By   •   December 13, 2010   •   Topics: ,


I've taught a Bible class for the youth in our church for over 15 years, but some of the students who were in my class several years ago just had a run-in with the police, and now I wonder if I've just been wasting my time. Should I give it up?


Don’t give up just because a few of your students didn’t seem to take your teaching to heart. Undoubtedly, many have profited from your teaching — and even those who’ve gotten in trouble may recall something you said and turn to Christ for

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  1. David says:

    We're practically living in a police state as it is. Police are arresting people over very little to nothing. It appears to me that in this bad economy they are doing it more for job security and pay raises. And I haven't found a police officer yet that wasn't a liar, a cheater, and/or a hypocrite. If you discount people that had a “run-in with the police”, then you are writing off Jesus, the prophets, and the apostles at the same time!

  2. Randy says:

    Most of us behave like the Prodigal son in our youth, foolishly and out of the will of our parents. You planted a precious seed that will sprout when the time is right and hopefully they repent of their sins and seek to return to the Father.