The primary job of raising children to love God and love others does not belong to the church, a youth group, or an educational institution.
I am convinced that for most people, including myself, God probably does not have big plans. Huh? This is not what every one is usually told at youth camps growing up, right? You see, in America, we equate 'significant' with 'big'. If I am significant, if God's call for my life is important, then that [...]
"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..." (Hebrews 12:1-2a NIV) The word "marked" really [...]