Lazy Days: A Youth Worker’s Summer?
03 July 2013
I’m writing this article from a suburban Cincinnati Starbucks. As I write, the summer is just kicking off. Church ministry mixed with some outside ministry responsibilities has shaped this summer into the busiest I’ve ever experienced. And to be honest, I’m not loving it! Simply..
“Battle of the Sexes: Round One” skit
02 February 2010
In this “post-fig leaf” script, the world’s first couple hit their first speed bump on the road to marital bliss. After being evicted from the Garden of Eden, will they ever get over blaming each other? About 8-10 minutes in length, this light, humorous, but..
Everybody Is An Addict
06 March 2014
I’m of the opinion that everybody is addicted to something. Everybody. To Something. But as tends to be the norm in Christendom, the ‘biggies” seem to get all the attention. To be sure, some of your students are addicted, or dangerously close, to self-harm, drinking,..
Devotional: Only Wretches Need Saving
22 July 2013
More than two centuries ago, John Newton wrote the classic hymn “Amazing Grace” to honor God for rescuing him from a monstrous life in the slave trade. He’d spent much of his adult life herding panicked and desperate Africans onto the slave ship he captained,..