A New Year {Encouragement for Young Men}

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I John 1:9 2014. A brand new year. Among all the festivities of the past few weeks, I’m sure you took a few minutes to jot down a few New Year’s goals (don’t worry if you didn’t; I’m …

Gird Up Your Loins Like a Man! {Encouragement for Young Men}

As I’ve read the Bible, I’ve come across an interesting and awkward sounding phrase. Look at these two verses: 1 Peter 1:13 “Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;” Luke 12:35  “Let your loins be girded about, …

A Bright Path {Encouragement for Young Men}

A Bright Path   “But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.” – Proverbs 4:18   This past weekend my family and I went camping with friends. One night I was walking back to our campsite, loaded down with my guitar and food for dinner, using my phone …