Youth Ministry Lessons: It was 4 a.m. at a Las Vegas venue and people were already lining up. The man they were waiting to see was Tim Tebow and the place they were waiting in line to view the already legendary football player was church.
Youth Resources: Statistics are tracked such as overall movie sales to determine what people are interested in seeing when they shell out their hard-earned cash at movie ticket counters. And the current trend of what people are paying to see is a hopeful one.
Youth Ministry Lessons: In the past definitions of beauty might have come from peers, relationships or parents, but now teenagers are allowing cyberspace to answer this basic question for them: am I pretty or ugly?
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.
Youth Ministry Lessons: A pageant mother is making headlines for giving her daughter “go-go juice”, which is a soda concoction laced with enough caffeine to keep an adult awake, let alone a 6-year-old.
Youth Ministry Lessons: If teenagers are sick of hearing it from teachers, parents and online authorities, then maybe that’s because they are finally listening to warnings about online security and acting upon them.
Youth Group Leadership: It happens in the best of teams and as such in youth ministry as well: internal conflict or disagreements. Conflicts are always hard, but they’re especially tough to deal with in the church because we know we should all get along.
Youth Ministry Resources: For years, it was seen as shameful to have a baby before you were married, and now for the first time in American history, more than 50% of babies born to women under the age of 30 are born to single parent homes.
Youth Group Resources: When firefighters responded to a call at an apartment complex, they parked the fire truck and got to work, and that is when a young man made a fateful and stupid decision.
Youth Group Resources: The modeling industry isn’t exactly known for high moral standards, perhaps that’s why the words of one young model are making national headlines: they simply go against the grain.
Youth Group Lessons: A few years ago it was Pillow Pets and plastic gel bracelets, and now thanks to Nike, consumers have a new target to obsess about! Nike has released its new NBA All-Star sneaker line and it has created quite a ruckus, to say the least.