Discussion Starter: Saying Good Riddance to 2014
31 December 2014
In the News New York—At Good Riddance Day in Times Square on Sunday, dozens of people symbolically shredded bad memories from the year that’s wrapping up. Medical bills, photos of exes, and other items went through an industrial-strength shredder. Other people used sledgehammers to smash..
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Discussion Starter: Students Protest Racial Injustice, Police Violence
15 December 2014
In The News Lewiston, Maine—Following two high-profile cases of unarmed black men being killed by white police officers—who later weren’t indicted—high school students have joined the heated national conversation about race. Across America, students have walked out of class, stopped traffic, and used social media..
FREEBIE: Middle School & Junior High Small Group Lessons
12 December 2014
Hey #YMNation, For this week’s freebie, we are giving you two LIVE Curriculum lessons for your youth ministry–one for your middle schoolers and one for your junior high students! Each of the lessons includes the following: A lesson overview The lesson Student handout Just click..
Discussion Starter: Aide Resigns After Criticizing Obama Teens
04 December 2014
In The News Washington, D.C.—A Congressional communications director resigned this week after a disparaging Facebook post about President Obama’s daughters. Elizabeth Lauten, who worked for Rep. Stephen Fincher, R-Tenn., wrote that Malia and Sasha Obama—ages 16 and 13, respectively—dressed and acted inappropriately during the annual..