Discussion Starter: Breakups Dash Fans’ Hope of True Love
27 July 2015
In the News Tishomingo, Okla.—After news broke that singers Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are divorcing, social-media posts were filled with disbelief, despair, and grief. “There goes all my faith in love,” read a typical tweet. The divorce “leaves me with no hope for marriage,”..
FREEBIE: Digital Issue GROUP Magazine
24 July 2015
Hey Youth Ministry Nation! Don’t miss out on reading the June|July|August issue of GROUP Magazine for FREE online! This is the last issue that will be totally free online. After this one, GROUP Magazine will only be available digitally with your subscription. If you don’t already..
Discussion Starter: Past Transgressions Cost Duggar Family Hit Show
20 July 2015
In the News Tontitown, Ark.—Cable channel TLC has officially canceled 19 Kids and Counting, its popular show about the Duggar family, due to revelations about child molestation previously committed by oldest son Josh. At age 14, he admitted to improperly touching four of his sisters..
Cool for the Summer
14 July 2015
Demi Lovato’s Latest Song May Make Parents Hot An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com An ex-Disney star releasing a sexually explicit song: surprising… or expected? Demi Lovato’s music has always been fun and family-friendly. The former Disney star has even..
Discussion Starter: Social Media Filled With Body-Shaming Backlash
10 July 2015
In the News Louisiana—After Rachel Taylor, a plus-size woman, overheard a teenage shopper making fun of a “huge” tank top, her initial reaction was tears. It was unintentional, but body-shaming none-the-less. But then Taylor decided to try on and buy the shirt, saying she looked..