Youth Ministry Resources: At the height of his career Jayson Williams led the NBA in offensive rebounds. He played in the 1998 NBA All-Star Game. Like so many professional athletes, he had it made in both fame and money. And then things began to go south.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Public displays of forgiveness can be quite stunning to a world that is used to seeking revenge. But even the most forgiving might be hard pressed dealing with a situation involving a mother and the actions of young children.
When someone commits murder, there are typically very few options when it comes to sentencing. In states where the death penalty has been outlawed, homicide offenders often face life in prison, some with the option of parole…
Many times, youth feel invincible. On the top of the world, it is hard for young students to imagine something going wrong, perceive danger or do anything against the desires of a group, no matter how ridiculous or careless the situation might be.