Are You Really Stubborn?

I Samuel 15:23 “For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.”  How many times have you heard a person say “Well I’m just stubborn”? I have many times (it has even been ascribed to this author a few times). I used to accept the label of “stubborn” as…

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When A 21st Century “Demas” Introduces Himself!

2 Timothy 4:10a. “For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world,” As the Apostle Paul is giving us his “swan song” in 2 Timothy chapter 4 he mentions a casualty because of carnality, who’s name was, “Demas”. From that day to this minute, every faithful man of God knows the sting, sorrow, and…

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Minding My Members

Proverbs 4:22 “For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.” I LOVE the book of Proverbs! It is God’s College of Wisdom for the Course of Life. I really encourage you to read through it regularly, intently, prayerfully, and purposefully. What you may not know is that there…

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10 Decisions Of The Spiritual Leader

Psalms 116:9 “I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.” A spiritual leader must live by spiritual decisions. I’m going to the let the Psalmist write the devotion today. This was a spiritual man, and he lays out for us in Psalm 116 Ten Spiritual decisions. I encourage you to read…

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Stumbling Blocks

Mark 9:38-50 In the latter part of Mark 9, we read one of the more obscure sections of Mark’s Gospel account. It is does, however, reveal something of what was happening in the mind of Jesus’ disciples. Verse 38 informs us that they had encountered an individual who was casting out devils in the name…

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Summer Jeopardy

Objective:  Get the most points Items Needed: White board, Markers, Questions How To Play: Game is played as normal Jeopardy. Divide your youth group into two or three teams. Read a question the first person standing AFTER the question is FULLY READ will be called upon to answer. If it is correct their team is given…

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Friends Who Are Enemies

Most people desire to have a friend, to have many friends, and to have a best friend. All of these desires are natural and even can be healthy. However, having the wrong friends can be extremely dangerous and even up being your undoing. The Bible has a lot to say about friendships and the right…

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A Wise Son Maketh A Glad Father

Being a Father is a big job. Having a wise child makes the job easier and more joyful. Learn how to be a wise child and make your parents glad with this advice from the Bible. Proverbs 10:1 “The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: But a foolish son is the heaviness…

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Why Good Things Happen

Luke 17:14 “And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed.” Jesus heals 10 lepers in Luke 17:11-19. They cried for mercy in verse 13, Jesus answered them in verse 14, and it says after Jesus answered in verse 14, “And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed.”…

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Tele-Charades

Objective:  Guess The Correct Word\Phrase Items Needed: A List Of Words Or Phrases That Can Be Acted Out How To Play: Separate into teams of five. The first team of five players goes to the front of the room. They all line up single file facing the same direction with enough space in between them to…

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