A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found an increase in teen suicide rates, especially among girls. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among ten- to twenty-four-year-olds. This week LinC looks at some reasons young people end their lives, provides warning signs of depression and suicide, and empowers teens to help prevent such tragedies. Key Scriptures: Matthew 27:3-5; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20; and Romans 12:14-21.
The National Football League recently reprimanded one of its most successful franchises, the New England Patriots, when the team was caught using video technology to steal opponents’ play-calling signals. People often are tempted to cheat to gain an advantage over others. But Scripture teaches us to rely on God for success. Next week LinC explores the dangers of cheating and why we can trust God to provide.