Opposition He said: “Listen, King Jehoshaphat and all who live in Judah and Jerusalem! This is what the LORD says to you: ‘Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s. (2 Chronicles 20:15, NIIV) There have been many times in my life that […]

The Generation of Lost Believers…

Believers… That is a term that not only identifies us with Christ but defines us as His followers. I have the privilege of working with teenage believers on a daily basis. I have spent numerous hours talking, counseling, praying, and believing with them for God’s will to come to pass in their lives. It has […]

True Ministry, Breaking Bread…

Today, I had a chance to experience a unique church ministry that, in my opinion, a lot of churches can benefit from. The cry of my generation is for relevant, authentic relationships, and this ministry offers a great solution. It is called “Breaking Bread” and it gives you an opportunity to get to know random […]

You might be event driven if… By: David Grant

I read a very interesting article on David Grant’s blog this morning. Take a moment and check it out. You can read his blog HERE Most student ministries I encounter are either relationship driven or event driven. In my opinion the most effective ministries are driven by relationship. A majority of student ministry leaders would […]


There was a certain Professor of Religion named Dr. Christianson, a studious man who taught at a small college in the Western United States. Dr. Christianson taught the required survey course in Christianity at this particular institution. Every student was required to take this course his or her freshman year regardless of his or her […]

Netflix and the Modern Church

            Netflix is one of the greatest conveniences of our day. Netflix has revolutionized the entertainment industry, providing a convenient avenue for renting games and DVDs. The gurus behind Netflix cornered the rental market and were the proverbial “kings of the world.”  At the pinnacle of their success they made […]

10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Their Teenager…

[ the formatting has been removed] Whenever your first child is born, it is such a joyful and fantastic experience. But, it is also a frightening experience because you have suddenly been charged with raising another life and hopefully not messing them up. It would be wonderful if they gave you an instruction manual before […]