Youth Ministry Lessons: Lance is missing his right hand. He was born that way, and it might be an excuse for some, for Lance it doesn’t hold him back. As far as skill, he can hold his own and his teammates respect his courage.
Youth Group Lessons: Perhaps the idea behind freedom of speech is that there are no limits, or at least very few, as to what one can say or print. One group in Arkansas has particularly pushed those freedoms to the limits.
Youth Group Lessons: The athletic activities our students take part in are a way for them to stay fit and learn about teamwork. If you brainstorm about the most difficult sports, cheer-leading probably wouldn’t be on most people’s radar.
Youth Ministry Lessons: DNA testing has lead to many innocent people being freed from jail, and has lead to many suspects being linked to the crimes they are accused of. Now similar technology is being used for man’s best friend!
Youth Group Lessons: In a new and alarming trend in Africa, officials are discovering the abduction of young pregnant girls, lured into hospitals that promise to help, only to find that once they deliver their babies they are stolen and sold.
Youth Ministry Lessons: During a time when less than half of all Americans approve of the job performance of the current president, it seems that politicians continue to be shown as corrupt.
Youth Group Lessons: Mexico continues to be the main source of illegal drugs for the United States. The US Government is constantly on the lookout for illegal activity as they try to curb the spread of drugs from the border.
Many of us are guilty of taking what we have been blessed with for granted. It’s easy to overlook all that we have, but it’s stories like this that will encourage your youth ministry to be grateful, and thinking about how to give back.