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.
Youth Ministry Lessons: When affluent nations enjoy the benefits of new drugs, they don’t realize that the research of the drugs comes at the expense of the world’s most desperate people. Pfizer, is under attack for a drug trial performed on meningitis sufferers in Nigeria.
As obesity rates keep rising, it seems like everyone has an opinion on what the average American should be eating, how much they should be eating and when they should be eating it.
Youth Ministry Lessons: More than 1 billion people around the world live on less than $1 a day. A staggering figure considering that amount is often used to feed families of four, five or more people. People around the world are starving while others live in abundance.
Youth Group Lessons: In a recent study looking at teenage girls and boys from vulnerable backgrounds, the results showed one thing: emotional and sexual abuse is so common that those abused don’t even consider it a crime.
Youth Ministry Lessons: For many Christians the advances of modern medicine are embraced. Conversely, however, there is a vein of Christianity that shuns professional medical attention and chooses to operate strictly from a faith healing perspective.
Youth Group Resources: Just as there is a stereotype for someone who is a bully, there also seems to be certain characteristics that abound in those who are the victims of bullying.