Maybe your life up to this point has been a feeling of despair, a sense of hopelessness, believing that there is no way out, with no expectation that anything will ever change. One thing social media and 24-hour news have done is help us to appreciate that everyone is touched by a tragedy of one... Continue Reading →
Both physicians and mental health professionals will tell you a little stress is a good thing and can be healthy. However, excessive long-term stress can be physically and psychologically harmful, which can contribute to your spiraling into a bout of depression. Some stress-related factors that have contributed to teen depression are academic overload, overly high... Continue Reading →
It seems that you are often troubled on all sides, and yes it may be frustrating even painful, but you should never be in despair or feel crushed. Maybe your peers are bullying you, or your family is abusing you. However, you are never without friends. Yes, this life can badly hurt you at times;... Continue Reading →
You find yourself on Facebook, looking at a friend’s profile, and you see all these pictures of a party. As you click on each one, you see that all of your friends are there, looking like they are having a great time. However, something is missing; you are not in any of the pictures. Your... Continue Reading →
The teen movies from the 1980s forward are a reality of how teens form different clicks. These clicks are a group of 2 to 12 (averaging 5 or 6) “who interact with each other more regularly and intensely than others in the same setting.” The most common are the geeks or nerds, or jocks, mean... Continue Reading →
Intense feelings of loneliness can be so overwhelming they could lead to alcoholism, drug abuse, even suicide. If it drags on for weeks, it would be best to seek the help of a Christian counselor. In the meantime, give some of our articles on this blog an opportunity. They offer practical advice along with Scriptural counsel.
Sexual assault is to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act or sexual contact by force or threat. This can even be the case of a person in any position of authority, who uses his or her authority to make sexual advances on a subordinate, such as a teacher on a... Continue Reading →
As we look over the ten classes of difficulties, we see they all arise from our imperfection in understanding, and not from the imperfection of the Bible. The Bible is perfect, but we, being imperfect, will have difficulties in understanding it. As we grow more and more in our understanding of God, our difficulties grow ever less and less, and so we are forced to conclude that when we dig deeper into God's Word, we shall have very few difficulties whatever with the Bible.
James Stalker and Updated by ... The First Journey From the beginning, it had been the customary behavior of the preachers of Christianity not to go alone on their expeditions, but two and two. Paul improved on this practice by going generally with two companions, one of them being a younger man, who perhaps took charge... Continue Reading →
Edward D. Andrews One of the main characters in the book of Esther was Mordecai, and he is the likely candidate to be the author of the account as well. The author would have been one who had intimate details of all of the historical events, meaning that he lived through them at the palace... Continue Reading →