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Culture Post: Parents Should Have Ongoing Talks With Teens About Sex

For many a parent, having “the conversation” with your child about sex is a one-time event. New research now suggests that when it comes to your teens, one vague and generic conversation about sex is not enough.

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Daily Devotional

For Unto Us a Child is Born

Who would come to save the world? A powerful ruler? A mighty warrior? A skilled politician? No. God decided that Jesus would enter the world scene, just as we all have done, as a baby.

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Recent Article

The Cure for a Blue Christmas

One of the best ways people can get beyond holiday season sadness is to focus on others.

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From the Culture Blog

More Teens Try Pot Before Booze, Cigarettes

Rebellious teens used to reach for cigarettes or alcohol. Now, marijuana is increasingly their first choice, a new study reveals.

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