Jim Burns has put together an outstanding devotional for teens that speaks to the major issues touching every Christian's faith---obedience, self-image, commitment, encouragement and many more. These 50 daily readings incorporate quotes and illustrations from classic children's literature, biographies, personal stories and notable historical events---to convey eternally significant themes and help teens to relate these concepts to their own lives. Perfect for teens, young adults, lay leaders, pastors and families.
Jim Burns is president of YouthBuilders, formerly the National Institute of Youth Ministry in San Clemente, California. He is the author of several books for youth, youth workers, and parents of youth.
Where is your life headed? How are you spending your time? Want to really change your life? For students who dont know how, or whose time seems to be absorbed by MySpace, text messaging and hanging out at the mall, best-selling author Jim Burns challenges students to create one of the most important habits of life in 50 days spending daily time with God. This exciting devotional is filled with inspiring stories that will challenge students to adopt an attitude of thankfulness, spread their love around, make the most of today, find hope in the midst of hassles, never settle for mediocrity and much more. And in 50 days, they will have read 50 Scriptures and been challenged to go deeper in their relationship with God. Burns tackles real-life issues in a readable format that will give more purpose to lives on autopilot, awaken the dreams of those who have given up and encourage all who long to get closer to the God who loves them.
JIM BURNS, Ph. D., President of HomeWord, is the host of the HomeWord with Jim Burns daily half-hour, daily one-minute and weekly half-hour radio programs. His passion is communicating to adults and young people practical truths to help them live out their Christian lives. Jim is the author of many resources including The 10 Building Blocks for a Happy Family, Devotions on the Run, One Life and Addicted to God. He writes a monthly column for Ignite Your Faith magazine. Jim, his wife, Cathy, and their three daughters live in Southern California.
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