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…
In most countries, Christianity is not the main religion and those who choose to practice the Christian faith are banned from doing so publicly. They must attend Bible studies, study and gather with other Christians in private. If they are caught…
It’s hard to imagine Bieber Fever going away. It seems that the young star can do no wrong as every song he sings tops the charts and albums sell at lightning speed. Until now, that is, as recently the singer made quite a flub when speaking about a recent trip.
Somewhere, at some point in time, someone found an unlikely source in which to make money: water. They began bottling water and selling it to people all over the world, charging outrageous amounts of money for the stuff.
Imagine that you lived in a country where it was no longer safe for you and your family. Imagine what it would be like to be told that you had to leave, that to literally save your lives, you must walk away from everything and everyone that you have ever known.
Whether or not your family approves of your appearance in the US, at least you know that you can’t and won’t be arrested simply because you are a teenager dressing a little differently from everyone else.
Youth Ministry Lessons: As cultures and countries are exposed to more outside influence than ever before, China is an example that is torn between two identities and two mindsets that often seem against one another.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The Christmas tree has long been a symbol of the Christmas holiday, but this year people around the country might be seeing less and less of the trimmed and decorated trees.
Youth Ministry Lessons: In an epic milestone, the world population has officially reached 7 billion people. That is a very impressive feat considering in 1987 the population of the world was only 5 billion meaning that in less than 25 years 2 billion people were added.
Youth Ministry Lessons: In India when a son marries he is given a huge dowry, or a financial gift from the bride’s family, that is handed over to his parents. Because of reasons like this, most Indians would rather have a son than a daughter.