My Rumspringa

My Rumspringa Interesting article… long but worth reading all of it. Here’s an excerpt if you only have a few moments: [The reasoning for my spiritual deficiencies:] I was spiritually shallow because the pastors’ teaching had been shallow. I wasn’t fully engaged because they [the church] hadn’t done enough to grab my attention. I was…

Children and Worship

They have never darkened the doors of a church before. Dad and mom have three children and are looking to answer their curious questions about God and faith so they brave their first attempt on Sunday morning. As they enter a man gives them a warm welcome and instructs them children go into these classrooms…

Body Life: Growing Godly Generations

The Olympics are fun to watch. This February 2010 will begin Olympic Winter Events in Vancouver. You may or may not remember, but 2 years ago in Beijing the U.S. track and field 400 meter failed to qualify. These were the ones with Usain Bolt¬† easily demolished all the world records.¬† For the US, their…

What if I’m out of options?

Families and teens are under a tremendous amount of pressure. They live franticly, going from home to daycare to school to sports or various other activities, all the while trying to squeeze in a few moments of family time. If that were not enough some families add, rightfully so, spiritual training to their lifestyle. The…