Claudia has been creating content one post at a time for more than seven years and writes about a variety of subjects. Church youth groups are a time-honored tradition for teens all around the world. They are an event where teens get together, usually once a week, to talk about almost anything. While almost all church youth groups are primarily focused on faith-based activities, those activities can vary widely from location to location. Sometimes it's difficult to come up with things for the kids to do.
The Dating Game
The Dating Game - Great Group Games
For most teens, dating rules and expectations are an important part of social interactions and development. Any faith-based or community group that seeks to support teens needs to address this issue so central to teenagers' lives. Most religious youth groups have rules that come from their faith traditions and give their members guidelines on how to date and interact with the opposite gender. Different Christian denominations offer different guidelines for youth dating. The most common rule is youth should not have sex outside of marriage, which is based on Biblical passages such as 1 Corinthians , which says Christians should "flee from sexual immorality. Christian youth groups often encourage teens to create their own personal rules and standards for dating, such as staying in public areas and limiting physical contact. These rules are outlined in the booklet "For the Strength of Youth"
Lesson 7: Dating—the Benefits and Dangers
Fervr interviews regular contributor Alex Greaves for his thoughts on Christians, dating, and sexual purity. Q: Alex, what does the Bible say about dating? Q: Okay, does the Bible say anything that might impact Christians when they begin thinking about dating and sexual purity? A: It definitely does!
Set up the chairs in two circles, a small circle and a larger circle outside of that. Make sure that the chairs are facing each other and there are an equal amount of chairs in the inside circle as well as the outside circle. The format or idea of how the game is played is like speed dating. Every kid will sit across from another kid, can be same or opposite sex, and will have a task to complete in 30 seconds before they rotate to the next person. Here is a list of questions we asked kids to complete with each other: - What's your most embarrassing moment?