Monthly Archives: May 2016

24 05, 2016

4 Ways To Bring Hope To Those Around You

May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

4 Ways to Bring Hope To Those Around You..... First, you can help them understand the Good News of Jesus. What is that Good News that Jesus brought? Matthew 6:33, "But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness (God’s way of living), and all these things will be given to you as well.” Jesus is [...]

17 05, 2016

Alternative Presence

May 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Hey, I’ve been wrestling with the idea of the local church being a sleeping giant lately. Given I live in the world and ideology of the ministry of First Priority, it is no wonder that I struggle with the institutional side of the body of Christ. I want the body of Christ to be organic [...]

12 05, 2016

3 Reasons Why Every Church Should Hang the ‘Student’s Bill of Rights’ in the Youth Room.

May 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

1. Because students do not know their rights. I have been in student ministry for 20 years. I have worked for First Priority for the past 8. While I am not a huge talker, you would think that my kids know that they have the right to talk about their faith at school. But, I [...]

9 05, 2016

You are CRAZY!

May 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

1 Corinthians 2:14 says, "The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit." I hear a lot of people say the Bible never really made sense to them until they gave [...]

4 05, 2016

What’s Happening….

May 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We are seeing God move among us. For this we are thankful. This week I wanted to simply share some stories of how God is dwelling among us. "It is Engage Week in the Permian Basin. Students reaching students with the Gospel message has been life changing. 89 students have begun a relationship with Jesus [...]

2 05, 2016

Behave or Belong?

May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Rom. 14:10-12, "You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat them with contempt? For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat.  It is written: ‘“As surely as I live,” says the Lord, “Every knee will bow before me; every tongue will acknowledge God.”’  So then, each of [...]