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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.
Adolescent Boys More Prone to Delinquency Without a Father

A new study finds adolescent boys are more prone to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives.

What's Hot? 11/18/11

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

Most Adolescent Self-Harm Stops in Adulthood

One in 12 adolescents intentionally harms themselves, but the behavior persists into young adulthood in only 10% cases, according to a new study.

Today's Teens Will Die Younger of Heart Disease

High blood sugar, obesity, poor diet, smoking, little exercise make adolescents unhealthiest in U.S. history.

Black Friday Backlash as Stores Add to Thanksgiving Hours

As stores up the ante with earlier holiday hours that creep into Thanksgiving night, Black Friday is turning into Black Thursday, and some shoppers and employees aren't happy about it.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Sets New One Day Sales Record

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, has broken the records set by the franchise’s previous outing, Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game sold 6.5 million units in North America and the United Kingdom in 24 hours.

Teen Girls Twice as Likely as Boys to Tweet

Teen girls are more than twice as likely as boys to use Twitter, at 22% vs. 10% of the respective populations.

What's Hot? 11/11/11

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

Bullying More Common In Person Than Online

A new study confirms most kids aren't bullied and most kids don't bully either online or off.

Banning Sugared Drinks in Schools Doesn't Lower Student Consumption

Banning sugared beverages from schools does little to lower their overall intake of the drinks, according to new research.

Canadian Boomerang: 51% of Young Adults Live with Parents

A new documentary shows 51 percent of young Canadian adults still live with their parents.

More Than a Third of Teens Turning to Alcohol and Drugs

More than a third of American teenagers are turning to alcohol or drugs, with 32 percent saying they drink, 19 percent saying they use drugs and 15 percent saying they do both, a new study shows.

Average Student Loan Dept Tops $25,000

Students are graduating from college with an ever-increasing amount of student loan debt, a study from a nonprofit education group shows.

What's Hot? 11/4/11

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

Mobile Gaming Rises Rapidly Among Kids and Teens

Mobile gaming more than quadruples in two years.

Teen Pot Use Unaffected by Medical Marijuana Law

Survey data shows no difference in kids' use after Rhode Island made it legal in 2006.

Online Video Booming

Cisco VP for Marketing and Emerging Technologies, David Hsieh, says 51 percent of all Internet traffic today is video—and predicts that the number will jump to over 90 percent within the next three years.

Teen Sexting Common, Linked to Psychological Woes

A study of more than 23,000 high school students finds 13 percent have received a sext message and 10 percent have either forwarded, sent or posted sexually suggestive, explicit or nude photos or videos by cellphone or online.

Hyper-Texting Poses New Health Risk for Teens

New research has found hyper-texting and hyper-networking are now giving rise to a new health risk category for teens.

YouTube Beats out Facebook as Top Youth Social Media Brand

A new Harris poll says that YouTube is the top social media brand among America's youth.

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