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A Brief Reflection on Youth Ministry

Here is something I have observed in many churches. Perhaps you have seen it too. Children grow up through our children’s ministries and they love it! They move into the cool junior high group and once again, they love it! Then, it is off to high school with all the...

Time for a Challenge

In our home, turning 13 is a big deal. We view it, in some ways, as the transition from childhood to adulthood. In centuries past this was more true than it is today, as we have sadly extended “childhood” under the guise of “adolescence” well...
Jesus, Spiritual Orphans, and a Warning

Jesus, Spiritual Orphans, and a Warning

Jesus went against the popular and religious culture of His day and prioritized children. “And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come...

Candid Thoughts from a Christian Teen

By RW Rienow, age 15 In thinking about my time, priorities, and relationships, I wrote the following paragraphs… Do I see signs of disorganization in my life? Yes! Usually, I am on top of things such as school work and being on time to sporting events. But...

My Attitude Toward the Bible Has Changed

The church service finished about fifteen minutes ago. You are talking with a group of Christian friends, when a visitor approaches you and says, “I have some questions. Can you talk to me?” You and your friends are eager to help. “Sure, what’s on your mind?” “Well,...