Giving Thanks in a Season of Thanks!

If you have a few moments during this week of giving thanks, feasting, gathering with family and friends, and more feasting, hop on over here. You’ll find several photos of the Celebrating Transformation event interspersed with Psalms. How better to praise the One who “faithfully answer[s] our prayers with awesome deeds” than to praise Him…

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Recent…

It’s finally chilly enough for a campfire, so Friday’s Teen Night involved S’more making and hot dog roasting, along with good conversations and music. The interns have been intentionally connecting with younger teens (7th-8th graders) lately and planned a “Game Night” for them yesterday. I was upstairs in my office working late and heard a…

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Jesus is ______!

The scene:Around 25 kindergarteners to 2nd graders answering review questions from past weeks’ Bible lessons. One of the multiple-choice questions that stumped a few:Jesus can forgive sins because…a) He has super powers. b) He loves people. c) He is God. The correct answer explained to the children:c) He is God. The final question of the…

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Remembering…

“Remember His marvelous works which He has done…” Psalm 105:5 re-mem-ber: to retain in the memory, keep in the mind, remain aware of Over 150 guests joined us in “Celebrating Transformation” at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort on Saturday evening. It was an evening of reflecting on the marvelous works God has done through…

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Photos: Kids Klub & Teen Night

Yesterday at Kids Klub, we learned about the paralytic whose four friends cut a hole in the roof to bring him to Jesus. Then, we had some fun creating our snack to look like the man on his mat. The best part of all is that we had all the goodies we needed on hand…

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For the past 10 years, Arizona’s teen suicide rate has been consistently higher than the national average, and it just continues to rise, according to this recent article from the East Valley Tribune. A quote from the article, explaining the types of calls a suicide hotline has been receiving: “Traditionally we had it where it…

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