Youth Ministry Lessons: The average teenager hears more than 34 references to branded alcohol in the music they listen to every day. This is sending a negative message aimed at teens to indulge in celebrity-endorsed alcohol brands.
Youth Group Lessons: Ask any parent the key to raising drug-free kids, things like love, close supervision and an awareness of faith would come up. While these are important, there is evidence that something even simpler is the key to keeping teens off drugs.
Youth Group Lessons: It would appear that humans aren’t the only species with a liking for alcohol. Recently a moose in Sweden was found hanging in an apple tree, drunk from the fermented apples he couldn’t stay away from.
Youth Group Lessons: Mexico continues to be the main source of illegal drugs for the United States. The US Government is constantly on the lookout for illegal activity as they try to curb the spread of drugs from the border.
Youth Group Lessons: Since the passing of The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, cigarette companies are now required to include bolder messages with color graphics and more explicit warnings.
Youth Group Resources: The next time you go to the movie theatre or pop in a DVD at home, take a few minutes to consider how much alcohol consumption the movie portrays, and take note of specific brands of alcohol the actors are consuming in the movie.
Youth Ministry Lessons: For many teens trying to live the straight and narrow, it can be difficult. But in one town, students, educators and members of the community have come together to offer teenagers a helping hand.
Youth Ministry Lessons: During a time when less than half of all Americans approve of the job performance of the current president, it seems that politicians continue to be shown as corrupt.