Character Comment Index

Date Title Comments 1/2/16 Initiative   1/9/16  Believing God Will Do What He Says   1/15/16 Making the Most of Ones Self  John Wooden 1/20/16 Seize the Moment  Why Bad Things Happen 1/26/16 This is Not a Day Care 2/2/16 The test of morality of society Bonheoffer 2/9/16 The test of morality of society – part 2 Bonheoffer – mentors influence 2/16/16 The...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 9 – About Consecration

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems by James Russell Miller Chapter 9 – About Consecration Times have changed since Pastor Miller wrote the opening lines of this chapter in 1898. He begins, “No word is more frequently used by young people in these days than the word consecration. Indeed, it is used so frequently, and falls from the lips so glibly, that there is danger of its true...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 8 – Getting Acquainted with Christ

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems by James Russell Miller Chapter 8 – Getting Acquainted with Christ Parents, do you know Jesus? This is a sobering question that deserves serious thought. Jesus wondered out loud if he would find true faith on earth when he returned (Luke 18:8). I’m reminded of what a respected pastor once said to me: “We can’t lead another any further than...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 7 – Beginning a Christian Life

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems by James Russell Miller Chapter 7 – Beginning a Christian Life Often when I attempt to make an impression on the heart and mind of a group of students or even one little kindergartner, I remember that midnight conversation of our Lord with Nicodemus: “You must be born again, or you’ll never understand these things.” I wonder, soberly, is the...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 6 – About Your Friends

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems by James Russell Miller Chapter 6 – About Your Friends “Friendships begin very early. Little children form tender associations which mean much to their happiness, and which sometimes last through their life. We all need friendships. In solitary confinement, men have been known to make friends of insects and little animals, the only living creatures...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 5 – About Your Father

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems by James Russell Miller Chapter 5 – About Your Father We now come to our fifth reading of Young People’s Problems by J.R. Miller, Chapter 5 – About Your Father.  Whereas my last comment advised that the full text be read to the household by someone other than the mother, here my thoughts lead me to encourage the father to first take this chapter...
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