Have you ever doubted the gifts and talents God has given you? Or, thought your skill was not good enough? “We are our own worst critic” is a popular phrase because of our doubt. Read more about overcoming doubt to use your gifts to glorify God.
If someone makes a comment that hurts us, it’s our instinct to lash back out in a fight or flight response. Is that the right way to deal with hurtful comments? You can turn an enemy into a friend. Read more for how. ~ Bryce Bengtson #HopeForTheNextGeneration
Jesus’ way of speaking was simple. He could have used complicated language and hard to understand riddles. Yet, He did not. Have you ever wondered why Jesus spoke in such a simple way?
No one can continuously give out God’s word without being filled back up. Some people can only go a day before they need to be refilled, while others can go longer. Nobody can go forever. What can happen if you don’t nourish your inner man by filling up on God’s word? Read more. ~ Bryce Bengtson #HopeForTheNextGeneration
They were all laughing. One of the boys looked down, red-faced. We all called it banter but something had always seemed off about it. Like there was an undertone beneath all that was said.
I was laughing too, so it must’ve been funny. Right? I am a Christian and darkness fled in light, so there couldn’t be any darkness here could there? Yet what was said certainly wasn’t kind or constructive.
Are peer pressure and the fear of judgment stopping you from letting your light shine brightly? Be a light in the darkness for your group of friends. Read more. ~ Bryce Bengtson #HopeForTheNextGeneration
Does anybody have those people that you love being around or talking with? I assume that if you do, then those people are ones who will cheer you on, motivate you, and encourage you. You may not even live in the same state but when you get the chance to call or text, they are able to lift you out of a rut? But you have to remember, God placed them in your life for a reason.
Do you have a friend you can confide in? Read more for why it’s important to have a confidant. ~ Bryce Bengtson #HopeForTheNextGeneration