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“They’re not aware of the news or anything going on. It’s selfish — I don’t wanna say selfish because it feels rude — but it’s dangerous for sure. I think our world is going through a lot, obviously. But for my generation, specifically, social media has been terrible. I’m very grateful I have the platform...
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I made a mistake when I gave my older children phones when they were 13. It ended my relationship with them, really. Not completely, but it became a very, very big part of their lives. They  became too inundated with imagery and started to compare themselves to other people, and that’s really bad for self-growth....
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“We are living in a time of anxiety. I think it’s a direct result of social media. A lot of players are unhappy.” – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, addressing the mental health status of players in the league, at a conference on March 1, 2019, ESPN News Service.
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Fame, Wealth and Our Kids

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Every minute we spend thinking about how thin and gorgeous and perfect we aren’t, is a moment that we aren’t thinking about growing our business or our education, or our family or the fun in our lives… I’m hearing about eight-year-olds and nine-year-olds worried about their bodies and their thighs, and their thigh gaps. It’s...
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Episode 86: “Self Promotion in Youth Ministry” with Mark Matlock and Derry Prenkert

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Madonna and Smartphones

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There’s an image that I feel constantly pressured to keep up with. In order to stay relevant for the public, I have to be on Instagram and I have to be on Snapchat just keeping people entertained. And then there’s who I really am around my friends. That’s who I want you guys to get...
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