The word on the street is that there will be another object lesson at Teen Night this evening. A few weeks ago, Caleb did this experiment involving a candle and two balloons. First, Caleb talked about the ways we try to be good and earn God’s favor: we go to church, we read the Bible,…

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A few unexpected messages were in my inbox this week. Two came from a former intern and his wife, who are volunteering at a mission in Costa Rica this winter. It was exciting to hear how God is using their little family to serve Him in Costa Rica. Two e-mails were from a young man…

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For the first Teen Night of 2014, teens enjoyed a bonfire and roasted hot dogs and made yummy S’more’s. It was chilly enough that many of the teens wanted to be near the fire, and that opened up some times of meaningful conversations. Caleb taught the first Bible study of 2014. Teens discussed positive and…

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You can view select auction items now on our auction website. If you like antiques or vintage finds, we’ve got you covered. Often you can score some great deals at our annual auction, plus know that you are helping a great cause. That’s what I’d call a win-win! Beautiful hand-sewn items are beginning to arrive,…

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We’ve been blessed to host the Westcliffe Youth Group from Colorado this week. Taking a winter missions trip to Phoenix is a brilliant idea! There’s great weather for outdoor work projects, after-school activities with children, and sight-seeing. The group has helped with organizing auction items, planned games and activities for Rec Center, and volunteered at…

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Colby vividly captured the brisk morning air, vibrant fruits and vegetables, eager recipients, and the host of volunteers who made up the first Mobile Pantry of 2014. Enjoy!

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We had singing, memory verse practice, a Bible story about Jesus, a book mark craft, and snacks. Since the Bible lesson was about the temptation of Jesus, the older classes discussed ways they and their peers are tempted. Categories were written on the board, and they were asked to rate them 1-10, with 1 being…

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With most of our staff home for the holidays, it has been a bit of a ghost town around here. However, we’ve still had the regulars who enjoy using our basketball court and playing soccer in our yard. Fortunately, most of them are respectful of our property; in fact, a few young guys turned in…

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