Does it Matter or Not?

Does it Matter or Not?

Last week I completed my fourteenth year as a leader in student ministry.  Fourteen is not a number we often celebrate in our culture, but in the world of students it means a lot.  Over the last fourteen years I have watched a class of students come in as squirrely...
Will February Ever End?

Will February Ever End?

It’s February, and in my part of the country we have already experienced 89” of snowfall this winter.  In fact as I look out the window right now, there are massive piles of snow everywhere, and according to the local news, more snow on the way this evening.  I don’t...
Hold On

Hold On

Rough Beginnings My first year as a small group leader was not exactly what I expected.  After completing a volunteer application that was thorough enough to qualify me for top level security clearance, I showed up to a dark room in the corner of the church ready to...
All They Want for Christmas is You

All They Want for Christmas is You

Christmas is my favorite time of the year.  I realize I’m inviting judgement by admitting this, but I live in the north, and I love snow!  Also, for the sake of full disclosure, Christmas music season begins November 1 in my house.  I’ll leave it up to you to decide...
Recenter Your Soul

Recenter Your Soul

There is nothing quite like being a small group leader.  Sure, it doesn’t pay well (unless you happen to see Pizza and Diet Coke as currency).  Sure, the hours aren’t great (especially those long sleep deprived weekends away from your family and friends).  Sure,...

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