My Blog is Changing

My blog is changing. I don't know to what yet, but it is. I'm sure this happens to writers and content creators as things in their life changes. And I suppose I'm not immune to...

Top 100 First World Problems

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXCsRlpbqPM?rel=0] We complain about some dumb stuff don't we? source YouTube

Good Guy Dan Brings Coffee for Cancer Patients

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kyg0tup9wlY?rel=0] The Gospel isn't just bringing someone coffee. Anyone could do an act to make a name for themselves. Gospel "acts" are deeds done out of a faith that believes that God makes a...
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Teamwork Training Video in Main Street

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9NF2edxy-M?rel=0] I came across this idea from Relevant Children's Ministry. The video spoke for itself. I showed about half of it to our Main Street small group leaders the other day in our training/connecting meeting...
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Counterfeit Gods // Spoken Word // Jefferson Bethke

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkZg1ZflpJs?rel=0&w=570&h=321] If you like videos that make you feel good, then don't watch this. This video and its message will make you cringe and probably convict you... the Gospel tends to do that to...

Sabbatical Plan | 2013

Hayward Wesleyan Church has graciously offered its pastors an 8-week sabbatical after 7 years worth of full-time ministry. Pastor Mark and Loretta have taken theirs recently and Pastor Heath is currently on his sabbatical...

How to Use Pens w/ Middle School Students

You might be thinking: "Just give them some pens and let them go at it, right?" Well you could do that... because that's what I did when I first started working with middle school students....

Genesis 1 Whiteboard Bible Study

When we did the story God Creates the World in Main Street, I walked the students through the creation passage in Genesis 1. We charted what happened on what day, and what filled what...
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Children’s Ministry is Important // video

HT CMBuzz source Vimeo

Jesus is…

In college my professors talked about typology, seeing Jesus as a type in the Old Testament. However, the more I read Scripture, listen to folks like Tim Keller and N.T. Wright, the God revealed...

Come Lord Jesus // Dinner Prayer

Come Lord Jesus, be our guest. Let this food to us be blessed. In Jesus' name, Amen. // or // Come Lord Jesus, be our guest. Let these gifts to us be blessed. In Jesus' name, Amen. Part of a series...

Our Hands We Fold // Dinner Prayer

Our hands we fold, our heads we bow. God is great. God is good. Let us thank Him for our food. By His hands we are fed. In Jesus' name, Amen. Part of a series of posts on prayers...