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 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.
Even though using performance-enhancing steroids is illegal in most sports, many athletes dope up to give them the edge. Even though they try to keep the use a secret, they are usually found out and it leads to a big fall…
A student was kicked out of school for 55 days, because of his affinity for oregano and practical jokes. He didn’t bring drugs onto the campus of the school, but he now finds himself serving out the sentence as if he did.
Youth Group Lessons: In a perfect world, mothers would automatically set aside their wants and needs for those of their children. But that’s in a perfect world and our world is anything but perfect.
Youth Group Lessons: A person’s name can have huge meaning to them. But how important is a person’s name? Can it have any impact on the person they are? Can a name change the way people think about you?
Youth Group Lessons: Do you think there should be a zero tolerance policy for parents when teenagers are found drinking in their home? Parental supervision and underage drinking raises a few interesting questions.
Youth Ministry Lessons: In yet another scandal in the world of sports, Ryan Braun, named the National League’s 2011 “Most Valuable Player”, supposedly tested positive in a recent, random drug test performed on the Milwaukee Brewer’s baseball team.
Youth Ministry Resources: To smoke pot or not to smoke pot – the debate continues to rage across states as yet another study has come out to examine what, if any, effects the legalization of marijuana has on teenage consumption.
Youth Ministry Lessons: For decades parents have warned about the risks of alcohol and drugs. While this is warranted, experts are now cautioning parents against the rise of a new form of substance abuse among teenagers: prescription drugs.