Spiritual vitality is important because we are spiritual beings. In fact, the vast majority of people all over the world hold to some form of spiritual beliefs.
We believe we were created by an infinite God who placed a longing in our hearts for Him. This explains why nothing in this world can fully satisfy us. St Augustine affirms this notion when he wrote in his Confessions, “Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.”
It is our joy and delight to point people back to their Creator, to help them discover all they were meant to be so that they can fulfill all they were meant to do.
What is PTSD? Why does this matter for me as a youth minister? What are it’s implications for both civilian and military youth ministry? Brian gives great teaching and guidance on these issues and why this topic is crucial for youth pastors today.
Brian is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM 2014). His vision is to produce 25-year-old followers of Jesus Christ. His family will be moving to Kaiserslautern, Germany in August to reach the more than 1500 military teens (a.k.a. “brats”) stationed there. If you are concerned for the challenges facing military teens and […]
Here it is in quick free-write fashion: The developing and escalating situation in Ukraine ought to be cause for concern for every one of us. Here’s why: Crimea exposes the very real geo-political power vacuum caused by President Obama’s lack of leadership and respect in the world scene.
Our world is diverse. Ethnically, socially, economically, and politically we are diverse! I know – not exactly an earth-shattering observation. “So why make it?” Because relationally it poses a challenge. Not necessarily a bad challenge…
New Zealand mountaineer, Russell Brice, has had his share of mountain top moments. He has reached mountain peaks higher than 8,000 meters (26,247 ft) 14 times, including the famed Mt. Everest twice. And since 1974 he’s been helping other climbers achieve their climbing goals as owner and manager of Himalayan […]