Spending Quality Time with Your Kids

Every person knows that the actions of their parents or caretakers shaped the adult they grew into , impacting them either positively or negatively forever. Summer is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with your children – encouraging, mentoring and loving them. Are you looking for fun new ways to spend quality time with your […]

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Six Volunteer Causes for Your Summer

Summer. At the mention of that word, sandy white beaches, no homework, relaxing days at the spa and long vacations come to mind. But why not use some of your extra time to volunteer with a local cause this summer? You can volunteer by yourself, but you can also get the whole family involved with […]

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Celebrate Health: Women’s Health Week

This year, National Women’s Health Week is May 12-18. WebMD reports that the top five health conditions women face include heart disease, breast cancer, depression, osteoporosis, and autoimmune diseases. Read on to find out more about a few of these health concerns, ways you can avoid them, ways to combat them, and fun events surrounding […]

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A Book a Day…

If you can read this, thank a teacher. Reading is a skill that both fascinates and frustrates us from an early age. Mastering this ability takes time, energy, patience, and, for some, multiple boxes of Kleenex. Reading opens the doors to myriad opportunities and is a privilege that many do not have access to. According […]

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Fitness Trends

As America accelerates toward a world of media that is completely online, the presence of online fitness programs has steadily increased. A gym membership and expensive exercise machines aren’t necessary to work out, train for a marathon or lose weight. Stop hiding behind excuses like, “I don’t have enough money to pay for a gym […]

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Dating vs. Courtship

The issue of dating versus courtship is one that the church does not often address. People tend to dismiss courtship as an old-fashioned notion in favor of joining the dating game of today’s society. But what are God’s people, especially teenagers in today’s world, called to when it comes to romance and finding a mate? […]

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Teen Resources

Today’s teens are bombarded with media that encourages them to live anything but a Christian life. Where can they find media sources that will challenge and inspire them to be more like Christ and that will connect them with other like-minded teens? The following resources include magazines, podcasts, websites and apps that provide Christ-centered encouragement, […]

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‘Tis the Season to Give Back

The amount of money Americans spend on Christmas every year is astonishing. According to predictions made by the National Retail Federation, this year’s holiday sales will increase by 4.1% over 2011, topping out at approximately $586 billion. Despite a failing economy, Americans still find the means to far outspend their holiday budgets. Matthew 6:19-21 says, […]

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Upcoming Events For Teens: Fall 2012

Do you, as a teenager, ever find yourself saying, “There’s nothing to do around here?!” Parents, do you hear your children complaining of boredom often? Teens, grab your family and friends and try something new to cure the boredom bug. Check out the year-round and upcoming special event activities below. The Struggle Tour featuring Tenth […]

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Unashamed Tour

For many Christians, it is a challenge to find Christian music that is as good as the mainstream music they enjoy. And, for most hip-hop fans, “Christian” and “rap” seem to be mutually exclusive terms. Is it possible to produce Christian hip-hop that is as good or better than the mainstream? Is it possible to […]

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