Between the internet, satellite tv, a sexed-up culture and easy access to drugs and alcohol, many teenagers find it almost impossible to walk the straight and narrow-even though most students in your group want to! /br> You can help by showing how to strengthen their mental and spiritual defenses-and Resisting temptation, part of the Uncommon Youth curriculum series created by veteran youth minister Jim Burns, is a good starting point. Twelve sessions of youth-friendly Bible study will get your teens thinking and talking about avoiding sexually tempting situations, rejecting the false promises of drugs and alcohol and discerning the media's mixed messages.
Teens are faced with tough choices every day - choices that have real consequences. Youth ministry veteran Jim Burns has developed Resisting Temptation to equip leaders to guide teens toward making healthy decisions. Using these action-packed, fun activities and indispensable tips for starting crucial dialogue, your teens will be talking in no time.
Inside the book you'll find a special download link for additional reproducible student handouts and options for every session to tailor each study to your group's unique needs.
JIM BURNS, Ph. D., President of HomeWord, is the host of the HomeWord with Jim Burns daily half-hour, daily one-minute and weekly half-hour radio programs. His passion is communicating to adults and young people practical truths to help them live out their Christian lives. Jim is the author of many resources including The 10 Building Blocks for a Happy Family, Devotions on the Run, One Life and Addicted to God. He writes a monthly column for Ignite Your Faith magazine. Jim, his wife, Cathy, and their three daughters live in Southern California.
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