THE LIES A CHURCH-GROWN KID BELIEVES

THE LIES A CHURCH-GROWN KID BELIEVES

A conversation with a friend ignited a question that I had in my mind for a long time. It was a struggle I’ve been pondering for a couple of years. A pastor’s kid was opening up to this friend about the time she accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and that there...
WORTH A LOT OF SPARROWS

WORTH A LOT OF SPARROWS

Are not five sparrows sold for two cents? And yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are worth more than many sparrows. Luke 12:6-7 At two cents per five sparrows, one dollar’s worth would...
3 WAYS TO FIGHT DATING TEMPTATIONS

3 WAYS TO FIGHT DATING TEMPTATIONS

We grow up learning about Eve being tempted in the Garden (Gen. 3:1–7) and Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness (Matt. 4:1–11). Maybe we’ve often repeated the Lord’s prayer that states, “Lead us not into temptation” (Matt. 6:13). Temptation presents itself in various...
THE LOVE OF BEAUTY

THE LOVE OF BEAUTY

I know beauty when I see it. I am now out-of-doors in the morning on a spring day, drinking coffee with the right kind of cup, a light breeze flowing over my shoulder, the prospect of a useful day (which is the best day for me) and a sense of God’s hand planning all...
HOW TO FIND A WIFE

HOW TO FIND A WIFE

The proverb says, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord” (Prov. 18:22). But wisdom also tells us that one should seek this blessing from the Lord at the appropriate time and in a godly way. Many Christians enter the dating scene while...
A PIECE OF ADVICE FROM AN NGSB GUY

A PIECE OF ADVICE FROM AN NGSB GUY

This is for my fellow Christian teenagers and adolescents, who are waiting or already dating. I write this letter to you, not because I know so much or I have been in a relationship (I haven’t been in any relationship), but because I am blessed enough that I was saved...