Youth Group Lessons: Advocacy groups to help curb teen drinking and driving have been around for decades, and they have done a great job at informing teens about mixing driving and drinking, but what about driving and marijuana?
Youth Lessons: Going back to the days of one room school houses, parents would not have batted an eye if their child received hand slaps with a ruler or was spanked with a wooden paddle by the teacher.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The decisions of teenagers often leave adults baffled, scratching their heads as to how their son or daughter could have done something so reckless and thoughtless. But we now have a scientific reason!
Youth Ministry Lessons: Sometimes the fans are parents who forget that it’s just a game, such was the case with one father, disappointed and angry at his son over a loss which lead to him attacking and punching his son in the face.
Youth Ministry Resources: It’s a story that has shocked parents, educators and students all around the nation. It is the story of a teacher that abused his position as an elementary school teacher to force hundreds of students into inappropriate sexual activity.
When someone commits murder, there are typically very few options when it comes to sentencing. In states where the death penalty has been outlawed, homicide offenders often face life in prison, some with the option of parole…
Hazing in high school used to be assumed. It used to be a rite of passage into a certain sports team or school club and the idea was simple: do something to initiate (a.k.a. humiliate) new inductees to make them earn their place on the team or the group.
Prior to 9/11, air travel in America was a relatively relaxing experience. Now, thanks to a post terrorist-attack world and the reality of the skies no longer being a blanket of safety for air passengers, a trip to the airport seems more like an entrance into a prison ward.
A heartbreaking story has made headlines that reminded everyone to have compassion, no matter what side of the homosexuality debate they are on. A young man has been charged with intimidation of a hate crime, invasion of privacy and hindering apprehension.
One judge in Alabama has had enough with certain fashion statements. When young men come into his courtroom making a fashion faux paux, they are held in contempt and jailed. And he’s not apologizing for his disapproval.
For inmates that are mentally ill, certain things about prison life can actually worsen their mental illness and reformers are calling for changes, specifically changes in regards to how mentally ill prisoners are punished with the prison itself.