Youth Ministry Lessons: If teens in the state of California desire a golden-bronze tan, then natural is the only way as the Governor recently signed into law a bill that would ban children under the age of 18 from tanning in a tanning salon.
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.
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: 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: Over 70% of American adults drink, so it’s not surprising that many teenagers have seen their parents drink alcohol. And now in a recent study, the effects of parent drinking on teen responsibility has been examined.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Here is a question for your youth ministry students “Would you enjoy being in a more integrated environment with the older members of your church?” Some are arguing that we should get rid of youth ministry all together!
Youth Group Lessons: In a recent study looking at teenage girls and boys from vulnerable backgrounds, the results showed one thing: emotional and sexual abuse is so common that those abused don’t even consider it a crime.
Youth Ministry Lessons: While women have been fighting for equality for decades, it seems that when it comes to the upper management positions in business and in the church, it is still a man’s world.