Growing Godly Generations

Many of our churches have spent the last few weeks celebrating the birth of Christ, and likely reading the opening chapters of the Gospels. While we all love the nativity narratives and surrounding events, one item not to lose sight in Matthew and Luke are the long list of names. These Gospel writers offer genealogical…

Teens, Church, and Summer Camp

My childhood years were not filled with tremendous spiritual growth. My home church was a church plant that did not have a thriving children’s or youth ministry. We did have pretty good pastors who preached the Word, along with loving and willing church members who modeled Christian maturity and sought to make disciples. It wasn’t…

Praying For A Generation

PRAYING FOR A GENERATION Our world faces uncertainty and unrest. Our nation, the United States of America, appears to be on the brink of a tumultuous transition. As Christians, how should we think, act, and pray? Below are several items for you to consider praying. 1) Pray for presently elected and appointed officials, and also future…

Learn and Lead (2Timothy 3:10-17)

PLAY AUDIO:   MOTIVATE I have shared my testimony before, but perhaps a portion is worth repeating. I grew up in church (drug problem – my momma drug me to church). As a boy I had an inner sense of right and wrong along with guilt and conviction. In principle I agreed with the Bible’s…