book-897834_960_720

Using Scripture with Integrity

“Do you ever worry about looking at so many different passages in Scripture without any context?” asked one of my adult leaders after our youth ministry finished its discussion. Her question was valid, esp...
hipster-865295_1280

The Problem with Hipster Christianity

Before my seniors leave for college, we spend a good deal of time talking about various campus ministries. Our hope is to encourage students to get involved in them (or in a church on their college campus). As...
toomanypigeons

Don’t Pigeonhole Students

While on vacation, my extended family and I went boating, something I have fond memories of from childhood vacations. As is often the case when extended family gathers, as we sat around the beach, people star...
Shaping_Journey.250w.tn_

Discipling Emerging Adults

Some youth workers will try almost anything to reach and teach young people the gospel, but scattershot approaches rarely form genuine disciples.What's needed are disciple makers who are willing to be teachers ...
10Things.250w.tn_

10 Things Every Adult Leader Should Know

On a recent mission trip, I interacted with adult leaders from across the country.One was permanently attached to her phone. She called her office every 10 minutes to see if a crisis had developed she alone cou...