Parker serves as the Director of Student Discipleship at Redemption Church in Madison, MS. He and his wife, Ali, live in Jackson, MS where he attends Reformed Theological Seminary Jackson.
Whereas our students feel dissatisfied with the fleeting promises of life “under the sun,” Jesus has revealed to us in the Beatitudes the wisdom of God that is far “above the sun,“ in which we can know true blessedness.
If you are not a tree planted firmly by the streams of living water, then the whirlwind of fraternity culture will blow you away like chaff.
Instead of standing as one option among many viable paths to purpose, the cross serves as the axis around which the entire cosmos revolves.
The long work of youth ministry is not just being a priest, but training up more priests.
Shang-Chi offers us a chance to share in a fresh way that we have a high priest who is seated at the right hand of the Father interceding on our behalf.
The Shema does not give us the option of setting up our youth ministries adjacent to the church body. Instead we must locate them inside of the church body.