Starting anything - especially a ministry from scratch - can be a challenging and almost overwhelming task. Having made the journey of really starting two student ministries from scratch here are a few principles that I have found transferable no matter the size of your church or culture of your town.
It’s kind of funny how so many people want to be so different, but when they have a chance to truly be different they stick with the regular, the common place, the bland, and generic normalcy of life and ministry.
I’ve been called many names throughout my life, some nice and some not so nice. I’ve grown to accept the compliments and dismiss the criticisms. However, in college I was called something that I had never heard before – INTROVERT!
Being a millennial, I feel as though, I have a keen sense to sniff out inaccuracies. I have a tendency to go looking for them. For lack of a better term, we are a generation of cynics and over-analyzers.
I am guilty, and not only by association, to belonging to a generation of know-it-alls
For the last two days my devo has had the word "light" in it. As I was wondering why i was so attracted to the word, my brain finally kicked in and said, “Oh Yeah!" I remembered! This past weekend my friend took me spelunking - (the recreational pastime of exploring wild, generally non-commercial, cave systems).