Parents

A Model Talks Celebrity Beauty

By Nicole Weider Author, model and actress Nicole Weider, founder of Project Inspired, talks about being true to who you are, in light of the controversial #KylieJennerChallenge teen social media trend:   It’s unfortunate that many teenagers today not only…

Are We Raising Kids to be Anxious?

By Alan M. Hallene Jr. and Erin Keeley Marshall   I remember when our family balanced multiple sports and boys’ choir, plus schoolwork, church and social activities. It was a busy lifestyle as our three sons grew into tweens and…

The Beatitudes and Spiritual Formation

By: Allen Jackson Sometimes I forget that Jesus’ disciples were pretty young.  Most scholars think they were teenagers or a little older. Despite their youth, Andrew, Peter and the rest of the disciples had to unlearn their misconceptions of “discipleship”…

The Power of Story: David and Nathan

By: Michael McClendon “There were two men… one rich and the other poor. The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb… He raised it, and it…

Heroes: Sidekicks

(part three of a three, part one, part two ) by Natalie Elliott What’s a superhero without his trusty sidekick? Saving the world is tough and a good sidekick can make all the difference. The apostle Paul had his sidekick, Barnabas, a spiritual…

Heroes: Superpowers

(part two of a three, part one. ) by Natalie Elliott Superheroes leave us awestruck with wonder at their incredible super powers. Talents such as super strength or super speed are part of the hero package. In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul describes some…

Heroes: Kryptonite

(part one of three part series) by Natalie Elliott,  Superheroes are inspiring because of their super powers. Who wouldn’t want to have the ability to leap tall buildings or stop locomotives? But often what makes superheroes so appealing to us is…

SOLO SPOTLIGHT & STUDENT VIDEOS

Student Life as we put on conferences this spring: Solo Spotlight: Got a voice that could rival Adeles? You and your friends have a mini bluegrass band? Weve got a spot in the Conference line-up this year reserved for you! Use…

Balancing Home & Ministry

By Rachel Webb   As a former small group leader, I’m having serious withdrawal pains. I miss my girls. I miss hearing about their lives and speaking God’s Word into their hearts. I miss the laughs and sometimes I even…