In his original design for humanity and again on the Cross, God shows us his love for us does not demand unceasing productivity.
Reclaiming the Beauty of Adolescence
Youth ministry is not just about pointing adolescents to the cross and helping them plan for eternity. Youth ministry is an opportunity to help them experience Jesus’ kingdom today.
Kampakis ends with encouragement to “live in hope“ because Good Friday was followed by Easter; that is the pattern of the Christian life, even when we cannot see the Easter sunrise yet.
If I’m being honest with myself, I used to think Jesus died for my sins, and now the rest was up to me.
Jesus was calling me to put my complete trust in him for my strength and to focus on his amazing love instead of my weak, selfish love.
If we hope to capture our students’ longing for a more gracious vision of sex, we need the Holy Spirit to breathe life into our teaching.
We hope you’ll be comforted by the Good News of Jesus, who knows what it is to live and serve in this broken world.