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 Philippians 1:21-30: Embracing a Life of Purpose and Impact

As teenagers, you are at a crucial stage in your faith journey. The choices you make and the priorities you set now will shape your future. In Philippians 1:21-30, the apostle Paul shares his perspective on life and how to live it fully for Christ. This passage challenges us to consider what truly matters and how we can live a life of purpose, even in the midst of challenges and pressures. Bible Reading: Philippians 1:21-23 “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know! I am torn between the two: I … Read more