If you are a teenager, this page is just for you. You'll find websites, teen message boards, music, blogs, and more. You'll also find exciting retreats and mission trips to consider. The smiling fella on the left is my chief adviser—my grandson, Chris (No longer a teen but still a great adviser). Check out his blog . . . "After God's Own Heart."
I'd like to hear from you too! Email me with your comments and ideas for the page.
Anointed Youth. Great site! Forum, chat, epals, blogs, advice, prayer, devotions and so much more!
Best Friends Forever. "Everyone wants to have best friends forever, and many times that happens. However, there are times when friendships don't work out as we would like for them to. We hope to help shed some light on why friendships evolve and how you can improve your current relationships with others."
CBN. Some great articles . . . just for you.
Chastity, Abstinence & Dating! Chastity means more than just abstinence. Chastity means asking God to help you make the right decisions when dating! Chastity means asking God to guide your thoughts, your words and your actions on every date you have. Chastity is a lifestyle. One date may be too late!! The purpose of this website is to teach Chastity from the real life examples of young men and women who have chosen chastity.
Chrysalis. Chrysalis "Flights" (for 10th through 12th graders) and "Journeys" (for young adults, ages 19-24) are three-day events. This three-day spiritual renewal time provides an opportunity for you to learn more about faith, to experience Christian love and support, and to make new faith commitments. The point is to inspire, challenge and equip you for a closer friendship with Christ and for Christian action at home, church, school, and community.
Crown of Beauty. Girls! Check out this great website designed just for you. (See their Crown of Beauty blog posts in the right column!
Dawson McAllister. DM Live, Late Nights, Hopeline, Street Team.
"Eight Ways Teens Can Support the Troops. "If you feel a calling on your heart to offer a word of kindness or more to those helping to protect our country, here are some ways you can show support for our troops.
EveryStudent.com. A safe place to ask questions about life and God.
Fervr. Daily articles, reviews, and videos for Christian teens.
Gravity Teen. "Set your feet on the ground."
New Driver Guide. "To help new drivers become safe drivers, we have assembled a collection of educational resources on many vital topics. We hope that this information helps in keeping everyone safe on the roadways." Note: Check out this article on "5 Teenage Driving Dangers."
OnlineLoanCalculator.org. "Guide to Credit Cards for Young Adults." Recommended by one of our teen readers. If you have a credit card or are planning to get one, this guide can help you manage the credit card responsibly.
Project Inspired. "Project Inspired was created by model Nicole Weider, who believes it’s time for a Hollywood voice to take the best interests of young women to heart. From relationship and style advice to inspirational quotes to a real look at celebrities in the media, Nicole draws from her own experiences to make the message clear to young women: Be a person of value and confidence – be your own best self – through leading a true Christian life."
Survivor Factor. Are you prepared to SURVIVE? Are you prepared to LIVE? Find out here. Reality Internet at its best!
Teen Beauty Tips. A wonderful site for girls. Deals with many issues. "It’s not about what others think of me or even what others want me to be. It’s about being who I was created to be. That’s where I begin to find the truth about beauty."
Teen Daily Devotional Ministry. TDDM is a teen daily devotional ministry dedicated to writing devotionals and Bible studies for teens to help strengthen their walk and to glorify our Lord at the same time.
Teen Hopeline. A Safe place ...for hurting teens to talk to someone with real life experience about the issues they are facing. We know that God is the healer of broken hearts because he has shown us hope and a future. The advice we offer is based on biblical truth and personal experience
Teen Mania. Teen Mania serves the body of Christ and young people by providing: (1)Acquire the Fire which provides Life Transforming Events for young people.
(2)Global Expeditions which takes young people around the world to see lives changed for Christ. (3)Honor Academy which develops young people to be leaders for Christ in their world.
Teen Missions. Provides short-term missions experience for teens. "Training tomorrow's missionary today."
Teens for Christ. "At Teens For Christ, we want to both reach teens with the Gospel and see them grow in faith. Many youth ministries have these goals. One thing that makes TFC unique is that we also strive to put teens in positions where God is working through their lives, thus giving them a ministry of their own."
Teen Q's. Questions and answers on tons of relevant topics. Move and Game reviews.
Teen Safety in the Driver's Seat. Check out these great safety tips.
Teen Topics. Links to Christian teen forums and discussion boards. Find lyrics for Christian songs. Get Christian teen advice and submit urgent prayer requests that teens worldwide will pray for.
True Love Waits. True Love Waits® challenges teenagers and college students to make a commitment to sexual abstinence until marriage. Created by LifeWay Christian Resources, True Love Waits encourages moral purity by adhering to biblical principles.
Youth On Mission (YOM). Mission Statement: Youth on Mission exists to meet spiritual and physical needs by equipping and mobilizing short term mission teams for the purpose of sharing the love of God through His son, Jesus Christ. Since 1992, YOM has helped over 55,000 people serve in short-term missions trips all over the U.S. and now, internationally. All Christians are called to minister and we invite all conservative, evangelical churches to participate with us.
Youth with a Mission (YWAM). If you're interested in exploring specific opportunities in YWAM, you can use the search function on this site to browse through YWAM locations, outreach trips, staff openings, volunteer opportunities and even people groups that we work with.
YUGO Ministries. YUGO's (Youth Unlimited Gospel Outreach) primary way of reaching Mexicans with the Gospel is through people like you and churches like yours who bring teams to Mexico to minister for one week. Each team is assigned a Mexican community in which to work through an established Mexican church, or a church in the process of being planted. We currently have outreach centers in Tijuana, Ensenada, Mexicali, and Acuna where you can serve with us.
|Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations
By Alex & Brett Harris / Multnomah
Combating the idea of adolescence as a vacation from responsibility, the authors weave together biblical insights, history, and modern examples to redefine the teen years as the launching pad of life and map a clear trajectory for long-term fulfillment and eternal impact. Written by teens for teens, Do Hard Things is packed with humorous personal anecdotes and stories of teens in action.
|Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth That Sets Them Free
By Nancy Leigh DeMoss & Dannah Gresh / Moody Publishers
epression. Anxiety. Broken relationships. Addictions. These are all symptoms of the lies we believe. But these lies can be overcome with scriptural truth. Take the Blazing Lies Test and allow authors Nancy DeMoss and Dannah Gresh to walk you through the process of exchanging damaging lies for the freedom of Truth. Includes a pull-out section on scriptural Truths that Set Me Free
|Life on the Edge: The Next Generation's Guide to a Meaningful Future
By Dr. James Dobson / Tyndale House
Packed with practical wit and spiritual wisdom, this best seller reveals timeless truths for handling the critical issues young people face. They'll discover how to make prudent decisions about their careers, mates and lifestyle to secure a more promising future.
|It's Not About Me, Teen Edition
By Max Lucado / Thomas Nelson
Listen to me. Look at me. Love me. It's all about me.I earned my success. I shouldn't have to deal with this pain. It's all about me.
Since day one we've been demanding our own way, and we're still constantly bombarded with messages telling us to "Look out for #1." It sounds reasonable. But what happens when we just end up feeling unsatisfied and empty?
Best-selling author Max Lucado takes the biggest lie we've all believed (the one that says It's all about me") and shows us truth that will bump us squarely off the center of the world. Wouldn't it be nice to live the life you were born to live? The one that makes sense? "The 'God-centered' life works and it rescues us from a life that doesn't," Max assures us. Discover God's plans for your life. And read some pretty amazing stories of real-life teens who made the shift from "me-centered" living to "God-centered" life.
When my successes, my struggles, my message, my salvation, even my body, are not about me but about Him, life take on a "holy" different meaning. Live life like you mean it. Your discovery starts here.
|Every Teenager's Little Black Book on Sex and Dating
By Blaine Bartel / Harrison House
This little book teaches the Christian approach to friendships and dating. It discusses topics like how to find the right person, how to be the right person, how to avoid dangers, and more. With simple lists and clearly worded descriptions, it'll help you keep your life and your relationships on track. This book may be small but it packs a big punch!
|Every Day Deserves a Chance, Teen Edition: Wake Up and Live!
By Max Lucado / Thomas Nelson
Jumpstart your day with this full daily allowance of inspiration to make your spiritual diet complete! You've got a whole, untouched and unexplored day ahead of you. But clouds are already rolling in. Parents will argue. Teachers will correct. Bullies will taunt. Friends will forget. There will be break-ups and shake-ups. But something else rolls in with those clouds--someone else--who can command the storms of this day to be still. By giving God a chance, you give your day a chance to be great. And with each great day, a great life is built.
In the teen edition of Every Day Deserves a Chance< bestselling author Max Lucado presents a fresh look at the day, including real-life teen stories, biblical accounts, and inspiring "Daylifters" loaded with the spiritual nutrition to give each day a chance to be great.
|Wild Truth Bible Lessons
By Mark Oestreicher / Zondervan Youth Specialties
Introduce your junior-highers to people who did some really wild things for God! From Little Timmy the Teenage Teacher (Timothy) to Pete the Second Chance Wonder (Peter), these creative, active, and interesting lessons help you teach kids scriptural principles and how to apply them in their lives. Each session includes reproducible worksheets and a teaching plan. 80 pages, softcover from Zondervan.