gun control and muslim control?

This morning I received an email from a friend in the Middle East that stirred my heart. One line in particular has my mind reeling, as I ponder his words and post them for your consideration.

Migrant Crowds

I’m praying that you and the young followers of Jesus in the USA will be a prophetic voice in the midst of the media storm that is erupting around what I would consider ‘hate speech’ by certain ‘politicians’. These are difficult times.”

I’m not going to make any bold statements only raise some blunt questions. My thoughts might invigorate you or infuriate you (I’m fine with either BTW), but it’s time for the Church to lead the conversation with some biblically-balanced-common-sense. Listen closely, and contemplate my challenge. Don’t react emotionally—reflect prayerfully.

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apathy among youth: is the church to blame?

Even as I begin to write, I’m wondering about the title of this blog and the ensuing firestorm it might create; nonetheless, I am compelled to raise the difficult question. When considering the conditions of the world, I wonder if the Church needs to admit some responsibility for the apathy of this generation.

Fight Apathy. Or don't.

As we watch the world unravel like Scripture predicts, it’s so easy to point fingers and find fault with others. While hateful regimes recruit young people to their causes of chaos and destruction, how should the Body of Christ react to the apparent appeal that draws the allegiance of a few misguided souls?

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three ways to teach youth their identity in Christ

“FOR WE ARE GOD’S MASTERPIECE…”

Ephesians 2:10 (NLT)

Teaching Youth Their Identity | Timothy Eldred

I might be wrong, but I doubt that most young people walked around saying, “Look at me; I’m a masterpiece!” More teens’ lives seem to convey, “Look at me; I’m a mess.” They feel as though life lacks meaning, and they make decisions that help them fit in more than stand out. Unfortunately, I find this true of both Christian and non-Christian youth.

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