird
So, how do we protect our relationship with our children, even when we serve in such a demanding profession as the ministry?
I can assure you that even some of the most mature, God-centered female students are struggling with looking at porn
And I wonder why? Why is this not easier? Why am I not more effective? Well, here’s what I’m learning.
They were also twice as likely to say they had self-harmed within the previous year compared with those who had not been…
Good parenting or risky? “As a mom with two teens, I was concerned about not having a window into my child’s digital…
DO I REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUTH CULTURE?
I think I’m your average looking fifty-six year old man. That might…
If self-worth is based on what is hot, how can we help them develop a healthier self-image?
How anxiety rules the secret life of teens
Thousands of children aged 10 and under are being treated for depression, stress and anxiety
A study from Rutgers University says the saying has…
The Selfish PIG Jeffrey Kluger of Time magazine explains why he doesn’t eat with his kids
Teens taking alcohol cue from parents: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre study
Officials say guardians responsible for teens’ actions
What No One Tells You & What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
Most parents who divorce are in denial about how it affects their kids
Property can be seized by police without requiring a conviction — or even a criminal charge, in some cases — and the…
The Dad was pushing his broken-down car with his two sons back in 2012 when Jose Banda, a drunken driver, fatally struck…
by Adam McLane
Driver Easy Speak, a system that amplifies parents’ voices, enabling them to be heard over kids’ screaming
“Stay on your side of the Google calendar. I’m taking back my family time!”
“Family and academics are more important than sports, until sports conflict, then sports win.”
“To protect children from harm, we believe that nothing takes the place of good parenting,”
Her husband kept squishing the bread with the frozen pizza
Not everything you hear as a teenager makes sense. But once you’re a little older, it clicks more
Frankly You don’t know what they need…But you want to be there for them
Why they feel more connected to disassociated voices in cyberspace than to their families
“Don’t text and drive until you’ve learned how to juggle straight razors nude.”
…some of the most dangerous parenting mistakes aren’t obvious
The Reformed Church has failed to teach its members the implications of covenant theology for their children
However, there does seem to be a tendency with the home school/family worship/children in worship emphasis that can turn this good…
Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?
How can parents get their kids to stop playing games so much and do something more “social?”
Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids
If a father does not go to church, no matter how faithful his wife’s devotions, only one child in 50 will become…
by Scotty Smith
If a father does not go to church, no matter wife’s devotions, only 1 child in 50 will become a regular worshipper
We must allow and call youth into Christian adulthood and ease their fears of a boring life
The “JH Uth Guy”
Declining employment, marrying at later ages and staying in school…
Art Bamford series
Art Bamford series
A larger share of young people live in multigenerational arrangements than of Americans 85 and older
I realized I was more than half the problem in this whole entitlement parenting challenge …wake up call
Last March, a post rocked the internet…I thought, my goodness, most of this could apply to adults!
The Youth Culture Report is one of the best sources of trend spotting on the Internet. It’s a daily source of content for me
The Youth Culture Report is an invaluable resource for any one who works with students. I highly recommend the site.
This is an app every student pastor needs to have on their iPhone.
I use it all the time!
My number one resource for youth culture.
Here’s a great youth ministry and preaching resource.
The Youth Culture Report is a collection of links to news stories youth workers should be aware of.