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: If teens in the state of California desire a golden-bronze tan, then natural is the only way as the Governor recently signed into law a bill that would ban children under the age of 18 from tanning in a tanning salon.
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 Group Lessons: We can all be picky eaters at times, but when a young girl recently collapsed at work and was taken to the hospital, doctors finally diagnosed her health ailments: nothing but nuggets has consequences.
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 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: The decisions of teenagers often leave adults baffled, scratching their heads as to how their son or daughter could have done something so reckless and thoughtless. But we now have a scientific reason!