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#Friendsgiving: How to Help Your Teen Build Authentic Community

Making friends and creating space for them to grow can be challenging. When we are little, it is easy to run up to someone on the playground for the first time and be best friends by the end of...

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Evangelization in the Digital Continent

Oh, the wonders and horrors of social media… If you’re not a gen-z’er, you’re probably more likely to consider the horrors before reflecting on its wonders. Social media is killing brain cells, squashing productivity, people don’t know how to...

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An Inside Look at How Teens Use Social Media

As Life Teen’s coordinator of digital evangelization and outreach, a large part of what I do is manage our social media and aim to communicate truth to teens through social media. Some days, when I see some of the...

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All You Need to Know About Fortnite

If you or anyone you know is remotely into the world of gaming, you have most likely heard the name Fortnite. This is by far one of the most popular games right now and here is a little insight...

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Is a College Degree the Best Choice for Your Child?

“Support your child’s dreams – even if their dream isn’t the same dream you had for them.” Scrolling through Facebook I came across a picture of a mother and a toddler, standing in a field, the above quote sprawling...

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Are You Contributing to Your Child’s Anxiety?

A new book by author and popular blogger, Jeannie Cunnion, takes a no-nonsense look at America’s anxiety epidemic and what parents can do to make the world a less stressful place for themselves and their children. Writing for Fox...

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How A Trip to the Ice Cream Store Can Help Your Teen With Financial Responsibility

How can a trip to the ice cream store teach a 17-year-old how to get ready for a financially responsible college experience? Hold onto the Paperwork Teenagers are impulsive and sometimes move too fast. Sophmore year of college, I...

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Who Do Your Teens Follow?

What does it mean to follow someone on social media? In social media, a follow represents a user who chooses to see all of another user’s posts in their content feed. Getting followers is a primary objective for online...

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For the Sake of Your Child’s Soul

Dear young parent, I am your child’s future youth minister. Your beautiful elementary school child is not yet in our church youth group, but I am hoping he or she will be one day. You see, I watch you...

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Ten Tips for Sending Your First Kid to College

“At some point, you have to learn how to grow up alongside them.” I remember sitting at the end of a Life Night, where parents were socializing, and teens were snacking. We were wrapping up our “College Bound” Senior...

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