The reality is, Jesus came into this world, not to lead us through darkness, but to welcome us into light. God sent Him to invite us to walk in a new direction.
Monthly Archive: September 2013
Retreat content that doesn’t treat pre-teens like kids? Messages that engage them from start to finish? No one saying shhhh from stage? That’s impossible. Or, at least, you’d think it was.
We’d pray for our classmates, our teachers, our school, our government, and our nation. People who I had never heard pray out loud prayed out loud. And in the end, we all ate donuts and went to class as usual.
Our kids are longing to take risks and to stand out. But for too long we have struggled to minimize their risks, and cause our children to fit in.
Our kids not only deserve our respect and esteem… they need it. They need us to say out loud what we see and admire in them. Words that affirm the characteristics in our children that we respect and admire, strengthen the character that is growing within them.