Discussion Starter: Kids Play With Fire in Online Dare
07 August 2014
In The News Lexington, Ky.—In a disturbing and dangerous trend, teenagers are receiving serious burns while trying to prove their bravery. “Fire challenge” videos posted on YouTube and other social-media sites show young people putting accelerant on their skin, lighting themselves on fire, and then..
Discussion Starter: Monteith’s Mom Addresses “Horrendous” Loss
02 August 2014
In the News New York—One year after Glee actor Cory Monteith died of a drug overdose, his mom said she’s finally “beginning to accept it.” Calling her son’s death “horrendous,” Ann McGregor said she couldn’t even look at a picture of him until a few..
FREEBIE: Baseball-themed Youth Group Game
01 August 2014
Hey #YMNation! Hope you are having a fantastic week in youth ministry. We have a fun, ready-to-use game for you to download, FREE! Dave Harris of the popular podcast Church Tech Talk gave us his “Swing Like You Mean It” game that he used the..
FREE Resources + Win An Ultimate Football Prize Package
24 July 2014
Hey #YMNation! The above trailer is for a new movie coming out in August called When The Game Stands Tall! They have some great FREE resources they are offering on their website for you to use in your youth ministry like: Devotional Conversation Starters and Student Action..
Discussion Starter: Instagram User Claims Size Discrimination
22 July 2014
In The News Chillicothe, OH—After 19-year-old Sam Newman posted “body love” selfies on Instagram, her account was disabled—because of her size, she claimed. The social media site later apologized, saying it made a mistake, and reinstated her account. Newman, a former bullying victim who engaged..