“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…

Love God. Love people. Be a servant. These three phrases form the staff triangle at Crossings. If you have been to Crossings camps, you likely have seen staffers making a triangle with their two thumbs and index fingers. It is…

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 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 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 Jim Orrick College can be one of the most formative experiences in anyone’s life. This makes choosing the right one crucial. We at Crossings understand the important decision that is laid before families and students as they look to the…

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…

Isaiah 7:10-14, “10 Again the LORD spoke to Ahaz: 11 ‘Ask a sign of the LORD your God; let it be deep as Sheol or high as heaven.’ 12 But Ahaz said, ‘I will not ask, and I will not…

“But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way…