Winning a gold medal in the Olympics is incredible, but there’s a prize worth unfathomably more that every teen, everywhere needs to hear about!
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 […]
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 […]
Our students live in an age where information comes at them like a firehose. Every day, Google’s search engine is tapped 6 billion times. Facebook messages are posted 4.3 billion times. Four million hours of content are uploaded to YouTube. Each day. If your teenagers can ask Siri anything…why do they need you, their fearless […]
You’re a youth leader. A leader of youth. But can you effectively lead if you aren’t walking the walk yourself? Not really. You can’t expect your students to follow you down the Gospel Advancing Ministry road, if you’re apathetic about reaching out in your own circle of influence. Which is why Value #3 of a Gospel Advancing Ministry is: “Leaders fully embrace […]
The Transformers sci-fi autobots’ unstoppable CGI saga will once again invade a theatre near you this summer. The latest installment of this blockbuster franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight, centers on destruction (surprise, surprise!) and redemption. And this time, the key to saving the future lies buried in the past. Humans and transformers are at war and the unfolding adventure yields a colossal struggle between good and evil. The last, great […]