Youth Ministry Lessons: It seems like the word “bully” is becoming commonplace in the vocabulary of children and teenagers as more and more youth are facing the problem, both physically and throughout cyberspace.
Youth Ministry: Teens can have a peculiar way of passing the time, odd games become popular and a new one has surfaced involving the spice cinnamon. If you haven’t heard of it, the “game” is known as the Cinnamon Challenge.
Youth Ministry Lessons: There is an unspoken rule in education, perhaps it’s unspoken because it goes without saying. This unspoken rule is very simple and known as the DON’T-DATE-YOUR-STUDENTS rule.
Youth Resources: Statistics are tracked such as overall movie sales to determine what people are interested in seeing when they shell out their hard-earned cash at movie ticket counters. And the current trend of what people are paying to see is a hopeful one.
Youth Ministry Resources: For years, it was seen as shameful to have a baby before you were married, and now for the first time in American history, more than 50% of babies born to women under the age of 30 are born to single parent homes.
Youth Group Lessons: A few years ago it was Pillow Pets and plastic gel bracelets, and now thanks to Nike, consumers have a new target to obsess about! Nike has released its new NBA All-Star sneaker line and it has created quite a ruckus, to say the least.
Youth Ministry Resources: Texas Judge Tonya Parker has made her position clear: she is not performing a single wedding in the state of Texas until everyone can get married to whomever they please in the state of Texas.
Youth Ministry Lessons: As cultures and countries are exposed to more outside influence than ever before, China is an example that is torn between two identities and two mindsets that often seem against one another.
Youth Ministry Resources: Linsanity. If you have yet to hear of this term then chances are you’ve been living in a bubble, somewhere outside the world of sports and popular culture. Recently, Linsanity was described as, “A state of euphoria”, and for good reason!
Youth Ministry: When a flight was delayed, passengers started getting off and began a long, grueling nine hours waiting at the airport for the next available take-off. The only problem was that not all of the passengers got off the plane.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Even though it the Christmas season, more and more government buildings are being targeted for displaying what some consider to be overly Christian decorations on government property.