Youth Ministry Lesson on Matthew 22:15-22 Navigating Faith and Politics

As teenagers, you are at a crucial stage in your lives where you are beginning to form your own beliefs and opinions. It’s important to understand how your faith intersects with the world around you, including the realm of politics. The Bible provides guidance on this topic, and in today’s lesson, we will explore Matthew 22:15-22 to gain insight into how Jesus approached the relationship between faith and politics. Bible Reading: Matthew 22:15-22 Read Matthew 22:15-22 together as a group: “Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. ‘Teacher,’ they said, ‘we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach … Read more

Youth Ministry Lesson on Romans 12:1-8: Surrendering to God’s Will

As teenagers, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to navigate the challenges and decisions that come with growing up. In these formative years, it is crucial for us to anchor our faith in God’s Word and seek His guidance. The passage we will be exploring today, Romans 12:1-8, offers valuable insights on how we can grow our faith by surrendering to God’s will. Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-2 (NIV) “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be … Read more