Posts Tagged "teens"

Thumbs Up to the Future

This past Sunday my son, Micah, stood before the congregation to publicly confirm his faith.  Here’s an excerpt of what he shared as his personal faith statement …  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,” Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV).                 This verse has helped me countless times; it gives me hope when I am...

Read More

Life in God’s Way – Bible Study 7

When it comes to understanding what God teaches about relationships, it’s fitting to spend some time focusing on those who may feel left out.  This study will look especially at the relationship concerns of the single person who is too young to be married, divorced, widowed or older, but never married.  God certainly has a deep love for every one of these people as well. Life in God’s Way … A Bible Study Rev. Dr. Todd A. Biermann LESSON...

Read More

Young Knight

This past Saturday marked a milestone in the life of my son, Micah.  He’ll be turning 13 in November.  To mark this move into the teen years, I planned a special “rite of passage ceremony.”  For the past year, Micah and I have been meeting early each Wednesday morning with a group of men and sons for a Bible study on being a man of God.  One of the group members invited all of us to his cabin for a retreat this past...

Read More

Teen Life in God’s Way

The teenage years are very hard.  This is especially true when it comes to understanding relationships.  That’s why it’s so important to understand what God teaches us about marriage.  The principles summarized in Eph. 5:31 are an excellent guide for teen relationships.  Recall that God says, “… a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”  God’s...

Read More

Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview