There are signs plastered everywhere telling us to stay away from one another. One sign says I have to wear a mask at all times; another tells me to keep at least six feet away. Still, another tells me to do both. I don’t particularly appreciate wearing masks because people can’t see me smile at […]
How To Bring Up Salvation At The Thanksgiving Table
In just a week, families all over America will be gathering around the Thanksgiving table once again. Some may not have been together for quite a while, so it is good to see people making plans to enjoy this holiday with their families. Too often, it is these events that cause stress for the believer […]
What Do Teens Need From Youth Group Leaders?
A text message came through my phone the other day. It was intended for my daughter, but it reached me instead. “Carli, this is Joan. Would you like to be part of the youth group texts?” I hesitated. Who is Joan? Is this group text thing a good thing? I replied, “This is Carli’s Mom. […]
What Teens Need To Know About Being Bought With A Price
The concept of being bought is not easy for anyone to get a handle on. Our pride wants to recoil at the very thought of being anything but our own. But the verse in 1 Corinthians is obvious, because of Christ, our bodies are not our own. Being bought with a price comes with it lots […]
How Much Are We Investing In Youth Pastors?
As a professional writer, I have various tools that I use to inspire me to come up with things to write. I don’t always have ideas that come to me magically, as anyone who does write can attest. An editorial calendar does not care about writer’s block. So when I wanted to write about youth […]
Why You Don’t Need To Be A Bible Scholar To Share Scripture
One of the main reasons the good Christians of the world do not share scripture with the masses is that they are afraid to be challenged. No one wants to feel foolish, especially when it comes to defending or making a case for your faith. Some would also spout off the need for a degree […]