Talk to Your Kids about Failure – and Share Stories from Your Life – Youth Ministry Christian Article

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan Every February, parents email me about an article I once wrote about a disappointment I had in college. Each time, their college child has just tried out to be a university ambassador, and – like me – failed to make the cut. They hope my article will encourage them and meet them in their heartache. It thrills me to…

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How to Move from Epic Failure to Epic Success – Christian Article

By Ryan Hall I’ll never forget a pastor saying one Sunday that if you are going to be a big dreamer, you had better develop equally big resilience. Those words really resonated with me because I’d always been a big dreamer, but I hadn’t considered the cost that would come with it. In my running career, I’d had plenty of failures. The ones that stuck out the most were my costing my team an NCAA cross-country team championship during my…

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