Youth Ministry Lessons: As childhood obesity is on the minds of many lawmakers, politicians in one state are facing major blowback for the rather graphic ads that the state has released as part of an anti-childhood obesity campaign.
Youth Ministry Lessons: One might think that it takes an intense personal trainer screaming in your face to make a difference. For one young man, however, he found the motivation within himself to drop over 130 pounds.
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.
It seems that one cannot escape words like “organic”, “green” and “eco-friendly”. A casual trip to the supermarket can become a barrage of expensive, “healthier”, items placed discreetly by regular products, enticing consumers to buy organic ingredients.
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.
When it comes to injuries sustained at fast food restaurants, it seems there is a never-ending stream of stories. Some seem to be urban legend and some have the glimmer of truth, and this story is likely to make your stomach churn.
Youth Group Lessons: While advertising campaigns are meant to be edgy and risky, authorities in the United Kingdom are cracking down pretty hard on images they think send the wrong messages to their country’s youth.
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.