Cyberbullying & Substance Abuse

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Original article by Walter Keenan, Ph.D. & David Cohen, M.D. Shared with permission from https://www.inpatientdrugrehab.org/cyberbullying-substance-abuse/ According to the Megan Meier Foundation—a foundation created by Tina Meier after her 13-year-old daughter, Megan, took her own life as a result of being cyberbullied—approximately 34 percent of all school-aged kids have endured cyberbullying at some point in their lives. 34% While many people think of this …

What will you do with the little?

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH THE LITTLE? by Maddie Reasner We are limited beings. I don’t know about you, but I have always been aware of my limitations, what I can’t do rather than what I can. Growing up in the church I had the mentality of, I can’t do much for the kingdom of God. When it came to …

Philippines Tour Follow Up

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It was an amazing trip and we’re so grateful for all your prayers and support. We wanted to share some of the hi-lights with you guys….. We were amazed at how powerfully God is already moving through the Shut Up book and the Philippine edition isn’t even published yet! Derek Ross, the ministry leader who hosted us did an outstanding …

13 Reasons Parents Should Watch 13 Reasons Why

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My teenage friends (and parents) have asked me to write a blog about the controversial new Netflix mini-series 13 Reasons Why.   I’m a mom of three teens and author of the book, Shut Up, which I wrote with help from over a thousand teens. The book connects teens to immediate help (like the Crisis Text Line), mental health professionals, and …

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Managing Your Mental Wellness: UCLA

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Julie Davies recently id a past event at UCLA called “Strategies For Integrating Faith and Mental Wellness” that I spoke at 2 workshops on Tuesday June 6 from 7:30-9pm.

Philippines Tour

Christy Pierce will be doing a speaking tour from June 14-20 meeting with top Christian leaders and working on publishing the “Shut Up” book in the Philippines. If you are in the Philippines check out our tour schedule to find an event near you. Or follow along on social media from anywhere! 8:00am Roy Amurao (publisher) @ Capital Commons 10:30 …

Shut Up The Lies: An Interview With TBN

Christy Pierce was recently interviewed by TBN. Check out the entire interview here or if you prefer audio, you can listen to the audio version.

The Peace Umpire

THE PEACE UMPIRE by Maddie Reasner I don’t know about you, but when I have big decisions to make, I start with prayer. In my final year of high school, I was deciding whether to go straight into a four year university, or to go to Hillsong for Bible College, I didn’t know what to do. I spent time going …

“Let’s Be Real” ~ Living Life As An Open And Honest You…Interview with Natasha Bure

“Let’s Be Real” ~ Living Life As An Open And Honest You….Interview with Natasha Bure (Singer, model, & YouTube celebrity) I am so excited to share with you video clips from my interview with Natasha Bure who loves the “Shut Up” book and is coming out with her own book called “Let’s Be Real” on March 28th. ABOUT From singer, …

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YOUR HEART THE GARDEN….WHAT PLANTS ARE YOU ALLOWING TO TAKE ROOT?

YOUR HEART THE GARDEN… WHAT PLANTS ARE YOU ALLOWING TO TAKE ROOT? Imagine your heart is a garden, what type of garden is it? Is it like my backyard… dead, overgrown weeds, pricklies, rarely taken care of, rarely watered, OR is it like a Botanical Garden… big trees, flowers in neat rows, variety, colorful, well tended to. If your heart …