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Practical Purity

When Jordan and her husband met, he was a D1 college football player and she was part of a sorority on campus. On her blog, SoulScripts, Jordan describes the immense pressure and mixed messages the couple was faced with when they chose to save sex for marriage. Learn how they chose to engage in active dating, created

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A Note From Purity Ball 2018

The following is an excerpt from Dan Elliott, the individual who photographed the Abstinence Clearinghouse’s Purity Ball event on Saturday, January 27: It’s not easy for a Dad to take his little girl to a Purity Ball, and it’s not easy for a daughter either. It’s a date to a ball, and it’s not like those come around

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Purity Ball for Dads and Daughters

The National Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Purity Ball event for fathers (or father figures) and daughters on Saturday, January 27th. The event was designed for father figures and daughters ages 12-18 to focus on virtue, integrity and purity until marriage. The evening included guest speaker Jeffrey Dean, dessert and a dance! Visit our Facebook page for videos and

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Parents as Primary Educators

Parents, talking with your children about purity doesn’t have to be scary. Even if you didn’t make the best decisions in the past, you can still speak truth in the lives of your children. Consider the following tips from our book Abstinence 101 on talking with your children: Treat sex education as a process. Educating children about

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What Does Virtue Mean?

Virtue isn’t something that is often talked about on the news or media. So what is virtue and why is it important? In short, virtue is a word used to describe someone who shows high moral standards. This may sound easy, but living a virtuous life requires developing positive habits, not just making one good

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NAC Hosts a Knight to Remember

On Friday, January 12, the National Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Knight to Remember. This memorable event was designed for mothers and sons ages 12-18 to focus on virtue and integrity. The evening included a panel of speakers, hor d’ouevres and a dance. Below are a few pictures from the event. Check out our Facebook page for more

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Marijuana & Vaping

Substance use by middle and high school students has decreased significantly in the last few years; however, with an increase in both marijuana use and in the popularity of vaping, concerns are on the rise. The 2017 Monitoring the Future study surveyed about 45,000 students and found that nearly 28% of seniors said they vaped in the year leading

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New Year. New You.

How many times have you heard this phrase in the last week? A new year brings a new opportunity to make better and healthier choices. A good place to start when looking at starting new is evaluating your goals. What do you want for your future? Dream big and protect those goals. Write down ways

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The Lost Art Of Waiting

The best things in life are worth waiting for. Unfortunately, Americans live in a culture where we don’t have to wait for anything. Want to know the answer to a question? Google it on your smart phone. Hungry? Drive to one of the many nearby restaurants for a fast meal. Want the latest gadget or

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Affiliate Spotlight

The Bahamas GodParent Center in Nassau, Bahamas is a faith-based, non-profit pregnancy resource and youth center offering support, education and resources to men, women and youth facing unplanned pregnancies.The prevention arm called Students4Life shares the realities of sexual activity and the benefits of forming healthy families. The organization teaches how to identify and build healthy relationships, provides

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