Teens

How To Exercise Faith When Allowing Independence

As a mom, it’s exhilarating to see my children soaring into the future God has planned for each of them. Yet for them to rise up and claim their independence, I have to let out the “string” so they can fly. It takes faith to relax my grip and allow them to go where God takes them.

Is Technology Helping or Hurting My Child?

Articles abound listing the harmful effects of technology for our children. Still others, often written by educators, expound on its benefits. Perhaps the question is less about how damaging this rapidly growing tool is or isn’t and more about how we, as parents, guardians, and educators can harness this ever-expanding tool for the good.

3 Ways to Ignite Your Teen's Passion for God

If you’re investing in the lives of young people, you’ve probably experienced the paralysis of apathy. It’s difficult to teach the truth about God and Christianity to young people when they aren’t really listening. Here are three things I learned that helped me ignite a passion in my students and kids.

How to Teach Boys to Respect Women

Every Christian teaches the next generation of men, since all of us are responsible for building up the body of Christ. So what’s most important in rearing boys to respect women?

A Comforting Prayer for the New Graduate

It’s graduation time! You’ve done it! You’ve survived high school, or your first college degree, or maybe even your second. May the following prayer help guide your own conversations with the Lord as you embark on this new chapter of your life.

4 Relevant Ways the Book of Daniel Equips Teens

Teens face fiery trials every day: bullying, pressures to perform well, attain scholarships, endure stress...the list goes on. However God chooses His deliverance, teens can learn from Daniel and his friends how to enter the furnace by faith.

12 Things to Pray for the Teens in Your Life

Being a teenager is hard. Being a Christian teenager is harder.

We are walking through turbulent years, carrying pressing burdens, feelings, temptations, desires and fears. As teenagers, we wrestle with living through growing pains—as Christ-followers, with living out our faith.

We need your help.

10 Things to Never Say to Your Teen

In the heat of a crazy moment, we might say things without thinking that tear our kids down. We need to remember our words hold tremendous power over them.

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