How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years
The average car insurance premium increase…For male teen drivers the increase was 91%, while female teen drivers saw an increase of 67%
50% of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices
She is more likely to post a photo of herself wearing a swimsuit, while he will post a photo of something he…
“Adolescents often think they’re invincible or immortal…they’re the ones who are going to get hurt.”
Sex Expert: “There Is No Such Thing As Casual Sex”
60 Teenagers reveal what they think is cool — and what isn’t — in 2016
Half of all millennials say they would shell out for “premium entertainment content” Netflix, Spotify or games
Here are the stats and what the experts say that we should do..
Parents Set Up Their Daughters With a Fake Predator…clip now has over 38 million views
Students began posting lewd and inappropriate messages on a big screen during the seminar, directly from their phones
“Here Come The Teens—A Bit More Jaded And Cynical”
Video games, social media and mobile phones play an integral role in how teens meet and interact with friends
Winners: Full List
Unlocking the mystery of the teenage brain
Main reason also…boys “wanted to copy what they saw in pornography and that ‘it’s tighter’”
This Neuroscientist Has The Answer
Here are a few things that standout
Which Are Teens’ Favorites…and Why?
Young men’s brains are being ‘digitally rewired’
A look at the science behind it
E-cigarette use among high school students spiked from 2013 to 2014, according to a new study
The Live-Casting App that Teens Love and Parents Fear
24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones
by Rachel Blom
The number of jobs held by teens between 14 and 18 years old shrank by 33 percent between 2001 and 2014
Marijuana shouldn’t be legalized because of the potential harm it can cause children and teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics says
“The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate…
…How Teens Handle Anxiety
“Being Heard by Your Teenager: Communicating Without Control and Manipulation”
I often wonder if the changing times today are similar to periods in history where cultures were transformed by the tools they…
“The new normal is the lack of permanence. The result is that it is hard to know who we are.”
The ads are different from previous pot-education efforts because they don’t demonize the drug
…they would be memorized and used for Christian growth and training
The percentage of public high school students who graduated on time (i.e., four years after starting 9th grade) increased by 6.9 percentage…
A New Paradigm for Understanding Youth Culture
Since these children have fewer opportunities for physical activity and may face other dietary challenges they are left with limited healthy weight…
How to Reduce Teen Sexual Activity
A Baptist, a pediatrician, and an executive from Planned Parenthood walked into a bar to…
SEX…. “We need to talk with our kids about this regularly!”
Without opportunities to practice self-directed, independent decision making, teens might give in to their friends’ and partners’ decisions
“Sexting preceeded sexual behavior in many cases,” Temple said.
Whether you choose to use tech to monitor your kids is something is only you can decide. But if you do, here…
Schools have become a safe haven for many of the tens of thousands of these young people mostly from central America living…
Majority of self-conscious teens want to improve their chances of fitting in and boosting their confidence by changing their appearance
How anxiety rules the secret life of teens
Thousands of children aged 10 and under are being treated for depression, stress and anxiety
They’re also 60% less likely to graduate college and seven times more likely to attempt suicide
Puberty may biologically wire teens to stay up late and wake up late—which means that forcing them to bed earlier won’t do…
Here are the latest stats about our teens use their phones, from dawn till dusk
Photos of Fads From Around the U.S.
Fanta’s Vine-Based Comedy Series Draws Teens
Selling is not just a way of for teens to monetize their social networks; it’s also a way to finally make money…
by Jim Liebelt
Despite findings that may set parents’ teeth on edge, there’s a hefty chunk of good news
Highlights And Winners
If we’re going to warn people of the perils of Big Gulps, shouldn’t we warn them of the dangers of sex?
“Don’t text and drive until you’ve learned how to juggle straight razors nude.”
Two questions to help teens ask alongside scripture: Who am I?+Who is God?
Family of teen who died after smoking synthetic pot warns others to stay away from the powerful and unpredictable drug
Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?
Parents need to be aware of what their teens are doing online and here are few simple steps
Planned Parenthood receives more than$500 million annually from taxpayers, half of the organization’s budget
Oddly researchers found that about 20% of students have received a sext, only five % said they’d sent one
Art Bamford series
Young people feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see
ADOLESCENCE is practically synonymous in our culture with risk taking, emotional drama outlandish behavior
The one thing that I have done right in the past few years is setting up a texting service
Painkiller Prescription Rates Vary Widely Among States
Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States
Do you know what teens fear?
Nearly half of the respondents, 12 and 17, said they were using Facebook more than they were a year ago
“pseudomature” behavior was an even stronger predictor of problems with alcohol and drugs than levels of drug use in early adolescence
Pseudo-mature behaviors in early adolescence predicts “significant difficulties in social functioning” up to 10 years later
Parents should not…
52% believe using social media and text helps their friendships and 32% believe it helps with family.
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.