Watch these beautiful wedding vows to each other and their four-year-old daughter. Watching this brought tears to our eyes. This would be a great video to highlight with students when you are discussing marriage, relationships, vows, commitment, and/or purity. Watch the video and then start the conversation by asking a few of these questions: What […]
My parent’s separated before I was a year old and divorced shortly thereafter. Mom never remarried and neither did my dad. So, growing up, I had no idea what a healthy, loving marital relationship looked like. Well, except for the ones on TV — because we know those “relationships” won’t lead us wrong. Am I right? […]
Jase and Missy from the popular reality TV show, Duck Dynasty, talk about their relationship and how it is most important to them to keep God at the center of it. With the show’s popularity, this would be a great clip to include in your next talk on holiness or relationships.
A while back I started a blog conversation about forgiveness by telling my personal story. Not only did I share about the incredible freedom I found in forgiveness, but I also described a huge obstacle I faced in that process: forgiveness was nearly impossible for me to give when the offending party didn’t admit he […]
When I was a kid and would get into arguments with my younger brother or sister, my mom enacted swift justice. She’d pronounce guilt, then immediately make the offending party (usually me) say to the one who’d been aggrieved: “You were right. I was wrong.” Then, whether we wanted to or not, the other would […]
As a father of four daughters, I really dig this video from Grammy award winning Christian artist, Jamie Grace. She’s currently studying to go into student ministry. This video will fit in nicely to the Asterisk message series we’re currently in the middle of right now at New Life NextGen. Maybe you’ll find a place […]
I HATE giving the “talk”! You know which “Talk” I am referring to, right? THE “talk”? Yeah, the one that youth pastors world-wide despise even thinking about. The one that keeps us up at night? The one that makes us fear for our lives — or at the very least, our jobs? Well, suck it up Buttercup. […]