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: 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.
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 Group Lessons: Ask any parent the key to raising drug-free kids, things like love, close supervision and an awareness of faith would come up. While these are important, there is evidence that something even simpler is the key to keeping teens off drugs.
Youth Group Lessons: In India, a tradition that dates back hundreds of years, is still plaguing poor, rural communities who live on less than a dollar a day. The tradition is that of selling your young daughters into prostitution once they have reached puberty.
Youth Group Lessons: It would appear that humans aren’t the only species with a liking for alcohol. Recently a moose in Sweden was found hanging in an apple tree, drunk from the fermented apples he couldn’t stay away from.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Since the recession hit the United States, there have been few positives. In a recent study, however, they found several huge positives: one of which is parents are finally beginning to talk to their children about financial issues.
Youth Group Lessons: Mexico continues to be the main source of illegal drugs for the United States. The US Government is constantly on the lookout for illegal activity as they try to curb the spread of drugs from the border.