Fall Fest!

Do you remember the 80’s slogan “Where’s the beef?” Last night, I believe the appropriate slogan would’ve been “Where’s the heat?” As frigid temps peppered the Valley yesterday (hey, when you’re used to 100+ degree days in October, a plunge into the 50’s and 60’s is frigid!) and the usually absent wind picked up force,…

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The Weekend

As has recently been the case, Teen Night was a packed house Friday evening. Caleb shared about forgiveness. Former intern Brad Beachy (’06-’07) was here over the weekend. He connected with these ornery guys during his internship, and they still have a grand time hanging out together. Brad organized a Saturday morning hike up Camelback…

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They are precious in His sight

It’s a hard life when your week involves playing kick ball, looking at picture dictionaries, eating chocolate chip cake, and chaperoning a few rounds of musical chairs. Oh–and viewing fine artwork like this: (My favorite is the flying piglet) I think it’s pretty good stuff, considering it’s the creation of 1st grader. I had the…

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An Outreach Scholarship for Youth Groups

Since this blog is already a hodge podge of how to make play-dough or a ghetto slip-n-slide, why not add in how to get free money for your youth group? It’s not a gimmick. It’s legit. And you can read about it all here. Mission: Possible! is a scholarship program offered by Kurt Warner’s First…

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Little Tough Guy

There’s this little tough guy who has been coming to Kids Klub. It’s a harsh world when you learn to be tough at only six or seven years old, but this is life as he knows it. In the Projects, where he lives, it’s not unusual to see a police car or two or three…

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The Lord has done great things…and we are glad!

He’s back! After a two-week hospital stay, after enduring a feeding tube, IV’s, multiple tests and shots, sleepless nights and boring days, through times of uncertainty and times of rejoicing– He’s back! The one we affectionately refer to as “Peanut Butter” was at Bible study yesterday evening, and it was so good to see his…

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24/7 Prayer: A Glimpse

Return the Cross to Golgotha by George MacLeod I simply argue that the cross be raised again at the center of the marketplaceas well as on the steeple of the church, I am recovering the claim that Jesus was not crucified in a cathedral between two candles: But on a cross between two thieves; on…

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