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WORLD CHANGERS 12-Year-Old Girl’s Speech on Abortion Leaves Her “Pro- Choice” Teacher Speechless
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Lia Mills is a student pro-life activist who  surprised her class with a moving speech on  abortion that is so good it’s gone viral on the  Internet.  “My daughter prepared and delivered this  speech for her grade 7 class. Even those who didn’t  agree with her loved it,” he mother says in a note  accompanying the video on YouTube.  Lia, who is now 17, has since blossomed into  an articulate pro-life advocate, penning an article  taking on euthanasia that ran at LifeNews last year  and was very well-received.  Here is how she describes herself on her  Twitter account: “Lover of Jesus. Daughter of the  Most High. Human Rights Activist. Public Speaker.  Pro-life. Survivor. Revivalist. Nation shaker. World  changer.”  Judge for yourself, watch the video at the top.  This moving speech on abortion was given by  Lia Mills to her seventh grade class. She was 12 at  the time, but has continued to remain steadfast in  her beliefs on pro-life. She considers herself a  daughter of the Most High, a human rights activits,  a pro-life survivor, revivalist, nation shaker and  world changer. Lia is only 17 now.  What are you doing to be a world changer, to  make this world a better place, to have things on  earth as they are in heaven? 
Teen Reality TV Show Features Evangelical Comedians Performing at Church Camps
By Carrier Dedrick   l   Christian Headlines
A new reality TV show for teens aims to  portray Christians in a different light. “All  Summer Long” follows a group of college-aged  Evangelical comedians as they travel to  different church camps, perform, and make  connections with young people.     Executive producer and co-creator  Edward J. Portillo was inspired to begin the  project after his own experience in a summer  camp ministry group. “That ended up changing  my life. Up until that point, I had not understood  relational evangelism. I didn’t understand what  was truly mentoring,” Portillo said. “All Summer Long” is intended to  emphasize the importance of mentoring youth,  inspire young people to get involved with  creative arts, and re-establish summer camps  Portillo seeks to do all this and still be an outlet  for the gospel.   Cast member Amy Vogt said, “It’s  important for youth to see that being a Christian  is fun. The media portray that fun is drugs,  alcohol and partying, but they joy of the Lord is  so much more powerful.”  "All Summer Long" debuted on JUCEtv, and 
Where Does God Stand on Swearing?
From Inspired Teen Magazine Today it’s not uncommon to hear your friends cussing all the time, and it’s pretty  easy to pick up on some of the bad language around you. You know God cares about  what you do, but does He care about what you say?  Think about all the words you encounter every day. Newspapers, magazines,  blogs, books, conversations — it’s no secret that words are important. The words you  say matter. Your words mean something to someone. Yours words reveal your likes  and dislikes, your passions, your attitude, and even your faith.  Matthew 15:11 says that “what comes out of the mouth defiles a person”. James  3:10 tells us, “From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. Sisters, this should  not be.” Your words represent Christ. If what you say doesn’t reflect His love, you  might need to rethink your vocabulary.  God calls Christians to  keep our words pure. We are to  “put off all such things as anger,  rage, malice, slander, abusive  language from your mouth”  (Colossians 3:8). Ephesians tells  us to replace this talk with  thanksgiving (and not the kind  involving turkey). Instead of  cursing and talking trash, God  wants us to speak truth and love  and to honor Him with our words.  “Let no corrupting talk come out of  your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may  give grace to those who hear.” (Ephesians 4:29)  “Finally…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is  pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or  praiseworthy–think about such things.” (Philippians 4:8)  Where are you exposed to the most bad language? Is it possible to remove  yourself from those situations or people? 
10 Things Every Teenage Girl Needs to Know
By Debra Fileta
I’ll never forget my high school days.   I remember walking down those huge  halls, surrounded by the buzz of morning chatter  and the gossip of the weekend. I can almost still  hear the sound of the slamming lockers, and  smell the faint odor of cafeteria food looming in  the air. Walking down those halls was never an easy task. I always felt like I was on  display…like there some sort of a spotlight  shining on me, every…where…I…went. It was  like constantly being under a magnifying glass-  with every flaw being projected to the world in  HD.  If I’m honest, I struggled a lot with my self-  esteem as a teenager, and succumbed to the  pressure of my peers probably one too many  times. Let’s not beat around the bush– the  teenage years are straight up difficult. It’s  hard to navigate the right and wrongs, to think  ahead, and to know what’s good for you. It’s hard  to feel beautiful, valuable, and strong when you’re  constantly comparing yourself to the world  around you.  There are so many things I know now, that  I wish I could have known then. Here are 10  things I wish every teenage girl could hear:  1. You are valuable standing alone! I wasted  so much time during my teen years focusing on  guys! I felt insignificant and alone without their  attention. I wish I would have known that my  value is something that I choose to believe in–  not something someone gives me. Girls, you are  amazing, beautiful, and special right here, right  now, just as you are. Don’t ever give in to the  pressure to use your body, your words, or your  actions in a compromising way just to get his  attention. You are enough. Learn to believe that  now, because that truth will change your entire  life!  2. How you dress will attract a certain kind of  guy. I know you get it girls- we all want to catch  their eye don’t we? But what we don’t always  realize is that when you catch a guy with your  body, you’ll have to keep him with your body.  There is so much more about who you are than  the size of your boobs or the size of your waist.  Learn to respect yourself, and accentuate the  beauty of your heart, your mind, and your spirit.  Because those are exactly the kind of things that  will snag a really good man.  3. Your parents might not always get it, but  they usually know what’s good for you. I  know it’s hard to believe now, because it seems  like they are so far removed from what you’re  going through, but one thing I wish I would have  done during my teen years is actually pay more  attention to what my parents were saying. They  knew me and loved me better than I even knew  and loved myself, and the limits they set were  almost always for my good. Now that I have  children, I see that more than I ever could have  imagined. I wish I would have trusted them more.  4. Hang in there; no matter how bad it feels  right now, it will pass. If you thought the last  lesson was hard to believe, this one’s even  harder. I get it –that breakup, those betraying  friends, the gossip that’s going around about  you– can feel like the most devastating things in  the moment. But as hard as they are, and as bad  as you may feel, believe me: IT WILL PASS.  Don’t be afraid to cry out for help, to talk to  someone you love, and to reach out. But always  remember that you are strong, you are capable,  and you will get through this. Don’t give it the  power to ruin your life.  5. You teach people how they are allowed to  treat you. I have to admit, I’m still learning this  one at times. But the truth is, you have more  control than you could even imagine. You are  allowed to walk away, to distance yourself, and to  put a stop to those people who are treating you  poorly. Teach people how they can treat you, by  setting your standards high. You owe it to  yourself.  6. Don’t care so much about what people  think. It’s easy to place our value in what people  think of us, but we’ll find ourselves on a never-  ending emotional roller coaster when we realize  we will never, ever make everyone happy. Love  life, make good choices, do the right thing, and  always live for an audience of One.  7. The road less traveled is usually the right  one. I remember saying NO to so many things  that everyone else seemed to be saying YES to. I  can’t even tell you how hard that was at times,  and how much I wanted to give in to that  pressure. But now that I’m here, I look back and I  can’t even thank God enough for helping me  choose the road less traveled, and making good  choices even when it was hard. Just because  everyone’s doing it, doesn’t mean it’s good. I’m  glad I didn’t have to learn that the hard way.  8. Your body doesn’t define you–you define  yourself. Teen or not, this is something we  wrestle with as girls on and off throughout our  lives. But the truth is, we can’t let our bodies  define us, because we have the power to define  ourselves. Take the time to love yourself, to focus  on your strengths, and to be grateful for the body  God has given you. And then remember: You are  the daughter of A King – live like it!  9. Be yourself, because everyone else is  already taken. I remember trying so hard to fit in  to places and people that I was never meant to  fit. It took a while to find myself after losing myself  in the crowd of everyone I was trying to be. But I  finally learned to embrace myself, love my  personality, and appreciate my quirks. God made  you special just the way you are- so be yourself. 10. God has an amazing plan for your life,  but it’s up to you to choose it. I think it’s easy  to forget that good things can really happen. It’s  easy to be filled with fears and worries in the  moment, and doubt God’s great plans and  purpose for our life. Sometimes we settle for an  okay life, because we don’t believe there’s  something better. But beautiful girls, you are  destined for great things! Believe it, and then live  it. Sometimes I sit and think how these  lessons would have saved me so much  heartache and pain, because as Maya Angelou  says, when you know better, you do better. My prayer for every precious girl reading  this is that you would know and believe that you  are loved, that you are prayed for, and that you  deserve great things. Know better, but more  importantly– go out there and do better. 
This article ran originally on   Debra Fileta is a Professional Counselor, speaker, and author of the book True Love  Dates: Your Indispensable Guide to Finding the Love of Your Life, where she writes candidly about dating, relationships, and how to  find true love. She’s also the creator of this True Love Dates Blog! Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter! 
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