Continuing the Conversation

This post is based off of thoughts and reflections resulting from How Not to Hijack Your Youth. I encourage you to read that post, which shares how to facilitate discussions on controversial topics found in music, movies, or other media. The youth are able to think critically in a setting that allows for open and honest discussion. […]

Why I Won’t Settle

As people who work in ministry, we understand the importance of living a life that thrives on Christ and is an outpouring of His love and grace in our lives. We understand the intensity and major consequence of mortal sin. But we usually don’t notice the effect venial sin has had on our lives until we have dug ourselves into a hole that we need a lot of help to get out of.

How Not to Hijack Your Youth

As I typed the words “Take Me to Church” into Google on my projected computer screen, I heard a groan escape from one of the girls sitting in the front row. I took the bait and asked her why she was upset.   “You’re going to ruin this song for me. I like this song.” […]