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Friday, December 03, 2010Teens & Identity Confusion Host(s): Char Binkley
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Whether from television, teachers, or movies, today's teens are encouraged to consider alternative lifestyles. Gender confusion is all too frequently the result. Heard in the hallways of schools across the nation are slurred remarks by one teen to another resulting in confused teens wondering about their own sexual identity. Join Char, Clinton Faupel, Dr. Greg Sowles and a panel of therapists who will help you as a parent know how to deal with this growing confusion among today's teens.
 
Tags: teens, culture, sex, identity Categories: n/a
Thursday, August 19, 2010Engaging Parents For the Best For Their Kids Host(s): Char Binkley
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What has positive music teens love, a campground, festival food, and an encouraging message for parents? It's Ichthus Fort Wayne and it's coming to the Kruse International Auction Park in Auburn on September 25! A Panel of teenager experts including Mark Vermillion, Clinton Faupel and Dr. Jimmy Myers join Char during Thursday's "Mid-Morning" to share all the details of the Ichthus Festival and to help you engage in the best for your kids.
 
Tags: parents, parenting, teens, Kruse, Ichthus Categories: n/a
Friday, January 15, 2010What's Happening to My Teen? Host(s): Char Binkley

Ever caught yourself saying, "I never thought this would happen to our family?" Family scenarios include your daughter starts talking, acting or dressing like a completely different person; your son's grades plummet and he drops out of extracurricular activities as well as church; your family conversations become war zones, or your daughter comes home drunk. Mark Gregston, counselor and author of "What's Happening to My Teen? Uncovering the Sources of Rebellion" (Harvest House, ISBN# 978-0-7369-2444-3) joins Char to shed light on how to navigate through the difficult years of your teenager and come out on the other side with relationships intact.
 
Tags: teens, teenager, counselor Categories: n/a
Thursday, October 15, 2009Crashproof Your Kids Host(s): Lynne Ford

The fact 58% of teen drivers are involved in a crash within a year of getting their license proves that teenagers need more than just the mechanics of how to drive a car to be smart and safe drivers. What's a parent to do? Learn how to crashproof them during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning! Certified driving instructor - and parent of three teenagers - Timothy Smith explains how in "Crashproof Your Kids" (Fireside, ISBN# 0-7432-7711-2).
 
Thursday, October 01, 2009Youth For Christ Panel Host(s): Char Binkley

As a parent, it is a relief to know there are others cheering your children on and providing a solid foundation to help your kids make positive choices in their one and only life. Youth For Christ is an organization doing that and much more. If you need encouragement and restored hope for your teen, join Char and a panel of Youth For Christ leaders as they share how God is gripping teens and changing their lives through this ministry.
 
Tags: Youth For Christ, teens, youth, parenting, kids, children Categories: n/a
Friday, September 11, 2009Toe to Toe with Your Teen Host(s): Char Binkley
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Are you at the end of your rope with your defiant teen? Take heart! Help is on the way. A panel of licensed professional counselors including regular Mid-Morning guest Dr. Gregory Sowles as well as author of "Toe to Toe with Your Teen" (Regal, ISBN# 978-0-8307-4901-0), Dr. Jimmy Myers, join Char during Mid-Morning to offer proven strategy for overcoming unruly behavior. Learn how to exert your God-given authority so peace can replace the chaos created by your rebellious teen.
 
Friday, July 31, 2009Hooked: New Science on How Casual Sex is Affecting Our Children Host(s): Char Binkley
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Thanks to breakthroughs in neuroscience research, we're learning the impact sexual behavior has on the developing brains of adolescents and young adults. Dr. Freda Bush, co-author of "Hooked: New Science on How Casual Sex is Affecting our Children", sounds the alarm on how today's promiscuous attitude toward sex affects the brain. Join Char during Friday's encore Mid-Morning and gain insights on how to help the teen in your life steer away from devastating life-changing mistakes.
 
Friday, July 24, 2009Parenting in Today's Culture Host(s): Char Binkley
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A statement you'll almost never hear is, "Wow! Parenting is a piece of cake." Actually today's parents often feel that parenting is more difficult now than ever before. So what's a parent to do? Dr. Greg Sowles, Becca Berghorn and Jennifer Mertz believe that you can meet the challenge. Join Char, Friday on Mid-Morning, to get your questions answered and your hope restored for being a competent parent amid today's cultural influences on your child or teen.
 
Thursday, May 07, 2009The Fight of Your Life Host(s): Char Binkley

If you have a teen under your roof, listen up! Your teen is under attack. No generation in history has faced anything like the onslaught of destructive influences attacking today's youth. The good news is you can fight for your teen and win. Nationally recognized youth expert Jeffery Dean and author of "The Fight of Your Life" (Multnomah, ISBN# 978-1-60142-110-4) joins Char Binkley and Clinton Faupel during Thursday's Mid-Morning to shed light about what's really going on in your teen's life. Get ready to "power up" in key areas of concern and fight for your teens' faith while keeping their God-given dreams alive in a culture that would persuade them to do otherwise.
 
Tags: Jeffrey, Clinton, teens, teen, youth, faith, parenting, parents Categories: n/a
Thursday, October 30, 2008Making A Difference Host(s): Char Binkley

The world is filled with so many needs and you may be thinking, "But I'm just one person - can I really make a difference?" Join Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning to hear how four people are making a difference - each one in their own corner of the world. And they may inspire you to ask yourself "What can I do to bring some change to this world?" And, who knows, you may find an answer to your question!
 
Friday, October 24, 2008Winning the Drug War At Home Host(s): Char Binkley

During Friday's encore Mid-Morning, Kathy Pride, author of "Wining the Drug War at Home" (Living Ink Books, ISBN# 0899570828) shares the story of her own son's struggles with addictive drugs. Pride knows the agony that parents go through when they learn their teen is that "one in ten teenagers" who is using marijuana. Learn how to let go of the hurt, confusion and loss of dreams and how to restore hope and broken relationships as Kathy joins you in the trenches of your own battle at home.
 
Tags: drugs, teens, kids, drug war, addictive drugs, parenting, Kathy Categories: n/a
Thursday, October 16, 2008Happy Birthday remedy.fm Host(s): Char Binkley

Can it really be possible that remedy.fm is already a year old? This web station for teens has literally exploded in the last 12 months as teens from all 50 states and more than 70 countries are listening. Thursday on Mid-Morning, join Char and the Remedy team to learn what God is doing through this cutting edge ministry for your children and grandchildren.
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008Crashproof Your Kids Host(s): Lynne Ford

The fact 58% of teen drivers are involved in an accident within a year of getting their license proves that teenagers need more than just the mechanics of how to drive a car to be smart and safe drivers. What's a parent to do? Crashproof them! Certified driving instructor-and parent of three teenagers-Timothy Smith explains how in "Crashproof Your Kids" (Fireside, ISBN # 0-7432-7711-2).
 
Thursday, February 21, 2008Love This! Learning to Make it a Way of Life! Host(s): Char Binkley

Is it possible to love as Jesus did? Can we even know what the word "love" truly means since we love everything from pets to peanut butter! During today's encore Mid-Morning, five youth pastors join Andy Braner, author of Love This! Learning to Make it a Way of Life! (Zondervan, ISBN# 310273803), to discuss how today's teens can be challenged to live a life of true love for others.
 
Tags: youth pastors, love youth, teens Categories: n/a
Friday, September 28, 2007All About Teens Host(s): Char Binkley

Char always considers it a privilege to tell you about opportunities for teens. Friday on Mid-Morning, you'll learn about House of Hope, a national ministry helping hurting teenagers and restoring families that began in Orlando and is now coming to Bluffton, Indiana. You'll also hear about an opportunity for your teen to win a college scholarship when Char talks with the founders of Tweeners Ministries.
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007My Space for Mom's and Dad's Host(s): Char Binkley

Whether you're computer illiterate or a seasoned web surfer, Connie Neal, author of "My Space for Moms and Dads" (Zondervan, ISBN# 0310277434), can help you understand the social networking evolution of teens during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning. Learn how you can make confident decisions about your son's or daughter's use of MySpace and sites like it.
 
Tags: My Space, computer, parenting, teens, web Categories: n/a
Thursday, September 13, 2007The Culture Wise Family Host(s): Char Binkley

Mass media is having a tremendous effect on our kids. We are all supersaturated with today's media extolling toxic values that are counter to our values as Christ-followers. In his new book, "The Culture-Wise Family" (Regal, ISBN# 0830743057), Ted Baehr says it is time to start fighting for the hearts and minds of our families.
 
Tags: culture, kids, teens, media, families, parenting Categories: n/a
Wednesday, September 05, 2007Winning the Drug War at Home Host(s): Char Binkley

The discussion about issues teens are currently facing continues Wednesday on Mid-Morning as Kathy Pride, author of "Wining the Drug War at Home" (Living Ink Books, ISBN# 0899570828) shares the story of her own son's struggles with addictive drugs. Pride knows the agony that parents go through when they learn their teen is that "one in ten teenagers" who is using marijuana. Learn how to let go of the hurt, confusion and loss of dreams and how to restore hope and broken relationships as Kathy joins you in the trenches of your own battle at home.
 
Tags: teens, tennager, children, kids, drugs, addictions, Kathy Categories: n/a
Tuesday, September 04, 2007Josh McDowell Host(s): Char Binkley

Do you know about the critical state of Christianity in America? Do you know how that affects this generation of teens? Learn how we can reclaim an entire generation of young people as Josh McDowell, author of "The Last Christian Generation" (Green Key Books, ISBN# 1932587667) shares reasons why he is very concerned and provides an urgent and balanced blueprint to bring change among today's youth. Then Clinton Faupel joins Char to share one part of the blueprint they hope will help in reclaiming today's teens.
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007Love This! Learning to Make it a Way of Life! Host(s): Char Binkley

Is it possible to love as Jesus did?" Can we even know what the word "love" truly means since we love everything from pets to peanut butter! Five youth pastors join Andy Braner, author of "Love This! Learning to Make it a Way of Life!" (Zondervan, ISBN# 310273803), to discuss how today's teens can be challenged to live a life of true love for others.
 
Tags: teens, love, neighbors, serving, youth, youth pastor panel Categories: n/a
Tuesday, January 30, 2007The Truth About Guys Host(s): Lynne Ford

This Mid-Morning is a must for your teen-age daughter. The Revolve Tour's Chad Eastham reveals "The Truth About Guys" (Revolve, ISBN # 1-4003-0968-9): faith-based answers to the questions teen girls ask about guys, including What does a guy really want in a girl? and Why do guys care so much about what girls look like? Dynamic, funny and oh-so real, Chad's answers help girls see themselves as God sees them.
 
Friday, September 29, 2006College Fair Host(s): Char Binkley

Selecting a college is a monumental task. The annual Christian College Fair on October 5th will help make that task easier for your teen. On Friday's Mid-Morning, Reps from area colleges discuss the advantage of a Christian higher education, explain why enrollment has skyrocketed in Christian colleges, and share what you need to know to select a college.
 
Tags: christian colleges, higher education, teens Categories: n/a
Thursday, May 11, 2006Teens and Depression Host(s): Lynne Ford

Is your teen simply acting like a hormone-raging teenager, or actually suffering from too much stress or even depression? On today's encore Mid-Morning, Dr. Catherine Hart Weber, author of "Stressed or Depressed" (Integrity, ISBN # 1-50145-331-3), explains how to tell the difference and where to go for help. Discover how you can help your stressed or depressed teen get better, grow through challenges, and lead a happy and emotionally-healthy life.
 
Tags: parenting, teens, depression, mental health, stress Categories: n/a
Monday, May 01, 2006Taylor University's Summer Honors Program Host(s): Char Binkley

If you know a high school student who's looking for a great adventure this summer, Taylor University's Summer Honors Program fits the bill. Meet the professors teaching courses in psychology, law and order, writing, world religions and children's literature on today's Mid-Morning.
 
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Thursday, April 13, 2006Boundaries with Teens Host(s): Lynne Ford

Your sanity can survive the rocky teenage years, and so will your teens-provided you set healthy boundaries that work to their benefit and yours. Dr. John Townsend, author of "Boundaries With Teens" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-25957-6), provides the guidance you need to establish wise and loving limits that make a positive difference in your teen.
 
Tags: parenting, teens Categories: n/a
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