New Film, Clouds, Tells Striking Story of a Christian Teen Who Seeks Purpose while Battling Terminal Cancer

New Film, Clouds, Tells Striking Story of a Christian Teen Who Seeks Purpose while Battling Terminal Cancer Clouds, a new movie about real-life musician Zach Sobiech, who grew up in a Catholic household and dealt with terminal diagnoses of osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, seeks to document how following and trusting in God allows us... Read more

Kenyan girls at risk for teen pregnancy and FGM due to Coronavirus – Mission Network News

Kenya (MNN) The current Coronavirus pandemic has stretched its arms worldwide, and young girls in Kenya are greatly feeling its affects. With the closings of schools, many girls have become desperate for ways to get access to necessary items. There are things that a girl child cannot go without, Tumaini, a board member with FMI... Read more

Why Is Teen Anxiety on the Rise?

A Growing Curve All the statistics show that depression and anxiety has been increasing at least 10% a year amongst teens since about 2010. In recent years, the curve has been increasing, getting steeper. Therefore, a lot of people have been asking whats gone wrong here, and the church has asked these questions as well.... Read more

CDC: Almost Every Child and Teen Who Has Died of COVID-19 Has Been Black or Hispanic | RELEVANT

As you’ve probably heard, the coronavirus is far less dangerous for younger people than it is for elderly folks, but “less danger” isn’t the same as “no danger” and a few cases, children and teenagers have died from COVID-19 complications. According to the CDC, about 0.03 percent of coronavirus cases in people under 21 have... Read more

As Adoption Ages: How Parents Are Handling Teen Challenges

When Vanita Thomas met her future husband, Peter, for the first time, she asked if he would be interested in adopting a child with her. It wasnt a premature questiontheir marriage was arranged, and their first meeting was meant to see if they were compatible. Potential future children were important to discuss. But it was... Read more

Suit Alleges Southern Baptist Church’s Negligence Led to Abuse of Teen

Suit Alleges Southern Baptist Church's Negligence Led to Abuse of Teen (RNS) A prominent Southern Baptist church led by a former denominational president is the subject of a lawsuit that highlights how ignoring red flags of manipulative behavior could lead to sexual abuse. On Sunday (July 12), Steve Gaines, senior pastor of Bellevue Baptist... Read more

Podcast: Help! My Teen Is Struggling with Anxiety and Depression (David Murray)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. How Parents Can Help In this episode, David Murray, author of Why Is My Teenager Feeling Like This?: A Guide to Helping Teens through Anxiety and Depression, discusses how parents can help teens who struggle with anxiety and depression. He reflects on the dramatic rise... Read more

The Unlocked teen devotional turns one year old – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) Keys for Kids’ teen devotional tackles touch topics through multiple genres and a Gospel lens. Unlocked was born when camp directors reached out to Keys for Kids Ministries and asked for a resource for teen campers. An editorial assistant at the time, Kandi Zeller helped shape what the new devotional would be. Now... Read more

Church Denies Throwing ‘COVID-19 Parties’ after Teen Congregant Dies from the Virus

Church Denies Throwing 'COVID-19 Parties' after Teen Congregant Dies from the Virus A church in Fort Myers, Florida says the church did not host a party where a 17-year-old girl attended and later died of COVID-19.Over the past 24 hours, First Assembly of God of Fort Myers has been accused of hosting COVID-19... Read more

Atlanta Teen Raises over $160,000 to Help Black-Owned Businesses Destroyed during Riots

Atlanta Teen Raises over $160,000 to Help Black-Owned Businesses Destroyed during Riots An Atlanta teenager wanted to make a difference in his community, so he raised $160,000 to help Black-owned businesses that were damaged during recent protests.According to Faithwire, 17-year-old CJ Pearson, President of Last Hope USA, which is dedicated to educating Americans... Read more

5 Ways to Disciple Your Teen While in Quarantine

I have two teenagers. When they got word their schools were going online in light of COVID-19 and theyd be spending more time at home, they high-fived each other. Then they gave my wife and me big hugs, exclaiming, More time with our parents? Our prayers have been answered! Okay, thats not even close to... Read more

Profound Grief Through Teen Eyes in Never Have I Ever – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Tuesday inStoried,K. B. Hoyleexplores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. If you were to only watch the trailer to Mindy Kalings new Netflix original show Never Have I Ever, you would probably come away with the impression that it is a vacuous teen comedy... Read more

Presenting, a Teen Musical Fueled By 90s CCM Hits | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Have you ever ever thought to your self, I want there was a Disney Channel-style teen musical that includes songs from Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, Stephen Curtis Chapman and different CCM stars about children at a church camp? Nicely, if youre like us, than now we have excellent news: The day... Read more

A White Teen Has Been Arrested for Plotting to Assault a Black Church | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Police in Georgia have arrested a 16-year-old white woman for planning an assault on the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a predominantly black church in Gainesville. Our investigation indicated the church was focused by the juvenile based mostly on the racial demographic of the church members, Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish advised... Read more

Teen adoption from foster care: a narrative from a real prompt household

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — November is Nationwide Adoption Month in the USA, and it’s no secret that venturing into the world of adoption introduces plenty of unknowns. However few journeys into the world of adoption are as sophisticated as adopting teenage siblings. These new household dynamics carry larger relational and conversational complexities than they'd in... Read more

Teen evangelists are bringing individuals to Christ as they turn into tomorrows leaders – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) 1000's of younger adults are leaving the church, however elevating teen leaders for evangelism could change this statistic. Lifeway analysis reported in January that 66% of younger adults between 18 and 22 stopped attending church repeatedly for at the least a 12 months. E3 companions is altering this by working with teenagers... Read more