New in 2016, the WELS Commission on Youth and Family is introducing “Transformed: Devotions connecting teens to Christ,” a weekly devotion tailored specifically for the Christian teenager.
“We recognize a need to address devotions and topics pertinent to the lives of teens. They face unique challenges and we want to try to bring God’s transforming Word to them,” says Nathan Bourman, a member of the committee producing the devotions. “We recognize the challenges and changes in their lives and want to connect them to the one thing that never changes.”
Bourman says, “These devotions could be used simply to share and pass on to the teens and youth leaders for their own personal devotions. That’s really the intended purpose. But beyond that simple purpose, they could also be used in group settings and perhaps even could be a starting point for a Bible study.”
The devotions for teenagers join an offering of devotions developed to meet WELS members needs already available on WELS’ website. The most popular, WELS Daily Devotion reaches tens of thousands of people every day via e-mail, Facebook, and the WELS App. Women’s devotions, weekly devotions for military service people, and weekly devotions for early childhood educators also are available at wels.net/devotions.
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Volume 103, Number 03
Issue: March 2016
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