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.
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: 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 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.