Category Archives: 5 S’s

5 S’s- Sex- 12th Grade

A senior in high school who is following Christ should be able to articulate the why behind purity and have an understanding of why we choose obedience. There is a good chance that any senior who is not walking closely … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Service- 12th Grade

Our hope for our oldest proteges is that they will be marked by an attitude and posture of humility and service. Remind your protege of Christ s humility and model how we follow in his example. As your protege is … Continue reading

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5 S’s- School- 12th Grade

We want to prioritize graduation as a goal for each of our students. Encourage and support your protege at the end of high school, helping him or her to finish well. Be aware of grades and absences, making sure that … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Salvation- 11th Grade

For a junior who is a believer, our hope would be that they are a functioning member of a local church, have a grasp on understanding and applying the gospel, and are growing in both personal devotion and pursuit of … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Future Story- 11th Grade

At around 16 or 17, your protege is on the cusp of adulthood (even if he or she doesn t feel like it). Help them to see this and to understand that one of the distinguishing characteristics of an adult … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Sex- 11th Grade

As a junior, your protege is not ignorant to the consequences of certain actions concerning sexuality. At their age they will have a lot of questions concerning the sexual ethic from a Christian worldview. Why abstinence? Why fidelity? Why heterosexuality? … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Service- 11th Grade

Service should be less event-based and more interwoven into your proteges life. Help them to see that, if they are looking, service opportunities are all around. Remind your protege about their motivation for serving others and the sacrificial service of … Continue reading

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5 S’s- School- 11th Grade

Junior year can be a tough year for students who struggle academically as students must take their Exit Level State Tests. There is pressure because, if they do not pass them the first time, they must continue to take them … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Salvation- 10th Grade

A tenth grader should be able to begin to APPLY the gospel to their lives, not just articulate the gospel. They will need some guidance in this and might misunderstand or misapply doctrine. Adolescents tend to be hyper-focused on the … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Future Story- 10th Grade

Talk with your protege about post-HS options. College is a great option for many students, but it isn t the only option. With that said, we want kids to graduate high school with some kind of plan. Students will have … Continue reading

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