Discussion Starter: Refugee Policy Debated Amid Terrorism Fears
19 November 2015
In the News Washington, D.C.—Following last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, in which ISIS militants killed 129 people and injured hundreds more, America and Europe are rethinking their refugee policies. At least one suspect had entered Europe among a wave of Syrian refugees. Since 2011,..
Kay Warren on Grief, and Facing Mental Illness
16 November 2015
The GROUP Magazine Q&A Kay Warren on Grief, and Facing Mental Illness By Rick Lawrence Editor’s Note: Kay and Rick Warren lead the most recognizable church in the world—Saddleback Community Church in Southern California. And that made the 2013 death, by suicide, of their youngest..
Discussion Starter: Racial Strife Leads to Campus Unrest
13 November 2015
In the News Columbia, Mo.—Years of simmering racial tension came to a boiling point this week at the University of Missouri, leading to the resignation of two top officials. African-American students, who comprise about eight percent of the state system’s flagship campus, say racist incidents..
The Best Youth Ministry Strategy I’ve Seen
13 November 2015
I (Tim) am lucky to have a long list of spiritual heroes in my life. Glen (youth pastor), Willis Ray (pastor), Dean, Don, and Steve (ministry mentors) all shared life and modeled the way of Jesus to me. No one has been more influential in..
Youth Ministry Heroes: Brent Morrow
12 November 2015
Brent Morrow is a husband and father of four children ranging from high school to preschool. He owns and operates his own cabinet business and is one of two staff pastors at Crosstimbers Christian Fellowship in Northglenn Colorado. Brent and his wife oversee a variety..