Youth Group Resources: When a pet dies it is often a tragic event for a family and can often lead to deep amount of grief and pain, which is why some are now using new technology to hold on to their pets after death.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It seems like the word “bully” is becoming commonplace in the vocabulary of children and teenagers as more and more youth are facing the problem, both physically and throughout cyberspace.
Youth Group Talks: While Russian history is taught and discussed in school, few Westerners know what goes on inside the country today. But a recent article reveals a rather bleak reality that is a major problem for the once super power Russia: teen suicide.
Youth Group Resources: Just as there is a stereotype for someone who is a bully, there also seems to be certain characteristics that abound in those who are the victims of bullying.
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: Once a foreign concept, sexting has become a standard word in the vocabulary for many teenagers. Sending sexually suggestive pictures might be exciting to them, but few understand the risks for the possible serious psychological distress.