Christian Teen: Be Cool and Christ-like

Christian teen in secular high school

Can a Christian teen practice his or her faith at a secular high school and still be respected—even liked—by the majority of the kids? Yes, it is possible. I know, because when I worked at a secular high school, I knew several Christian teens who were generally well-liked and were…  Read More

Being a Christian Teen in a Secular Culture

Christian teen spending time with God

A Christian teen faces a monumental challenge. And no one is talking about it. There’s an elephant in the room. Christian parents who try to live an authentic faith worry about this elephant. Yet, no one has ever asked me even one question about it, despite the fact that people…  Read More

Spiritual Disciplines — New Year’s Resolutions

Teen writing New Year's Resolutions

The most popular New Year’s resolution for 2014 is the same that it has been for several years: lose weight. Because spiritual health is not only for a lifetime, but for eternity, perhaps we should encourage our children to make some commitments to spiritual disciplines as they begin the New…  Read More