D.L. Moody stated that “the Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation.” Scripture itself states, “For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.” (Hebrews 4:12 NLT) The rhythm for this month is designed to help you...
by Pastor Nick Mance Friendships and relationships. What do those words mean to you? Recently these words have taken on new meaning considering our present context. Before COVID-19 students could engage in friendships simply by going through their daily rhythms. They saw friends at school, hung out at Starbucks, went to youth group, and could go over to one another’s homes. Today that isn’t the...
Earlier during the pandemic, the Harvard Business Review ran a story entitled: “That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief.” It was an acknowledgment that we are experiencing all sorts of emotions—fear, anger, uncertainty, loss, and even grief. Not surprisingly, if you feel emotionally and spiritually drained right now, you are not alone. However, even in this situation, we are not without resources. In our circumstances, the...
I want to offer some help, motivation, and encouragement that we as parents need in working to help our kids become disciples of Jesus.
For families of high school seniors, this time of year can be especially hard because you are dealing with sending out one of your children to go to school or to begin the next step in their lives after high school. You are releasing your student into a whole new phase of life, and with this can come many unknowns.
All of these resources are designed to help you engage with your students, and help them develop in their spiritual formation and walk with Jesus.
I love Center for Champions because it’s simply about building relationships and living life alongside a child who might otherwise feel alone.
We can choose to courageously fulfill our role as parents and use the Valentine’s Day holiday as an opportunity to engage our kids in conversation and strategically lead them towards God’s way of righteousness.