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….

FOR PARENTS We know that as a parent it may be hard to understand the changing digital landscape and what your kids are doing online. That’s why we’ve created this resource. We’re here to fill you in on what Instagram is all about, give you some conversation starters for you and your teen, and show…

What We’re Learning: Full Life Sept 22-Oct 7, 2018 Imagine you have an old phone and someone calls and says they’ll upgrade it to the new iPhone X for FREE! You’d be excited, right? Well, Jesus actually offers us a WAY better upgrade in our lives that He has already fully paid for. In John…

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…