Why do kids lie? I mean, let’s face it: If you work with teenagers you’ve been lied to. If you are a youth worker and you haven’t been lied to, your teens are really good liars. LOL. Deception among teens is at an all time high. Cover ups, look outs, silent sisters and some just…

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Hebrews 13:7 “Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.” In everything in life, we must strike the proper balance otherwise you’ll fall. Just ask any kid trying to learn how to ride a bicycle for the…

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John 4:35 “Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.” Jesus said in the verse above, “Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already…

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Numbers 13:30 “And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.” The story from the verse above is one that should encourage every believer about not having to be accepted by the majority. After the twelve spies returned…

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Many parents and youth workers think that their teens are too complex or “hard to crack”. Over the last 12 years, I have probably spent thousands of hours talking to teenagers. From van/bus trips to personal discussions, I have come to the conclusion that teens are not as difficult as they are made out to…

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2 Kings 9:20b “: and the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi; for he driveth furiously. “ As many teens are headed back-to-school, many young, inexperienced drivers are headed off to use the car to get to college, high school and other activities. Before school season is back in full…

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Psalm 70:1 “Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.”  It was Thursday night of a super busy week. On Monday I had spent time with family, and worked overnight finishing a job. Tuesday I met with the Governor and elected officials at a Pastor’s Forum. Wednesday I taught…

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In the words of What a Friend We Have in Jesus, we find, “In His arms He’ll take and shield thee, Thou wilt find a solace there.” The word solace in simplest definition form is a “comfort.” Many are taking comfort in the opinions of others on social media. Too many take what they are…

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Esther 5:13 “Yet all this availeth me nothing, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king’s gate.” Do not allow one problem to ruin many blessings. Haman had it all: wealth, power, a huge family, and direct access to the king of Persia, the greatest and most vast empire the world…

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I Samuel 16:7 “But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.” In anointing the next king of Israel,…

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