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For Teens

Can we heal prejudice?

The prejudice we see in the world today may seem insurmountable, but we can make a difference by being honest about any prejudice we might be carrying around—and praying about it until hatred is completely replaced by love. This has healing effects for our communities and beyond.

Side with God

My family was fighting. And I was in the middle.

Finding my worth

Struggling with a lack of confidence, this author found inspiration and healing as she learned to pray for herself more effectively and understood more clearly that she was fully loved by God—at every moment.

Bullying: What are you doing about it?

A new app allows students to easily find lunch buddies—and combats bullying in the process. But each of us has a role to play in defeating a culture of bullying in middle schools and high schools. Read how systematic prayer can make a difference.

Under pressure

We might think of peer pressure as something obvious—like the push to drink at a party. But often, peer pressure doesn’t even feel like pressure. In this article, the author shares how she learned to be alert to the subtle pull of peer pressure and how to pray about it effectively.

I couldn’t lose anything!

An author who prayed through a rocky relationship with her boyfriend shares her insights on what she learned and on how to pray more effectively about relationships, romantic and otherwise.

Frenemies? Or God’s children?

After a few problems with friends, this author was dreading going back to school. But one simple message from God changed her perspective—and her friendships.

No limits

Why are you a Christian Scientist? The answer will be different for everyone, but this author shares her “why”: Christian Science removes every single limit.

My true north

For this author, being a Christian Scientist isn’t about “applying” Christian Science to problems in his life, but about knowing and understanding God better and living in a way that consistently proves that understanding.

I could love him no matter what!

Jaquan was the cutest kid I’d ever seen! His smile and big brown eyes made my heart melt. Jaquan was one of the children at a children’s home, where I was visiting as part of a service trip to a foreign country.