Teaching Our Youth

Originally posted on A disciple's study:

~ Ravi Zacharias

The Bible reminds us to guard our doctrine and our conduct. Our youth know firsthand what the world has to offer. They need to be reached at a younger age because of the world of the Internet that ravages young minds sooner than ever before. Building their faith is not a prime strength in our churches today. We seem to think that we need to entertain them into the church. But what you win them with is often what you win them to. They can see through a hollow faith in a hurry. Their minds are hungry for coherence and meaning. They long to think things through. They long to know why the gospel is both true and exclusive. None of these issues are often addressed within their own reach. I believe this is the most serious crisis of our church-going youth today. Their faith is more…

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My Garden

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My backyard this morning, and this a couple weeks after its prime. You know, the world began in a garden.

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Give Light

Originally posted on Charis: Subject to Change:

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Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
– Desiderius Erasmus

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Needing Gratitude?

side hugGratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. ~ G. K. Chesterton

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Great Communicators

typewriterGreat communicators don’t just hear the words. Great communicators hear the meaning behind the words.  ~ Simon Sinek

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Where are you?

Originally posted on walking on the narrow path.:

Gen 3:9 “God called to man” Where are you? 10 He said ” I heard you in the garden and I was afraid because I was naked and I hid. 11 God said Who told you were naked? Did you not eat from that tree I told you not to eat from. (Message)
When God asked Adam this question he already new where Adam had been. He just wanted Adam to tell the truth. This was Adam’s first test but he failed. When we begin to waiver God will begin to reach out for us just he did with Adam. He will begin to question us just as he had questioned Adam and Eve when they ate from the tree. As he begins to asks us where we are we tend to put up roadblocks so we don’t have to answer his questions. Or we try to cover up what…

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Needing Leadership?

feetLeadership is a human experience. It doesn’t happen on paper or with rank or publicity. It is earned when other people choose to follow. ~ Simon  Sinek

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