Monthly Archives: January 2005

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Tonight our teens and I got together for the first devotional we’ve had in sometime. I tried something new with them, something a little more experiential. I thanks group magazine for their wonderful creative ideas. My kids loved it. I … Continue reading

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I love my wife and daughter! I write these words not to boast of some superior feeling I have over any of your emotions towards those in your life, but as a reminder of God’s faithfulness. Admist the storms of … Continue reading

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The invitation is still open, and these words from Jesus have been a needed comfort time and time again. “Come to me, all you who are weay and burdened and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you … Continue reading

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A little while ago, my wife and I received a phone call from someone who we were counting on to be a large part of VBS, and well this person backed out. The reason for thier back out was cited … Continue reading

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LTC is beginning to come together, slowly at church. I have to take a step back from everything, and remind myself who LTC is for. It is for the kids! We want to encourage our kids to live a lifestyle … Continue reading

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I am sitting here at my computer, taking a break from reading about Backgrounds of Early Christianity. The more I read about the ancient situation, the more similiarities I see to our own day and age. Our culture is a … Continue reading

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I mailed in today, our congregation’s LTC registration forms. I only missed the intial deadline by two weeks. I got some dates mumbled in my head in between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. I will make sure I check dates, double … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Book of Hebrews

Theology of Hebrews I came to this assignment a little apprehensive. I have read the book of Hebrews many times, but I have never slowed down and let the words on the page sink into my heart and mind. I … Continue reading

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Winterfest Southwest 2005

This weekend was awesome. I and 10 other adult chaperones took 26 teenagers to Arlington, Texas for Winterfest. This year’s theme was the Real Master and Commander. I think this year was probably the best year of Winterfest I have … Continue reading

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Late Night Questions…

I don’t know exactly I was thinking when I first began to serve as a youth minister. I knew from almost the first moment I came out of the watery grave of baptism that God somehow was directing me into … Continue reading

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