Hey Folks! Maybe it's just that I'm feeling a little lonely here in the office from Pastor Darcy being away on vacation, but I, now more than ever, want to spend my time connecting with you. Especially parents. There are a lot of exciting things coming to Junior and Senior youth this year and so I want … Continue reading Let’s Chat
Tomorrow we’ll be heading in to Winnipeg to serve with Siloam Mission and Inner City Youth Alive. This is going to be a great opportunity for our senior youth to act out on their faith; a great chance to serve others and to help these two amazing ministries continue on in the work that they’re … Continue reading Off to Siloam and ICYA
If I’m honest, I’m overwhelmed. I’m sitting here, realizing that I oversee 24 volunteers directly, which make up three different ministries, with four different focus areas. This is definitely the largest group of people I’ve led at one time. I have weekly duties like writing this blog, preparing Bible studies, preparing games that will fit … Continue reading The Kingdom
How are you starting off the new year?
At this moment, while I write this, we’re driving away from Caronport on our journey back to Ridgewood from Abundant Springs. Situations like this have an interesting tone because there’s such a mix of activities happening. Some of the youth somehow still have some energy to talk and have all sorts of fun while others … Continue reading A Different Path
The following post contains points from the January 26 Bible study on The Bible and Authority. What Is Authority? Straight from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of authority is the power to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior. The concept of authority revolves around controlling situations and people, as well as ensuring proper regulation. … Continue reading The Bible and Authority
All the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah. They said to him, "You are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways; now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." But when they said, "Give us a king to lead us," this … Continue reading We Want a King
I was asked recently to respond to a few questions regarding prayer, specifically around the efficacy of prayer (i.e. does it actually do anything?) I find that I'm generally okay at giving answers to questions like that on the spot but more often than not I have a better answer a couple days later. Good questions … Continue reading Does Praying Work?