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: 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 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 Lessons: How has technology changed the way that we handle love relationships? For many teenagers, physical intimacy involves sharing a deeply personal part of their lives: passwords.
In the United States, you must be 18 to get married without parental consent and, most of the time, you get to pick who you want to marry. That’s not the case in all countries. In some countries, particularly those in Southern Asia and most of Africa, many kids…
Youth Ministry Lessons: There is an unspoken rule in education, perhaps it’s unspoken because it goes without saying. This unspoken rule is very simple and known as the DON’T-DATE-YOUR-STUDENTS rule.
Youth Group Lessons: For many, marriage proposals are a private event. However, for one young couple at UCLA, their potential engagement , and resulting humiliation, was caught on camera for all to see.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The lines outside of stores on Black Friday were weaving around the building as people stood huddled in the cold, waiting until the doors burst open and the sales begin! For one girl, she found something in line that she wasn’t expecting – love.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The legal age to get married in India is 18, but for the majority, child marriage is still a reality. For one young girl, however, her courage and commitment to live her life as she desired brought change to an entire community.
Sex can be a difficult topic to touch on with our students. But sex is constantly in our student’s faces, and the recent scandal surrounding Arnold Schwarzenegger has brought the sanctity of marriage and monogamy to the forefront.