OBJECTIVE: Get Your Shoes ans Socks Off Before the Other Team ITEMS NEEDED: Bucket if Water How to Play: GUYS only game!!! Two teams of ten guys each are picked (If you have less then twenty guys in your teen group just divide them evenly). The teams must lay on their backs in a circle…

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Joshua 1:8 “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.” This verse talks about “good…

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Edward S. Ufford, a Baptist preacher, often visited Nantucket Beach, a particularly dangerous coastal area, where many ships had been destroyed on the rocks. The local lifesaving station at Point Allerton had a Lyle gun to shoot out a lifeline to ships in need. While watching a lifesaving drill he noticed some of the previous…

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OBJECTIVE: Get three in a row ITEMS NEEDED: Cups, Table, Tape How to Play: Tape out the tic tac toe board on the table. Contestants are given two different colors of cups. They must stand at the ends of the table and flip the cups onto the spots of the tic tac toe board. First…

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I Timothy 3:1 “This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.” Nowhere in the Bible do you find the term “Youth Pastor”. We know the New Testament Baptist church has only two offices, “Pastor” (a.k.a. Bishop and/or Elder) and “Deacon”. When we use the…

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Proverbs 10:22 “The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.” God has a “plan” for your life. His plan is one that brings joy, peace and an abundance of blessings. In fact, the Bible describes it this way in Proverbs 10:22, “The blessing of the LORD, it maketh…

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Psalm 33:1 “Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.” My college dean of women, Marlene Evans, who is now in heaven, taught us to be rejoicing Christians. The best way she taught us this was by being a rejoicing Christian herself! Her body was full of cancer and…

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I never really understood what it meant to “stop and smell the roses.” I figured I could get a whiff of the flowers as I ran by them if I was inclined to do that. I grew up hearing that I needed to wait, to be patient, and that I “did things too fast.” If…

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Numbers 13:20 “And be ye of good courage and bring fruit of the land….” Everyone will have faith in something. The Bible shows us that faith comes from hearing; henceforth, we must be careful to what we listen to. Twelve spies came back from Canaan. Ten of them came back with an evil report. Notice…

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Tis the season of transition. With the end of the school year and Bible College graduates heading into the ministry, there will be many NEW Youth Pastors out there this summer. This transition can be difficult on the teens, the church, the Pastor and especially the new YP. I went back in time to when…

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