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Spiritual Apathy of Our Young People

What is apathy?  Someone told me a story about a discouraged Young People’s leader who wrote the word “APATHY” on a chalkboard just prior to one of their meetings.  As the young people began to straggle into the room, one young person slumped into his chair, stared at the chalkboard with a puzzled face, and […]

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Witnessing to Co-Workers

Witnessing, no matter when—where—why—how, is very hard work!  To do it right you must: be humble; be knowledgeable in the scriptures; and do it boldly, all for the honor and glory of God.  Hopefully, we try to witness at all times and in all places, for we are on a pilgrim’s journey for our Lord […]

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Singapore: Are the Young People Any Different

Just recently, Skip Westra from our Faith congregation in Jenison had the opportunity to visit Singapore during the young people’s retreat sponsored by the E.R.C.S.  My article stems from thoughts generated by Skip’s experiences and impressions from his visit.  I wish to compare life for young people within our churches in the United States to […]

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Take Note of Elihu, Young People

Eli who?  No, Elihu!  Elihu was a young man who reproved the elder Job and his three friends for lack of wisdom.  We read in Job 32, “Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu…against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.  Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, […]

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Young People: An Asset to the Church

Young people, you are a distinct and very important part of the church.  You are the future leaders of God’s Church and must prepare yourselves to maintain the truths of Scripture held forth by the Church.  Paul directs Timothy in chapter 3:15, “Know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which […]

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True Friends

How do you best describe your friends. . .cool or neat, fun to be with, okay, or just someone to hang around with? Ever describe your friends as caring, dependable, thoughtful, or even go so far as to say loving? David said “my brother Jonathan. . .thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love […]

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