When it comes to disciplemaking like Jesus, middle school students can lead the way for high school students and adults. Continue reading Middle schoolers lead the way in disciplemaking
These moments make me wonder how often people really do listen to middle schoolers. How often do we, as adults, speak to them with compassion, not just correction or criticism. Continue reading The gift your students really want
Often our churches simply don’t have the funds or leadership in place for a missions trip every year.
But we don’t want our kids to miss out on the exposure, the people, the time with God and the friendships we experienced on a trip. Continue reading Taking a missions trip home
Following Jesus isn’t “safe”—it’s full of risk and adventure. But fostering an accepting, loving environment gives students the courage to trust the dangerous message of Christ. Continue reading Becoming a safe place
Is “fun and games” at youth group a waste of time? Continue reading Disciplemaking through games