Youth Group Lessons: It’s no secret that Americans like their sugar. What is more surprising, however, is just how much of the sugar consumed by most American teenagers come from what they drink.
Youth Ministry Lessons: According to the Center for Disease Control, childhood obesity is at an all-time of 19.6% of children aged 6 to 11 years and 18.1% of adolescents aged 12-19%. That means that almost one out of five children in America is considered obese.
Somewhere, at some point in time, someone found an unlikely source in which to make money: water. They began bottling water and selling it to people all over the world, charging outrageous amounts of money for the stuff.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The US Food and Drug Administration puts the number of Americans at 45 million who have at least one tattoo. It is also found that 17% of people who have a tattoo have considered having it removed.
Youth Group Lessons: With an increasingly competitive educational environment and more distractions than ever, high schoolers are sacrificing sleep in record numbers to keep up with the pressures of being a teenager in the 21st century.
Youth Ministry Lessons: All pastors want a growing and sizable congregation, but the size of the members themselves has a prominent leader worried. He was baptizing 858 people when he couldn’t help but notice the girth of those involved.
Youth Discussion Lessons: There are now medical tests for everything regarding the health of a mother-to-be and her unborn baby. The health of an baby can be constantly monitored, which is why there are so many questions when something goes wrong.
In a recent article, a blogger took some time to highlight eleven problems that music can solve. So, the next time you are thinking about removing those ear buds and having an actual conversation, you might have a few good excuses to tune out the words of others.