Teenagers


Alabama | Aug. 18 2015

Having effective church leadership requires continued personal contact

Twenty percent of the people do 80 percent of the work. That’s the old adage that floats around churches. And many say they find it to... [READ MORE]

Children | Aug. 13 2015

First Priority continues to minister to students

The start of the 2015–2016 school year marks a milestone for First Priority, a Christian nonprofit that seeks to prepare and strengthen... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Having good church policies, procedures in place helps protect children

Behind closed doors     Megan is one of the most popular girls in the church youth group. She regularly invites friends to church,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Parents, caregivers can find peace in protection that only Christ offers to those they love

In the church we need to value our children and teach them to worship the Lord. This is why we put policies in place to protect them as well... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Protecting children’s physical safety at church requires supervision, risk management

Playground injuries. Teens killed in van accidents. Babies left in hot vehicles. Drownings. Skiing accidents. It’s no wonder parents feel... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 18 2015

Brantley church’s youth group takes gospel to New Orleans

The youth group of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Brantley, in Alabama-Crenshaw Baptist Association went on its 10th annual missions trip June 3–7,... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jun. 11 2015

One Mission Students commissions 80 for service

Eighty students were recently commissioned for service this summer through One Mission Students — the mobilization and sending arm of the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — Hashtag index

The following list of hashtags only includes ones that are unique to teens and may be cause for alarm. A hashtag can be about anything but there... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — 10 Tips for disconnecting with social media and connecting with real people

1. Fast from social media regularly. Find a span of time each day or each month to delete the apps for a time and replace that time with something... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 12 2015

Prayer for students a ‘necessity’

"It’s not just a privilege, it’s a necessity.” Praying for students in the state is important to Gov. Robert Bentley,... [READ MORE]

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