Substance Abuse

Almost every family and church is impacted in some way by substance abuse. The BGCT’s Christian Life Commission addresses the issue of substance abuse primarily through prevention and education strategies.

Pathways to Prevention

Youth today are bombarded daily by messages that normalize ideas and actions that are harmful to their emotions, bodies, and spiritual walk. Materialism, casual sex, and the abuse of drugs, alcohol and tobacco have become an accepted expression of popular culture as portrayed in movies, TV and literature. Learn more…

Pathways to Prevention: Learning Activities

Through formal and informal activities, as well as through planned and spontaneous communication, you can help the youth in your community make wise decisions that will keep their journey to adulthood free from substance abuse and its consequences. Learn more…