Sharing the Good News

Have you shared your faith recently with a non-believer? If not, it is not surprising. More and more Christians feel that sharing their faith is optional, and that it is not their responsibility to share the Gospel with others. If you don’t believe me, check out this article from Barna. Also almost half of Millennials […]

# 1 Sign Your Kids May Leave Their Faith

You’ve probably heard the statistics that 70% of Christian raised young adults leave their faith after High School. Well after 25 years of student ministry, I can tell you that it is getting worse, and not better. It doesn’t seem to matter what Evangelical denomination you are a part of, whether your church is large […]

Why Young Adults Leave the Church

If you followed YAOW for any length of time, you know we are passionate about keeping more young adults in a relationship with Jesus Christ. We feel the parent’s role is critical in raising their child the way God directs; from little child to adulthood. This reduces the chance that their child will walk away […]

After Valentine’s Day Love

Valentine’s Day is always thought of as a day of Love! When reading history, the beginning of this day started in human love for someone of the opposite sex. Although love was introduced earlier by God with His creation of humans. The special bond between God and man is often forgotten. Without God’s great love […]

The ELF Project for 2020

SURPRISE! Christmas is my very favorite day of the year; however, the calendar crawled quickly past that day, and now we are in the New Year of 2020. Now Valentine’s Day is arriving next week. Does time seem to become faster?  If that is so, as parents, we should share valuable lessons with our children […]

What has God done lately?

If you are like me, you live your life day by day, just trying to get through. You have an image of the perfect person you would like to be, and your checklist of things you would like to accomplish; however, every day brings unforeseen things that distract us. I often find myself in bed […]

Israel Unveiled Videos

As Christmas nears, we should focus our attention on the real reason we celebrate, Jesus Christ. I’d like to let you know about a series of short videos by Behold Israel which shows you places in Israel where Jesus walked, and explains the related Biblical stories. These videos are great to watch with your children […]

How to Love your Children – Part 2

Last week we looked at the first part of 1 Corinthians 13, through the lens of a parent. This is the passage most read at weddings, but God meant this to be a model for how we all are to love others. This includes the love of a parent to a child. Now lets look […]

How to Love your Children – Part 1

What is the Bible passage that is read at almost every wedding? 1 Corinthians 13, of course. However when God directed the Apostle Paul to write this, He wasn’t only talking about the Love of a husband and wife. In fact the words husband, wife, spouse, marriage and wedding are not even in that passage. So if wasn’t just for spouses, who else was it written for? The answer is

The Lack of Discipline

God had instituted judges for Israel to provide guidance to the people, before there were any kings. The last two judges were Eli and Samuel, who lived their entire lives dedicated to the service of the Lord.  Interestingly enough, they both had wayward sons who needed the discipline of their father. Eli’s two sons were […]