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Mentor the Emerging Generation by Boyd Bailey

Posted 3 days ago

At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment.   Proverbs 7:6-7

Most young people yearn for someone to invest time and wisdom in them. They know deep in their heart they need help handling their heartaches. Their naïve level of knowledge has yet to graduate them from the ‘school of hard knocks’, so they need wise and loving instruction. Who in your circle of influence is a candidate for your caring attention?

The Greatest Generation by Boyd Bailey

Posted 6 days ago

To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others: ‘We played the pipe for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not mourn.’ For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon.’ The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.’ But wisdom is proved right by her deeds. Matthew 11:16-19

How Can Our Nation Find God’s Purpose and Peace? by Boyd Bailey

Posted 1 week ago

In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; God makes salvation its walls and ramparts. Open the gates that the righteous nation may enter, the nation that keeps faith. You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal. He humbles those who dwell on high, he lays the lofty city low; he levels it to the ground and casts it down to the dust.

Learning to Say No by Boyd Bailey

Posted 1 week ago

But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.  Matthew 5:37 nkjv

With whom do you need to communicate a firm answer of no? What opportunity is staring you in the face to which you know in your heart you have to say no? Hesitation or delay only creates an expectation of commitment. It is better to say no early on than to let silence send a message of yes. Learning to say no comes with mature faith in Christ.