Photo by Porapak Apichodilok on Pexels.com I am taking a class on missiology right now, which is literally the study of missions. We've covered all sorts of topics: leadership in missions, the biblical basis for missions, historical missionaries, etc. One of the key principles to understanding missions is that the Gospel is of vital importance … Continue reading “Kids these days” need the Gospel, too
I am a youth pastor. I do many other things at my church, but for the most part, I am the youth pastor. It's really awesome. I did not think originally that my call to ministry would bring me to where I am, but I can assure you that I love it, it's awesome, and … Continue reading The Youth Pastor Chronicles: My 6 Month Review
Photo by John-Mark Smith on Pexels.com It's all happened to us. We have all been in that situation where you are sharing something-- a story, an opinion, or maybe even just a thought. We are a few seconds into our story or whatever. And in the blink of an eye, someone with a brain much … Continue reading [Myth #6] I don’t need to worry about theology. I just need to believe and love others.
This photo borrowed from: https://connectsummitcounty.org/may/ May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And let me tell you, that has taken on a brand new meaning for my family in the last year. I won't rob her of the opportunity to share her own story, but my little sister, Emma, has had a testing bout with mental … Continue reading [Myth #5] Mental health is not a big deal for Christians.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com My head coach and my position coach, they were solid. I loved them, and I value them even to this day. Coach Spangler, my head coach, was a hardcore, old school-type coach. He wanted a little blood to drop before you finished. He only believed in taking the necessary breaks. … Continue reading [Myth #4] God knows I’m not perfect… and that’s just fine with Him.
We played this song at church recently. I forgot how good it was. Check it out now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M8XK2w7wmw Apple Music Spotify
Photo by Wendy van Zyl on Pexels.com I've been reading through Proverbs the last few days. Today, I was on Proverbs 9. Check out what King Solomon has to say in Proverbs 9:7-12: 7 Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.8 Do not reprove a scoffer, or he … Continue reading Monday Morning Brew: March 15, 2021
We're all guilty, at some point, of thinking, "Wow, the Bible is boring." Please allow BibleProject to help you see why that is far from true. Check out this video put together by BibleProject that walks you through how the nitty gritty of the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrzq_X1NNaA
Photo by Tim Douglas on Pexels.com Listen, I started the Monday Morning Brew, and then it quickly dropped off. I'm working on it. It's been a wild ride. For starters, let me wish the happiest of birthdays to my dad. In light of today being his birthday, let me share with you one of the … Continue reading Tuesday Morning Brew: February 23, 2021