Category Archives: youth

THANKS TO THE BRAVE

From a note in journal June 15th ’98 Subject was “childlikeness” and how Jesus said we should come to him as a little child. I had written the following note:  There are so many children in this time who do not … Continue reading

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CRYING FOR LOST CHILDREN

I aroused from a nap with these words, “We cry, too late.” Now we cry, but it is too late. Hell’s minions we loved to date. Crying “God is Good,” we ignored our fate Teaching all paths lead to Heaven’s … Continue reading

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“I’LL LOOK AFTER HER”

      How about that three cent stamp!  This was the letter Sammy wrote my parents in 1953. Letterhead was Southwestern Bible College in Oklahoma City.  Dated April 10, 1953: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers,         … Continue reading

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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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