New research shows that adults who smoked marijuana before age 15 have significant problems with attention span, impulse control, and "executive function" - the ability to plan and carry out tasks.
The call to ministry is almost all-encompassing, and it engulfs an entire family in a mission many of them didn’t choose. Being a pastor’s wife doesn’t just mean being married to a pastor. It’s a way of life.
Students have been strictly prohibited from referencing Christmas and even vague Christian references and symbols.
Teens involved in team sports are less likely to smoke or use drugs, but drink more alcohol than non-athletic peers.
- May 31, 2011 |
Jennifer Wright Knust from Boston University, tries to demonstrate how “murky and inconsistent and prone to being hijacked by ideologues” the Bible can be.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
It is astounding to consider that the most powerful military force in the history of the world is comprised entirely of volunteers! These are men and women who have, by their own free choice, set aside their personal freedom and dedicated themselves to serving a higher purpose: justice and liberty. It is this attitude of self-sacrifice for the greater good (or “other-centeredness”) that is absolutely essential to the strength and longevity of any society.
How big is YouTube? 3 billion videos viewed each day big!
Marriage is losing ground to a grinding economic slowdown that has prompted more couples to live together without tying the knot.
A new survey finds that teens have watched their parents struggle with finances during the recession, and they've gotten the message.
- May 25, 2011 |
In a new study, researchers have found a statistically significant trend toward narcissism and hostility in popular music.
The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are when the number of teen driving fatalities and injuries increases dramatically.
Being faithful in marriage means taking precautions.
It’s surprising how few open, transparent and practical discussions there are about racial matters in the local church.
When we speak of calling, most people think of some loftier spiritual work rather than business, construction, or retail. Under this paradigm, the essential activity that consumes 98 percent of Christians’ time and energy is viewed as being of little or no spiritual value.
Barna Group recently completed a study about the influence of technology in families and finds the digital age is affecting more than how America communicates. It is also shaping parent-child relationships in striking new ways.