Youth Lessons: For the retail industry, the holiday season means long hours, long lines and complaints from customers. One national store chain, however, is filled with customers and employees who believe once again in the hope and magic of the season.
Youth Lessons: All of the sudden it seems the signs and symbols of the Christmas season are becoming offensive and even illegal to display. But one school is standing its ground and decided to keep Christ in Christmas, even at the risk of offending.
Holiday movies and TV specials can teach us how to live better and enjoy more happiness year round. These are some of the most important life lessons from a few old favorites and some other works that may be less well known….
I thrive in the stress of the holiday season. I remain productive and happy during the hustle and bustle of the holidays. I get a sense of fulfillment through spending time with family and friends…
Youth Ministry Lessons: It’s always fun to talk about what we received over the holidays, but what one 7-year-old in England received this Christmas was rather unconventional and in the eyes of many a controversial present.
Youth Group Lessons: The Christmas season more than any other time of year seems to foster a spirit of giving. For students in Chicago, they are giving back to their community in a rather unique way.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Christmas is characterized by giving and sharing, but the holidays are not without their fair share of negativity amidst the nativity. Crime, selfishness and petty mistakes can cloud even the brightest of Christmas spirits.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Even though it the Christmas season, more and more government buildings are being targeted for displaying what some consider to be overly Christian decorations on government property.
Youth Ministry Resources: Just as no Christmas is complete without a tree, no Christmas party is complete without an ugly holiday sweater! And one stay-at-home mom has figured a way to capitalize on the concept.
Youth Ministry Resources: When students were asked to take on the task of feeding and providing 100 members of their community with Christmas, the group was hesitant until one of their own shared how outreach changed his life.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The issue of whether to believe or not to believe in Santa Clause can often leave one polarized. Such is the situation that a Chicago news anchor is in from a statement she made on public television regarding the validity of Santa.