Youth Group Lessons: Sex has always been a controversial, and oftentimes, banned topic of discussion in most homes. In a small but growing trend, however, more parents are being up front with their teens about sex and … encouraging it?
Youth Ministry Lessons: The US Food and Drug Administration puts the number of Americans at 45 million who have at least one tattoo. It is also found that 17% of people who have a tattoo have considered having it removed.
Youth Group Lessons: Religious language has a vernacular all its own. If you think about Christianity in particular, it doesn’t take long to create a list of words that those outside the church rarely use. And now some have issue with one word in particular: saved.
Youth Ministry Lessons: In the town of Bay Minette, Alabama a new law is going into effect that will give men and women charged with a misdemeanor an alternative other than incarceration. Their choice will be simple: go to jail or go to church every Sunday for a year.
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.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Over 70% of American adults drink, so it’s not surprising that many teenagers have seen their parents drink alcohol. And now in a recent study, the effects of parent drinking on teen responsibility has been examined.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Here is a question for your youth ministry students “Would you enjoy being in a more integrated environment with the older members of your church?” Some are arguing that we should get rid of youth ministry all together!
Youth Group Lessons: While statistics have been saying for years that more and more Americans are obese, what has often fallen under the radar is another alarming trend: fat babies and fat toddlers.