The Institute for Family Studies has published a list of legal and policy recommendations to protect teens from the dangers of social media. Among the recommendations are age-verification laws, parental consent requirements, and shutting down social media platforms at night for teens.
An ex-transgender 17-year-old girl is urging states across the U.S. to make it more difficult for minors to undergo hormone therapy and surgery, arguing that children and teens should not be able to make such life-altering decisions.
Behavior modification can treat symptoms, but not the underlying despair. In a Pew Research Center study released last November, only 15 percent of Americans mentioned faith as a “source of meaning”; outside of the U.S., the percentage drops to 5 percent.
The percentage of teens who identify as atheist is double that of the general population, according to new research from Barna. Atheism and secularism are growing trends in our postmodern culture, and it is important to understand these trends if we are ever to reverse them. The youngest generation is sure to have a great influence on the future, and it is imperative that we reach these young people with the Gospel. These teens are part of Generation Z, the first “post-Christian” generation.
To help you understand this generation, here are seven facts you need to know about “Gen Z:”
Every available metric of social and mental health suggests that today’s kids are more depressed, more anxious, and feel more lonely and isolated than any generation before them. The last thing young people need is adults telling them that “no-strings-attached” sex is a good idea. Or even possible.
More than 12,600 students from 32 states and five nations jammed into an Atlanta-area arena, raising $57,000 for abused women and the homeless during a four-day Christian conference. The Forward Conference 2019 was held June 27-30 at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth and hosted by Free Chapel, a multi-campus church in Gainesville.