The Freedom of Being Average

Students today are being assaulted by a constant call to do the work of a super hero. Whether it is in books such as the Divergent or The Hunger Games series or in the countless number of super…

Don’t Cancel Youth Group Yet

I remember my high school youth group with fondness. Death-defying games, sitting legs-crossed on Berber carpet, acoustic guitars and songs sung in a round, overhead slides slid the wrong way, worn out back pocket Bibles…these images stir my…

Eternity and Youth Ministry

Unless the Sunday school lesson we’re giving is particularly boring, the youth we work with  probably aren’t thinking much about eternity in any concrete way.  In truth, we probably don’t give eternity much concrete thought either. But I’ve…