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.
In this first post in her “Living for Christ at Home” series, Lissy Rienow addresses how, as teenagers, we can learn to be Christians with our families.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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...read more
Solomon writes to his son in Proverbs 23 saying, “My son, give me your heart.” For many teenagers this sounds strange. What does it mean to “give our heart” to our parents?read more
When I was younger, my mom would always say to me, “Your siblings are your best friends. Everyone else will come in and out of your life but your siblings will always be there.” This is the second in a series of posts by Lissy Rienow that will address how, as teenagers, we can learn to be Christians with our families.read more
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...read more
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?...read more
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...read more
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...read more