Since 1998, this week of October has been designated National Teen Read Week. From libraries to schools, it’s been a time to encourage and inspire teenagers in a love for more reading, and discovering new books.
“Ultimately the revelations that happen in a crisis lay bare our spiritual state. We are forced to face uncomfortable realities. Our social systems are broken.
As long as we kept our eyes focused on our common identity in Jesus, we were able to loosen the grip on our smaller cultural identities that we had held onto for so long.
“Whether you realize it or not, your worldview is your most treasured possession—arguably your only treasured possession—in times of trouble.”
By Michael Guillen, Ph.D.
“As they discover truth, the closer they come to truth, the closer they come to God.”
By Preston Ulmer, excerpted from the book The Doubters’ Club.
“Don’t listen to any names other than the ones God calls you.”
By Aubrey Sampson, author of the book Known
God is the only being whose speech cannot be separated from his acts.
Although Jesus had one of the most packed schedules in his 33 years of life, the Son of God still knew where to draw his boundaries and make sure he was giving himself room to grieve and breathe, so that he could go bac
“He is my rock, my strong fortress, he is close to the brokenhearted and near to those who are crushed in spirit.
“We don’t always recognize it as such, but kindness is an attribute of love.