Category Archives: Teens

Treasures For Teens: Are You Ready For Your “Right Now”? – James 4:13-14

A few years ago, when my oldest daughter Jaclyn was a high school sophomore, I asked her to name the kind of guy that she would like to marry one day. She named about four different guys that we both … Continue reading

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Parental Neglect: The Least Compassionate Approach To Parenting

Pro. 29:15 “The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.” In the second half of 2 Samuel, David was guilty of neglect. He neglected Amnon’s sin and Absalom’s subtlety. Both of his … Continue reading

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The Plague Of Being Vague – What do I do after the altar?

* So you made a life-changing decision at camp. You’re going to do better! Great! but how are you going to do better? Some of the best decisions have failed because people have no plan for accomplishing what they need … Continue reading

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21 Elements Of Compassionate Confrontation (#’s 19-21)

1 Samuel 12:“19 And all the people said unto Samuel, Pray for thy servants unto the LORD thy God, that we die not: for we have added unto all our sins this evil, to ask us a king. 20 And … Continue reading

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21 Elements Of Compassionate Confrontation (#’s 16-18)

2 Samuel 12:“11 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives … Continue reading

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21 Elements Of Compassionate Confrontation (#’s 10-12)

1 Samuel 15:“10 Then came the word of the LORD unto Samuel, saying, 11 It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. … Continue reading

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21 Elements Of Compassionate Confrontation (#’s 7-9)

1 Samuel 12:“1 And Samuel said unto all Israel, Behold, I have hearkened unto your voice in all that ye said unto me, and have made a king over you. 2 And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and … Continue reading

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