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10 Classic Movies Every Christian Teen Should Watch

Modern movies can often be truly amazing things. Thanks to the combined efforts of CGI and digital animation, audiences can now watch all sorts of adventures in epic, pixelated glory.

But for all the style these movies have acquired, many have lost substance. Older films may not have had the same sparkle as they do now, but they did have powerful stories and profound messages that inspired their viewers.

If you're a Christian parent or youth leader, here are ten classic films that will help your teenager build faith rather than tearing it and them down.

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The 9 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids

"The bad guy’s not just at the bus stop anymore. He has entrance right into your kid’s bedroom and hand-held cellphone device." Sexual predators can target your children even when your child is in the room down the hall. And sexual predators aren’t the only problem. Cyber-bullying and exposures to sexually inappropriate content are additional concerns. Not everything in the app store is truly a helpful tool for the end user, unfortunately.

New apps are constantly being created, so it’s important to monitor what your child downloads. Mostly, it's important to know what each and every app does, whether it has any benefits, and where they can expose your children to danger. Our focus here isn't so much on the geocaching types of adventure apps (think Pokemon Go) where the dangers involve wandering without paying attention.

Mostly, we want to help parents become aware of the online tricks predators use. Here are some things to look for as you determine which apps you need to monitor, specifically the 9 most dangerous apps for kids today.

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