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The reasons so many young people are walking away from Christianity are obvious: shifting culture, ineffective youth ministry, college professors, government hostility, and the entertainment industry—right? Wrong.  Blaming these realities is like blaming the wind for cracks in a building’s sinking foundation.  A friend of mine with college-age children recently told me, “In raising my kids, I wanted to make sure they had a favorable...

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 60-day Bible readers are flying through scriptures.  In just a few quick days, we cleared Genesis and landed in Exodus – and what a timely read that is for today.  A man (Moses) grows up witnessing slavery of the Hebrews to the Egyptians. One day he notices a particularly cruel and violent treatment toward one of his Hebrew brothers. Moses flies into rage – and kills the Egyptian. How’s that for a social-justice protest? What follows...

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What are your teens reading this summer? It’s not a trick question. When I was a teen, I read magazines, but mostly was outside or watching television. But years ago, after challenging myself to read the entire Bible in sixty days, I realized how doable the goal was—and was surprised by how much I learned. Then I wondered if a teenager could also Power Read the Bible in sixty days and have a similar faith-building experience. As you...

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