Youth Minister

Challenge

Challenge: A call to take place in a contest or competition. As we all have been deeply impacted by everything involved with Covid-19, I would like to challenge us all to participate in a church-wide challenge. Here it is for this week. Write an encouraging note to a family who has experienced the loss of…

Community

My niece, Paris Harrell, lives in North Carolina and is a second-grade teacher at a school with a high number of immigrant families and low income. They are shut down with the rest of the world due to Covid-19. Seven of her friends reached out to her with one question, “What can we do to…

Are You a People Person?

Scott Pruitt 15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation. (Mark 16:15 NIV) Did you ever wonder how much you would miss family and friends when you couldn’t see them every day or at least each week? Have you even noticed how many people you…

Rainbow Omega

The teens look forward to visiting the residents of Rainbow Omega this Saturday, March 7. We will be delivering care baskets full of goodies for all of them. Rainbow Omega is one of the most special places on the planet. Have you ever been a part of something that you initially thought you were there…

How are you?

As I write that question, my mind is flooded with so many people who will receive this question with a plethora of responses. How are you? Some of us are overwhelmed with stress from work, school, or relationships. Others have found contentment as they grind through the day to day activities of life. A few…

Changes

Can you feel the hint that Fall is on the way? I know, I know…it is only a temporary glimpse of what is approaching, but the cooler temperatures in the morning certainly are a relief from the smoldering summer heat. Two leaves on my ’October Glory’ Red Maple even showed up in their brilliant reddish…

Vision

Yesterday I had to take a little 2 hour drive, and I must say that I was focused and deep in thought about a particular lesson coming up. And then…it happened. Distractions Apparently it was bug migration season and I was in their direct path. And then…a massive thunderstorm accompanied with pounding rain and hail.…

Be Brave

24 Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD. (Ps. 31:24 NIVO) I just had the honor of speaking to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Homewood High School. I walked into their meeting room at 7:20 a.m. and found a packed room full of high school athletes eager to discuss…