Why I Believe You Should Fall for Serving
17 August 2015
I’ve had the same love-hate relationship with service projects that you have over the years. On one hand, we love how a single day of selflessness can wake students up to Jesus-centered priorities that their normal routine stifles. On the other hand, we hate how easy..
Discussion Starter: Teen Labeled Sex Offender After Dating-App Hookup
07 August 2015
In the News Elkhart, Ind.—After locating a nearby date with the Hot Or Not app, Indiana teenager Zach Anderson ended up with a 90-day jail sentence, five years of probation, and a 25-year placement on sex-offender registries in two states. That’s because Zach, 19, had..
Ask a Senior Pastor: Time and Honesty
06 August 2015
Ministry is rooted in relationships. Your best days serving God are directly impacted by the people you work with and for – not to mention the people under your own roof. That’s why in this first installment of “Ask a Senior Pastor” we’re addressing two common tensions within..
Helping Relieve the Stress of Back to School for Students
06 August 2015
Going back to school is a big deal. The summer is about to come to a screeching halt. Parents feel it, youth workers feel it, and students most certainly feel it. Soon, alarm clocks will enjoy being ignored again and parents will beg their kids..
Discussion Starter: Family Clings to Hope for Teens Lost at Sea
31 July 2015
In the News Jupiter, Fla.—For a week, the families of young sailors Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have awaited news of their sons’ safety. But as more time passes, the odds of surviving in the Atlantic Ocean decrease. On July 24, the 14-year-old boys headed..