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.
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.
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: For many Christians the advances of modern medicine are embraced. Conversely, however, there is a vein of Christianity that shuns professional medical attention and chooses to operate strictly from a faith healing perspective.
Youth Ministry Lessons: With the rise of social media there are more outlets than ever for young people to express themselves online. With that creative license, however, often comes a form of expression that many might consider offensive or inappropriate.
Youth Group Lessons: There are certain topics that no matter when they are raised evoke a heightened sensitivity by all involved. When these topics are raised, many question as to whether freedom of speech can truly exist when faith comes into the picture.
Youth Ministry Lessons: As the recession continues, a pastor has decided to do something for the streams of new homeless men, women and families. Although helping the less fortunate is admirable to most, there are some that don’t like his efforts.