Life Issues 1 contains ten plays for glove puppets, on the following subjects:
Perseverence: Don’t give up, even when we think we have made a bad mistake and will never get it right. Based on Peter’s denial of Jesus.
The Prodigal Son: The Prodigal Son parable, forgiveness, and God’s love.
Seaside – The House on the Sand: The parable of the house builders, building your life on a good foundation, and holidays.
New Term: Coping with problems and worries, and knowing that God is with us in them.
Remembering: Remembering, and the meaning of Holy Communion.
Moses and the Escape from Egypt: Moses, we can do great things with God on our side, whether we think we can or not, and it doesn’t matter what other people think either.
Daniel and the Lions: Facing hard things. Based on Daniel in the lions’ den.
Moles in the Churchyard: God looks after us, and He can free us from our fears.
Doing Hard Things for God: Having the courage to do difficult things.
Written in an engaging way, these short plays provide unpatronising lessons for young people, based on Christian stories and beliefs.