Monthly Archives: November 2009

Looking at Colleges With Alec

I am in Southern California this weekend speaking at a big junior high event┬áput on by┬áthe South California Nazarene churches. I decided to bring my son Alec with me so we could look at some “SoCal” (Southern Calif.) colleges. He’s … Continue Reading

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Miley… Voted Worse Influence

Okay… maybe some of you have already voted off Miley in your own minds. But you’re not alone. That’s right… her own fans just voted her as the worst celebrity influence of 2009, joining the ranks of Britney Spears and … Continue Reading

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Socially Isolated… or Are We?

The Pew Internet & American Life Project just came out with a fascinating new report today about Social Isolation and New Technology. The gist of the report seems to contend: Yes, technology does lead some people to become more socially … Continue Reading

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Connecting With Today’s Teenagers

Many of you have been asking about my newest book, due on the shelves this January. The book is called CONNECT: Real Relationships in a World of Isolation… and I just talked with Zondervan… it looks like I’m going to … Continue Reading

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Chris and Wayne Moving Up Fast

Last Tuesday a new song and video was released by Chris Brown and Lil Wayne, a song called I Can Transform Ya. I blogged about it earlier in the week, predicting that it would move up the charts fast. Unfortunately, … Continue Reading

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