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?
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.
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.