Of late teenagers are people of diverse intense of deeply challenging experiences that affect very core of their experience and shape their worldly reality. Although the teenagers experience are deeply affected by changes in world trends, the Christian teenager5 is being called upon to stand out and make a difference to arise and shine (Isaiah 60:1-2)
Matthew 5:15-16 says, we are the salt of the earth and the light of the world.
Teenagers cannot afford to live their life as if they own their life, for they have been bought with a price as the bible declares that, yea are not your own”. Every Christian teenager faces unique challenges in being a true reflection of his/
her Master’s nature, which is divine privilege that cannot be over looked. Therefore, through these frank revelation of teenager’s inner self , they are encourage to remove their lamp from under the bushel and place it on the lamp stand so they can be good example to glorify our father in heaven.
“God’s word is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path. The lord’s word also gives us the perfect revelation of our true nature. It will help us remove the mask of hypocrisy and self –deceit so that they may accept the divine assistance that the Holy Spirit gives.
In this way most teenagers can have a true assessment of their spiritual, physical and emotional growth.
This magazine is bound to change the lives of people ranging between the ages of thirteen to nineteen, affect their personal image, their self –respect and their self-esteem.
It shall be known and called teen life magazine as registered with the Ghana media commission and will seek to bring clarity on issues affecting teenagers.
The magazine aimed at achieving the following:
Educate teenagers and general public on issues affecting teenagers.
Taking the teenager closer to her home, school and work
Widening the scope of understanding of the concept of the teenager
Educate the public on how to retrieve or get information from teenagers as well as the role of parent in bridging the gap between the community members and nation as a whole.
The belief that teenagers do not know what they are up in life due to ranging hormones will be erased or corrected.
Teenagers will know more about their stage of life.
The community will improve based on teenagers knowing and accepting who they are.
It is also envisaged that the program will help address and prevent misunderstanding between parents and their teenage wards.
It will also draw the child closer to God since most our teaching or presentation will be based on the holy book of Christian. (The holy bible)
It shall include the community, the affected group of people (teenagers) and authorities in charge at the various department including religious leaders, councilors, teachers, parents and all trust worthy leaders.
The resource needed shall include information on the resource from collaborating and other relevant agencies and individuals.
It is published monthly for effective presentation of the contents in the edition. The break down shall be as follows:
- The word is a seed (bible verses)
- Poems, jokes, riddles and puzzles
- Picture gallery
- Between us
- Time with teen nurse
- Etiquette zone
Depending on the topic to be written, resource persons will be interviewed to dilate on the issue. It can also bring the affected people (TEENAGERS) on board to submit communication to the resource persons.
Evaluation will be done through assessment of parent or guardians and the view of the management of teen life magazine.