Youth Ministry Lessons: It’s always fun to talk about what we received over the holidays, but what one 7-year-old in England received this Christmas was rather unconventional and in the eyes of many a controversial present.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The average teenager hears more than 34 references to branded alcohol in the music they listen to every day. This is sending a negative message aimed at teens to indulge in celebrity-endorsed alcohol brands.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Chances are at some point in your life you’ve heard a parent, teacher, grandparent, etc. shake their finger at you and warn, “Don’t cuss!” Chances also are, however, that your life is inundated with profanity, whether or not you realize it.
Youth Group Resources: Youth sports can get out of control. Unfortunately, it’s usually the parents in the stands who cause trouble. With the spring sports season upon us, here is a story of a parent taking things a little too far.
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: Tattoos are becoming more common place, while some people don’t care for them, we can all agree that an adult can consent to the permanence of a tattoo if they wish. But what about a 10 year old?
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.
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?