There’s nothing more important to do than to prioritize prayer as we end 2018 and ring in 2019. Will you join us in praising and praying as we celebrate the New Year?
With just a few days left in 2017, I’ve been thinking of the New Year’s resolutions that I want to work on in my own life in 2018. I want to spend more alone time with God every day. I want to write my friends and family more letters. I want to take time to […]
Intercessory prayer for the lost is hard work. It takes time, commitment and discipline. And passion. Raise your hand if any of those are in short supply in your life. Still, if the passion is there, the other three elements are far more likely to follow. So how do you ignite that passion for praying […]
A light bulb can brighten up a dark room. A laser can cut through steel. Light bulbs disperse soft light in every direction for a short distance. Lasers can only be focused in a single direction, but theoretically, one beam can travel infinitely. In the same way, your youth ministry is either a laser or […]
“I am the light of the world,” Jesus said. “Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life” (John 8:12). Jesus came shining the light of love. And that light rescues and brings the warmth of hope to us in a dark, cold world. As Christians, we know this […]
Colorado has 52 mountain peaks that top 14,000 feet. Every year a few tough, determined Coloradans set a goal to hike up all 52 peaks within a year’s time. Given the lack of oxygen, treacherous terrain and unexpected nature of the elements, one would have to be brave, crazy or both to try to accomplish […]