Youth Ministry Lessons: One might think that it takes an intense personal trainer screaming in your face to make a difference. For one young man, however, he found the motivation within himself to drop over 130 pounds.
Youth Ministry Lessons: In the town of Bay Minette, Alabama a new law is going into effect that will give men and women charged with a misdemeanor an alternative other than incarceration. Their choice will be simple: go to jail or go to church every Sunday for a year.
Youth Ministry Lessons: When affluent nations enjoy the benefits of new drugs, they don’t realize that the research of the drugs comes at the expense of the world’s most desperate people. Pfizer, is under attack for a drug trial performed on meningitis sufferers in Nigeria.
Youth Ministry Lessons: At one time when teenagers left home they were free from parental monitoring. But with new technology, more and more teens are finding it hard to get out from under the watchful eyes of mom and dad.
Youth Group Lessons: South Korea is known for its competitive environment. When children are young they are enrolled in tutoring classes, prepping for college entrance exams from childhood. And the stress of this can be too much for some.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Craigslist has been a popular site for those looking to buy and sell items online. It’s become a virtual garage sale of sorts where people from all over the country login to hawk their wares… but you need to be careful.
Youth Group Lessons: In the current economy school districts find themselves scrambling to make ends, more and more teachers are facing the hard decisions about whether to stay in education or move on to something more lucrative.
Youth Ministry Lessons: More than 1 billion people around the world live on less than $1 a day. A staggering figure considering that amount is often used to feed families of four, five or more people. People around the world are starving while others live in abundance.