I loved my middle school youth ministry. My high school youth group, not so much. In fact, I left after a year and switched to the youth group of a different church, even though I kept attending my old church on Sunday’s. The reason? Bullying. [Read more…]
If you’re looking for a great illustration on the love of a father, check out this video.
I came across it on Facebook and it hit me deep. Here’s a dad who is doing everything he can to take care of his handicapped son. And he does it with a love and patience that’s overwhelming. Even when his son literally lashes out at him, he stays calm and keeps on loving him. [Read more…]
I’m skipping the intro here and getting straight to the point: you are not superman, or superwoman, or supergirl.
Have you ever noticed how many superheroes are doing it all alone? They’ve got superpowers, so they don’t need anything or anybody else. Also, they’re virtually indestructible, so they can keep going and going and going.
You’re not superman, or superwoman. You cannot do it all by yourself. Not in life, not in youth ministry, not in anything. [Read more…]