Where’s Your Bible?
18 July 2013
I recently crossed paths with a student who had moved away and was attending a new student ministry. I asked him how he liked his new youth pastor and he gave me an interesting answer. “I like him a lot but he’s not like you...
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A Welcoming Environment: Do You Have One?
16 July 2013
When we look to talk about the most effective way to impact students’ lives, the conversation usually goes toward discipleship. Well, that makes sense—we all want to go for depth, not width. Discipleship is an easy principle to grab onto: looking at how you can..
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..
I Hate Church!
15 April 2013
This week I’m hanging out with my students in Orlando, Florida, at Universal Studios for their spring break. Last night, during one of our small group sessions, I had a group of senior high boys and we talked about the importance of living your life..