What are Your Hardest Times in Youth Ministry?

When I think back to the past several years in youth ministry (almost 10 years, if you count the years as a volunteer when I started college), there have been many times when I thought, "This is the hardest time." However, it seems that another always comes along. What does this mean? I think people … Continue reading What are Your Hardest Times in Youth Ministry?

What is God Saying to You Through Scripture?

A couple weeks ago, I was asked to present a thought/meditation before we took communion at church. The theme of the morning was allowing God to speak through Scripture. As I stated that morning, one of the things that I would love to happen in this lifetime is for God to audibly speak to me. … Continue reading What is God Saying to You Through Scripture?

Orange Conference – Moving Forward

Almost 3 weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the Orange Conference.  This was my first conference in several years, and I was very excited to attend.  My experience, though, surpassed my expectations.  I have already shared my notes from each day on my blog, but I wanted to share some ideas I have on how … Continue reading Orange Conference – Moving Forward

March Madness 2009

Well, it's finally here -- that time when people spend more time checking scores and betting in offices than ever before.  That's right, it's the NCAA March Madness.  While I'm not involved in the betting side of things, I am involved in a couple friendly bracket challenges over on Facebook (through CBS Sports). Yes, I … Continue reading March Madness 2009

The Bridge Weekend Update 2-15-2009

I'm so proud of my students!  I'm also really excited about our new programs here at RCC.  We just split the middle school and high school up into two separate groups today called "The Path" and "The Bridge" respectively.  Two of our high school students have been collaborating on a video series we've called The … Continue reading The Bridge Weekend Update 2-15-2009