A New Way of Thinking (Identity Study 3 of 3) Bible Lesson for Teenagers

A New Way of Thinking (Identity Study 3 of 3) Bible Lesson for Teenagers

This Bible lesson is part 3 or 3 for teenagers on the topic of identity. This lesson builds on the previous two weeks and you should plan extra time for youth group discussion. Identity Series Lesson 3: A New Way of Thinking! Pass out the 5 x 7 envelopes from the previous week. Using how God sees you as your mirror (the worksheet answers), go back and add to the positive and maybe cross out some things (that were negative) on the notecard list you wrote when you originally looked in the mirror. Now create a new and expanded list of “I am ____________” statements about yourself on the front (other side) of the note card. E.g. I am creative.  … Read more

Overcoming Temptation Bible Lesson for Teens (1 Corinthians 10:13)

Use this free Bible study lesson in your Youth Ministry or Sunday School class to teach teenagers about overcoming temptation through the power of the Holy Spirit. More than ever, students in High School and Middle School need this practical guidance from God’s Word! Bible Study Topic: Overcoming Temptation Scripture Text: 1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. (NIV). Lesson Introduction Throughout the Bible, temptation is seen either as a test from God or Satan. Sometimes, God … Read more

Youth Group Activities: Why We Do the Things We Do in Youth Ministry

Youth Group Activities: Student Ministry Ideas for Teenagers at Church

Leading a youth ministry program has the potential to change lives if done well.  It’s about planting seeds that may take years to germinate.  The ministry that is accomplished can be life changing for teens. From Middle School to High School, we only have a few years to reach them for Jesus Christ. As youth leaders we need to carefully consider why we choose to do the things we do at Youth Group.  We need to equip teens with knowledge and engage them in activities that they can use to experience Kingdom living today. We need to explain the “why” to the youth each time we do something.  Repetition is a powerful learning tool.  After you have practiced this explaining … Read more