We were really excited for our first regular Bright Lights meeting of the school year (we enjoyed our annual kick-off meeting a couple of weeks before). Although it was a small group, it was a very blessed evening. For our lesson time, we took time to review through Set 1 of the Bright Lights curriculum since it is foundational to the rest of what we will be learning throughout the school year.We talked about:
- Being Strong for the Lord in Your Youth (Part. 1; Part 2)
- Developing a Close Relationship with Your Parents
- Gaining a Clear Conscience
- Developing a Disciplined Walk with God
- Understanding the Fear of the Lord
- Accepting the Way God Created You
- Being Fully Dedicated to God
We pointed out that to be strong for the Lord and be a bright light for Him, we must be willing to stand alone. The world’s way is going in the opposite direction of God’s way. We want to make it our goal to seek the Lord’s best for our lives, follow the principles in His Word, and seek to be strong for Him in our youth. Our light will grow brighter and we will be a radiant testimony for the Lord. God can do amazing things through those who live a life that’s totally sold out to Him.
For our activity time, we a played the “Balloon Pop” game. Each girl got a balloon and a string and were supposed to tie the balloon around their ankle. Then they had to try to pop each others balloons. When someone’s balloon popped, everyone had to stop and listen to her share what she learned from the lesson. It was a fun, active game and a great way to hear what stood out to everyone from our study.