I have been a youth and family minister 12 years. I love working with teens and helping them to come to know Jesus better. I graduated with a B. A. in Bible and Religion and Youth and Family Ministry and went on to get a Masters of Ministry and Masters of Divinity degrees. I love... Continue Reading →
Messy Love and the Resurrection
We have all heard it before Jesus loves us. But as we think about Easter and the Crucifixion and resurrection, we need to be reminded Jesus loved us, but it was and is a messy love. During Christmas we think about the birth of Jesus, we think of sweet baby Jesus and the wise men... Continue Reading →
Isolation, Social Media, and Loneliness among Teens during the Corona Virus
Combatting one problem might cause another. While we need to take every precaution necessary to protect ourselves and our families, we need to do so in wise and healthy ways that promote the mental well being of our kids.
Youth Ministering when Youth Ministry is Cancelled
Youth Ministering when Youth Ministry in Cancelled. Some tips on how to do youth ministry when regular programming is cancelled. Filled with tons of helpful links, pictures, and downloadable files.
Connecting with our Kids during the Holidays
What are the best habits and routines to connect with our kids? Here are 6 time tested methods to engage and connect with our kids.
God as Judge
The stories of war and violence carry a prominent role in the books of Joshua and Judges. What is God's role in all of this?
Lord’s Prayer in Schools – What are we praying?
Just a couple of days ago, students in Alabama were told they were no longer allowed to pray before their Friday Night Football Game, instead there would be a moment of silence. In an act of bravery, the students stood up and recited the Lord's Prayer. Taking a step back - What are we praying when we pray the Lord's Prayer? Let's take a look!
Breaking the Habit
What are some practical ways to break the habit of pornography?
Does God Hear and Help in Times of Need? p.4
We can trust God to help because he has a history of helping. Look backwards to see how God will help moving forwards.
Pornography Addiction and How to Fight It
What fuels pornography addiction and how can we fight it?
Does God Hear and Help in Times of Need? p. 3
Let's look at our foundation of hope that God will help.