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Overcoming Prom Temptations
Prom is a huge rite of passage in high school. Yet there are so many prom temptations that abound. There are ways you can overcome these situations and have a fun, drama free Prom.
Parents: How to Talk to Your Kids About Prom
It's important for parents to talk to their teens about the prom and what it entails, both good and bad. An open conversation means keeping your teen safe during this rite of passage.
How to Gently Turn Down Someone for Prom
When someone asks you to the prom, and it's not the person you want to go with, it's important to learn how to turn someone down to the prom. Here are some ways you can let them down easy while maintaining your integrity.
Should Christians Carry Grudges?
It may not be in your best interest to hold a grudge. Find out why grudges can be one of the most destructive things you can do to yourself and others.
How to Get Over a Grudge
It's not okay to hold onto a grudge, because it never ends up doing us any good. However, actually getting over the grudge takes effort. Here are some ways you can do it.
Should Christians be Using Foul Language?
Using foul language as a Christian may not be the best way to get your point across. Offensive language or vulgarity doesn't exactly set the best example for your faith. Learn why using profanity may not be the best idea and how to break the habit of using foul language.
What to Do When Dating Violence and Abuse Happens
Just knowing someone is the victim or perpetrator of dating rape may not be enough. There are some things you can do to help the victim, help your friend to change, or even help yourself in these situations.
What is Dating Violence and Abuse?
Having a good understanding of what dating violence and abuse is can help you identify when you or a friend is in an unhealthy and potentially dangerous relationship.
Signs of Dating Violence and Abuse
Knowing the signs of dating violence and abuse can be the key in getting our loved ones help, or knowing may help us see that we are the victims of abuse. Either way, it's a step toward getting the help we need. Here are some signs of dating violence and abuse.
What is Backsliding?
Backsliding in a term we hear in church from time to time, and we're often told not to do it. Yet, what is backsliding and how dangerous is it for us to backslide?
10 Ways to Avoid Backsliding
How is it that we can avoid backsliding in the first place, or even avoid backsliding further into sin? Here are 10 ways you can avoid backsliding in your faith.
9 Ways to Be Patient
How do you find patience when everything around you makes it so tough? Here are 9 ways to help us be more patient in our daily lives.
Jealousy is a normal emotion that we can handle two ways. We can overcome jealousy and grow in our lives or allow it to take us down a darker path. Learning to overcome jealousy brings us closer to what God has planned for us.
Know the Suicide Warning Signs
In almost 75 percent of suicides , there were suicide warning signs that, had they been noticed, may have prevented the person from taking his or her life. That is not to say that every suicidal person exhibits the warning signs, but if we know what to look for, we can contact a suicide hotline number or help our loved one get some help.
How to Set Boundaries
Learning how to set boundaries can do a lot to build your self esteem and make you stronger in your faith. It takes time, but good boundaries are a sign of growing up.
Facts About Smoking for Christian Teens
In order to understand why smoking may not be a good choice for Christian teens, we would have a greater understanding of the effect smoking has on us both in a physical and mental way.
Suicide Hotline Numbers
Feeling suicidal? Here are some phone numbers and websites where Christian teens like you can talk to someone about how you feel.
How Christian Teens Can Be Honest With a Friend
The Bible tells Christian teens to be honest, but sometimes telling the truth is tough. How can Christian teens be honest, but also be a good friend?
Christian Teens and the Prom
While Prom is a great time of celebration, it is also a time of temptation. Here are some resources to help you make the most faithful decisions that will keep your Prom night fun-filled and memorable in all the right ways.
Answers to Christian Teens' Questions About Date Rape
In America a woman is raped every two minutes. This startling statistic brings to light an important issue for Christian teen girls - rape. While many Christian teens believe that most rapes are committed by a stranger, the facts show that most rapes are committed by someone close to the girl, like a friend, boyfriend, or date. Here are some answers to the common questions regarding date rape.
Ways Christian Teen Girls Can Prevent Rape
Statistics show that 1 out of 4 women will be victims of rape by the time they graduate from college. Christian teens are no less likely to become victims of rape. However, there are some things that Christian teen girls can do to protect themselves and prevent a potential rape or attempted rape. Here are 9 things girls can do to keep themselves from being a statistic.
Christian Teens and Travel: All About Spring Break
Some Christian teens look forward to heading out on a Spring Break road trip while others desire to vegetate on the couch for a week. No matter what you decide to do with your Spring Break, here are some tips for getting the most out of your week off of school.
Basic Travel Tips for Christian Teens
Whether you are going on a special Spring Break vacation or a youth group mission trip, you should not only know how to keep yourself safe while on your trip, but also how to stay organized so you don't forget or lose anything. Here are some travel tips for Christian teens so you can focus on getting the most out of your trip.
11 Ways a Christian Teen Can Be a Good Friend
Many Christian teens wonder what it takes to be a good friend or how to cultivate lifelong friendships. As a Christian you are often taught the importance of working on your relationship with God, but God also asks us to develop our relationships with one another. Here are some ways that you can be a better friend:
Travel Safety Tips for Christian Teens
Do you know how to keep yourself safe when you are traveling? Whether you are on a missions trip, Spring Break, or vacation, here are some tips to keep your vacation safe so you can focus on the fun.
8 Ways for Christian Teens to Avoid and Overcome Temptation
Christian teens face temptation every day, and not everyone is prepared to overcome those temptations. Sometimes those temptations are minor, so they are pretty easy to overcome, but other times the desire is so great you may wonder how you will ever walk away from the situation. Here are some things you can do to help you avoid and overcome temptations:
Relationships and Christian Teens: What You Need to Know
Christian teens form all kinds of relationships. From friendships to dating, these are the years that Christian teens start building ties outside of the family. While these relationships are an exciting time for Christian teens, they also come with their own issues. There is a lot of growing to do in all aspects of relationships, and having Biblical and Christian guidance is essential.
Ways Christian Teens Can Make Friends
Sometimes Christian teens need a little help making friends. Here are 10 ways Christian teens can make themselves available so they can develop positive friendships.
Ways Christian Teens Can Cope with Stress
Many teens feel stressed around big moments in their lives like final exams, prom, applying to college, or the first day of school. Stress can be a pretty dangerous thing, because it clouds our judgment and can cause physical problems like illness. It can also get in the way of our spiritual lives by fostering anger or resentment toward God. Here are some ways to cope with stress.
As a Christian, Should I Have a Tattoo?
Should Christians get tattoos? Are they a sin? Let's take a closer look at scripture, culture, and other issues surrounding Christians and tattoos.
4 Ways to Stay Strong in Your Christian Faith
God knows that sometimes Christians struggle in their faith. Sometimes devotions don’t really seem like devotion, but "just another chore." Other times Christians wonder if God is even there. Here are some ways to keep your faith strong even when you feel a bit weak.
How to Ask for God's Grace
We all need a little bit of grace in our lives. Yet, how do you ask for God's grace? Here are some ways to prepare yourself and make an ask of God.