Youth Group Resources: There’s an interesting case pending that could change the definition of responsibility when it comes to juveniles committing crimes, and the parents who drop the ball.
Youth Group Resources: The next time you go to the movie theatre or pop in a DVD at home, take a few minutes to consider how much alcohol consumption the movie portrays, and take note of specific brands of alcohol the actors are consuming in the movie.
Youth Ministry Lessons: For many teens trying to live the straight and narrow, it can be difficult. But in one town, students, educators and members of the community have come together to offer teenagers a helping hand.
Even though using performance-enhancing steroids is illegal in most sports, many athletes dope up to give them the edge. Even though they try to keep the use a secret, they are usually found out and it leads to a big fall…
When it comes to teenagers and drinking the initial obstacle to overcome is how someone under the legal age limit to consume alcohol will obtain the beverage. Some use older siblings and friends to obtain it for them while others go so far as to…
More than ten million viewers watched the 2010-2011 season of “Glee”, many of whom are in the same stage of high school that the actors portray. The show has touched on many controversial topics but perhaps an episode aired recently was about as close to the edge as they’ve come.
Just as boys look up to and want to be like their fathers, and in recent days a controversial video has gone viral that shows that little girls want to be like their mothers, look like mommy and do the things mommy does.
During a campout with some students from the church, a youth pastor allowed a thirteen-year-old student to drive his SUV. The young man crashed the SUV and was thrown out of the driver’s side door. The car then fell on top of the young man, eventually killing him.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Though it seems like we live in a world of relative truth and morals, most people agree that when the marginalized and helpless are harmed, it is wrong. This is the case of a homeless man who lost his life over an one-dollar bill.
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 Lessons: It’s become a reality that the modern teenage girl is obsessed about her looks. Having been born into a world of waif-life models, airbrushed advertising, perfect looking women are the normal image for most girls in modern society.