I don't know if you all got to read this yet, but this is an important post regarding siblings of ours in our churches. Personally, I see this letter to a youth pastor being just as relevant for a senior pastor. Youth aren't the only ones in our churches who are afraid to be open about their genders and sexualities. The church has done a poor job of making the sanctuary safe. We can do better, church. I realize I haven't done a great job at showing grace towards the body that raised me, but I really do believe in you. I see the church like Leslie Knope sees Pawnee, IN. Only, in the end I'm not leaving you for anything. But seriously, read this post:
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In the ministry there is never enough of four things: Time, Money, Storage and Help! As a time saver it is tempting to turn to pre-made Bible lessons for your teen ministry or class (there is a difference between having a Teen Ministry and a Teen Class, which will be a future topic!). 540 more words
Dear Youth Pastor,
I get you.
I mean, I totally get you.
I’ve spent nearly the last two decades neck-deep in the loud, stinking, glorious, electrifying trenches of student ministry along with you: 1,481 more words
Every preacher (and Christian for that matter) needs to fill their own spiritual trophy case with victories won through the help of the Almighty God! Never be satisfied just to preach and teach about how God moved in the lives of the saints of old. 626 more words
What Are You Waiting For?: The One Thing No One Ever Tells You About Sex by Dannah Gresh is a refreshing book. I picked up the… 392 more words
There we saw the giants ( the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.” (Numbers 13:33 NKJV) 210 more words