Tag archive: teenagers

Red Frogs

Red Frogs

A friend of mine is currently volunteering on a team of Red Frogs. At the end of the final year of high school it is common practice for a whole group of school leavers to converge on certain holiday destinations. It is known to be one huge party. As an act of freedom from the…

Old Habits Die Hard

Old Habits Die Hard

They often need reminding to clean up after themselves Exodus 32:1-35 Reference: “They have been quick to turn away from what I commanded them and have made themselves an idol cast in the shape of a calf. They have bowed down to it and sacrificed to it and have said, ‘These are your gods, Israel,…

Raising A Teenager

Raising A Teenager

Puberty was not kind to me…I knew there could be trouble ahead. Hosea 11:1-12 Reference: “But the more they were called, the more they went away from me. They sacrificed to the Baals and they burned incense to images.” ‭‭Hosea‬ ‭11:2‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: We have already had the arduous task of raising a teenager. To…

Powerful Persuasion

Powerful Persuasion

We often underestimate the influence a group of people can have on an individual. Genesis 37:25-36 Reference: “Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood.” His brothers agreed.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭37:27‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Peer group pressure is a powerful…

Rebellious Teenager

Rebellious Teenager

I won’t deny it, they were tough years. Hosea 2:1-23 Reference: She will chase after her lovers but not catch them; she will look for them but not find them. Then she will say, ‘I will go back to my husband as at first, for then I was better off than now.’ (Hosea 2:7 NIV)…

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