Discussion Starter: “Deflategate” Raises Integrity Issues
23 January 2015
In the News Foxborough, Mass.—As the New England Patriots prepare to meet the Seattle Seahawks in next Sunday’s Super Bowl, attention has centered on footballs that were underinflated during the AFC Championship game. After New England defeated Indianapolis 45-7 in the rain last Sunday, a..
Time Machine #3: Embracing The Squiggle
21 January 2015
I’m thankful for my “home” church in Whittier, California. In addition to giving a 21-year old his first shot at full-time ministry, it’s where I gave my life to Jesus in high school and where I met my wife, Rachel. But it’s also where I..
Silencing Critics of Christianity
20 January 2015
Tim Tebow pulled a Tim Tebow. The former NFL quarterback and outspoken Christian announced the opening of his new children’s hospital, the Tebow CURE Hospital, located in Davao City, Philippines. It’s meant to serve impoverished children, especially those with conditions such as clubfoot, bowed legs, cleft..
Discussion Starter: Transforming Slacktivists to Activists
19 January 2015
In The News Washington, D.C.—As Americans honor Martin Luther King Jr., some people lament that today’s generation doesn’t understand true sacrifice. Taking a stand via social media is easy, these critics say, but true action requires commitment that many young people lack. In a column..
5 Ways to Ruin Our Youth Worker Rep!
19 January 2015
Youth Workers, it’s time to ruin our youth worker reputation. For far too long we’ve had the reputation of being awesome with teens but lacking in organizational skills and of being great teachers but weak with communications. We have been praised for our ability to..