Category Archives: youth

COME, LET’S WALK TO THE CROOKED TREE

Frank’s challenge this week is to write on this subject:  A Precarious Perch.  Let me explain why I chose this picture of the crooked tree. ************ “Come, let’s walk to the Crooked Tree,” was romance of a big kind when … Continue reading

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WORK WORTHY

Teddy knew this was a not a real police job, but customer service was like a security job; it was really important.  People would be depending on him like they depend on police.  The Customer Service Manager, Mike, said he … Continue reading

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THE FRACTURED GENERATION

THE NATION YELLS “WHAT IS WRONG?” **************** I am a product of a fractured generational culture.  I have given up. With the permission of the youth pastor, I went to youth services for several months;  engaged some senior ladies to … Continue reading

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GUYS, A SMILE & NEW HAIR DO WON’T DO

Oh, please, tell me it’s not true – the idea that the attractancy between boys and girls is odor.  Such folly! So guys, don’t bother to smile or try out a new hair-do.  A girl might bolt at the slight … Continue reading

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OLD FOLKS

Interesting bits from Isaiah 3:4-5, 12 (NIV)  “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them….The young will rise up against the old, the base against the honorable.”   “Youths oppress my people, women rule over them.” Adam Hogg … Continue reading

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THE RUN-AWAY – SOMEBODY’S “PICK”

Okay, friends, there is not really a poster.  Sometimes you believe me even when I write fiction so I want to clarify.  Just some thoughts coming together with a compassion for run-a-ways and their families.  I wrote something recently about … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE KEY?

BEFORE GOING FURTHER WITH OUR SUBJECT FROM YESTERDAY,LET’S TAKE A JOURNEY through the Bible and see what is outstanding about successful Bible youth.  We will find: Isaac  – What a model of submission!  We hear of Abraham’s great faith, but … Continue reading

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POLITICAL DISARRAY

    How is this for political disarray? Isaiah 3:4-5 “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them. People will oppress each other – man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the … Continue reading

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