Youth Ministry Lessons: In the past definitions of beauty might have come from peers, relationships or parents, but now teenagers are allowing cyberspace to answer this basic question for them: am I pretty or ugly?
Youth Group Resources: Just as there is a stereotype for someone who is a bully, there also seems to be certain characteristics that abound in those who are the victims of bullying.
Youth Ministry Lessons: A pageant mother is making headlines for giving her daughter “go-go juice”, which is a soda concoction laced with enough caffeine to keep an adult awake, let alone a 6-year-old.
Youth Ministry Lessons: If teenagers are sick of hearing it from teachers, parents and online authorities, then maybe that’s because they are finally listening to warnings about online security and acting upon them.
Youth Ministry Resources: For years, it was seen as shameful to have a baby before you were married, and now for the first time in American history, more than 50% of babies born to women under the age of 30 are born to single parent homes.
Youth Group Resources: When firefighters responded to a call at an apartment complex, they parked the fire truck and got to work, and that is when a young man made a fateful and stupid decision.
Youth Group Resources: The modeling industry isn’t exactly known for high moral standards, perhaps that’s why the words of one young model are making national headlines: they simply go against the grain.
Youth Group Lessons: A few years ago it was Pillow Pets and plastic gel bracelets, and now thanks to Nike, consumers have a new target to obsess about! Nike has released its new NBA All-Star sneaker line and it has created quite a ruckus, to say the least.
Youth Ministry Resources: Texas Judge Tonya Parker has made her position clear: she is not performing a single wedding in the state of Texas until everyone can get married to whomever they please in the state of Texas.
Youth Ministry Resources: Some people are saying that a Master’s Degree is the new Bachelor’s meaning that the standard of academic achievement has been raised. It seems that a college degree is simply not enough to have an advantage in the marketplace.
Youth Ministry Lessons: As cultures and countries are exposed to more outside influence than ever before, China is an example that is torn between two identities and two mindsets that often seem against one another.