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.
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 Group Lessons: Perhaps no celebrity couple in the history of entertainment has been featured, blogged about, and discussed more than Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, or Brangelina as they have affectionately been called. .
Youth Ministry Lessons: Here is some positive scientific data! Upon analyzing the results of a recent study, it was found that monogamy benefits a society in four main areas: it reduces crime, aids gender equality, reduces conflict and improves a child’s well being.
Youth Group Lessons: One area of the world that is particularly hard on women is the Middle East. Within the Middle East is the country of Morocco and inside that country, women have some of the harshest, most unfair laws when it comes to equality.
Youth Ministry Resources: For years, it was seen as shameful to have a baby before you were married, and now for the first time in American history, more than 50% of babies born to women under the age of 30 are born to single parent homes.
Youth Ministry Resources: Texas Judge Tonya Parker has made her position clear: she is not performing a single wedding in the state of Texas until everyone can get married to whomever they please in the state of Texas.
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: It appears that Christians like sex. Christians like sex so much in fact that the idealistic view of two virgins coming together on the wedding day is becoming just that: an idealistic fantasy that hardly ever plays out.
Youth Group Lessons: In Mexico City the divorce rate is almost 50%. That, however, may change as one politician has recently coauthored a controversial bill aimed at lowering the divorce rate significantly.
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.