“Clear”

At the beginning of 2020, I chose, in cooperation with Angela and a good friend & mentor, a word to mark my year. Due to some extenuating circumstances and unlike my word-choosing partners, I drug my feet. I had a feeling in my gut at what I was thinking and how I...

Baptize One in ‘21

2020 provided plenty of challenges. It was also a year full of opportunity. 2021 holds just as much opportunity, if not more. Leaders continually face the question of whether or not they will take every opportunity the Lord presents to advance the Gospel and build the...

MAKING MONDAY SMOOTH

Everyone has feelings about Monday. Some are generally negative… “Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life.” -Steven Wright. Some people have generally positive thoughts about Monday… “Mondays are for fresh starts.” -Unknown. (Probably an Enneagram Seven) Or,...

10 Ways to Show Your Youth Workers You Care

Good leaders spend time each week developing students, developing leaders, developing parents, and developing themselves. Our fellow youth workers are invaluable to the work we do in the church with students. How are you showing them they are valued? Many times...
Rolling back the film

Rolling back the film

I love seeing old pictures or films that give a glimpse of how life was lived and what culture looked like in bygone days, exposing me to history I never could have lived or reminding me of the now-changed landscape of my past. I like to be able, somehow, to grasp...

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