25 Truths About Parenting Teenagers I Learned From the Toddler Years
19 July 2016
Originally posted by our friends on MyLifetree.com. The toddler and teenage years are separated by a decade of time I refer to as the “sweet season,” which gives a bit of respite between the two most challenging age groups in parenting. Maybe it’s nature’s way of letting us practice. Or just..
It Can’t Be Ministry As Usual
18 July 2016
I’ve been thinking for the past three weeks about writing this post. My hope in writing it is to stir up those who are leading the next generation. You need to know that you’re not just leading students. You’re leading change agents of the future and..
Reconciling the Lack of Reconciliation
15 July 2016
It’s not getting better, is it? The elusiveness of racial reconciliation. Insurgent tensions with police officers. Mass shootings in public forums. Terrorist attacks around the world. Isn’t this the part where Jesus comes back? Perhaps you can relate to this… I’ve felt such heartache in realizing my empathy has..
What’s the Feel of Your Youth Ministry?
13 July 2016
What’s the feel of your youth ministry? Why does our ministry exist? If you’ve never asked yourself that question, you should. Knowing why you exist as a ministry will help you draft a mission/purpose statement that can guide most of your leadership decisions. What should..