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Is Prom Important to Teens?

What memories will the proms of 2011 evoke in the minds of kids in the years to come?

What Your Students Are Learning at the Movies

David Smith takes a look at a few of the biggest blockbuster films and what they have in common.

New Study: Facebook Linked to Eating Disorders

Researchers from the University of Haifa recently studied the television, magazine, and, yes, Facebook habits ofnearly 250 teenage girls.  In their study they also...

Lady Gaga: Born This Way

The famed monster sends a clear message to the world.

Social Media & Middle Schoolers: Not Necessarily a Good Fit

Mark Oestreicher says, "Most of the techno-wonder in ministry pertains to high school ministry."

The New Face of TV

As television constantly evolves, there are some concerns being raised as to how it will affect teen viewers.

Culture’s Confusion Over Sex

Are you confused by some of the culture's messages about sex? So are teens…and it’s having an impact.

More Teens Smoke Marijuana than Cigarettes

More young people today are increasingly seeing marijuana as not dangerous or harmful.

Stress Is Affecting Our Kids

Stress doesn’t just hurt us; it hurts the kids we care about.

Revisiting How We Learn

Is what you are teaching your students really going to stick?

Religious Kids Do Better in School

Students involved in religious activities have higher GPAs, studies show.

Franklin Graham Describes ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ as a ‘Smokescreen’, Calls...

World-renowned conservative evangelist Franklin Graham (president and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association) called out 12 Republican senators over the weekend after they voted in favor of the “Respect for Marriage Act” earlier this month (Nov. 16).

Trillia Newbell: How Church Leaders Can Deal With Fear and Anxiety

Trillia Newbell joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain how the Lord has helped her with her fear and anxiety and also to share some thoughts on women in ministry.

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