There’s a lot we can learn by looking at the daring faith and trust in God that the Christmas story characters had when Jesus came into the world.
Which of the following seasonal obsessions has you in its clutches this Advent Season? Watching all my favorite Christmas movies (Elf, anyone?). Finding the perfect Christmas gift for everyone on my list. Keeping the extra pounds off when candy, cookies and eggnog lurk ‘round every corner. Fine-tuning my Christmas playlist. Watching the 10-day forecast and […]
God has a knack for using teenagers to save His people, advance His kingdom, and change the world. Maybe He chooses them because teenagers possess a naïve passion for life and a reckless willingness to do crazy things. Or like Paul says, maybe it’s because God loves to use simple, humble, foolish people to bring […]
What motivates you in youth ministry? Let’s face it—it’s probably not the paycheck. Most likely, you are in youth ministry because you believe in the mission of God to live out THE Cause. As the prophet Isaiah once said, “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger who brings good news, the […]
We humans have a long-standing history of being discontent. From Adam and Eve to modern day humanity, the struggle of wanting more or, at least, wanting something different has warred within each of us. But is discontentment always wrong? Should we, like the apostle Paul, learn to be content in all circumstances? The answer isn’t […]
NEWS FLASH! Changes are coming to your inbox next week. Be watching for Dare 2 Share’s new, free, weekly Mobilize e-resource! While Soul Fuel has had a long and fruitful run, this is the final issue of the student e-devotional. Across the years, we’ve found that Soul Fuel’s readership has increasingly shifted from students to youth […]