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 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.
Youth Group Lessons: England is facing the growing waistlines of its youth, this has forced companies to make modifications to their products. Everything from toys, to school uniforms to playground equipment is being modified to fit the growing bodies of children.
Youth Group Lessons: Throughout the years there have been dangerous games that teenagers play for a momentary high that can actually lead to serious brain damage and, in extreme cases, even death.
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.
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.