Category Archives: Ministry

Three Consistent “Asks” of Kids and Students

There are a lot of “asks” in life. As married adults, our spouses will ask for us to run errands, help fix something, or our opinion on different matters. Kids and teenagers are often asked to do homework, to help … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, Family, Kids Ministry, Leadership, Ministry, Student Ministry

3 Things to Remember When Teaching Kids the Bible

One of my absolute favorite things I get to do every week is teach kids the Bible. For some, a room full of elementary kids bouncing off the walls, desiring to play tag with every free minute all while downing … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, Family, Kids Ministry, Ministry, Theology

Why I’m Using Pencil and Paper More Often

I love technology. I use various forms of technology multiple times a day. I’m writing this blog post on a MacBook Pro, while wearing an Apple Watch, while seeing a notification on my iPhone laying next to me. It is safe … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Go to Church on Wednesday

We didn’t go to church this past Wednesday evening. Before you jump to conclusions, no, I have not lost my job and yes, things are fine at the church. We didn’t go to church on Wednesday because it was fall … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Leadership, Ministry

When the God I Read About is not the God I See

God. Whether you believe in God or you don’t believe in God, it is hard to argue against the influence God has had and continues to have in our culture. Some see Him as nothing more than a fairy tale figure with … Continue reading

Posted in Ministry, Theology

Kid’s Ministry and Sharing the Gospel

The season is here… church worship spaces are being decorated, markers are being counted and placed in zip lock bags, copiers are preparing leader packets, and volunteers are being recruited. Next week our church is having our annual Vacation Bible … Continue reading

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Love or Obligation?

Why do we do the things we do? Is it because we feel like we have to do certain things? Is it because we feel like we would let someone down that we really looked up to or want to … Continue reading

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