Hope for the Next Generation
“Hope for the Next Generation” by Bryce Bengtson.
This blog is authored by a member of the next generation, Dr. Bengtson’s son, Bryce.
“Hope for the Next Generation” is Bryce’s take on life as a 21st-century adolescent.
He speaks from an identity as a child of the One True King, and offers Biblical insight for the challenges he faces, and the challenges of his peers.
Why do people crave popularity in school? Do they hide their insecurities behind a mask? God is our creator. Read more to find out what God thinks of popularity.
What kind of test are you facing today? Some of the tests in society may lead us astray. Be ready by trusting in God to lead you and guide you. He will provide for you.
Which have you believed? Society’s description of perfect? Or God’s? You are made in His image, painted to perfection. You are perfection. Read more for what God says about you.
Do you have a friend going through a troubling time? Don’t leave them to endure alone. Sympathize with them. Comfort them. Show godly guidance and love. Read more here.
Never give up. Even when times are tough, even brutal, live your life. When you’re trying to keep your head above water, remember, you can make it. God is on your side.
An equal balance of strategy and skill can help you fight the enemy and counter his tactics. Find out more about tools needed for strategic planning, a key to warfare.
Have you gone through a period of time where you just couldn’t smile? Did you need a friend to lift you up and energize you? Read more for encouragement to trust in God during your darkest times. […]
No matter what the devil throws at us just be willing to laugh and smile. Don’t think “oh I have cancer… now I have to frown and distance myself from everyone….” NO! If anything you should smile and praise God for He will always provide. Spend time with friends and family. Don’t sit around moping. If you want, watch funny videos and be happy! Even when it’s hard, if you allow yourself to become depressed or sad then you are allowing the devil to steal your joy. Just praise God for He will provide, and do what makes you happy!
I spin the sword in my hand and thrust upward blocking a side down stroke. I drop to my feet and spin lightning fast dropping my sword from the interlock flashing it out in a series of ghost moves until I see an opening. My opponent tries to parry my false thrust and is met by a sword rushing at him in a different direction slipping through his armor and plunging deep…
Recently for my communications class I have been doing something called “genius hour.” It’s when you study an area of interest. I have been studying music’s effect on brain function. I have looked up a lot of information about rap, hip hop, and rock music. I was surprised that rap normally had a negative effect while hip hop boosted people’s emotions.