Parents, Let’s Guide Our Children into Church. Church, Let’s Receive Our Youth Well.

Some say "It takes a village to raise a child." I may not completely agree with this statement and it's common applications, but I do think it points to a basic developmental reality sometimes overlooked or under-appreciated by the Church: Community shapes youth.  Community is powerful. It is powerful because it is partnership. A community …

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Devos for A Strange, New World – The Good in Submitting

Good day. Our lives are a lot different than they were a couple weeks ago. A main catalyst for this change is our government, who, working to slow COVID19, has mandated strict restrictions on gathering, traveling, and working. These mandates have affected your church, school, relationships, jobs, and free time. An important question arises – …

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Devos for A Strange, New World – Ants and Home School

Everyone’s life has changed drastically in the past few weeks. All schooling is done from home. Most businesses are limited or closing. There is a curfew of 8pm-5am in NJ. And most people are expressing confusion, anxiety, and/or pride. It feels like a strange, new world. How does God expect you to live now? We …

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Designed for Purity 11 – Forgiveness and Trust

God’s Design for Forgiveness God’s designed creation for his glory and our good, mainly through a relationship with God But we sinned, broke our relationship with God, and now suffer sin’s destruction and God’s judgment Which affects others by pridefully making them complicit in your sin or using them for your sin God doesn’t leave …

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