Youth Group Lessons: For the Italian island of Lampedusa, however, the heart of Africa has come to its shores as refugees fleeing harsh conditions, wars and famines on the continent are arriving en masse to the island.
Youth Group Lessons: Russia has long been a popular country for adoption as families in the United States seek to expand their families.The realities for some parents, however, is the children have behavior and mental problems that were never disclosed.
Youth Ministry Lessons: When a recent poll looked at the drinking and drug usage habits of 10th graders, their findings revealed a gross underestimation among parents. Parents are in denial that their own children drink and believe that other people’s kids do.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It is estimated that 30% to 50% of the population snores. One hotel chain is doing everything it can to help ease the snoring for its guests as well as ease the noise for travelers who fall in the “no snoring” category.
Youth Group Lessons: When parents begin searching online and head out to shopping centers every Fall for back-to-school deals, it is usually without controversy, but when parents see an item for sale that they don’t like…watch out!
Youth Ministry Lessons: When you drive around an average American suburb, chances are you will see well-kept lawns and neat, tidy, little rows of houses. What you won’t usually find, however, is a 25-foot cross stuck on the front lawn.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It seems that more and more we live in a world where gender stereotypes are called into question and even challenged. It is no longer that pink is for girls and blue is for boys kind of world…or is it?
Youth Group Lessons: There’s a new law involving educators and their use of social media sites to contact students. In the new law teachers are no longer allowed to communicate with students, over non-work Internet sites, including Facebook.