C.S.Lewis says friends are people that are travelling in the same direction, have similar aspirations and goals and encourage each other in attaining those goals. Friends are not people that pull you down, they’re not people who are jealous (though sometimes that happens). They are people who can handle your talents and gifts and help… Continue reading Friendship Flowchart!
My brethren, count it all, joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” (James 1:2-4) Trials, the world’s oppression, take place with God’s permission. The issue is not trials per se,… Continue reading The Value Of Patience!
Much of what I do in my ministry remains private. People tell me stories of pain and hurt that I will take to my grave. Many share personal shortcomings, seek relief from guilt, and ask for direction, trusting that I will never repeat what they tell me. Sometimes the stories humble me. Other times they… Continue reading Who Is Zaccheus Today?
When it comes to temptation, sometimes there are practical steps or activities that we may do to avoid or alleviate the problem. If we are tempted by being in a certain place or with certain people, we can obviously choose, if at all possible, to not go to such a place or be with such… Continue reading A Practical Approach To Temptation!
Sometimes life gets pretty stressful. Many teens feel stressed around big moments in their lives like final exams, prom, applying to college, or the first day of school. Stress can be a pretty dangerous thing, because it clouds our judgment and can cause physical problems like illness. It can also get in the way of… Continue reading 8 Ways To Deal With Stress As Teens!
Evolution has changed humanity whether we like it or not. It is everywhere in every walk of life. As true christians there is no point in hiding from it but rather we should have the knowledge and know how to combat this storm which has demoralised the world as we know it. These are the… Continue reading Darwin’s Darkest Hour!
Parenting a teenager is hard enough, but add in trying to be a Christian parent and the challenges become even greater. Parents today are dealing with issues that their parents never even thought about. As our society “advances” the pressures facing teenagers today grow, meaning that parents today have to take a different approach to… Continue reading Christian Parenting in 7 Steps