Lesson #28: Don’t be a Fool

Ask about the fool: When you think of a ‘fool’, what comes to mind?…Three Stooges, teenagers making dumb decisions, etc. Talk about the fool in the Bible: The Three Stooges, for instance, don’t necessarily fit Proverbs’s definition of ‘fool’. Compared to what it says in Proverbs, The Three Stooges are …

Lesson #23: Culture

Ask about Culture: What is culture?…Culture is the arts and manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarding collectivity. Ask about the American culture: What does our American popular culture include?…What are some ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of our culture? What are the icons …

Lesson #15: Anxiety

  (Extend lesson) We need Jesus to help us prepare for the pain and anxieties in life We need to… Know how to respond Know how to depend on him instead of ourselves Know that faith in God helps to erase the false idea that life should be fair   …

Lesson #14: Idols

(Extend lesson) Ask about Idols: What is an idol?….Anything that we elevate above Christ. People use idols to make themselves feel happy/satisfied over God (ie. Video-games). God wants us to be much more than happy….holy. Talk about Zombies of the world: A zombie loves things of the world and uses …

Lesson #11: Distractions

Talk about the world and distractions: The world is full of distractions. Moreover, the world is full of things that may distract us from following God. The devil appeals to every group of individuals differently. As for Junior High and High School students, the world shows us and tells us …

Lesson 1: Entitlement

Click here for the PDF version Talk about a cultural problem: One of the many problems that have existed in cultures for centuries is entitlement. Define Entitlement: Entitlement is defined as the fact of having the right to something. In other words, with entitlement, you feel that you deserve something. …