Youth Ministry Topics Preventing School Violence
This insightful article by a respected Christian Psychologist discusses the causes and cures of violence among teens.
When students can't manage their anger, violence can become a way of channeling that anger. This article gives biblical ways to tame anger.
This lesson plan/article shows that the characteristics in students' lives that put them at risk for school violence were addressed by the Bible thousands of years ago. We can have a part in preventing school violence by promoting Christian character and helping youth model it for their peers.
If students could learn to forgive others from the heart, they would not resort to violence to even up the score. Innes' article presents a much-needed exhortation to forgive. Youth workers could use this article as a basis for a message to their students on the topic.