Friday, December 20, 2013

I am Young!

"I wanted to be accepted by everyone, loved by people around. I started changing myself to meet the expectation of my friends and adapt myself to the new culture presented before me. My friends became everything to me and I started to feel that the words of my parents are very much irrelevant to me and the world around me. At times I am confused if I am on the right path or wrong. I am not sure if my character is good or bad... I know I am going wrong somewhere but I am unable to figure out..." are the words of Tina who cries for help. Sumithra answers the questions of Tina and also shows the way to be truly young in this article in The CALL.

I am Young_The CALL

This article is part of the 'Teens & Youth Special' issue of The CALL that focuses on various issues of the teens & youths and brings in Biblical perspectives.

To receive The CALL click

Friday, December 6, 2013

What’s inside the Teens & Youth Special?

This issue of The CALL addresses issues of the teens & youths and brings in a Biblical perspective. “I am Young”, “Boundary Conflicts” and “Sexual Addiction” are well researched articles that practically and Biblically treat the issues of teens and youths.

We also have a few of our leaders who openly share theirs & their friends’ struggles of teen/youth days in the writings “My Struggles...”, “Love Letter” and “I Quit” and the young readers will not only be able to relate with them, they will also learn the way out.

The story in the MK Memoirs column is compelling evidence on the effect of the role of mentors in the life of a Missionary Kid as a teen/youth. Having said that, I remember a line from the Christian movie “Courageous” that features the story of five families – “to break the chain of destructive patterns in my family’s history”. Let us identify such destructive patterns in our family’s history and also help the teens & youths in our care & proximity to identify them and break them in Jesus’ name and restore the “principles of the fear of God” in our lives as the lead article suggests.

The CALL Teens & Youth Special 2013 Contents

It is our prayer that this issue of The CALL would not just be an educative material but that it would bring about real transformation in the lives of the readers and would add Biblical values to their life.

To receive The CALL click