Guest Post

“We look forward to camp all year long, and hype it up every single week in church, so expectations are high.” – Steven Huffine, seven-year camper, two-year staffer and current camp nurse. This is the mindset of students and churches…

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…

By Jeanie Tate Looking for Comfort Have you ever been tempted to go back to what’s comfortable? I love my comforts, my routine, my security. After Jesus died and rose again the disciples were not sure what to do with themselves. Jesus had…

By Jason Burnett So, you are convinced to teach apologetics but don’t know where to start? In my last blog I shared the necessity of incorporating apologetics into student ministry. I would like to say thank you to those who responded to…

by Dillon Walls Every year at Thanksgiving, my family goes to my in-laws for dinner. We take part in the tradition of talking about the things for which we are thankful. Some years we all have to say something, other…

by Brandt Lyon “Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And her…

“Now muster your troops, O daughter of troops; siege is laid against us; with a rod they strike the judge of Israel on the cheek. But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth…

by Rochell Goff Often times I don’t think about the word “thankful” enough. But my life is filled with wonder and adventure and so many, many things to be thankful for. As I reflect on Thanksgiving—that time of year when…

If there is anything that has been lost over the years, it is the art and rhythm of writing thank you notes. When was the last time you personally wrote a thank you note? When was the last time you…

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” G.K. Chesterton What does it mean to be thankful? As we approach Thanksgiving, let’s take some time this month to…