Sticky Faith Stories
Before our high school seniors arrived to a recent college transition prep session, our college pastor carefully placed a dollar bill inside a plastic cooler and closed the lid.
When I first met Ethan, he was a fringe kid who hated church, and for good reason.
Then I asked the inverse question, "If we disobeyed one of these commandments and murdered someone, would God love us any less?"
We want to be a place where children see their parents and other adults worship God, serve the world, meet together and love each other.
When you think about (and ask) the college students you know what hinders them from connecting with God, what do you hear?
In the early years of our congregation, camps were a regular part of the life of the church. Five or six times a year, the church family would pitch tents and spend time together at a campsite near the beach.
We recently received this email from a mom of two teenagers, and with her permission decided to open-source the response from our blog readers.