I read some great comments about emotional purity on another youth blog. Check out the link for the full version. Since we have been spending time in youth talking about purity, I felt this is another really important aspect that we need to discuss. This hits really close to home for me, since Jennifer and I dated through high school.
We finished the first night of the retreat. We had an awesome time today. It was the best discussion we’ve had with the youth in a long time. Jennifer had a good teaching time with the girls tonight about purity and modesty, while I took some time with the guys to talk about some “guy” issues. Overall, I hope that
Relationships & RollerCoasters
We’re off today to Charlotte for our first Cornerstone Youth Retreat. Our first session tonight will be about relationships. Here is the plan for what we are talking about. Purity in a Passionate World – We should focus on staying close to God. Too often we focus on what not to do, not what we should do Rating Your Dating
What Are You Waiting For?
That was the title of my sermon yesterday in church. I spoke from Acts 1:11 about the disciples being told about the return of Jesus. What would happen if we started living our lives like Jesus were coming back tomorrow? I think for most of us, we would live differently. Here are some of the ways that I think it
A Youthful Expression
I had a meeting last night about an upcoming youth rally in Felts Park. I’m excited about what God is doing here in Galax. Over 10 different youth groups will be coming together to participate. Cornerstone already had lined up Todd Shaw to come speak, so we are going to get him to speak at the rally. I’m also excited
Why is the blog name ‘Faith Engineer’Well, my college degree is from Virginia Tech in Mechanical Engineering. Engineers solve problems. They apply technology and science to develop new solutions. Engineering is more than knowledge, it is knowing how to correctly apply that knowledge. Engineering requires creativity, persistence, and wisdom. So how does that apply to faith?Ministry is very similar to
Finally I have entered the blogging world. Procrastination is unfortunately something that I excel in. Hopefully I will be posting ideas about youth ministry, church as a whole, and life in general. Check back as I get everything set up and running.