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.
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: When affluent nations enjoy the benefits of new drugs, they don’t realize that the research of the drugs comes at the expense of the world’s most desperate people. Pfizer, is under attack for a drug trial performed on meningitis sufferers in Nigeria.
Youth Ministry Lessons: At one time when teenagers left home they were free from parental monitoring. But with new technology, more and more teens are finding it hard to get out from under the watchful eyes of mom and dad.
Youth Group Lessons: South Korea is known for its competitive environment. When children are young they are enrolled in tutoring classes, prepping for college entrance exams from childhood. And the stress of this can be too much for some.
Youth Group Lessons: In the current economy school districts find themselves scrambling to make ends, more and more teachers are facing the hard decisions about whether to stay in education or move on to something more lucrative.