Living for Christ at Home

How do we, as teenagers, live for Christ at home with our families?

Home is where our true character is revealed and the sad truth is that our families often get the worst of our personalities.

In this study, we will look at four biblical virtues—honor, love, honesty, and service. God can use these virtues to change our hearts and transform our families.

Who We Are at Home Is Who We Really Are

Have you ever had one of your daughter’s teachers go on and on about how well she is doing in class, how respectful she is, and how considerate she is of the other students? You hear all this while struggling to remember the last time you experienced these same virtues at home. Who your son or daughter is at home is who they really are. 

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The Power of Servant Leadership: Living for Christ at Home, Part 4

In our culture and communities, we talk a lot about leadership. How can you be a leader among your friends? How can you be a leader at school? How can you be a leader in the world? However, although leadership is a valuable attribute, I believe that we have lost one of the most important aspects of leadership. Like anything in life, we can look to the Bible to find what it means to be a true leader.

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Sorrow and Hope

As many of you know, Amy’s brother John died in an accident almost two months ago. He and his wife Meg, along with his five children, are all very close to our family. Since his passing we have been walking the difficult journey of grief…and hope. Our 13-year-old...

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I Grew Up In a Christian Home, But…

In our early years in ministry, we led dozens of youth retreats and mission trips. Often, when we returned from these “spiritual mountain top” experiences, the church would gather for a worship service where students shared testimonies about the trip. So many of the...

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Don’t Delegate Your Teen Away!

We live in a world of delegation parenting. Do you want your children to learn to play the piano? Sign them up for piano lessons. Do you want them to learn basketball? Find a coach. Do you want them to learn math? Hire a tutor. Do you want them to learn about Jesus?...

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Helping Your Teen Keep the Faith Through College

Are you concerned about the spiritual health of your teenager? Most of our teens will be leaving home soon. Do you have a plan to help them keep the faith through the next chapter of their lives? Will they love the Lord and follow Him when they are adults? Every...

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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 Spiritual Apathy...

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Lissy Rienow
Lissy Rienow is 19 years old. With one older brother, and five younger siblings, she has a passion for helping teens live for Christ at home. Family relationships are hard and we all need biblical encouragement! She is in the middle of a “gap year,” serving at Visionary Family Ministries, speaking to youth groups; writing bible studies for teens, and preparing for an extended mission trip to Scotland. Connect with Lissy through email or Instagram @liss_rienow