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Sadie's Story

Sadie Robertson became famous for being the daughter of Phil Robertson, the lead on the hit TV series Duck Dynasty and a season of Dancing with the Stars. But Sadie has since made a name for herself, touring the country preaching the Gospel to ...

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Kindergarten Sex Education

School is almost back in session and that means that many districts are spending time updating their curriculum. The Texas Board of Education is looking at introducing sex education for students as young as kindergarten. The proposed curricula ...

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C.S. Lewis on Pursuing Chastity

In one of his most famous books, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis gives advice on growing in the virtue of chastity that still rings true. He offers three steps for those looking to pursue a chaste life: You need to want to grow in ...

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A Biblical Perspective in Talking to Your Teen About Sex

Axis recently released a new video series called Sex Talk 2.0 in an effort to offer ideas, guidance and support to parents looking to begin talking with their pre-teen or teenager about sex from a practical, biblical perspective. So often, ...

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Adrian's Story 

  "Deanna and I met through friends at a party one night, and ended up going home together. Not long after, we found out that Deanna was pregnant. She was 19, and I was 18. I didn't know what to do besides tell her, 'Everything will be ok. ...

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Fighting the Purity Battle Before & Within Marriage

"Our culture is so obsessed with planning and preparing  for an epic wedding but we don't do anything to plan  and prepare for an epic marriage."  - Audrey Roloff In a recent podcast, Jeremy and ...

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Have You Had 'The Prom Talk' With Your Teen?

With spring comes the anticipation of prom season for thousands of parents and teens. Formal attire is purchased, hair appointments are scheduled and arrangements to take pictures at a unique location are made ...

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Raising a Knight to Remember

On Saturday, March 9, the Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Knight to Remember for mothers and sons in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The event encouraged young men to choose to reject passivity, accept responsibility, lead courageously and reach for ...

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Lies Young Women Believe: I Can't Handle the Loneliness of Staying Pure

A young girl enrolled in a Christian middle school gave voice to the great loneliness many feel in their quest for purity. She said: I think that at my school, having sex is normal. Everybody has either had sex or they are really close ...

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Avoid the "What Could I Have Done Differently?" Feeling

      At the Abstinence Clearinghouse, we have often heard that "clients who receive a negative pregnancy test are the most difficult clients to meet with." While we agree that the client who receives a ...

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