And he can relate to the rampant rejection often experienced during adolescence, pain for him that God has shown to be powerfully purposeful. who is like I was.” The search for “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.
Having ministered to thousands of teenagers for more than five decades, Joe assesses his turbulent teenage years: “Being the little loser taught me to care. I’m always ready for a letter or phone call or conversation with a teenager .
Recent months and years have also seen a more robust discussion about whether the Bible really has anything practical or specific to teach us about dating.
One of the great things about Boundless is that the community here is, within the confines of a clear and evangelical understanding of the Gospel, often pretty diverse in terms of the specific recommendations and approaches to dating represented by various authors.
It appears teens have always experienced turbulent times, and they have been troublesome to those around them. Fast forward multiple centuries and teens today are disrespecting parents, showing contempt for authority, and behaving rudely, just like Socrates described, but Dr. Considered an expert on teenagers, he knows outer misbehavior will not be altered without inner transformation.Socrates seems to have little sympathy for the enormous changes young men and women experience during adolescence, he is focused on behaviors rather than getting below the surface. He is sensitive to the extreme pressures, the pushes and pulls from all directions that can eventually topple teens.