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  3. Cookings easy if you can follow instructions. Try some Jamie Oliver cookbooks.
  4. That's so cool, Willow!! I will definitely pray for your success in this endeavor! I think the support of that senior will be valuable in being a leader among high schoolers. If you feel that it fits with your mission, you could ask that participants purchase their own books, but I understand why that may be unappealing. FOX's resources will be great, too. Good luck!! I mean, God be with you!
  5. Wrong. Yoda?
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  7. I've got reports to present Friday, Monday, and Tuesday..... none of which are completed yet. *screams internally*
  8. Thank you so much! I'll look at those websites. Thanks for the prayer!
  9. Nice job starting a Bible study, it takes a lot of commitment so be ready for it. I've started/ lead a couple Bible studies/ Jesus clubs and have quite a few resources. Make sure you remain in prayer and stay in God's will, not end up going off on your own agenda- that's something I've struggled with before. As for dealing with people older than you, remain bold, confident, and genuine, it shows them you really care about what you're doing and they'll respect you for that. Don't forget that they are older than you and have more life experience, so be open to suggestions from them, and if you're ever really struggling with something don't be afraid to ask one of them. I'd recommend not getting too caught up in any book, training, or curriculum. I went to a really cool youth leadership this summer called Lead The Cause and got really into trying to take the training from there back to my friends, and after spending a fair bit of money on books I eventually learned from one of the conference speakers in a follow-up Skype that it's not about training, but just about Jesus. I'd buried my real priorities under a pile of trainings, so I'll advise you to set clear priories (hopefully based around Jesus and prayer) and keep your eyes fixed on them. Anyways, here's a list of resources I've found over time. I've found to be especially helpful: https://www.dare2share.org/ Really great Gospel centered youth leadership organization https://www.lifein6words.com/ You can get 100 free books at this one, just make sure to know how to use them before your request them https://www.gotquestions.org/ Good place to find answer to your own challenging questions, or any challenging questions you may be asked during the Bible study http://www.412teens.org/ Answers for many modern teen questions and doubts http://www.fallingplates.com Nice Gospel message with good analogies and video in many languages Haven't used these ones much before but they seem good: http://www.youthalive.ag.org/ https://www.everyschool.com/ http://youthministry360.com/ http://www.yfc.net/ http://fervr.net/ I hope these few resources help. I'll be praying that things go well. Let me know how the study goes, and if you have any questions about things.
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  11. I am starting a Bible study where I live because I felt God leading me in that direction. Trouble is, I'm in middle school and this is for youth girls in middle-to-high school so idk if high schoolers will listen to me because I'm young, and I'm very shy and don't know if I will do well leading a bunch of teenagers, but a really awesome senior is helping out and so is my mom so that helps. And I don't know where to get good resources online. My dad (the youth pastor at our church) showed me some good sites for that kind of stuff, but a lot of resources require getting expensive books for every person there and I can't afford that :/. SO I may need a lot of prayer (i didn't know where to post this: here or in prayer requests). If it's not too much trouble, please pray that the Bible study will impact many lives and that God will help me lead the study and give me wisdom to do the right things. And also if anyone knows where to get good resources that would help loads. Well, goodbye for now!
  12. I am starting a Bible study where I live (I am not telling where) because I felt god leading me like, a couple weeks ago in that direction. Trouble is, I'm in middle school and this is for youth girls in middle-to-high school so idk if high schoolers will listen to me, and I'm very shy and don't know if I will do good with leading (but a really awesome senior is helping out and so is my mom so that helps) and I don't know where to get good resources (a lot of resources require getting expensive books for every person there and I can't afford that :/). SO I may need a lot of prayer (i didn't know where to post this: here or in prayer stuff). If it's not too much trouble, please pray that the bible study will impact many lives and that God will help me lead the study and give me wisdom to do the right things. And also if anyone knows where to get good resources that would help loads. Well, goodbye for now!
  13. The bible says nothing about it. God loves no matter what you wear. If it´s banned for girls, then also or boys. That might be a sect as maybe they see pants as masculine idk. Just feel free to wear whatever you want.
  14. "Yep.There are over 1.5 billion souls, potential children of God that owe allegiance to Islam.So it's good for us as Christians to be prepared to answer any questions they may raise. Here are five common questions:

    1.How can God be one and yet three?

    2.Is it possible for God to have a wife (Mary) and bear a son(Jesus) with her?

    3.The Bible contains errors?

    4.Paul corrupted Christianity?

    5.Christ did not die on the cross, and thus there was no resurrection?

    I kind of need help with those questions."

     

    1. God is one being in 3 persons, but He cannot be compared to nothing else. That is why he said to Moses "I am who I am", because HE cannot be compared to nothing else. His creation is extremely complicated, there is no reason fir Him to too. 

    2. God is all powerful and all holy. He cannot bear a son through sexual conduct because His nature is pure, He is capable of doing evil. His Spirit put Jesus inside Mary's womb. 

    3. The Bible contains no error. It does have contradictions if you get rid of the context, but the Quran contains around 120.

    4. Paul did not corrupted Christianity. He was historically usually along side the disciples preaching about Jesus, the same disciples that the Quran says that are "noble". Then why were they preaching about Jesus being God? Because HE WAS.

    5. There are 42 Roman and Jewish non-Christian documents that claimed about Jesus's crucifixion on the cross. No one has ever survived crucifixion, with the exception of one or two men that the Emperor ordered to be brought down immediately and healed by the best healers because they were the friends of the heir. There were three men crucified, but one or two of them died. Jesus resurrected, as He appeared among more than 500 people. This people believed what they saw as they were willing to die for it. The disciples believed that He was God(The Quran said that they were noble, if they were noble to Islam then they wouldn't have believed that Jesus was God). The shroud of turin could be evidence that I found clear, but it is disputed at this moment. 

    Conclusion: Islam is not "the true religion". Christianity is. 

  15. This study explains what it means that the "sky will be rolled up like a scroll". The study can be found in English here http://www.wisdomofgod.co/2017/04/25/the-meaning-of-the-heavens-will-be-rolled-up-like-a-scroll/ or in Spanish here http://www.sabiduriadedios.co/2017/04/25/el-significado-de-los-cielos-seran-enrollados-como-un-pergamino/ . Let us begin a discussion on these matters.
  16. Some people say Ted Cruz reminds them of a con-man or a used car salesman. Probably because of his voice and the way he speaks. Thats why they say he is creepy. Kim Kardasian? *Shudders*
  17. Uhhh. No, that's not how it works. She got famous for taking pictures of her big, fake butt.
  18. And you know why? 'cause american people left her to be an hollywood people.
  19. When I am feeling depressed or sad I never go to anyone. I usually keep it quiet.
  20. wrong! Yoda? (yoda guess what? I am wearing yoda socks. I have star wars socks and a star wars blanket.)
  21. Congrats for ten years! I hope you have a great life ahead of you! Sorry for the late posting, I've quit visiting the site here on a regular basis.
  22. Dear Lord Administrator of Failing Internet Forums: The problem is not that the forum here is filled with 20-somethings. Sure they aren't the target demographic, but they are not so scary that they frighten all the actual teens away. Actually they are the exact opposite, without them there would be absolutely no activity on this forum. The problem here is that Christian Teen Forums is simply not appealing to teenagers, and that is due to a variety of problems stemming from site administration. Don't try to shift the blame on other people.
  23. I kinda have the same problem currently, it's best to leave them you shouldn't hang out with people you don't feel comfortable with, i'm trying to get outta my comfort zone (by taking baby steps.) What i did one day was approaching some girls, at the time i was new in my high school, short story we didn't really keep in contact which is also my own fault but at least i dared to meet new people. May God lead you to more respecting friends !
  24. I need some Christian friends !
  25. I love this, Marvin It's awesome that you're listening to the Holy Spirit. Refraining from masturbation is not only good for the soul, but once you've gotten out of it, most people feel more confident and just generally happier. Plus they have a whole lot more free time lol
  26. Anyone watch 13 reasons why?

    I Advice anyone with suicidal thoughts and depression to NOT watch it.

    I thought the series was alright. pretty sad though

     

    1. Marley

      Marley

      As a viewer I found it interesting. As a psychologist I'm rather disappointing in Netflix for releasing it and worry about it influencing folks. 

    2. MandySCOtt

      MandySCOtt

      yep 

      Its the little things that can hurt people the most.

       

  27. I would say false For personal life I prefer text But for work I actually prefer phone to email. If its the phone I can just talk to someone, but if emails I feel like I have to proof read it multiple times. :/ True or false, you sometimes engage in fasting?
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