Goal of this Life Night The goal of this Life night is to introduce teenagers to Life Teen’s 2013 theme, “fearless.” it will challenge teens to not allow their fears to overcome them, and to trust in christ in all circumstances. About this Life Night This Life night begins with a fun game that combines trivia and gross food in a hilarious way. This “fear factor” game transitions into a teaching that distinguishes between fear as a natural reaction and becoming our fears; Jesus
I have been finished with school for a long while, but being in youth ministry my calendar years run in school years. The “New Year” for me is when the teens head back to school and Life Teen and Edge kick off again. Freshman experience what it is like to be in high school, trying their best to fit in and not get lost. Seniors try to enjoy their year as the kings and queens with the added pressure of answering the question of what comes next. And, those of us in youth ministry begin anew trying
As human beings we have a tendency to resist change. We fear the unknown and can be very apprehensive about it. But throughout his papacy, Blessed John Paul II constantly reminded us to not be afraid. Jesus even calls us to live in the reality of God’s protection (Matt. 6:25-27) when he says that worrying will not add a single moment to our lives. And back in the Old Testament, God reminds us that he has a plan for our lives and we should trust Him because He wants to give us a future “full of hope” (Jer. 29:11).