A play on the theme: light and darkness
I wanted to tackle the meaning of the cross with our church youth group, aged 12+, who are predominently not church-going children.
Below is an outline for a talk which worked really well for us as the framework for an evening around a campfire - taking the group through from an easy introduction to symbols and logos through to a biblical presentation of the meaning of the cross.
We finished the evening with a challenge to the children; to make them think more carefully about the cross and what it means to them. You may want to change this to better suit the type of group you have, and where they are on their spiritual journeys.
International Basic Training BT1-07 Bodensee
A fun re-telling of the story of the 4 friends who bring the paralyzed man to Jesus. By
I'll do it! I'm not doing it! Do I? I'm not doing it?
Going out, reaching out to others, takes overcoming. What will she/he think if I suddenly come and exemplify the faith or tell something about it?
I am not going to do it
This article is a Forum booklet article.
Ideas for pre-evangelistic projects from practice. A field report from Langenthaler Jungscharen.
This article is a Forum Heft article and it is attached in full as a pdf below - only excerpts are reproduced here.
For a long time the church of F. has regularly made interesting meetings for the family members of the youth and teenagers. Everyone is invited - "family" is not seen so much genetically as "spiritually".
The family is a family