Recent Blog Posts

When Life is Hard God is…  

February 3, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
It has been a difficult week for my extended family. Hard news from doctors. Difficult decisions. Pain and suffering. Tears and heartbreak. But there is something more. Underneath the life-shaking events is something unshakeable, something that changes everything. Christina Fox explains it so beautifully: When the storms of life wreak havoc on all you know […]... continue >>

Seven Principles for More Effective Teaching

February 2, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
Would you like to improve the teaching experience for both you and your students? Here is a resource I highly recommend: Teaching to Change Lives: Seven Proven Ways to Make Your Teaching Come Alive  by Dr. Howard Hendricks.  It’s filled with practical, biblical, seasoned wisdom that is helpful for both new and experienced teachers alike. […]... continue >>

An Invitation to Parents (and Parents-to-Be)

February 1, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
Here is a great question to ponder from Lou Priolo: Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what it is you are trying to accomplish as a parent? What exactly is your objective? Let that weigh on your mind and heart for a moment. Think of the variety of things that consume your time in […]... continue >>

Early Bird Savings End TODAY! Register Now!

January 31, 2016 in 2013 National Conference with 0 Comments
Yes! This is your last chance to save with the early bird discount! Join your fellow children and youth ministry pastors, leaders and volunteers at the Children Desiring God National Conference. The conference is the perfect place for you and your ministry team to gather for practical training, spiritual encouragement and networking with other children’s […]... continue >>

What Are the Biggest Challenges Facing the Church?

January 29, 2016 in 2013 National Conference with 0 Comments
What Are the Biggest Challenges Facing the Evangelical Church in 2016? In a recent Ask Pastor John segment, John Piper shared his thoughts on the biggest challenges facing the evangelical church this year. Here is an excerpt: …if you start at the beginning, the first and great commandment says, “You shall love the Lord your […]... continue >>