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Jim Liebelt

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Jim is Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998. He has served over the years as a pastor, author, youth ministry trainer, adjunct college instructor and speaker. Jim’s culture blog and parenting articles appear on HomeWord.com. Jim is a contributing author of culture and parenting articles to Crosswalk.com. Jim and his wife Jenny live in Olympia, WA.
Google Top Searches for 2012

Google, the world's largest Internet search engine, has released its listing of top rated searches for 2012.

Binge-Eating Teens More Likely to Use Drugs

Binge-eating adolescents are more likely to use marijuana and other drugs and become depressed, according to a new study.

Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact

Teenagers who experience dating violence could be more likely to get involved in violent relationships and have health problems as young adults, a new study suggests.

Most Mobile Apps for Kids Secretly Collect and Share Information

A study from the Federal Trade Commission has found that most mobile apps for kids are secretly collecting information from children including device IDs, phone numbers, locations and other private information without their parents' knowledge or consent.

What's Hot? 12/07/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Social Media Goes to the Bathroom

If you have found yourself using Facebook and Twitter in the bathroom, you are not alone.

Schools in Five States to Add 300 Hours of Classroom Time in 2013

Five states have announced that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013.

Teen Behavior Problems, Not Depression, Tied to Lower Grades

Lower school grades among depressed adolescents are linked to behavior problems, not their depression, a new study finds.

Young Teens Use Mobile Devices for Homework

More than a third of tweens and young teenagers in the United States said they are using smartphones to do homework, according to a new survey.

What's Hot? 11/30/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Teens Text More While Driving Than Parents Think

Teens are 26 times more likely to send text messages while driving than their parents expect, based on preliminary results of a study by Toyota and the University of Michigan.

Survey: U.S. Teens Getting Enough Sleep

American kids, from infants through adolescents, do seem to be getting adequate sleep, according to a new survey analysis.

Educators Moving Further to the Left

A new survey of full-time faculty members at four-year colleges and universities, conducted by the UCLA Higher Education Research Institute, finds that the percentage identifying as "far left" or liberal has increased notably in the past three years.

Black Friday Sales Online Top $1 Billion for First Time

Black Friday retail sales online this year topped $1 billion for the first time ever as more consumers used the Internet to do their early holiday shopping.

Kids Want Apples (iPad) for Christmas

Nielsen research data confirms it's an Apple Christmas once again, revealing that 48 percent of children aged 6-12 in the U.S. want an iPad.

Pew Survey: Parents Concerned About Kids Online

Most parents of teenagers are concerned about what their teenage children do online and how their behavior could be monitored by others, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.

Texting Sees First-Ever Decline

A new report shows that America's cell phone users are cutting back on texting.

Teens Try Multiple Means for Muscles

Study finds behaviors aimed at increasing muscle size or tone are widespread among teens. Among the steps they've taken: using steroids or protein powders.

What's Hot? 11/16/12

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Another Study Links 'Sexting' to Sexual Activity in Teens

A new study of Dutch teens finds that few of them frequently engage in sexting, but those who do are more prone to have casual sex in real life.

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