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...

5 Reasons For Spiritual Apathy in Teens

Are you concerned about the spiritual health of your teenager? Does your teen sometimes have a “whatever” attitude toward the Lord, church, Scripture, prayer…and even life in general? I invite you to listen to this new mp3 seminar, Five Reasons for...

A Blog for Teens: How to Honor Your Parents

How to Honor Your Parents Few commandments in the Bible strike more fear into teenagers than, “honor your father and your mother” (Exodus 20:12). To make matters worse, God gives us this command new fewer than eight times throughout the Bible! This is especially...

A Tale of Two Fathers

In 2 Chronicles 33 we find one of the most dramatic historical accounts of a father and grandfather. Is forgiveness really possible? This message from Dr. Rob Rienow will encourage and challenge every father and grandfather to embrace his multi-generational mission,...