Thank you for sharing this news with me. I really am honored you would entrust me with something so personal. Before I say anything else, I want you to know that I love you and am for you. That was true before you shared this with me and that will continue to be so long … Continue reading Letter to a Gay Student
In our families and in our churches, we are far too often late to the conversation about sexuality with our teenagers and reactionary once we speak up. This should not be the case. The kitchen table and living room are perhaps the best places for this discussion. And the church is called to equip its … Continue reading Teens & Sexuality: Addressing Sexuality with Teenagers
For many, 2016 is a year to forget! We saw the passing of many greats in their fields. We saw one of the most divisive elections of recent memory. We saw terror attacks unfold in our own nation and across the globe. We saw violence and injustice erupt in our cities and streets. Not to … Continue reading Don’t Lose Heart: Four Reasons to Serve with Confidence in 2017
Some of these books are written with teenagers in mind, many of them are relatively short and accessible, but all of them are worth every teenager reading. Additionally, I think these books provide a helpful guide for student ministers as they seek equip and send out students for the gospel.