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Peer Pressure

"Do not be deceived: 'Evil company corrupts good habits'" (1 Corinthians 15:33).

Who we spend time with, as well as whose opinions we value, will greatly affect who we become and what we do. Peer pressure is a challenge that many face daily, but it can be overcome. Check out our resources below for more information.

  • by Becky Sweat
“You’re Not Wearing That…!” By Becky Sweat The scoop on kids’ clothing styles and what parents can and should do
  • by Becky Sweat
With the increased expectations aimed at children in today’s society, is it possible that they are growing up too quickly?
  • by Ken Treybig
You may have carefully planned your class load or electives, but you probably have not considered the need for help in keeping your Christian perspective intact. Here's a discussion by three Christian professors giving their best advice for students.
  • by David Cobb
Are teen girls growing up too fast? Are they becoming sexually active too early in life?
  • by Barry Korthuis
Would you ever kiss a pig? What if the pig were wearing lipstick? From a distance it might look a little better. But when you got closer, you'd find the same dirty, smelly pig.
  • by Kathy Cochrane
My heart aches for the precious children I met at the amusement park.
  • by Rex Sexton
What is happening to our children? During the development years—which are so critical to successful maturing and proper development—an ever increasing number are indulging in what is likely the most damaging mental addiction of our modern times.
  • by Amanda Stiver
How do you balance being a teen with becoming an adult?
  • by Hansel New
"Like them or hate them, tattoos—often called "body art" in the tattoo culture—are an increasingly accepted part of our society."
  • by Amanda Stiver
A study by the American Psychological Association (APA) on cultural trends finds that American girls are sexualized in almost every medium and product—advertisements, video games, clothing and cosmetics, among others.
  • by Amanda Stiver
The rap music genre (also known as hip-hop) is suffering a decline in sales as well as criticism from inside the hip-hop world about its messages and their negative influence on society.
  • by United Church of God
Sometimes we face choices that involve a leap. Getting the facts helps us to make that leap more safely.
  • by Natalie McQueen
A radio program portrayed it as one. But in the end...
  • by David Treybig
Most young people have been advised to forgo premarital sex in order to avoid pregnancy and STDs (sexually transmitted diseases). Now, according to new reports, there are more reasons for following this godly advice.
  • by United Church of God
Why do we have two ears but only one mouth?