One Question Guaranteed To Help Your Teen (& You) Start Well

School’s back and so is our ministry blog! After a great summer filled with mission trips, summer camp, vacation bible school, and most recently, our Surfs Up Launch Event, I’m excited to get back into a weekly rhythm of life and ministry. I often hear people say how this year will be different. This year I’ll … More One Question Guaranteed To Help Your Teen (& You) Start Well

You’re Probably Too Busy To Read This

24 hours. 1440 minutes. 86,400 seconds. These numbers all describe a day, but are they the best description we have available? Is the number 86,400 by itself motivational in any way? In a congested-busy-frantic-instant-everything world, I’d like to offer you a different approach to looking at your days. Time is our most precious resource. Do you have a minute … More You’re Probably Too Busy To Read This

5 Steps to Falling – Dissecting Our Sinful Mistakes

I’ve seen it too many times. Respectful men and women surprise their families, friends, and co-workers with the consequences of their sinful choices. This article is not one of judgement, but rather, one of warning. Think of this post like a lab in biology, as we dissect the human free fall that happens when we sin. … More 5 Steps to Falling – Dissecting Our Sinful Mistakes

Don’t Be Teflon (Friending – Day Four Devotional)

By Kevin Haugen A man of many companions may come to ruin, bet there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 Teflon is a material used to help make “non-stick” pots and pans for cooking. The advantage of having teflon is that pans are easier to wash clean when the food … More Don’t Be Teflon (Friending – Day Four Devotional)

Can I Have Non-Christian Friends (Friending – Day Three Devotional)

By Rex Stepp How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? Romans 10:14 It was a two hour flight from Phoenix to Dallas and I was … More Can I Have Non-Christian Friends (Friending – Day Three Devotional)

Coast to Coast in a Sporty Red Pinto Wagon (Friending – Day Two Devotional)

by Rex Stepp As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 Coast to Coast in a Sporty Red Pinto Wagon was going to be the name of the book we were going to write about all of the travels and near death experiences our group of 5 or 6 friends had while … More Coast to Coast in a Sporty Red Pinto Wagon (Friending – Day Two Devotional)