Youth Ministry Lessons: For one school in the Chicagoland area, they decided to take a different approach to an elementary school field trip. Why show the children a fun time at the local fire station when they could tour the inside of a jailhouse instead?
Youth Ministry Lessons: Divorce is an ugly reality in America and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. The fact that almost fifty percent of marriages end means that thousands of children in the United States are left in single parent homes.
Youth Ministry Lessons: As childhood obesity is on the minds of many lawmakers, politicians in one state are facing major blowback for the rather graphic ads that the state has released as part of an anti-childhood obesity campaign.
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 Resources: We have all seen the “peace sign”, two fingers in the the air representing a positive meaning for all. But how about 3 fingers in the air? One Christian hopes his idea of a simple hand signal can help bring Christians together.
Youth Resources:In the 1960’s schools battled on jeans, in the 70’s arguments arose bell-bottoms in the classroom, the 80’s saw the rise of students wearing fishnet stockings and fingerless gloves, now it’s all about comfort.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It seems that bullying is more and more a center of controversy as awareness and attention are given to the issue. Most recently, a 10-year-old girl took her life after repeatedly being bullied at school.
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.