So I’ve been reading this book for a long time, it’s a slow reading researching book, about spirituality in the lives of American teenagers. And it looks at spirituality in many different faith context and how students look at their faith, and how it affects their lives. Today what I read disturbed me not justContinue reading “Soul Searching”
Last night at our youth service, we took communion. It was an incredible time of worship and reflection, and for the first time since I have been here I saw our students linger in the presence of God, students who never really take time to worship were singing, raising their hands. One Student even startedContinue reading “Communion”
Last night went really well. We recently combined our High School and Middle School groups into one supergroup, and we had the highest attendance since the merger. We still haven’t recovered all of our middle school students but we are working on it. It was really encouraging to see that we are still influencing theseContinue reading “Last night”
Man we have been busy around here. The church has been moving up a lot of our stuff to our new campus and then some of our other stuff to our temporary offices. Now we are in the process of moving our services to the Gym while the indonesian church is moving into our oldContinue reading “been busy”
Our Church is in the process of replanting to a new location. It’s a very exciting time and we are excited about all the changes that are going to take place. Today in staff meeting we were able to view some of the preliminary plans and I gotta say, very, very, cool.
Every sunday night this summer we have been having a hang out time after our youth service. We have done movie nights, Bon-Fires, we played Kickball, and so on and so forth. Last night we had a BBQ and just hung out at the church. My wife and I received a mini-grill as a weddingContinue reading “BBQ”
Well, we got back from camp last Friday and I still feel like I haven’t yet recovered. It was an amazing week. God moved in our students lives, we had some students express a call to ministry, others recommiting their lives to Christ. I got to have a marijuana flushing party with one of ourContinue reading “Recovering from Camp”
I really feel good about last night’s youth service. We don’t have the hugest youth ministry in the world. But last night we had our summer high in attendance so far. And everything seemed to gel really well. Despite the fact that we were in a bit of a frantic hustle before we got startedContinue reading “Last Night”
Camp is coming. I am really excited I think this week is going to be a life changing time. I am praying that students will really be challenged to follow God intentionally and passionately.
Man, there seems to be two things that youth ministry revolves around Summer Camp and Winter Camp. These two events which take so much planning and execution are great, but just when you have one all figured out and planned you are making the plans for the next one. Then when you throw in MissionsContinue reading “Camp and Camp”