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Digital Guardians
Can Tech Solve the Problems It Creates?
David R. Smith and Jonathan McKee

Putting a camera on a cell phone has been as world-changing as putting a man on the moon. After all, millions of young people have sabotaged themselves by sharing nude pics. 

Fortunately, there’s a new app to combat this problem. So parents and youth workers can relax, right?
JONATHAN'S BLOG: Stop dwelling on past mistakes
This month I was interviewed by Host Maggie Johns on Canadian TV show 100 Huntley Street about my parenting mistakes... and what I'd do over.

The interview provides good news for parents. We've all made mistakes. Instead of beating yourself up, ask, "How can I learn from this? How can I make changes? Lets stop dwelling on the past and let's look at the future."

Here's a six minute clip they posted on YouTube:



I always enjoy talking with Maggie-- we always have great conversations about parenting today's teenagers. Like our prior conversation about smartphone obsessed kids, or the previous conversation about becoming our kids go-to person about sex.
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Season Seven, Episode Sixteen, The First Day of the Rest of Your Life
by Thom McKee Who would you rather be, Negan or Rick? Think about it. Negan has pretty much everything he wants, including immense power and access to most of the material things that people only enjoyed before the Zombie apocalypse.
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OUTREACH RESOURCE OF THE WEEK
Believer

God is the one who can produce good things through bad experiences because there is hope through Jesus. That’s what your students will learn with this resource from our MUSIC DISCUSSIONS page.

 

Discussion Starter: Believer

The song has gained mainstream exposure, finding its way into a Nintendo commercial, onto Dancing with the Stars, and on the season finale of the teen drama Riverdale. The song is upbeat with a vocal reverberation that brings a certain power to it. 


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Extreme Forgiveness

If your students need a powerful lesson on forgiveness, check out this resource from our SPIRITUAL GROWTH AGENDAS page.  


Discussion Starter: The Power of Forgiveness 
In February of 1993, Mary Johnson’s only child, her 20 year old son, was shot to death by a 16 year old kid named Oshea Israel. Israel spent 17 years in prison for murder, and during that long, hard time, Ms. Johnson visited Israel in prison and eventually forgave him for killing her son. When he was released in 2011, Israel needed a place to live, and Ms. Johnson, who lives in Apartment #904, put in a good word 


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