Minivan Moments: A Family Podcast

The Minivan Moments Family Podcast was designed with both parents and teenagers in mind. When we surveyed the current state of families, there was one thing we kept noticing and that was the family was no longer communicating the way that it had in the past. Parents and their children have become content in being [...]

By |2019-04-23T19:46:38-04:00March 4th, 2019|

Philosophy of Ministry: Ephesians 4:11-14

By Scott Ardavanis The DNA of my early years of ministry was Ephesians 4:11–16. It became part of me. The goals for turning men into ministers • To promote a biblical theology of equipping the saints for the glory of God. • To encourage others to have an equipping ministry in their local church. • [...]

By |2018-04-14T16:29:07-04:00March 27th, 2018|

Protecting Children from Abuse: An Interview

Originally published on Challies blog on August 16, 2017, by Tim Challies. It happens. We wish it didn’t happen and perhaps even try to pretend it doesn’t happen. But the tragic and undeniable reality is that there is abuse within the church. I recently spoke with Boz Tchividjian to ask some key questions for every Christian [...]

By |2017-09-28T12:55:35-04:00October 5th, 2017|

5 Reasons Why You Should Come To Harvest Festival

The leaves are changing, the fields have turned to gold, we finally got some cooler weather (sort of), and our Harvest Festivals are right around the corner — there’s no doubt that it is fall here in the beautiful state of Kentucky! In celebration, we have 5 thrilling reasons for why you, your friends and family, and your [...]

By |2017-09-29T16:14:19-04:00September 30th, 2017|

Philosophy of Youth
Ministry: Part 1

By Jeff Dalrymple I was privileged to be raised in a Christian home. I didn’t personally become a born-again Christian until the age of 19, but my childhood experiences of growing up in the church had a profound influence on my life. Attending Sunday School, AWANA, Wednesday evening services, and youth group events impacted in [...]

By |2017-04-24T19:01:10-04:00April 24th, 2017|

A Faithful Student Ministry Must Embody the Gospel

By Joshua Reichard Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, "Only He who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes." Bonhoeffer embodied this statement throughout his life. He stood for truth during WWII, which cost him years in prison, separation from his betrothed, and finally death. Bonhoeffer knew that if he was going to be [...]

By |2017-03-13T10:29:58-04:00March 17th, 2017|

Books We Love: Live Smart

By: Joshua Reichard The habits you form now are going to make or break you. Dan Dumas, in his book Live Smart, talks about 10 essential things we must have in our lives in order to form good habits. I have highlighted 10 truths from his book that are fundamental to know in our Christian walk. [...]

By |2017-03-22T15:45:49-04:00March 16th, 2017|

Testimonial from Riverview Baptist Church

This past year, Crossings donated some of our past curriculum to Bobbi Chesser and the mission team of Riverview Baptist Church of Cox Creek, Kentucky. The team traveled to a Native American Reservation in South Dakota and partnered with a local church in order to minister to the community. Here is a letter we received [...]

By |2017-03-10T09:14:56-05:00March 10th, 2017|

The Art of Time: Don’t Be Late

By Trey Brunson I remember walking into the restaurant uneasily. The morning had gotten away from me. I had gotten up late, I had been rushing to catch up on stuff that was on my "to do" list that needed to be done the week before, and somehow, I totally forgot my lunch meeting. It [...]

By |2017-03-07T17:48:12-05:00March 6th, 2017|