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JAM Session 2 - The Penalty - Talk Framework for JAM Camp (Jesus Athletics Manhood)

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JAM Session 2 - "What's the PENALTY?" - Confronting the Consequences of Sin


  • Welcoming the boys to JAM Camp and introducing JAM Session 2 - "What's the PENALTY?"
  • Emphasizing the relevance of penalties in sports and life, and how they teach us responsibility.
  • Mentioning the focus on understanding the consequences of sin and the importance of accepting responsibility for our actions.

I. The Manhood Theme: RESPONSIBILITY

  • Explaining the importance of responsibility as a key aspect of manhood.
  • Discussing how accepting responsibility for our actions helps us grow into principled and mature young men.

II. The Story of David and Nathan

  • Presenting the biblical account of David and Nathan from 2 Samuel 12.
  • Highlighting David's courageous act of admitting his wrongdoings when confronted by the prophet Nathan.

III. Understanding the PENALTY of Sin

  • Introducing Romans 6:23 - "the wages of sin is death."
  • Exploring the multiple meanings of this penalty, including physical death and the separation from God caused by sin.

IV. Facing the Consequences

  • Drawing parallels between penalties in sports and consequences in life.
  • Reflecting on David's reaction to Nathan's story and its implications for our own responses to wrongdoings.

V. The Ripple Effect of Sin

  • Examining the broader impact of sin on ourselves and those around us.
  • Discussing how our actions can affect our relationships and the lives of others.

VI. Dealing with Guilt and Shame

  • Addressing the emotions of guilt and shame that often accompany sin.
  • Exploring the role of forgiveness and how it can alleviate the burden of guilt and shame.

VII. Discussion Questions:

  • Providing thought-provoking questions for the boys to engage in group discussions.
  • Encouraging self-reflection and open dialogue on the topics covered in JAM Session 2.

VIII. Embracing Honor and Responsibility

  • Summarizing the lessons learned from JAM Session 2.
  • Emphasizing the significance of embracing honor, responsibility, and maturity as young men.


  • Reinforcing the importance of understanding consequences and accepting responsibility.
  • Encouraging the boys to apply the lessons learned to their lives and grow as principled leaders.

Closing Thoughts:

  • Inspiring the boys to be mindful of their actions and choices beyond JAM Camp.
  • Encouraging them to seek forgiveness, grow in character, and make a positive impact in the world.

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