Youth Lessons: It’s become a reality that the modern teenage girl is obsessed about her looks. Having been born into a world of waif-life models, airbrushed advertising, perfect looking women are the normal image for most girls in modern society.
Youth Resources:In the 1960’s schools battled on jeans, in the 70’s arguments arose bell-bottoms in the classroom, the 80’s saw the rise of students wearing fishnet stockings and fingerless gloves, now it’s all about comfort.
Youth Group Resources: It’s that time of year where Santa’s begin to fill department stores and malls as the Christmas season begins. Children flock from all over to sit on Santa’s lap and hand him their carefully planned Christmas list.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It’s always fun to talk about what we received over the holidays, but what one 7-year-old in England received this Christmas was rather unconventional and in the eyes of many a controversial present.
Youth Ministry Lessons: The average teenager hears more than 34 references to branded alcohol in the music they listen to every day. This is sending a negative message aimed at teens to indulge in celebrity-endorsed alcohol brands.
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.
Youth Ministry Lessons: It’s a clothing trend that continues to offend, affectionately called “saggy pants”. The trend has always offended and now cities throughout the country are taking steps to punish the young men who wear their pants too low.
Youth Group Resources: The next time you go to the movie theatre or pop in a DVD at home, take a few minutes to consider how much alcohol consumption the movie portrays, and take note of specific brands of alcohol the actors are consuming in the movie.