Youth Group Lessons: According to a recent article in USA Today, the event of “prom” has slowly spiraled out of control, and is not being seen as the “coming out” party almost of young men and women.
Youth Lessons: Though much attention is given to the actual numbers of divorces, new research coming from Georgetown University and the University of Chicago is focused specifically on how divorce affects children ages five and under.
Youth Ministry: Selfishness, consumerism, drugs, alcohol, all of these seem to plague today’s teenagers and college students but then ever so often a story comes along that gives us a different view of our youth.
Youth Group Lessons: While everyone has touted the millennial generation as being social-conscious, volunteer focused and eco-friendly, a new and controversial study released by the University of Michigan seems to turn all of that on its head.
All Steve knew was that he was adopted from an orphanage in Honolulu, Hawaii when he was just 4 years old. Beyond those few details, he has spent his entire life wondering where he came from and longing to know the identity of his birth mother.
Youth Ministry: In a perfect world, children would grow up in a home with parents who love them and show them overflowing nurture that studies show has a direct effect on success in life. But as we all know, the world isn’t perfect and many struggle from birth.
Youth Group Resources: While it might be more fun to load the car up with friends, especially in the months following getting a license, a new study shows that teenagers are much more likely to crash when they have passengers in the car.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Sometimes teenagers are forced to deal with very adult decisions. And sometimes teenagers are forced to deal with situations that stem even beyond adulthood and require a deeper level of maturity.
Youth Group Resources: “What will I major in?” An important question before heading off to college. While the leading question used to be, “What do I want to be when I grow up” students are now asking themselves, “What will make me marketable in the real world.”
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.
In a recent interview with the United Kingdom newspaper The Guardian, Minaj opened up about a childhood that was anything but ideal and sheds some light onto the rather hard persona she has created.