Is Your Youth Ministry A Secret?

  Think about it. Much of our work as youth pastors is done in secret. We plan many of our messages, have meetings, and do youth work in secret. We don’t mean it to be a secret but ┬áit just winds up that way. We’re not trying to hide what we do but inadvertently block…

Until It Happens To You

  When a shift happens in someone’s life, we think, that’s too bad, until it happens to us. When chaos is the current reality of someone’s life, we think, that’s too bad, until it happens to us. Well, it’s happened to me. The stories I once saw on the news of churches being wiped out…

Weighing Your Waste

      I spent two days with my son at a camp recently. Spending time with and being a counselor for 100 5th graders was an experience in itself. Something that impressed me, but also irked me were the meal times. The food was good but the process of clean up was so tedious…