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Peer Pressure

"Do not be deceived: 'Evil company corrupts good habits'" (1 Corinthians 15:33).

Who we spend time with, as well as whose opinions we value, will greatly affect who we become and what we do. Peer pressure is a challenge that many face daily, but it can be overcome. Check out our resources below for more information.

  • by Gina Reed
Staying pure when there are so many evil influences is rough- here are tips to help.
  • by United Church of God
Those who play the piano well have put the time in to practice. God expects us to learn to play the role of His children well too.
  • by United Church of God
There are times when we enjoy a compliment.
  • by Janet Treadway
New homes and new cars are exciting, but they don't stay new. Contentment comes from a much more lasting source.
  • by Randy Stiver
They say that diamonds are forever. Aren't friends the same? Is there ever a time when a young Christian should forsake his or her friends and make new ones?
  • by Scarlet Ellis
Some stages of life seem to test our Christianity more than others. What can you do as a young person to resist negative influences?
  • by Cecil Maranville
Why do people use cocaine, in spite of the widespread knowledge of its dangers? What are the costs, both to the individual user and to our society? None of us is immune to the clutches of cocaine.
  • by Ken Treybig
What effect does the use of tobacco in movies have on viewers? The answer is . . .
  • by Amanda Stiver
Vertical Thought discusses the pathway to a positive high school and college experience with Dan Salcedo, principal of Santa Ana High School in Santa Ana, California.
  • by Ken Treybig
Many young people have successfully retained their Christian beliefs while obtaining a degree. Here's how.
  • by David Treybig
In trying to answer complex moral questions, most people today have embraced the self-empowering myth that whatever they sincerely believe is true. They forget about God and His Word.
  • by Cecil Maranville
A study by San Diego State University shows a shocking cultural shift in the attitudes and practices of teen girls regarding sex. What should you do to help your teens avoid the pain and suffering this could bring?
  • by Ken Auletta
Many people identify with bucking the crowd and being one's own person, but how can we know when that's what we should do? here's an example of someone who was a nonconformist for the right reason.