I try to read every Groeschel book that comes out. He has become one of my favorite authors. His most recent work From this Day Forward did not disappoint. In fact, it was a fantastic read. In his book, Craig and his wife Amy co-author the book. In each chapter, Craig writes and Amy closes each chapter with her thoughts. In the book, you will be laughing out loud at times, and at other times in the book filled with conviction. I want to share a quick review of the book with you: The make up of the book is … Continue reading Book Review: From this Day Forward by Craig and Amy Groeschel
Here is a video that our student ministry produced on purity recently, and I have not shared it on the blog. It is a great video that could be used for your ministry on the importance of staying pure until marriage. Check it out, and feel free to download it and use it for your ministry: Continue reading Video on the Importance of Purity
This week, I want to provide you with a lesson on sex and dating. This can be used with students, and I have taught this lesson before. Hope this helps you to communicate the truth of Scripture to your students. Download the powerpoint here: True Love Waits I Corinthians 6:9-18; I Thessalonians 4:3-8 Introduction: This evening, I want you to be honest with you and with God about the idea of sex and dating. The thought that I would like for you to get a hold of tonight is, “True Love Waits.” I want to answer a few questions that you … Continue reading Freebie Friday- Student Ministry Lesson on Sex/Dating W/ PowerPoint
My friends at youthministry360 are giving away a FREE Valentine’s lesson for your students and ministry. It is a solid lesson taken from the story of Ruth and Boaz. It is great to use at youth group for a Valentine’s lesson. It features a Powerpoint slide show and teacher’s material! Download the lesson HERE! Here is some other information about the lesson: “At ym360 we’re committed to equipping you with resources that are Bible-focused, creative, and relevant. (To see our entire line of Bible Study resources, click here.) That’s why we’re excited to be able to give you a FREE Valentine’s Lesson. It’s a … Continue reading Freebie: Valentine’s Bible Study Lesson
This blog post should generate a lot of interest. If you are a student pastor or a leader in a youth group, you probably have been faced with this concept and question in your mind at some point. If you are a student reading this post, you probably have been faced with the frustration of the rules that a youth pastor or leader put on you for dating. I want to post today about “should we allow dating in our student ministry? Here is the reality: you cannot control dating. That is a parent decision. It is not up to … Continue reading Should we allow Dating in our student ministry?