Sermon Series
  • 1. Prove Yourself

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2008
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    It’s tough to be a teenager today. I wrote this series of messages for our new 7th graders graduating into teenage life. The first message in the series explores the misconceptions that adults have on youth and how to overcome them.

    Prove Yourself Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. – 1 Timothy 4:12 I. Adults have created a perception of teens that is negative a. Teens are lazy b. Teens are not responsible c. ...read more

  • 2. Want To Die?

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2008
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    It’s tough to be a teenager today. I wrote this series of messages for our new 7th graders graduating into teenage life. The third installment of this series takes a looks at the struggle of self esteem that everyone (including adults) face on a daily bas

    I Wanted to Die I tried to commit suicide seven times. That’s what depression—at its deepest and darkest—can do to you. by Mandy Bennett* as told to Mark Moring The alarm clock jolted me awake at 5 o’clock, way earlier than usual. Normally, I might’ve groaned, shut it off, and gone back to ...read more

  • 3. Realationships

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2008
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    It’s tough to be a teenager today. I wrote this series of messages for our new 7th graders graduating into teenage life. Teenagers today are very relational. In this lesson we take a contrast what the Bible and the World have to say about relationships

    Opening thoughts: Relationship websites, everyone wants to be in a relationship I. Introduction a. God made us to be relational people i. Our relationships should honor God ii. Broken relationships can hinder our relationship with God 23 Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, ...read more

  • 4. Plus It Up

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2008
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    It’s tough to be a teenager today. I wrote this series of messages for our new 7th graders graduating into teenage life. In this final message is look have having a great life. Teens are forced to "grow Up" way too fast. They have forgotten how to have fu

    Opening - When a group of Disney imagineers have a brain storming session, they always use a term to make their project better. "Plus It Up." That means that no matter how great their project already is, there is always a little more room to make it better.   1. Life comes from God A. God ...read more