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Culture Post: Boredom is on the Rise for Adolescents, Especially Girls

New research at Washington State University has found that boredom is rising year after year for teens in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades, with greater increases for girls than boys.

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Daily Devotional

Living By Your New Nature

The call of the Christ-follower is the call to live our lives following Jesus’ example and based on our new nature as God’s children.

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Recent Article

Couples Devotional: Don’t Lose Sight of the Goal

Too many times, the weight of home responsibilities, work pressures, kid worries, and all the rest fog a couple’s vision for closeness.

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From the Culture Blog

Student Attitudes Toward Cheating May Spill Over Into Their Careers

A new study finds that students who tolerate cheating in the classroom have a higher probability of turning a blind eye to unethical behavior in the workplace later in life.

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