We’ve been talking about purpose and aligning all the “stuff” of youth ministry around a guiding purpose.
Last week she told me about a youth group activity she came up with to help reinforce the lesson from their Bible study.
Here is a list of questions we asked kids to complete with each other: - Smell the other person's shoes - Make your best farting noise - Tell your grossest food story - Make your best screwed up face - Tell if you fold or scrunch your TP and why - Share an embarrassing story - Tell how many times you have gone to the bathroom today - Count each others nose hairs in one nostril - Stare at each other's feet and tell what toe is your favorite and why - Tell your worst vomit story Some of these topics may need a little longer than 30 seconds, others may need less. This game is a great introduction to the topic of love or dating that also acts as a way for kids to get to know each other and break out of their comfort zone a little.Have the “voices” stand at the end of the obstacle course while the “contestants” are blindfolded and placed at the beginning.When the game starts the “voices” must guide their specific “contestant” to the finish line at the other end of the obstacle course.Bottom Line: Use this lesson with your youth group, student ministry, youth ministry or youth sunday school class to teach “trusting the voice”.SUPPLIES Items for obstacle course (could include chairs, cones, books, coats, shoes…Design your activities with your group member's ages in mind, and the kids will have fun no matter how silly or serious the activities are.Who said youth group can't be a little on the silly side?pamphlet and test themselves on what they know by heart! It is also available in our August combo package HERE.Included are some really great and effective scripture study activities like this one where they dig into Article of Faith #13 and see it as a guideline for dating behavior.basically anything that you would want the contestants to “avoid”) Blindfolds SPACE REQUIREMENTS You will need room to setup a sort of obstacle course.This space can be as small or large as you would like it to be depending on the size of the teams competing.