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4 Ways the Gospel Changes a Teen’s Life

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Most Christians would say they believe the gospel. But not all Christians live like they believe the gospel. The gospel—the good news—isn’t like any other news in the world. The gospel hits deep into the core of a person and flows through every part of life. It shows us the true condition of ourselves—sinners who deserve God’s judgment—and provides the only way of salvation. Most of us who are...

Disney’s LGBTQ+ Agenda and the Degenderization of Society

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When I was a little girl, I dreamed of one day being Cinderella. I would sit riveted in front of the TV as I watched my favorite Disney princess experience her happily ever after. Castles and fairytales, glass slippers and princes took up my five-year-old brain space and I was lost in the innocence and wonder of it all. The power fairytales have upon young minds is nearly as strong as the power...

60 Second Answers to 5 Hard Questions

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Raise your hand if you enjoy being on the hot seat. No one? Really? I get it. Neither do I. It’s awkward and uncomfortable when you find yourself in the middle of conversations about, frankly, really awkward and uncomfortable topics. Yet as followers of Jesus, we’re called to share the gospel and share God’s total truth about all of life. That’s bound to make for some...

If You Want Your Life to Make A Difference…

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Over the past few years, as I’ve talked to hundreds of Christian teens, there’s one thing that I’ve learned. They want to follow God…but they’re not always sure what that looks like. They’re hungry for more…but don’t know where to find it. They long to make a difference with their lives…but staying motivated is hard. In short, they deeply need...

How Can We Impact Culture with the Gospel?

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Yes, it can look like the world is going crazy…but as Christians, we’re still called to go into the world and share the gospel. How do we practically make a difference in the world around us? How do we boldly live out God’s truth in an ungodly culture? How do we continue to have hope even when the world looks so dark? Sara and Tabitha dig into these questions and more (warning: it’s one of Sara’s...

Where Are We From, Anyway? The Common Struggle of Third Culture Kids

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“Hi, nice to meet you!” “Pleased to meet you too.” “Where are you from?” That question is easy to answer for most people. However, it isn’t for me because I’m a Third Culture Kid (TCK). What is a Third Culture Kid? Here’s the definition according to Van Reken and Pollock, two leaders in the field of studying children in cross-cultural...

How Should I Vote? 7 Core Values to Look for In A Presidential Candidate

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Election 2020. The next huge decision on our calendar we all needed this year. The one we’ve been looking forward to all year. Not! 2020 has been a crazy year, for sure. The election has, in no small part, only added to the craziness for those of us in America. Election Day is yet another thing to deal with this year after a long line of tense and exhausting processes that have at times...

7 Ways Christian Young People Can Navigate Disagreements Better (Part 3)

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I am grieving for my people and my church. The world feels turned upside down. I imagine, for our generation, just saying the word “2020” will become synonymous with anger and bitter fighting. “It’s 2020 all over again.” Unfortunately, teenagers are stuck right in the middle of it. No doubt, over the past year you’ve sat through countless discussions about COVID-19 or the economic shutdowns or...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →