National Conference on Youth Ministries – Day 3


I am writing this from the Denver airport as my time to fly is upon me. I will give a few highlights from Day 3. Wednesday Morning Mike Cope “Community in Lars and the Real Girl” - Hebrews It’s a movie about church, it begins in church and ends in church. Hebrews Imagining a world … Continue reading National Conference on Youth Ministries – Day 3

National Conference on Youth Ministries – Day 2


Great day I experienced with classes, super-sessions and keynote messages from some of the finest people in Christianity. I typed 10 pages of notes yesterday so I cannot include everything here but I want to give you some highlights that stood out to me. Tuesday Morning, Mike Cope “Spiritual Intubation: How Community Keeps Us Alive” … Continue reading National Conference on Youth Ministries – Day 2

Psalms for Teens 8 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 22


1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?     Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning? 2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer,     and by night, but I find no rest. 3 Yet you are holy,     enthroned on the praises of Israel. 4 In … Continue reading Psalms for Teens 8 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 22

Psalms for Teens 7 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 137


1 By the waters of Babylon,     there we sat down and wept,     when we remembered Zion. 2 On the willows there     we hung up our lyres. 3 For there our captors     required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying,     “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” 4 How shall we sing the Lord's song     in a … Continue reading Psalms for Teens 7 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 137

Psalms for Teens 6 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 38


1O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger,     nor discipline me in your wrath! 2 For your arrows have sunk into me,     and your hand has come down on me. 3 There is no soundness in my flesh     because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones     because of my sin. 4 For my iniquities have … Continue reading Psalms for Teens 6 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 38

Psalms for Teens 4 – Praise – Psalm 104


Bless the Lord, O my soul!     O Lord my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, 2     covering yourself with light as with a garment,     stretching out the heavens like a tent. 3 He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot;     he rides on … Continue reading Psalms for Teens 4 – Praise – Psalm 104