Youth Ministry Lessons: As the recession continues, a pastor has decided to do something for the streams of new homeless men, women and families. Although helping the less fortunate is admirable to most, there are some that don’t like his efforts.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It’s a clothing trend that continues to offend, affectionately called “saggy pants”. The trend has always offended and now cities throughout the country are taking steps to punish the young men who wear their pants too low.
Youth Group Lessons: Great teachers are leaving positions not because of troublesome students, but because of “helicopter parents” who refuse to believe their children could do wrong and are ready to swoop in when they do, to rescue them from any consequences.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Homeless often take shelter in the most random of places as they seek out secluded areas to find some rest and relaxation. Perhaps an untapped market for comfortable beds in the homeless community, however, is the local funeral home.
Youth Ministry Lessons: When you drive around an average American suburb, chances are you will see well-kept lawns and neat, tidy, little rows of houses. What you won’t usually find, however, is a 25-foot cross stuck on the front lawn.
Often you hear about religious individuals being excluded because of their faith. Some schools do not allow students to say the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and words such as “God” or “Christ” have been banned at graduations…
In Italy and many other European countries, businesses have typically been closed on Sundays. The practice of closing businesses on Sundays is designed to honor the Christian tradition of designating one day of the week as a day of rest.
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.