Tag Archive for trends and studies

The 2019 Youth Ministry Salary Survey

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According to a Gallup survey, only half of Americans are now church members

Family Holiday Stress

on December 6, 2019 by

Average Person Can’t Last 4 hours With Their Family Over The Holidays

Study: Children Read More In The...

on December 6, 2019 by

Simply sitting down with a book in the presence of a pup can help motivate children to read more

Young Latinos May Be The Answer 4 The...

on December 4, 2019 by

13% Proclaim to be former Catholics – people who were raised in the faith but now identify as Protestants

Latinos Are Leaving The Catholic Church...

on December 4, 2019 by

About 8% of all Muslim Americans adults are Latino. Because of the intense devotion to God, simplicity in faith and a focus…

British Adults Will Watch More Than 78...

on December 4, 2019 by

On a day-to-day basis, the average adult watches TV for three-and-a-half hours, amounting to 1,248 hours each year.

Violence & Harassment Against...

on December 2, 2019 by

Here is a list of incidents of violence and threats made against conservatives on campus, or made by leftists in academia, that…

Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’...

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Busting Myths About Teen Girl Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

Whether or not they personally experience anxiety and depression, 7 in 10 teenagers view both as major problems among their peers

How Well Do You Know Young People’s...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

CDC: HUGE Increase In Teen/tween Suicide...

on November 29, 2019 by

Are you engaging your kids in these conversation?

Less Social Media Can Lead To Higher...

on November 25, 2019 by

Teens struggling to keep up academically can considerably improve their grades by cutting back time spent on social media

Boredom Is On The Rise For Adolescents,...

on November 25, 2019 by

Boredom is rising year after year for teens in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades, with greater increases for girls than boys.

Top Shows Gen Z & Millennials Are...

on November 23, 2019 by

56% of 13-37-year-olds would rather binge watch an entire series at once than watch episodes weekly

She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She Got...

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

Flashback: Gen Z Today

on November 20, 2019 by

7 things we need to know about Gen Z

How Adult Gen Zers Tend To Understand...

on November 19, 2019 by

10 Insights help explain how adult Gen Zers tend to understand the world

UK: What Churches Teach & What...

on November 18, 2019 by

See how they fared against each other. The results might surprise you

Tampons May Cause Toxic Shock Syndrome...

on November 15, 2019 by

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that women should change tampons every 4 to 8 hours

First Common Core Grads Worst-Prepared...

on November 14, 2019 by

Fourth grade reading declined in 17 states and eighth grade reading declined in 31.”

ERs See Doubling Of Teen Sexual Abuse...

on November 11, 2019 by

Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, with the number of ER department admissions more than…

Religious Children Are More Generous

on November 9, 2019 by

We examined how religious upbringing shaped children from adolescence into young adulthood

Conservatives Have Happier Families,...

on November 9, 2019 by

Find more meaning in life, happier overall, donate far more money, time to the needy than liberal do.

Lawmakers To Ban Child Gender Transition...

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Children should be protected from “medical experimentation based on wishful social theory.”

Puberty Blocker Drugs Linked 2 Thousands...

on October 26, 2019 by

Drugs used as puberty blockers in youth linked to thousands of adult deaths, FDA shows

No Link B/W Contact Sports And Mental...

on October 24, 2019 by

Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood…

Deaths Due To Suicide, Homicide On The...

on October 24, 2019 by

A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics finds that more teens and…

Childhood Trauma

on October 22, 2019 by

Researchers learned that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have negative lasting effects on health and well-being

Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

Parents Look At Their Kids 20 Minutes...

on October 22, 2019 by

My daughter does it to me and will get visibly upset if she sees me looking at my phone when I’m not…

Piper Jaffray Taking Stock With Teens...

on October 18, 2019 by

Wanna know what’s hot for teens

Close Family Ties In Childhood Can Stave...

on October 17, 2019 by

Those who experienced positive adolescent family relationships had significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms from early adolescence to mid-life than did those…

Teens Think Parents Share Too Much About...

on October 17, 2019 by

42% of teens think their parents share too much about them online

 

‘Weed Moms’ Are The New &...

on October 16, 2019 by

Marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling the virtues of cannabis

10% Of Christian Twentysomethings Have...

on October 14, 2019 by

There are four kinds of twentysomething “exiles” making their way in our current day and age

Flashback: Teens Who Hold Off On Dating...

on October 6, 2019 by

Teens who don’tdate are happier, less depressed, and more adept at dealing with a variety of social situations

Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens...

on September 30, 2019 by

A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

Risk Takers Just Wanna Have Fun

on September 8, 2019 by

Adolescent risk-taking and prosocial behaviors are likely related and that both behaviors may be motivated by teenagers’ efforts to have fun

The Facts About Teen Suicide And How to...

on September 4, 2019 by

Teen suicide is the highest in history — 14.46 per 100,000 for young people between 15 and 24

Where Kids Spend Time Online

on September 3, 2019 by

83% use YouTube, 21% use Twitter, 38% use What’s App, 33% use Instagram, 35% use Facebook, 34% use Snapchat

 

Middle-Class And Poor Kids Are Ditching...

on August 29, 2019 by

The typical family spends about $700 a year on fees, equipment and more, but some spend up to $35,000

The Lonely Burden of Today’s Teenage...

on August 26, 2019 by

We found that many girls spend their Saturday nights home alone, watching  Netflix and surfing social media

US Is Less Racist Under Trump Than Obama

on August 26, 2019 by

Conducting a running study that measures the racial attitudes of 2,500 randomly selected Americans since 2008

First Death Tied To Lung Injury From...

on August 26, 2019 by

From June 28-Aug. 20 CDC officials updated its tally of such cases (illness) to 193, spread across 22 states

1 In 8 Teen Girls Faces ‘...

on August 26, 2019 by

Reproductive coercion is a form of abuse in which a girl or woman is pressured into   pregnancy from a male partner

Are Athletic Girls Eating Enough?

on August 11, 2019 by

Young females who eat too little risk menstrual irregularity, weak bones and eating disorders

Teenagers Hiring A Life Coach

on August 4, 2019 by

a 280% year-on-year surge in life coach bookings on its site, with 54% made by those aged 18 to 22. In its…

suspending students from school can....

on July 21, 2019 by

May do more harm than good and could result in more crime in schools, neighborhoods, and communities

Nationwide study: teen ‘sexting&...

on July 21, 2019 by

The good news is that adolescent “sexting” is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines

 

The Future Of The City Is Childless

on July 20, 2019 by

Young families have found staying put with school-age children more difficult

How Faith Heritage Relates To Faith...

on July 19, 2019 by

The idea of beliefs that transcend generations is beautiful, but is it also beneficial?

Early, Regular Cannabis Use Seen To...

on July 8, 2019 by

Early and regular cannabis use by youth and alterations in brain circuits that support aspects of executive functioning

Pot Use By U.S. Teens Has Jumped 10-fold...

on July 8, 2019 by

As society relaxes its rules around marijuana, U.S. teens seem to be responding by using the drug in much bigger numbers than…

Tuning Into Emotions Can Prevent ...

on July 7, 2019 by

Teens who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are less likely to experience depressive symptoms after stressful life…

Neuroscience: Why Instagram Is So Bad...

on July 7, 2019 by

In the age of smartphones, social media, followers, and likes, reward-seeking behaviors in teens is increasingly associated with approval online. Instagram has…

Teens With Strong Connections At Home&...

on July 7, 2019 by

Teens who feel understood by their parents and teachers may grow up to be healthier adults

Let’s Hear It For The Average Child

on July 3, 2019 by

To the student who does all the homework in his hardest subject and turns it in promptly…But

Sexting can ruin a relationship

on June 25, 2019 by

There are some surprising consequences of hitting send on that sexy picture

Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental...

on June 24, 2019 by

Teen sexting is associated with mental health issues and risky behavior, according to a new study

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year...

on June 23, 2019 by

Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades

States That Legalized Pot Now Facing...

on June 23, 2019 by

“Underage kids have unbelievable access to nuclear-strength weed,” Poses serious risks to adolescents’ physical and mental health

1 In 10 Young Protestants Have Left A...

on June 17, 2019 by

Younger Christians are more keen to recognize sexual abuse—and less likely to put up with it

Breakfast Cereals Still Contaminated By...

on June 14, 2019 by

Cheerios and Nature Valley products, test positive for herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer

Phone Use Linked To Teen Anxiety?

on June 12, 2019 by

The journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem

The Pressure To Perform

on June 11, 2019 by

The pressure today’s kids feel to perform

Many Anorexia Patients Recover Over Time

on June 1, 2019 by

A long-term Swedish study of around 50 people who struggled with anorexia nervosa in their teens shows that the majority were healthy…

Bad News For ADHD Teen Drivers

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to get into a car crash than their peers.

Helping Teens Sleep

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens’ Sleep Problems Can Be Corrected by Limiting Screen Use for 1 Week

75 US Colleges Have Black-Only...

on May 23, 2019 by

Neo-segregation: 43% of colleges surveyed offer segregated residential halls

Teens Are Using Burner Phones To Stay...

on May 17, 2019 by

56% of teens feel anxious, upset or lonely without their phones

The Powerful Influence Of Christian Moms

on May 8, 2019 by

Moms are a big influence and children’s faith formation

Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young...

on May 6, 2019 by

Overdose deaths among teens and young adults are soaring, having risen from eight in every 100,000 people aged 15 to 24 in…

Americans More Inactive, Computers...

on April 24, 2019 by

Kids aged 6 through 17 need 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily. Regular activity is even recommended for kids as young…

A ‘Million Word Gap’ For Kids Who...

on April 21, 2019 by

Children who are read 5 books a day from birth will begin kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids…

The Link Between Fun & Faith in Our...

on April 11, 2019 by

Barna

Book: Within Reach

on April 8, 2019 by

The power of small changes in keeping students connected

America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

on April 3, 2019 by

It surveyed over 600,000 Americans. Recent trends are startling.

Arts-Learning Experiences Reduces...

on April 1, 2019 by

It increase students’ compassion for others and engagement, and improve writing skills and college aspirations

Breakfast With Parents Tied To Better...

on March 29, 2019 by

Consistently eating breakfast as a family might promote positive body image for children and adolescents.

Protecting A Teen Girl From Sexual...

on March 26, 2019 by

Women passengers rally to protect teenage girl from airplane ‘creep’

Religious ‘Nones’ Now As Big...

on March 25, 2019 by

The number of religious “nones” in the United States are now statistically equal than the number of evangelicals, according to a political…

The Way U.S. Teens Spend Their Time Is...

on March 24, 2019 by

Teens today are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago. They’re devoting more time to sleep and homework, and…

More Young People Don’t Have A...

on March 24, 2019 by

Just over half of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 – 51 percent of them – said they do not…

Book: So The Next Generation Will Know

on March 23, 2019 by

Preparing Young Christians in a Challenging World

How Much Time Should Kids Spend On Smart...

on March 23, 2019 by

Happiness and mental health are highest at a half-hour to two hours of extracurricular digital media use a day; well-being then steadily…

5 Alarming Porn Stats For youth

on March 22, 2019 by

Pornography  is out there, and for everyone’s safety, you need to warn them of the impending danger

Teens Not Socializing In The Real World....

on March 21, 2019 by

The percent of high school seniors who said they often felt lonely increased from 26 percent in 2012 to 39 percent in 2017

Easy Spiritual Assessment Tools For Your...

on March 21, 2019 by

A realistic insight into how your youth view their faith

Study: Teens Anxiety And Depression A...

on March 21, 2019 by

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peer

Binge Drinking in Teens Increase Risk...

on March 16, 2019 by

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that alcohol exposure early in life has lasting effects on the brain and increases…

Being in Nature Can Boost Kids’...

on March 16, 2019 by

Spending time in nature boosts children’s academic achievement and healthy development in a variety of ways

Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation?

on March 12, 2019 by

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a…

Gen Z Is Stressed, Depressed And Exam...

on March 12, 2019 by

Most youngsters getting good grades is a bigger worry than drinking or unplanned pregnancies

It’s Time To Get To Know Generation Z.

on March 12, 2019 by

How are we at reaching students today where they are at, on their digital devices?

Study: Churches Exclude Children with...

on March 10, 2019 by

Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome

Where Marijuana Is Legal, Many Teens...

on March 3, 2019 by

Where pot is legal, teens smoking pot and then getting behind the wheel of a car is common

Teen Pot Use Linked To Depression,...

on March 3, 2019 by

Were also more than three times as likely to attempt suicide between the ages of 18 and 32.

Evangelism: Generation Why?

on February 18, 2019 by

Churches worry  they can’t reach millennials and Gen Z with questions

Parents who study with kids promote...

on February 6, 2019 by

This means that student success isn’t determined by genetics, but by parenting

Gen Z, “Snackable Content” &...

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Here are some things our teams come up with and ministering to GenZ