Pastor Mark’s Blog (Page 12)

Blog postings from Mark Massaro – Pastor of Children and Student Ministries at First Baptist Church, Princeton, Indiana.

Thoughts for Parents of Teenagers #64 Live the Truth

Have you ever said “Do as I say, not as I do.”? Teenagers are very sharp. They watch and listen closely and will quickly determine what we truly believe based on their observations of how we actually behave. They are also hypersensitive to hypocrisy. Actions speak much louder than words. Be sure you are living out what you say is important and true. The world

Thoughts for Parents of Teenagers #63 You are a Prophet

The Bible clearly tells us that the way things should be (but usually are not) in our world. As Christian parents raising teenagers trying to find their way through a mixed up, broken world, we have the awesome responsibility to help them wade through the much and lead them to an understanding of the way things should be. In the Old Testament period, God

Thoughts for Parents of Teenagers#62 – Real Spiritual Growth is a Time-Consuming Process

Are you growing in your faith? Is your current level of spiritual maturity and understanding the same as it was 5 years ago, 10 years ago, when you were a teenager? I trust that as you have grown older physically, you have also been maturing spiritually. And you should realize that you’re still not done! So why do we have sometimes unreasonable expectations that