Month: September 2022

What Joy?

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him, he endured the cross, scorning …

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My Soul Thirsts For You

Some months ago, I was having a no-good, very bad day. It was a Friday night, the week had been long, and my daughter and I had just wearily returned home from a too-long, too-loud school friend’s birthday party. We walked in the door and everything went downhill. I was snappish at my children, short with my spouse, and irritated …

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Ministry Overview: Youth

Fall is fast-approaching. The school year has started, and youth begin a new season, many making significant transitions. For some, it is a new school, others a new sport and some will experience finding a new group of friends. These transitions will occur while students wrestle to find their identity, belonging, and purpose. Many Christian youths will seek an identity …

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Following Jesus in Humility

On August 3rd, I encountered a new “first” in ministry. In partnership with Mission to the World and alongside two other church members, I traveled to Poland as a courier to provide humanitarian aid to those displaced by the war in Ukraine. One of the trip’s highlights was worshiping with Christ the Savior Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Krakow, Poland. It …

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