The Truth About Evangelism
08 July 2013
In the summer between fifth and sixth grades, my parents took me to a Pat Boone concert. For the uninitiated, Pat Boone is what you might call a â€ścroonerâ€ťâ€”amazingly popular with women whose hair-color preference is tinted-blue. For a pre-teen, this two-hour excursion was akin..
Families | Leadership | Missions | Volunteers | Worship
Summer Trips and the One Thing We Forget About Them
05 July 2013
Theyâ€™re trusting you with the lives of their kids. Itâ€™s great that you spent the past month on the phone with the camp director, the point person for your mission trip, or the customer service rep at the water park. Youâ€™ve done a great job..
Jesus’ Invitation to Followers – Expecting More from Students
13 May 2013
Luke 9:21-23: I like to call this passage (and its parallel in Matthew) the â€śSledgehammerâ€ť because it strikes like a massive mallet at the heart of false â€śChristianity.â€ť The passage may be so familiar to you that you donâ€™t even need me to quote it..
Families | Leadership | Missions | Volunteers
Soâ€¦You Are Going on a Mission Trip This Summer
20 March 2013
One of the key spiritual growth engines in a youth ministry is helping students serveâ€”and one of the great ways to get a concentrated burst in that area is to take your teenagers on a short-term missions trip. Weâ€™ve been on at least a trip..
How to Produce Evangelistic Students: A Response
13 December 2012
Recently we moved into a new house and I wanted to teach my 10-year-old daughter the joys of loading a dishwasher. I figured since she hadnâ€™t used one before, I should go though proper loading, proper soap amount, and pushing the right buttons. She told..