Teens of a parent who smoked -- even if the mother or father quit before the teen was born -- are more likely to smoke than those whose parents are nonsmokers, a new study finds. Having an older brother or sister who smokes also raises the odds that a teen will pick up the habit.
Pope Francis’ comments on homosexuality late last month made headlines around the world.
Back to school is certain to bring chaos. How can we make it fun and embrace it?
In her recent post, Ann Voskamp ponders marriage and what love and romance truly look like.
For couples, there is perhaps no more frightening time in life than childbirth. For many parents, this can all change in one heartbreaking instant.
I have a conviction. Disagree with it if you want, but I believe it to the core of my being. God wants churches to grow.
People who were bullied throughout childhood and adolescence are more likely than others to engage in delinquent or criminal behavior later in life, a new study finds.
The suspension of thirteen Major League Baseball stars today is a sordid and layered story, to be sure. That the investigation has played out over the course of several years is just one indication of the many protagonists and antagonists (and a whole lot of money) in the mix. Simply put, it’s a mess.
Virginity matters because sexual purity matters because God says it matters. But it is not the highest of virtues.
- August 04, 2013 |
A new study finds only 44 percent of U.S. teens had obtained a driver's license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state.
A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
A mention of God's wrath caused the popular hymn "In Christ Alone" to be booted by the PCUSA. Is God's wrath outdated?
Would you miss the birth of your child for the largest paycheck of your life?
The heart of the problem is the problem of the heart.
Swearing has become totally entrenched in our culture, and many Christians worry that it's spreading into the church.
This Proverb is especially helpful when counseling one another to overcome lazy habits.
Lately, we don’t even want to call a sin a mistake. We want to turn everything we do into a virtue. So lust becomes “sensuality,” and anger just means being honest with your emotions.
It’s not an easy road – but it’s a road that can be walked well. That’s the core message of our two-part broadcast: there is hope. By making a decision to put the kids first, divorced parents can raise their children in a loving environment despite the challenging circumstances.
Learning to be content with little and learning to be content with much are both difficult.
- July 31, 2013 |
More than one third of teen guys and girls say they have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused in dating relationships, a new survey says.
- July 31, 2013 |