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When Life is Too Heavy: Corrie Ten Boom

The following is an excerpt from The Hiding Place, an autobiography by Corrie Ten Boom. In this chapter of the book, she recounts a conversation with her father that has very real applications today. "So the line had stuck in my head....

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Re-establishing Boundaries

God calls us all to lives of purity. But when society encourages single men and women to pursue physical intimacy in dating relationships and young people are taught to view abstinence until marriage as "unattainable," many stumble and fall...

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How Far is Too Far?

There is one question dating teens have been asking for decades: how far is too far? For young people seeking chaste dating relationships, it can be hard to discern physical limits. In a recent episode of his podcast, Lust is Boring,...

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Father's Impact on Adolescent Sexual Behavior

A 2019 study investigated the role of a father's parenting in teenagers’ sexual risk behaviors, especially looking at the children of mothers who gave birth as teenagers. Researchers found that a father's disapproval of...

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Six Ways to Wait Well

Everyone is waiting for something. Whether you are waiting to hear back on a new job opportunity, a new home or an injury to heal, there are things every day that we have to wait for. Waiting for a relationship while pursuing contentment or waiting...

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Jason Evert: Safe Sex is a Lie!

In this short Q&A, Jason Evert, host of the Lust is Boring Podcast, tackles the question, "Am I ready for sex as long as it's...

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Gen-Z Dictionary: Puriteen

Recently, the term “puriteen” has been used regularly online, especially on TikTok and Instagram. The term was created to describe a person who is perceived to be “sex-negative” because they aren’t receptive to the...

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Sharing The Message Of Purity

We live in an age where truth has become twisted, devalued, and at times, unrecognizable. The truth about sexual purity continues to be manipulated and misunderstood by culture. Let’s take a moment to talk truth. Pursuing sexual purity until...

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Communicating Digital Citizenship With Teens

As the Supreme Court prepares to issue a ruling in the case Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L., students, parents and school districts alike have their eyes on the precedent that will be set regarding free speech. The case sprang into action...

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A Knight to Remember

On Saturday, February 27, the Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Knight to Remember for mothers and sons in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The event encouraged young men to reject passivity, accept responsibility, lead courageously and reach for...

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