Youth Ministry Lessons: For many Christians the advances of modern medicine are embraced. Conversely, however, there is a vein of Christianity that shuns professional medical attention and chooses to operate strictly from a faith healing perspective.
Youth Group Lessons: It would appear that humans aren’t the only species with a liking for alcohol. Recently a moose in Sweden was found hanging in an apple tree, drunk from the fermented apples he couldn’t stay away from.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Since the recession hit the United States, there have been few positives. In a recent study, however, they found several huge positives: one of which is parents are finally beginning to talk to their children about financial issues.
Youth Ministry Lessons: While “going green” has been a big push over the last ten years, the trend had somewhat eluded the church. However, the trend is reversing as more people of faith view stewardship of the earth as a biblical mandate.
Youth Group Lessons: For the Italian island of Lampedusa, however, the heart of Africa has come to its shores as refugees fleeing harsh conditions, wars and famines on the continent are arriving en masse to the island.
Youth Ministry Lessons: When a recent poll looked at the drinking and drug usage habits of 10th graders, their findings revealed a gross underestimation among parents. Parents are in denial that their own children drink and believe that other people’s kids do.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It is estimated that 30% to 50% of the population snores. One hotel chain is doing everything it can to help ease the snoring for its guests as well as ease the noise for travelers who fall in the “no snoring” category.
Youth Ministry Lessons: One might think that it takes an intense personal trainer screaming in your face to make a difference. For one young man, however, he found the motivation within himself to drop over 130 pounds.