Youth Ministry Lessons: With the rise of social media there are more outlets than ever for young people to express themselves online. With that creative license, however, often comes a form of expression that many might consider offensive or inappropriate.
A student was kicked out of school for 55 days, because of his affinity for oregano and practical jokes. He didn’t bring drugs onto the campus of the school, but he now finds himself serving out the sentence as if he did.
Youth Ministry Lessons: A non-profit group is asking Christian men and women all over the world to consider “Bible Poverty”. According to the group Bible Poverty is the fact that over 340 million are without Scripture in their native tongue.
Youth Ministry Resources:When YouTube was created, it was seen as an online community for information, talent and entertainment. However, a large amount of misuse has come to their site in the form of pornographic and violent content.
Many times, teachers can forget that not everyone on their friend list is a trusted individual and, more than once, have gotten in trouble for posting something on their Facebook wall that they have later regretted.
Youth Group Lessons: There’s a new law involving educators and their use of social media sites to contact students. In the new law teachers are no longer allowed to communicate with students, over non-work Internet sites, including Facebook.
Youth Group Lessons: An Australian 17-year-old recently got into trouble with the law, he arrested and was released on bail with the following conditions: no Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.
For many teenagers their online world is their refuge. It’s a place where they can create an alternate identity and freely and openly share themselves with trusted friends. Because of this, more and more parents are snooping around online and looking for their.