Trending Today on Twitter – 9/14/18 1. Paul Manafort 2. #InThe80sWe 3. #FlorenceHurricane2018 4. Wrightsville Beach 5. Wilmington 6. #FridayMotivation 7. #FridayFeeling 8. #FlashbackFriday 9. New Bern 10. East Atlanta Source: Twitter Trending Today on Google – 9/14/18 1. A Simple Favor 2. Julia Salazar 3. Animal Crossing Switch 4. Thursday Night Football 5. Lawrence…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Time. When Common Sense surveyed roughly a thousand teenagers about their habits back in 2012, most of them said that their favorite way to communicate with friends was “in person.” Fast forward six years, and face-to-face communication has apparently lost its youthful sheen. Most teens…

Our friends over at Common Sense Media have released a new report on teens and social media: “Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experience.” It’s worth checking out. Take a look at the infographic below, and be sure to pass this on to parents and youth workers. . . Read more–> Source: CPYU

Trending Today on Twitter – 9/7/18 1. #FridayFeeling 2. Elon Musk 3. #NationalBeerLoversDay 4. #FridayMotivation 5. #JobsReport 6. #FlashbackFriday 7. Joe Rogan 8. I Love It 9. Tesla Stock 10. Lil Pump Source: Twitter Trending Today on Google – 9/7/18 1. Paul McCartney 2. Burt Reynolds 3. NFL 4. The Nun 5. Tiger Woods 6….

What We’re Learning: Jesus in His Own Words Sept 9-30, 2018 Anyone who has heard the name of Jesus has an opinion of who He is. Some people think He is a myth, some think He was a good person, and others see Him as God. Whose opinion is right? We are going to focus…

  When your high schooler was in middle school, there’s a good chance their biggest motivator was acceptance. They moved in a herd, made decisions as a group, and desperately wanted to fit in. While some of that is still true, your high schooler is changing and before long, his or her biggest motivator will…

Trending Today on Twitter – 8/31/18 1. Eminem 2. #FridayFeeling 3. #CollegeColorsDay 4. #Kamikaze 5. #ArethaFranklinFuneral 6. #FlashbackFriday 7. Joel Embiid 8. Greater Grace Temple 9. Yujin 10. Chaeyeon Source: Twitter Trending Today on Google – 8/31/18 1. iPhone XS 2. Carolina Panthers 3. Dallas Cowboys 4. Shameless 5. Eminem 6. Search between three oversized…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Pew Research Center. Amid roiling debates about the impact of screen time on teenagers, roughly half of those ages 13 to 17 are themselves worried they spend too much time on their cellphones. Some 52% of U.S. teens report taking steps to cut back on…

This week, we released the September edition of our CPYU Monthly Parent Page. . . a subscription-based resource that hundreds of youth workers and churches provide to their parents as a tool to equip them to parent better by understanding how the Gospel speaks to parenting in today’s rapidly changing youth culture. (A subscription costs…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. One of every three American teens has not read a book just for the fun of it in a year, a new study finds. That’s because they’re busy texting, checking social media and playing video games four to six hours a day. The insight…