Category teens

Tips for Scripture Memory

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. Psalm 119:11 Memorize verses that have helped you. They will do you even more good if you have them ready the next time you need them. Memorize verses where you need help. Jesus used Scripture verses to combat temptation. We can […]

No Regrets 5, Chapter 1 (Part 3)

Use It or Lose It That brings us to the next point.  What does it mean to redeem our time?  Let’s say you cut out the coupon on the back of a cereal box for the fantastic toy that they were offering.  (Don’t look at me that way. You know you have thought of doing […]

No Regrets 4, Chapter 1 (Part 2)

Redeeming the Time This brings us to an important point: What should we do with our time?  The Bible gives a clear instruction about our time. No beating around the bush (whatever that means)!  Ephesians 5:16 states, “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.”  Simple statement, right? Eight words.  Nothing complicated here.  The reason […]

No Regrets 3, Chapter 1 (Part 1)

“Hello, My Name Is…” I REGRET WASTED YEARS Hello, my name is Fred, and I was a time waster.  I am not trying to mock addiction recovery groups, but why isn’t there a “Time Wasters Anonymous?”  Really? If that isn’t one of the biggest oversights on the planet! My Addiction I was addicted.  I would […]

No Regrets 2, Introduction (Part 2)

(Continued from last post…) And that is a regret, my first.  I wish I could say I never felt that awful feeling again.  But, unfortunately, I would repeat it several more times.  Each time I would mourn what I had done or said (or not done or said).  But there is no way to change […]

No Regrets 1, Introduction (Part 1)

Introduction: What is a Regret? (part 1) Regret.  It is not a word that young people often use. Why?  Because it takes awhile to get a good regret going.  Most of the time you don’t even realize that you are working on a regret until it gets big and ugly. So, what is a regret?  […]

Announcing the Book, NO REGRETS

Well, here goes…This fall I felt impressed to write a book for teens about “living a life worth living”–phrase I often ask young people if they are doing.  I wasn’t sure if it was something I should undertake, but I felt the Lord urging me to do so.  Several events confirmed that this prompting was […]