Back 2 School (DOWNLOAD)
It's back to school time! Say goodbye to long summer days, trips to the beach and dips in the pool. For preteens, back to school means dealing with issues like: peer pressure, respecting authority, taming the tongue, forgiveness and reaching out to classmates. They could also use some advice from older students who have struggle with similar issues.
The Back 2 School series equips preteens to deal with all those issues! And the last lesson involves high school students sharing personal experiences of dealing with similar issues.
Week 1: Peer Pressure
Bible: Daniel 3
Bottom Line: When you face peer pressure, take a stand for what you know is right.
Week 2: Power of Our Words (taming the tongue)
Bible: James 3:7–11, 1:19–20; Luke 16:10; Ephesians 4:29; Colossians 3:17
Bottom Line: Use your words to build up others, not tear them down.
Week 3: Respect for Authority
Bible: Romans 13:1–5; Hebrews 13:17; 1 Peter 2:13–15; Titus 3:1
Bottom Line: When you show respect to those in authority, you are showing respect to God.
Week 4: Forgiveness
Bible: Matthew 18:21–35; Colossians 3:13
Bottom Line: Forgive others the way God has forgiven us.
Week 5: Being a Light at School
Bible: John 8:12; Romans 3:23; Colossians 3:13–14; Matthew 5:14–16
Bottom Line: Let your light shine.
Week 6: Words of Wisdom (Interview high school students)
Bible: Proverbs 19:20, 12:15, 13:10