TOP 5 MOST LISTENED TO MUSIC ARTISTS:
- Ariana Grande
- Lady Gaga
- Jonas Brothers
- Post Malone
- Cardi B
SLANG TO KNOW
Straight fire (adj. “before all else”)/ A way of describing something that is trendy, hot, or popular: “That new Netflix show is straight fire!”
59.6% of tweens and 75.8% of teens engage in online conversations surrounding illegal alcohol/drugs.
*Bark’s 2018 Children & Teen Cyber Fact Sheet
TECH TIME FAMILY CHALLENGE
Our phones and tablets are gifts that not everyone has the privilege of having. How can you remind your family this week of the gifts your devices are? Foster gratitude through specific appreciation and also stewardship. Challenge your family to take care of your devices differently this month. For example, be conscious to not drop them, not lose them, put cases on them, etc.
EQUIPPING RESOURCES OF THE MONTH
After You Drop Them Off: A Parent’s Guide to Student Ministry by Dr. Jeramy Clark and Jerusha Clark
What It Is, What It Means is a youth ministry/pop-culture podcast in a rapidly changing world. Join Jeff and Shara Bachman as they navigate through the complex world of music, movies, media, and tech to tell you what it is and what it means for you, your family, and your ministry. You can find What It Is, What It Means on iTunes podcasts or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.