Monthly Archives: August 2006

Thank you Jethro

I was reading Exodus 18 the other day and a story I’ve read before, but didn’t really equate to anything from this text to my ministry and then it hit me like a ton a bricks. Moses has been leading … Continue reading

Posted in Youth Ministry | Leave a comment

The Summit: Leadship Conference

I got to attend the Summit Leadership Conference this past week. It was worth it. I will try to update a little later about the sessions.

Posted in Helpful Places | 1 Comment

Terror plot uncovered

This morning when I woke, the media reported that overnight in England there were about 50 arrests made. Apparantly these 50 people were planning on using liquid explosives to blow up several air planes coming into the U.S.

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

rejection

Have you rejected your king? Maybe this question makes you uncomfortable. The thought of should. We wouldn’t purposefully reject our king would we? I think we would, and I know we do. All sin is rebellion, and we daily find … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

Facing Giants

I have been making my way through 1 Samuel. Chapter 17 forces me to slow down everytime. I know we all have giants in our lives. I was going to write a post inspired from chapter 17. I was reading … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

New study connecting raunchy music and underage sex

Youth ministers and others have been saying it for years. Our music choices affect us. Here is the link to the article.

Posted in Culture, Helpful Places | Leave a comment

Sin: Reflections of mud

“Remeber not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways” (Psalm 25:7).  A word from the Word: Read Mark 3:20-30 “I tell you the truth, all the sins…of men will be forgiven…” (Mark 3:28). My oldest daughter loves to model … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

New Report on U.S. Teens and the Bible:Article here

 70% OF U.S. TEENS FIND A CORRELATION BETWEEN THE BIBLE AND THEIR LIVES: African American teens show strongest parental influence with biblical foundation  New York, NY – In a recent survey conducted by the American Bible Society, 70% of 12-15-year-olds … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Youth Ministry | 1 Comment

Embracing a kingdom perspective

The kingdom of God is a topic/reality that I like to explore often. One of the realities that I am observing is that many in the church do not embrace a kingdom perspective. I see a large number of self=proclaimed … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | 2 Comments