How Duct Tape + Arm Hair Taught Me to Help Students Get Caught Up In Scripture
01 August 2013
I’m missing some hair on my arms. Having a mixed European ancestry, I tend to do okay in arm hair. I’m not quite at the Robin Williams or Sean Connery level, but I have enough that you could tell from a reasonable distance that I’m..
Junior High Ministry 101: Kurt’s Top Teaching Tips
31 July 2013
So much of junior high ministry revolves around things like dodge ball, TPing the senior pastor’s house, finding out if “fire proof” items really are, and begging kids not to drink the “mystery juice” at camp. (You know what I’m talking about…when an attention-starved 7th-grader..
Junior High Ministry 101: Parents
24 July 2013
Once a month or so I’ll dedicate my portion of this newsletter to the wonderful world of junior high ministry, touching on some of the most important aspects of ministering to this incredible age group. And because nothing is more important in junior high ministry..
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,..