Is It Harmful to Date in High School?

Audio Transcript Is dating in high school harmful? Here is today’s email question. “Hi, Pastor John, my name is Josh, and I’m a high school student. I desire to date. Most people who I value as close friends and God loving people say that it’s mostly pointless and dumb to date in high school. Yet... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Why Teenagers Need Theology

The world can be really confusing for teenagers. We’re coming of age in a shifting moral landscape, where the most pressing challenges and culture’s loudest critics are ever changing and perpetually conflicting. We see scandals and soundbytes, terrorism and Trump, new sexual ethics and harsh racial tensions, and we wonder, How am I supposed to think about all... Continue Reading →

Put Jealousy to Death

It’s in the tightening of your chest, the bile in your throat, and the knot in your stomach. It flashes in lightning fast, infecting whatever happiness or hope you feel. Every child knows it. Every adult knows it. It’s that fierce, familiar green monster – Jealousy. We envy someone else: their looks, their job, their... Continue Reading →

What If You Had One Week to Live?

If I could save time in a bottle, The first thing that I’d like to do Is to save every day till eternity passes away, Just to spend them with you. In 1972, Jim Croce was a young singer/songwriter just beginning to ride the wave of national stardom. He was also a young father whose heart was... Continue Reading →

A Podcast Worth Listening To: Age of Minority by Jaquelle Crowe

Students need to be encouraged and equipped in their faith. One of the best things about living in 2017 and beyond is the reality of technology. One great advancement that has actually been around for a while is this thing called a podcast. It is a way for us to listen to an audio talk... Continue Reading →

10 Things You Should Know about Dating

1. Live on mission . . . and then find a spouse. Instead of making marriage your mission, make it God’s global cause and the advance of the gospel where you are, and look for someone pursuing the same. If you’re hoping to marry someone who passionately loves Jesus and makes him known, it’s probably... Continue Reading →

A Call to Teenagers to Be Free

  Article by John Piper- Founder & Teacher, desiringGod.org I am writing for the liberation of teenagers. I write to challenge teenagers to “live as people who are free” (1 Peter 2:16). Be wise and strong and free from the slavery of culture-conformity. To put it another way, I am calling teenagers to a radical, wartime... Continue Reading →

12 THINGS EVERY CHRISTIAN TEENAGER SHOULD KNOW

I haven’t been a teenager for several years, but I still remember those days like it was yesterday. I reflect back on junior high and high school with mixed emotions. Part of me feels joy for all the things the Lord allowed me to experience. The other part of me feels sorrow for not feeling... Continue Reading →

5 Ways Teenagers Often Waste Their Time

Jonathan Edwards had an intense fear of wasting time. Like, scary intense. Reading his resolutions always sobers me. I mean, what 19-year-old writes, “Resolved, never to do anything, which I should be afraid to do, if I expected it would not be above an hour, before I should hear the last trump”? But Edwards grasped something... Continue Reading →

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