As you prepare to talk about resting on purpose, consider reading this article by the National Sleep Foundation. Rest is incredibly important, especially for students. As the article shows, sleep (or rest) deprivation can really affect students and their relationships, focus, etc. Read the article HERE and ask yourself (or discuss with your group) the following questions:
How can we take this information about the physical, mental, and emotional effects of not sleeping and apply them to the need for Sabbath rest?
What are some consequences of not resting that you’ve experienced?
How has not resting kept you from God’s purposes for your life?