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Education & Opportunity

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Climbing the Ladder of Upward Mobility Through Education

Poverty & Dependence

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America’s greatest strength is its civil society. And ‌central to this civil society is family and the capacity to provide for one’s…

Work Participation Rate

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The work participation rate for work-eligible households receiving aid from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program declined

Self-Sufficiency Rate Stagnates, Welfare...

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From 2002 to 2012, the percentage of individuals living in poverty (excluding welfare benefits) increased by 2.9 percentage points.

New Year’s Eve: Rich Kids Of...

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Uber rich children have posted their New Year’s Eve photos on Instagram

Top Selling Album of 2014

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Frozen knocked from perch as top-selling album

6 Questions To Ask Before Your Church...

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People were asked to tithe for 3 months..and if they believed God hadn’t been faithful to them during that time, we would…

Minecraft Creator Snags Beverly Hills&...

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He may have even beat out Beyonce and Jay Z to buy the estate

Chicago Gave Hundreds Of High-Risk Kids...

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Violent Crime Arrests Plummeted

Australia: Why (Financially)The Kids Are...

on December 15, 2014 by

Young people were like “overloaded packhorses”, becoming increasingly burdened by other generations’ debts

The Christmas Project: Helping Youth...

on December 10, 2014 by

So I’m asking you… would you PLEASE help me provide some assistance for these leaders here at Christmas?

Old Laptop Batteries Can Be Used To...

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Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries

Flashback: Lululemon Leggings Are The...

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Teenage girls are increasingly wearing yoga pants instead of jeans

Are We Preparing Our Teens For Legal...

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How are you equipping your parents with practical and spiritual implications of this new legalization of a “formally banned” substance.

How The Breakdown Of The Family...

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Flashback: Marriage Guards Children...

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As a Senator, Barack Obama was right—there are serious disadvantages to being raised without a father

Welfare Programs: Discourage Marriage...

on November 3, 2014 by

It’s Time for Welfare Programs to Require Work, Not Subsidize Idleness

Father Of Eight Refusing To Pay For...

on November 2, 2014 by

Wants kids to earn their education

Toys ‘R’ Us Pulling ‘...

on October 22, 2014 by

The dolls are a “dangerous deviation from their family friendly values

Value Clarification…Re-evaluate...

on October 14, 2014 by

We weren’t created to define our own values. Since we were created in God’s image, we were created to live under God’s…

How to Get a Youth Ministry Raise

on October 13, 2014 by

Youth ministry is a notoriously low salary field with many youth pastors and youth directors making far less money than other similar…

5 Reasons to Start Your Summer...

on October 8, 2014 by

So as you stare down another year, you need to start this fall on your plan for fundraising for the coming year Here’s why

Schools Scramble To Help Teens Who...

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Schools have become a safe haven for many of the tens of thousands of these young people mostly from central America living…

This Kid Was Suspended For Selling Soda...

on September 24, 2014 by

check out the brilliant loophole he came up with

Entering Adulthood In A Recession Linked...

on September 9, 2014 by

“If that’s the case, the Great Recession may produce a cohort of less self-focused young adults,”

What Your College Kid Isn’t Telling...

on September 8, 2014 by

More than half of college students (55%) admit they hide their finances and spending information from Mom Dad

Cost Of Educating New Class Of Illegal...

on September 3, 2014 by

A new report puts the price of educating the thousands of illegal immigrant children who recently crossed into the U.S

Teens Are Getting Pickier About The...

on August 31, 2014 by

Teens are seeking cheaper clothes with no logos that they can use to assemble their own unique outfits

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 1

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 2

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko

TEENAGERS AND MATERIALISM, PART 3

on August 28, 2014 by

Marko

Is Your Bank Supporting Common Core?

on August 25, 2014 by

There’s Now an App For That

Why Peer-To-Peer Selling Is Taking Off...

on August 21, 2014 by

Selling is not just a way of for teens to monetize their social networks; it’s also a way to finally make money…

Consumerism: Ways Brands Can Harness The...

on August 21, 2014 by

Why inspiring your consumers to volunteer may be the best thing your brand ever does

Part Time Teen Job Means Better Earnings...

on August 18, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

Why Google’s New Anti-Porn Policy Is...

on August 15, 2014 by

The corporate giant’s stance against explicit content could have Internet-wide ramifications

OUTRAGEOUS A California Couple’s...

on August 9, 2014 by

Lenders Refuse to Forgive Dead Woman’s $200K Student Loan Debt

‘You Can Change The World Right Now,...

on August 6, 2014 by

Hannah has always wanted to change the world–and she thought she’d have to wait until she grew up to do it

The Great Marijuana Ruse

on July 29, 2014 by

63% of those convicted on a Federal level were Hispanic. Just 11% were black

In Post-Recession Era, Young Adults...

on July 22, 2014 by

Declining employment, marrying at later ages and staying in school…

More Americans Than Ever Live In...

on July 18, 2014 by

A larger share of young people live in multigenerational arrangements than of Americans 85 and older

Dr. Dre I’m Losing Billions to...

on July 11, 2014 by

Beats points out it’s the headphone of choice for Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Diddy and tons of other celebs

Supreme Court: Obama Care’s...

on June 30, 2014 by

Marks the first time the court has ruled that for-profit businesses can cite religious views under federal law

Full-time and Part-time Youth Minister...

on June 25, 2014 by

Dr. Jeremiah Gibbs

Students Start ‘Uber For Marijuana’...

on June 20, 2014 by

“Canary is an on-demand service that allows you to get cannabis delivered right to your doorstep,”

Feds to Spend $2.5M for Juvenile Justice...

on June 16, 2014 by

— in Central America

College Opens Food Bank For Struggling...

on June 12, 2014 by

“It’s just that I didn’t want to feel that I was helpless and I didn’t want people to see me in that…

Why Grads May Want To Look For Openings...

on May 29, 2014 by

15.5% youth unemployment

Apple Adds More Swagger With $3 Billion...

on May 29, 2014 by

Apple is counting on the Beats acquisition to boost its cachet with teenagers and younger adults

This Policy Could Help Parents Afford...

on May 28, 2014 by

College tuition $30,000 per year at a private university and $22,000 per year at a public school

An Open Letter about College…

on May 18, 2014 by

Dear Parents of Teenagers,

The Force Is With These ‘Star Wars...

on May 5, 2014 by

This makes sense because SMS Audio, founded by rapper-actor 50 Cent

Med Student Elizabeth Raine Auctioning...

on May 1, 2014 by

Purity culture tells us that sex for women has one purpose..reproduction ..within marriage

Millennials Hit Hard With Obamacare

on April 29, 2014 by

In 11 States Millenials will see premiums double or more..generally more expensive than it was before Obamacare.

Flashback: ‘Inappropriate’...

on April 25, 2014 by

Elizabeth Hurley’s Bikini Line For Young Girls Called ‘Disturbing’ And ‘Inappropriate’

Which Major Brands Are Rated Saved Or...

on April 22, 2014 by

Companies that are “leaning toward a Biblical worldview,” according to the group, include….

Moving In With Parents Becomes More...

on April 21, 2014 by

“I dreaded it. If it wasn’t for my boys I wouldn’t have done it. I would have lived in my car.”

2 Growing Trends In Youth Ministry Or Is...

on April 21, 2014 by

I asked MarkO, April and Steve to Agree, Agreeish, Disagree or Disagreeish with each statement I made

“Heaven Is for Real” Took In An...

on April 21, 2014 by

Religious movies have been hot at the box office this year

Families Spent How Much On Prom Last...

on April 18, 2014 by

Consider some crazy statistics and ask some hard questions of ourselves and the families in our ministries

Shops Get Financial Lift by Storing...

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NY City prohibits students from carrying cellphones in public schools

There Are Approximately 1.7 Million...

on March 27, 2014 by

11 Facts About Homeless Teens In The U.S.

Media Photoshop Fails and The Image of...

on March 27, 2014 by

Leneita Fix: Real people are created in the image of our Risen Savior- not on a computer screen

Study: Teen Labor Force Plunged Over...

on March 22, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

Low-income Home Strife Drives Earlier...

on March 9, 2014 by

Medical Xpress

High School Student Sues Parents..For...

on March 4, 2014 by

N.J. teen sues parents, claims they kicked her out

Update: Board’s Statement on Montreat...

on February 21, 2014 by

The Board of Trustees is meeting soon to consider closing Montreat College by June 30, 2014

The Norway Experiment A Little Boy...

on February 21, 2014 by

A campaign to provide warm clothing for displaced children in Syria

Montreat College Sold For 40 Pieces Of...

on February 17, 2014 by

Trustees willing to do whatever it takes to push merger…

Used iPhone With Flappy Bird Selling for...

on February 12, 2014 by

The starting price was $650. Within hours, it jumped to $99,900, with 74 bids placed

‘World’s Dumbest Teen Criminals’

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Four Teens Arrested After They Make Epic Mistake

New video shows how McDonald’s...

on February 7, 2014 by

Pink slime?

Welfare Programs: Discourage Marriage...

on February 3, 2014 by

Lets bring fathers into the home.. benefits of marriage..reducing the penalties against marriage

You Won’t Believe How Many Food Stamp...

on February 3, 2014 by

“among those with four-year college degrees, the share rose from 3 percent to 7 percent.”

Disney Star Bella Candie’s ads...

on January 20, 2014 by

“Candie’s isn’t selling clothes, it’s selling sex and teaching young girls to act seductively,”

Justin Bieber bust could mean jail time,...

on January 20, 2014 by

California does not take vandalism lightly

The Crisis in Black and Brown Youth...

on January 16, 2014 by

Close to half of the four million young people without work are African-American or Latino

What Happens When Schools Cut...

on January 8, 2014 by

A new study raises questions about the merer Christian college

How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful

on January 8, 2014 by

As parents, despite wanting to give our kids everything, one of the greatest gifts we can give is to literally give less

Kid Christmas Crusader

on December 27, 2013 by

Kid in black buys meals for strangers..money from his PlayStation 4

Christmas News U Can Use

on December 17, 2013 by

“7 Retail Companies Setting the Right Example for Christmas”

Report: Arts, culture add $500B to...

on December 7, 2013 by

The first-ever estimates of the creative sector’s contributions to U.S. gross domestic product

Australian parents hit by rising costs...

on December 2, 2013 by

Weekly costs of raising teenagers (or generation Z) was now about $258 per week or more than $13,400 a year

Potential Toy Shortage Could Dampen...

on November 30, 2013 by

Total toy revenues are slated to come in around $21 billion for the year, down 2 percent from last year

Study of Young Parents Highlights Links...

on November 29, 2013 by

African-American fathers were exposed to everyday incidents of racism and discrimination — a highly stressful experience

Travel with kids

on November 29, 2013 by

Top 10 hotel tips

Thanksgiving By The Numbers

on November 28, 2013 by

Americans Will Spend the GDP of Sri Lanka on Thanksgiving Weekend

High School Student Gives Devastating...

on November 18, 2013 by

The president essentially bribed states into implementation via ‘Race to the Top,’ offering $4.35 billion taxpayer dollars to participating states

New shopping PatternsTeens Flee...

on November 13, 2013 by

Abercrombie, American Eagle and Aeropostale Inc. all are projected to have sales declines in the year ending in January after gains in…

Students are not being prepared ...

on November 13, 2013 by

Five things teens don’t know about money

Fat Kids win

on November 13, 2013 by

It seems Abercrombie & Fitch got the message they will “expand sizes, colors and fits.”

Why Do U.S. Teens Have ‘Spending...

on November 11, 2013 by

$203 billion spent each year on teens by themselves and their parents

Flashback: Teen Interest In STEM Fields...

on November 10, 2013 by

CBSNEWS

Justin Bieber invests $1.1 million in...

on November 6, 2013 by

The next teen social app to address teen-needs that aren’t already being met by social networks today

How the Administration Knew Americans...

on October 31, 2013 by

It’s not the change President Obama sold to the American people

Obamacare’s Threat to Marriage and...

on October 28, 2013 by

It will tax married couples to fund the benefits it provides to couples who cohabit, divorce, or never marry

Idle Millennials need help on jobs

on October 28, 2013 by

6 million are not in school and not working. That needs to change

Most Americans Accumulating Debt Faster...

on October 25, 2013 by

Increasing mortgages, credit card balances and installment loans are outpacing the amount of money they are able to save for retirement

Student Homelessness Hits Record High

on October 25, 2013 by

There were 1.2 million homeless students during the 2011-12 academic year

Is America becoming too dependent on...

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Report: $3.7 trillion spent on government entitlements in the last 5 years