I received this from one of the youth group moms – I really appreciate the ministry of prayer that so many of our leaders and parents have – I encourage you to pray these with us. Salvation. ”Lord, let salvation spring up within my children, that they may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal [...]
When I can’t seem to find my own words to fit a situation, I often look to the prayers others have written and take comfort in making them my own. A girl in youth group gave us a book of “First Prayers” on the occasion of our daughter’s birth. I have often prayed this one [...]
Teenage spiritual battlegrounds often look as simple as small conversations: sometimes, in person, via txt message, facebook, etc. Each our youth group goes over the Peacemakers Pledge (adapted from Peacemakers Ministries) – Here is the text of what we go over – and hopefully follow young men and women hoping to follow God in something [...]
Something really good has been happening in our living room on Wednesday nights. Around 7pm the High School girls will start trickling in for their small group time. We usually start with some prayer, and then will discuss the book/devotional we’re reading. They jump at the chance to share their favorite quotes and I can’t [...]
I wanted to share some video I’ve posted in the last couple days – I think they’re hilarious (or possibly awesome..)… too good not to share at least. The first video is from our Winter Retreat at Camp Spofford – The retreat was really incredible - hopefully I’ll also post some video of some of the [...]
I’ve had a lot of conversations in the last couple weeks about how Christians can live with a sharp disconnect between what they believe and how they act. Inconsistency, hypocrisy, lack of character – we have lots of different labels for something that we both hate in others and, when we’re brutally honest, see in ourselves. [...]
Our youth group kids are hilarious – a couple weeks ago we had (for Columbus day) a Video Scavenger Hunt around Huntington Village. It seemed like an appropriate way of honoring a famous explorer. I’m really thankful to the leaders, especially EmLam who made it all happen – but enjoy these – our kids are [...]
Yeah our Friday Nights are always good times.
Jennie and crew did it again – we have some of the funnies kids and youth leaders that I know, and this time they put together a spoof on House M.D. – enjoy!
Check out this picture of one of my sister in law — whenever I see it I feel inspired to do something awesome. Did anyone else notice the facebook news feed today? January has others feeling inspired too. Everyone was squawking about their new year’s resolutions, everything from reading through the Bible in a year [...]