In "Sing to the Power," a Tapestry of Faith program
Read or tell the story to the group.
After the story, invite the group to be silent for a moment to think about the story.
Then, ask participants to recap the story in their own words. What they recall indicates what they found most meaningful or memorable.
Say, in these words or your own:
We spend a lot of time talking about listening and cooperation and making a way for everyone to be heard. All of these things are important, but sometimes it is important to take action against something unjust. An action that shows your beliefs to others or an action that moves a situation from unfair, and wrong, toward fair, and right, is an example of using your fire power. With fire power, we show others that blazing place inside us that says "NO!" when we see someone doing harm.
A big problem in many schools and youth groups today is bullying. We're going to talk about ways to use our fire power against bullying.
Lead a discussion using these questions:
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Last updated on Monday, October 20, 2014.
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