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.
Imagine with me for a moment that you are at your favorite music artist’s concert. The music is blasting and people are singing. You are wearing earplugs but you can still hear loud and clear. You are trying to gather your thoughts but the noise is bouncing them around. Someone is trying to speak to you but you can’t hear them. You are enjoying the music but you feel like you are missing something… [more]
Imagine with me for a moment that you are on a boat out on the lake. It is windy and there are a lot of white caps. You want to go tubing but it is too choppy to stay on the tube for more than one minute. You ask your dad to try to take to a less choppy ride on the lake. You look around for a while before finding a spot that is calm enough. It is time to start tubing, and have some fun! [more]
In today’s post, Bryce shares a story about a stone lost while on vacation. God is like the lost gem. He wants you to search and find Him. Will you? Imagine with me for a moment that you are visiting a lava tube excursion on vacation. You have lights on your hat so you can see easily. Out of the corner of your eye you spot something shiny. [more]
In today’s post, Bryce Bengtson shares how friends can either challenge you and encourage you to grow in your faith or be like rubble that drags you down. Imagine with me for a moment that you’re on the side of a mountain climbing to reach the top. Your foothold gives way showering rubble under you. You look around trying to find a new hold so you can get a strong grip. You see an unsteady hold and you break it to see if there is another sturdy hold past it. Surprise! …