Who do we turn to when we hit rock bottom? In our darkest moments, can faith in God provide help and a way out of trouble? This assembly invites students to consider the words of psalm 40 that speak of God as a rescuer. Students will reflect on the place of confession and forgiveness in dealing with problems, in this case alcoholism. Continue reading →
When someone hurts us, how do we choose to respond? And if we choose revenge, do we end up hurting ourselves? This assembly invites students to consider their responses when someone offends or hurts them. Through Jesus’ teaching on revenge, students will reflect on the challenge of forgiveness.
What do we do when we feel ashamed? This assembly helps students consider that shame is an emotion that cannot easily be dealt with, particularly in a contemporary culture where people are quick to blame. Christians believe that the death of Jesus on the cross brings forgiveness and freedom from shame through the costly sacrifice of God’s son. This assembly is also suitable for use at Easter.