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Youth Ministry Etc.

May 20, 2022

Matthew 5:3 Broken - “reduced to a begging dependence” In today's culture broken things are thrown away and replaced. Pictures of broken things, ask do we fix (use again) or replace?(engineered obsolescence) God’s kingdom operates on a much different principle. Only if it is broken can it be useful. 


May 11, 2022

You tell me if this section of The Wounded Healer rings true for youth culture today. What do you think about Henri Nouwens insight?

“In this context pastoral conversation is not merely a skillful use of conversational techniques to manipulate people into the kingdom of God, but I deep human encounter in which a man...

Apr 29, 2022

Matthew 5:1-11 1. We left Hebrews 11 with these lines: Hebrews 11:10–16 1. 10 For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. 13 All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a...

Mar 28, 2022

Hebrews 11:7 

Noah’s Story: A salvation plan that points to a better salvation plan. 

* Even the storybook Bible gets that Jesus is the better salvation plan. Observations:

  • 1. Not yet seen
  • 2. Prepared for salvation
  • 3. Condemned the world in an act of righteousness 

Genesis 6:13

Genesis 9:8-29 Is the part you don't...

Mar 19, 2022

The kingdom of God is a spiritual (metaphysical) kingdom. Not that we ignore this world (which will be renewed) but that we know there is MORE to this world than the physical (or material). The materialistic worldview taught to students is not true, or inspiring, so we see hopelessness in many young people -...