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Holy Trinity Batman!

    Developmentally, youth can be very concrete thinkers.  When we want to discuss an abstract theological concept like the Holy Trinity, it can be tough to tackle.  Here is a great youth ministry lesson put together by Georgia Harrison that both engages youth in conversation and teaches youth how to search Scripture for answers.         Holy ...

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Soul Fire: Light Your World- Session 3- God Light: The Lord’s Prayer

*This camp/retreat curriculum could be easily adapted for weekly Sunday school or Youth Group use.  Make modifications as needed.  The intent is to help Youth experience the Means of Grace (Spiritual Disciplines/Christian Practices).Session 3: God Light– The Lord’s Prayer       Supplies: Camper Book, Bible, Pens, 1 sheet of drawing paper for each camper, crayons.   Key Scripture: ‘Pray ...

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Angry Birds at Your Next Youth Event

Get ready for something awesome – life-size Angry Birds. “I will have to admit that I use to play Angry Birds a little too much.  But now I don’t have to feel bad about spending all that time glued to my iPhone last summer because it was all research and preparation for youth ministry!” -Eric McFarland We wanted to create ...

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Soul Fire: Light Your World- Sessions 1 & 2

*This camp/retreat curriculum could be easily adapted for weekly Sunday school or Youth Group use.  Make modifications as needed.  The intent is to help Youth experience the Means of Grace (Spiritual Disciplines/Christian Practices). How To Use this Curriculum: This curriculum was written to be as flexible for each camp and each Family Group as possible.  There is WAY MORE material ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 8- The Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 8: Gluttony- Super Size It! Core Teaching:            Gluttony is the sin of overindulgence.  Usually with food.  It is trying to feed the hunger of our souls with the body’s food. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the 7th Deadly Sin, Gluttony.  WARNING: There may be a few ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 7- Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

The Life of a Disciple in the World 7 Deadly Sins Session 7: Lust- Salt For Thirst Core Teaching:            Lust is the best known sin.  It is deceptive, because it is not just a sin of action, but also of thoughts.  Giving in to lust is abusing God’s good gift of Human Sexuality. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the ...

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Life of a Disciple In The World 6- Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 6: Greed- The Fire To Acquire Core Teaching:            Greed is a Major Sin that runs wild in today’s world.  The love of money produces all sorts of evil.  Jesus teaches that the greedy accumulation of things is a rejection of dependency on God. Session Goals:            This session ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 5: Sloth

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 5: Sloth- “Whatever Dude…….” Core Teaching:            Sloth is a Major Sin that impacts our spiritual life.  It also contributes to prolonged and needless suffering in our world. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the 4th Deadly Sin, Sloth.  Students should be able to identify Sloth in their ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 4

The Seven Deadly Sins Session 4: Anger- Hearts Frozen Into Fists Core Teaching:            Anger causes us to sin.  We all get Angry.  Mature Christians deal with Anger differently. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the 3rd Deadly Sin, Anger.  Students should be able to identify Anger in their own lives, see how the Bible says to deal with our Anger, ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 3

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 3: Envy- Evil Eyes Core Teaching:            Envy leads to many other sins.  We all envy.  We rarely confess this sin however.  We even go out of our way to tap into other people’s envy. Session Goals:            This session shows exactly how envy can tamper with God’s intentions ...

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