Tribalism is organising people into tribes or groups based on their race, creed, gender, age, body shape, dress style etc. As girls, we are very quick to judge and label people. Tribalism takes diversity and turns it into division. There is no room for this in God's family. Galatians 3:28 says, There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. We are called to love and serve everyone, regardless of their skin colour, financial status, body shape...
I'm reading through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. I'm up to Nehemiah at the moment. I wish I knew about this youtube channel when I started. The Bible Project provides a short video that gives an overview of every book in the Bible. They are animated and easy to watch. Here is there intro video.
It feels like every time I turn the television on there has been another terror attack or a family has been killed tragically in a car accident. Sometimes all the bad stuff in the world can be overwhelming. Fevr.net has a great article on How to Find Peace in a Troubled World.
From Philippians 4 they point out Jesus instructions to his followers:
I had the privilege of hearing this guy speak this week and his story is powerful. As a child he was sponsored by a 15 year old girl who took a babysitting job to pay for his sponsorship.
Short and sweet inspirations for Christian teen girls.