Transitioning Pre-teens and Teens into Youth Leaders

One of the challenges for many churches is transitioning¬†pre-teens and teens into youth leadership roles. I feel this is vital to a young person’s walk with the Lord. During the pre-teen and teen years, many temptations can draw youth away … Continue reading

Siblings and the New Baby

Our family has a new grandchild, just eight days old. After a week in the NICU, he came home yesterday. The grandparents here in town pitched in to care for the five-year-old and spend some time at the hospital to … Continue reading

The Work of His Hands

I just wrapped up an editing project for a client. There are days¬†I enjoy editing more than writing–whether it be my own work or someone else’s. You polish the good stuff. You delete what doesn’t mesh with the rest. In … Continue reading