Candlemas is the celebration and blessing of candles associated with the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. The Feast of the Presentation marks the moment Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple as an offering to God, their first born son.
As a teen, my stomach sank whenever I boarded a plane. I wasn’t scared to fly, I was nervous about sharing the gospel with my seatmate. What could be more awkward than cornering the total stranger trapped next to you to inquire about their eternal destiny? Yet that’s what my evangelical preachers told me to do on flights.
We are entering one of my most dreaded times: college acceptance season.
Please church, welcome, encourage and support the faith, prophetic voices, and ministries of our young people. We need them now more than ever.
Looking for a simple, low-cost project to bless others this Advent? Forward Movement invites you to create Letters of Love – messages of love, hope, and inspiration for those away from home.
This summer, for the ninth year in a row, I will take a group of high school students on a mission trip. I know […]
This is the struggle of our time: disconnecting our children from devices and connecting them with the embrace of a loving, Christian community.
Teens played cards with retirees. Families sat together. Singles were welcomed to the table and made comfortable.
When Jesus enters the world of knights and gnomes, something magical happens.
In the next few posts, I’ll help you use your family time, or after school time, or weekend time to train 21st century heroes.