Now that Mama polar bear has another baby in her tummy, Little Cub is bursting with curiosity. “Why do we need a new baby?” she asks. “If we don’t like the new baby, can we send it back?”
“Will you forget me when the new baby comes?”
Gently and lovingly, Mama and Papa assure ...read more
A Youth Devotional on Friendship
Guidance for Your Sometimes Rocky, Always Important Relationships
We all want to have good friends--and to be a good friend. Now, in the teen years, more than ever, you need girls and guys you can trust. You need friends who will stand by your side, no matter what--when you face peer pressure, family ...read more
As Little Cub and Grampa Bear’s fishing adventure is interrupted by mischievous otters, the young polar bear begins to question why we must love others… even the seemingly unlovable.
In answering her questions, Grampa Bear gives tender explanations that teach Little Cub about the different kinds of love ...read more
Helping Young Women Say No to Abusive Relationships
Domestic violence is the second leading killer of women fifteen to forty-four in the U.S. Patricia Gaddis alerts readers to the prevalence of violence and describes the danger signs to watch for dating relationships. She explains how parents can best respond to threats or violence against a ...read more
When a charming polar bear cub climbs into bed one night, she asks her Mama a very important question--one that little "human cubs" often wonder about, too: "Where did I come from?"
As Mama bear tucks her youngest cub under the quilts, she gently, tenderly, and reassuringly communicates the message loving parents ...read more
What They're Wired For
Athlete or musician, quiet or “the life of the party”—every student you encounter is unique. No two are the same, but all have something in common: each is wired for worship. Not just any worship, but for that of their Creator! Designed for high school and collegiate ...read more
“Padraig, my friend, it is time for us to be courageous.”
Padraig the dragon and his best friend, Roger the turtle are determined to spend the whole night outside. As brave explorers at the base of Mount Sillymanborrow, the boys use their imaginations to have fun while munching on crunchy baked ...read more
Little Cub’s trip to a special museum exhibit, “Bears Around the World,” sparks a flurry of questions from the young polar bear who is just beginning to learn about life beyond her North Pole home.
As Mama Bear shares with her about the different types of places that God has put the ...read more
Holding Life Together When Your Parents Split Apart
The painful, scary, but sometimes hilarious true story of how one guy
survived his parents’ divorce. And lived to sing about it.
The teenage years are tough as it is, but throw in the fact that your parents are divorcing and it’s like fuel on the fire.
It started with the poorly muffled ...read more
A Story to Change the World
You’re Only a Prayer Away
Meet Tyson and Stefan. One strange night, they suddenly—weirdly—connect with each other in a time contortion that spans exactly a thousand years. Stefan is a young warrior in training in the Middle Ages, trapped in a tower while raiders ravage everything below. ...read more
A Parable of Purity
“Once upon a time, many years ago, when true love walked hand in hand with kisses and promises, and decisions were made to last forever, two girls received a summons to appear before the governor.…”
So begins the story of two sisters in a long-ago land who are presented with a precious ...read more
Doing Hard Things Right Where You Are
You want to do hard things.
But you don’t know where to start.
You are changing the world around you.
But you are tired and burned out.
You feel called to do the extraordinary for God.
But you feel stuck in the ordinary.
Do Hard Things ...read more
Guarding Your Mind, Heart, and Body in a Sex-Saturated World
Guys Aren't the Only Ones Fighting a Battle for Purity
The world you live in promotes sex as the answer to just about everything. The pressure to go along with the crowd is greater than ever before, and it's easy to compromise in little ways that are a lot more harmful than they seem. You and your friends may ...read more
The Ultimate Guide to Guy/Girl Relationships
In their most popular book, bestselling authors Eric and Leslie Ludy challenge singles to take a fresh approach to relationships in a culture where love has been replaced by cheap sensual passion. When God Writes Your Love Story shows that God's way to true love brings fulfillment and romance in its purest, richest, and ...read more
Weapons for the War Against Sexual Temptation
It’s handy, it’s powerful, it’s designed specifically for older teenage boys and young adult men: Every Young Man’s Battle Guide reflects the same format and purpose as Every Man’s Battle Guide, but with a distinctive approach designed for a younger audience. Young men struggling ...read more
Preparing for Life's Final Exam
I Ask Myself Every Day...“Am I Good Enough?” Christians claim that Jesus is the only way to heaven. But how could a good God, who created the entire universe in all its diversity, be so limiting? Is Christianity unfair? Isn’t it more fitting to believe that good people from any religious or nonreligious ...read more