Teen Blog

  • What Happens at the Passover Service?

    What Happens at the Passover Service?

    As a teen, I wondered about the Passover. What do Christians do at the New Testament Passover service? What does it all mean? When I was 10, my parents were...Read More

  • Grudges: A Breeding Ground for Spiritual Parasites!

    Grudges: A Breeding Ground for Spiritual Parasites!

    Parasites dwell inside living beings, feasting on the nutrients of the host’s body. Far worse, our minds can breed parasites that destroy our spiritual...Read More

  • Is the Dark Side Awakening in You?

    Is the Dark Side Awakening in You?

    A theme of the Star Wars saga is the choice between the “light side” and the “dark side” of the force. Christians actually face a very similar choice. Once...Read More

  • Social Media: Whose Approval Are We Seeking?

    Social Media: Whose Approval Are We Seeking?

    Teens and young adults spend many hours interacting with others on social media. But what are our motivations for our interactions on social media? In the...Read More

  • Lessons From the Long Jump

    Lessons From the Long Jump

    A summer spent correcting my form for this track-and-field event taught me three important spiritual lessons about developing good spiritual form. Last...Read More

  • God’s Way: A Journey of Self-Discovery

    God’s Way: A Journey of Self-Discovery

    Everyone wonders who they are at some point in their life. As a part of God’s Church, you can know not only who you are—but who you can be! Who are...Read More

  • Knowing or Understanding?

    Knowing or Understanding?

    The Bible is the most important book we can own. Yet owning or even reading it doesn’t mean we understand it. What are some keys to understanding the...Read More

  • A Life of Greatness

    A Life of Greatness

    Are we called to a life of greatness? What made King David or Moses great in God’s eyes? Can we be like them? How great can the life of a Christian...Read More

  • Slipping Away From God

    Slipping Away From God

    Slipping away from God is a constant danger for teens in God’s Church. We should stay alert that we don’t slip! There are times when we are tempted by our...Read More

  • Bug Patrol

    Bug Patrol

    At camp, a friend and I searched for unwelcome bugs in the tent with a flashlight. How can we search for and get rid of the spiritual bugs in our lives? In 2008 I attended Camp...Read More

  • What Is Your Legacy?

    What Is Your Legacy?

    The Bible is full of stories that teach us important lessons. What will your story be? A lesson on bad decisions? Or of faith and dedication to God’s way? As we study the Bible, we...Read More

  • 3 Ways to Handle Anger

    3 Ways to Handle Anger

    Occasionally, we find ourselves in situations that lead to anger. Often this is a result of the actions of others. How should a Christian deal with anger? Do you struggle with anger?...Read More

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    The Feast of Tabernacles: Is It Worth It?

    For seven days God’s people live in temporary dwellings—away from their everyday lives. Doing so requires sacrifice and a lot of work. Is the Feast of Tabernacles worth it? A high...Read More

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    Don’t Worship the Gods of Consumption!

    We live in a culture that’s devoted to material goods and physical pleasures—things that don’t last. What kind of treasures will last for eternity? Last year I took a college class...Read More

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    How to Conquer the Obstacle Courses of Life

    A challenging obstacle course turned out to be more difficult than I imagined. Here are some lessons I learned for facing the obstacles of life. Recently, I attended a leadership...Read More

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    El Dorado

    For centuries many men have felt compelled to look for the lost city of El Dorado. Only a select few, however, have pursued a city of even greater treasure. El Dorado. Ever since the...Read More

  • The Little Big Things. Sometimes, a little event in our lives can lead us to achieve a big purpose. Like the little girl who helped me learn some big lessons!

    The Little Big Things

    Sometimes, a little event in our lives can lead us to achieve a big purpose. Like the little girl who helped me learn some big lessons! Last week was my “worst week” in school....Read More

  • Going Green?

    Going Green?

    The earth is a mess, and many people want to help clean it up. But is “going green” for Earth Day enough? What does the Creator of the earth say? Earth Day is coming up on April 22....Read More

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