By Jim Burns
Over time, teens from intact families that were allowed to drink at home had the lowest levels of alcohol use and problems
I assumed that until my kids hit high school, I wouldn’t have to deal with it. I was wrong.
First, let’s talk about how we got into the situation that we’re in. …in the last 30 years
Viral Video: The boys had already been made aware of the dangers by their parents and still fell into the trap
Chilling reality check for parents
by Ron Deal
The value a culture places on monogamy determines the welfare of its women and children
…without Becoming That Creepy Parent
What are the four areas in which youth succeed when this important relationship is strong?
“With large families, we think they have social support within the family,”
Parents recreate daughter’s ridiculous selfies because parents are embarrassing that way
Entitlement: 8 Warning Signs We Can Look For
“Don’t get a divorce. It’s really hard on the kids. They don’t understand what is happening.”
Since my kids were young I have tried to teach them about how our culture lies to them
Got marital problems? Job-related stress? Ethical conundrums? opening August 28 – from the makers of Courageous and Fireproof
Required reading..It’s an eye-opening look into the murky world of teenage sex, especially how girls are perceived
“How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success”
Kara Powell, Executive director of Fuller Youth Institute and author of Sticky Faith, talks with Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner in this…
So leaders and parents can connect God’s love and forgiveness to the heart of the next generation
It not only affects the parents…it affects the kids as well. Look at these recent findings…
5 Things to STOP Doing
If I fail as a parent, it’s by not creating enough fun for my family
Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out
….’Text faster and shorter!’
…Will make you call your dad
75% say it lets them feel like a child again
Helping Kids Communicate Their Problems When Words Fail
by Carey Nieuwhof
Nearly 4,000 boys and girls answered questionnaires about their own drinking
“cars are a unique environment and a lot can be revealed when everyone is sitting together in a confined space.”
“I’m like, ‘Oh man! What is my momma….
The girls freed were not the Chibok girls from the Bring Back Our Girls campaign”There are thousands more who have been abducted…
Mom Berating Her Son At Baltimore Riots Didn’t ‘Want Him To Be A Freddie Gray’
“Little Boy in one sentence is about believing in the impossible
Don’t wait to connect w your kids later. Imagine the end, and start connecting now!
Quantity Time Doesn’t Help Our Kids
“I don’t think she likes me, but I don’t care. I’m like, ‘I’m not your friend, I’m your mom.’
“Kids like being with their parents at this age,” he says. “A lot of surveys say they wish their parents would talk…
There is a relationship between long-term exposure to three specific types of family stressors and children becoming obese by the time they…
Becoming Your Kids’ Go-To Person About Sex
I have a pre-teen daughter. She doesn’t think she is beautiful and it breaks my heart
Study says quality trumps quantity
Parent Survival Tips for Navigating Prom Invitations
Teach your students how to talk to their parents about life
Parents Have Unparalleled Influence on Their Kids
What message are you sending your kids when you post inappropriate comments or pictures?
“the unedited truth about sex.” Every teenager…needs to read this book
Their parents must view faith as important
Husbands A Bigger Source Of Stress Than Kids For Nearly Half Of Moms
The ethics of the issue should be properly discussed before a decision was made
UK voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man
Can It Be Reduced by Parental and Spiritual Influence?
By Doug Fields
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
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.