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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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Good entertainment doesn’t have to be dirty or suggestive. A recent press release published by Movieguide stated that sex does not sell when it comes to movies. An annual study on movies from the United States and Canada compared revenue generated by movies with and without sexual content. The result was that movies with more

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Whether you are single, in a relationship or married, you can make this Valentine’s Day the most special one yet. Here are some fun, non-traditional ways to celebrate the holiday of love: Start a valentines day tradition – Learn a new skill or find something fun to do and make it a yearly tradition. Celebrate

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True beauty includes more than what is on the outside. But how can we express that to a culture that is only focused on outward physical beauty? This article from JT Waresak suggests two ways that men, especially fathers, can redefine beauty to the women in their lives.  First, he mentions helping others associate beauty with who

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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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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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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 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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On behalf of the Abstinence Clearinghouse Team, thank you for another wonderful year! We look forward to serving you in the new year as you continue to inspire virtue among youth and families in your community. Here are a few featured interviews, workshops, and articles presented by Abstinence Clearinghouse in 2017: – Read an article on Abstinence

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Sexual misconduct has swept through our nation, affecting a number of individuals within the entertainment industry and public office. As a result, over 36 influential men have been suspended, fired or forced to resign after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced. In a recent article from WORLD Magazine, Mindy Belz writes about the impact that this news has had

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