Ministry Blog

Would Jesus cook chicken nuggets?

3/8/2017 in Category Education, General Blog, Mentoring, Teen Parenting, Youth Ministry

By Hannah Davis, Parent Life Director

Being a teen is hard. I remember what it was like. Learning new concepts and ideas at school, while also trying to navigate the social landscape. Will I... More

Instead of joining gangs, they are joining God’s family . . .

3/3/2017 in Category Camp, City Life , General Blog, Leadership, Youth Ministry

By Minta Buse, City Life Director

I used to think that we didn’t have a gang problem in the Pacific Northwest. I saw gangs in movies; it was a problem in huge cities like Los Angeles or New... More

Why I praise God that kids are in jail

2/8/2017 in Category Juvenile Justice, Mentoring, Youth Ministry

By Suzan Frank, Juvenile Justice Chaplain

Juvenile Jail is a dark place. Not in a literal sense, the facility is clean and spacious, offering school and counseling from caring adults. Yet it... More

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF A NAME

1/24/2017 in Category City Life , Youth Ministry

By JJ Vancil, Chief Ministry Director

If you are like me, you’ve had the unfortunate experience of forgetting someone’s name and then having no choice but to say "Oh hey…pal" when they... More

A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices . . .

12/21/2016 in Category General Blog, Youth Ministry

By Hannah Lunstrum, Communications & Development Director

Christmas is this Sunday. The holidays are a time of joy and thankfulness, but for many it can also be a time of great sadness. For... More