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
We’ve been back from Longbow for just a couple days now… rested yet?! To keep the tradition alive, it rained on and off all weekend… but we still had a great time! We even squeezed a campfire in Saturday evening when it dried off a little bit. We also elected the rest of our Youth … Continue reading Keeping Up On Goals
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
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
1 Samuel 3:1-10 says, The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. The lamp of God had not … Continue reading Hearing God
There are some times in life that seem to make the most sense to make new goals. New Years Day, for example, is commonly the beginning of everyone’s ‘Healthiest Year Ever'. September seems to be one of those times too. We fall back into routine as we (or our kids) head back to school, we … Continue reading A New Season, A New Start