What Are They Doing?
I was amazed at what was unfolding before me. I had just given the first altar call in my ministry life and suddenly, kids started to come forward, first one, then three and before I knew it, 59 of the 64 fourth, fifth and sixth grade boys were filling the front of the camp lodge […]
I didn’t expect to learn such a huge life lesson when I stepped off the bus before a high school track meet my sophomore year. It was a dual meet, so many of the kids who normally wouldn’t participate had the opportunity to run. My friend Tom was one of those kids. He was to […]
Watch Your Step
We never know when the Lord will teach us a life lesson that is crucial to ministering to children and teens. Take a walk with me down memory lane, back to the 1950’s. Parenting norms were the epitome of free-range parenting – especially with my grandma and two aunts living in the front of our […]
I must confess that I never really enjoyed the fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” when I was a kid. It’s the story of two children, abandoned by their destitute parents in the forest, who stumble upon a wonderful cottage made of cakes, cookies, and all types of sweet treats. But this is a trap set […]