Change of Seasons

Change of Seasons

Before you know it – oranges, yellows, reds and purples bombard your eyes from above. Blistering summer days give way to cooler, more comfortable temperatures. The leaves are falling and the landscape transforms before our eyes as autumn announces its...
Teen Growth: Discipleship

Teen Growth: Discipleship

How are we growing?  It starts with pushing ourselves to mature in our knowledge and love for God. Sounds simple right?  Yes, but this takes a conscious effort. We encourage teens to be regulars at Sunday Morning Youth Group and active in their Small Groups....
What is Baptism?

What is Baptism?

The Bible is clear that when we repent, giving Jesus the driver’s seat of our lives, we are commanded to be baptized (Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:16). In baptism, we publicly proclaim our life-long devotion to Christ. This past spring, five teenagers, and three...
What has God been teaching you?

What has God been teaching you?

“What has God been teaching you, Nate?” As a Youth Pastor, one of the greatest things I get to see is when a student makes the connection of their spiritual need for God. But what happens when time snuffs out that fiery and full-hearted...
Spiritual Heritage

Spiritual Heritage

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith… let us run with endurance the race God has set before us” (Hebrews 12:1). A year ago, we had the opportunity to attend my maternal grandmother’s 90th...