Swimming Upstream in a Time of Changing Culture

Culture Watch

I am a news junkie. From the time I was six-years-old, I have loved reading daily newspapers and watching the news. My love of news and love of writing led me to journalism school and before seminary I worked at a mid-sized daily newspaper in Texas. I loved the excitement and constant activity in the […]

How VBS Changed My Life

Young Girl Praying

As the school year comes to an end, Vacation Bible School season is kicking into full gear. If you’re a teacher, director, craft leader or even the snack lady, months of planning have gone into this week. The curriculum has been secured. The games have been planned. Decorations have been created, purchased and mapped out. […]

Don’t Squander the Summer Season

Discipling Teenage Girls

With the onset of the summer season come many opportunities; opportunities to go on vacation, relax outside, even trim down our hectic schedules. In fact, some day-to-day activities come to a complete halt during these precious months. These are all endearing qualities of our beloved summer, but are we emphasizing sun and relaxation so much […]