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I don't think I realized how much the last two years would wreck my idea of what youth ministry is and isn't. The thoughts actually started during a college ministry internship in Brazil, 2001. I conveniently protected the different ideas of youth ministry that I saw...read more
Someone asked me this week, "how do you do it all?" The simple answer is that I don't. I can't. There aren't enough hours in a day or enough energy in my tank to do all of the things. But somehow without much margin this month I was able to do #22 push ups for 22 days...read more
This was the first year I didn’t post photos of our kids’ first day of school. Something was changing in all of us and the reality of those changes needed to sink in. I needed to wait to talk about it because it felt like a dream. I should back up a little. I started...read more
How the city of Lakeland, Florida is responding to domestic human trafficking.
Feature story by Brooklyn Lindsey & Kelly Green-The Lakelander Magazine
The young student scribbles the words “I don’t care” across his test paper. Later, when the teacher goes to the student to ask why, the child says, “I don’t know why I wrote it. I’m hungry and just can’t think.” He just can’t think. Because he hasn’t eaten since...
The inked words spell out all is grace. Permanently imprinted, it’s an external symbol of an internal transformation. This year, a few friends did something remarkable together. They lived on the brink of impossible things. For Ida Mundell, a homeschooling mother of...
Confessions of a Not-So-Supermodel: Faith, Friends, and Festival Queens
Sacred Life: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Living
Opposite Day: Upside-Down Questions to Keep Students Talking and Listening
To Save A Life Devo2Go: 36 Day Interactive, Audio Devotional
NKJV Ignite: The Bible for Teens
99 Thoughts For Junior Highers: Biblical Truths in Bite-Sized Pieces
A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Girls: Remembering Who She Was, Celebrating Who She’s Becoming
Perfect Wave: Small Group Media Bundle