Quite possibly the most terrifying question a teen can ask an abstinence educator is “How far is too far?”. According to abstinence advocate Chad Etzel, “this question assumes that acts of arousal are only more intense forms of affection, that sexual touching is only a more intense form of holding hands. In reality, we express […]
Parents be encouraged: Someday, you will look back on this difficult period of conflict and be thankful that you stayed on course! Here are four of Dr. James Dobson’s eight reminders for stressed parents: 1. You are not to blame for the temperament with which your child was born. Your child is simply a tough kid to handle […]
According to Meg Meeker, it is no coincidence that as STDs have become an epidemic in teens, so has depression. In a recent article, Meeker outlined three common physical repercussions of unprotected sex: We now have 35 known STDs. In 1960, we only had two. Teenagers make up one-third of the U.S. population, but they carry 50 […]
Show your support for films that promote positive messages by tuning into the 25th annual Movieguide Awards on April 16th. This unique event, hosted by actor and director Terry Crews, recognizes and awards the good in Hollywood. Click HERE to learn more about the Movieguide Awards!
A new game, Roblox, is gaining popularity among children ages 8-12. Roblox allows children to “create adventures, play games, role play and learn with their friends.” So what do parents need to be aware of? The game has a chat feature that allows predators to approach children online. It is also possible to use one’s avatar to […]
Parents all over the country are sharing the X-Plan on social media, an idea coined by Bert Fulk, a youth pastor in West Virginia. The concept is simple: give your kids a way to escape peer pressure without completely ruining their social status. Bert Fulks’ blog post “X-Plan: Giving your kids a way out (#xplan)” explains how and why […]
Adriana Lima, one of the worlds top supermodels, has received a great deal of media attention due to her pro-abstinence beliefs. Adriana abstained from sex until she got married at the age of 27 in 2009. “Sex is for after marriage… [Men] have to respect that this is my choice. If there’s no respect, that […]
Two former Harvard Law School administrators, Meg DeMarco and Darris Sailors, resigned after being accused of stealing thousands of dollars from an account meant to help students with disabilities. According to the police investigation, the women stole $110,000 in funds and used the money to purchase laptops, iPads, DVDs, jewelry and sex toys. Click HERE to read more.
Did you know the brain has a “delete button”? There is an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. According to an article by Judah Pollack and Olivia Fox Cabana, the ability to learn is about more than […]
Inspire young men and women of virtue with truth! Interested in joining the nations largest network of abstinence educators, representing thousands of abstinence educators in all 50 states and in over 100 countries world-wide? Click HERE to learn how you can become a member of the National Abstinence Clearinghouse today!