'Students' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

'Students' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

Don’t Be A Grinch This Season

Don’t Be A Grinch This Season Many people are aware of the holiday classic, “The Grinch.” In that classic story, the villain, the Grinch, tries to “steal Christmas.” He is a guy with a bad attitude. In fact, the lyrics to the popular song says it all: “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch, You really are a heel.” The holidays has a propensity to bring out the Grinch in us all. In fact, Christians are not exempt from the temptation…

Teenage Respect

Teenage respect The teenage world can be very tough. Dan Darling, writing for LifeWay, says,” The pressures of adolescence have always been a difficult crucible for young people but today it seems easier to be victimized and a perpetrator of verbal violence. Parents have an increasingly difficult job in protecting their children from bullying and raising kids who respect the unique human dignity of all people. It’s a difficult job.” It is a tough job to teach our students RESPECT, however,…

Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure If we think long enough, we will be able to remember a time when we faced that awful thing: peer pressure. It’s one of those times in life when we are faced with a decision, to follow “the crowd” or  stand on our own convictions. Our students face it all the time. Some do well with it while others struggle through.  Students, however, are not the only ones who face this. Ron Cooney says, “But peer pressure isn’t…

Teenage Christian Living – Happy Reformation Day

Teenage Christian Living- Happy Reformation Day! Halloween (October 31) is a very popular event in our country. Many greet each other with a “Happy Halloween.” This is a day where a lot of kids dress up as their favorite character, or something they view as scary, and go house to house in their neighborhood saying, “trick or treat.” Churches and businesses join in the holiday by hosting “Fall Festivals” and “Trunk or Treats” to draw people for a safe and…

Teenage Christian Living- Friendship

Teenage Christian Living- Friendship True friendship is a wonderful thing. In fact, when a person has a true friend, it has led some to say that it is “worth its weight in gold.” True friends do not come easily. How many of us can say that, of the friends we have,  we know they will be there with us through “thick and thin?” Proverbs 18:24 says, “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who…

Teenage Social Media- Introduction to the Internet

Teenage Social Media: Introduction to Social Media The word, “media” brings about many differing opinions and thoughts. To some it simply means pictures, ideas, fun, news, and possibly many more things. To others the word conjures up thoughts of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The word “media” can be stated this way: any form of communication that can reach or influence large numbers of people (example: movies, music, television, internet, etc.) Another way of saying it is: media is “the main means…

Teenage Social Media- Worldviews

Teenage Social Media: Worldviews Everyone has a worldview. “If the average person were asked to describe their worldview, their response would be a blank stare” (Stonestreet, 2008, p. 3). John Stonestreet, author and apologist, goes on to say that everyone has a worldview, “whether they know it or not.” Furthermore, a person’s worldview, specifically their belief about humanity, will influence their behavior. Meaning, a person will live out their beliefs based on their worldview. A definition for worldview is: “the…

Storehouse Student Resources- The Vine (John 15:1-8)

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ.  The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. Shaun Forrester took some time to teach us one of his topics he will be leading at SummerSalt this summer.  He will be serving as a camp counselor and teaching students…

Storehouse Student Resources- Roman Catholicism

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. Our leaders Steve and Jan Holland taught and answered questions regarding Roman Catholics. The information below is what we learned from the Hollands. Roman Catholicism Brief History of Catholicism In 1054 AD, the Roman Catholics split with the Orthodox Christians over questions of doctrine and absolute…

Storehouse Student Resources- Islam

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ   Islam Islam is a fast and growing religion within the United States. It is a monotheistic religion, meaning there is a belief in one God. God example, Christianity is a monotheistic…

Things We Learned at D-Now 2019

This year’s theme for our Student D-Now (Disciple Now) was “GROW.” Travis Agnew and Bryce Staggs taught us several things about growing in our faith as Christians. Please see the headings below for the topics that were covered over our weekend. Continue to pray for the students and leaders that we will grow in our walk with Christ. What is your purpose As Christians, our main purpose is to glorify God, and pursue godliness. Our purpose defines our actions, and…

Storehouse Student Resources-Christian Science

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. Shawn Piedrahita taught RC students about the religion of Christian Science. It describes itself as being a religion based on love. Followers of Christian Science boast about following their emotions and feelings while seeking to connect to God. In reference to Christian Science, Matt Slick says…