Music Review- “We Can’t Stop” by Miley Cyrus

I try to stay up to date with pop culture so I can be informed on what the average teenager is into these days. I am a bit behind, and doing some catch up on some of the top hits that have gone viral recently. One of those is the new music video, "We can't … Continue reading Music Review- “We Can’t Stop” by Miley Cyrus

[Parent Edition] Get Connected- Grove Weekly Newsletter

Good Friday morning Parents, I hope that you are doing well today. It is Friday so I am sure that you are doing well. Friday’s are usually fun days. Pray if you would for my wife. She has battled a sickness all day yesterday so I was on toddler duty with Lynlee all day. She … Continue reading [Parent Edition] Get Connected- Grove Weekly Newsletter

Ways to Connect the Home and the Youth Ministry

  I shared a recent post on this subject, but I want to share some more thoughts and ideas that may help youth pastors really engage the home into the student ministry. I say to our leaders and parents all of the time, "partner, partner, partner." This is a motto for us, and we try to make … Continue reading Ways to Connect the Home and the Youth Ministry

Books to Recommend to Parents

    Parents, here are a few books that I would recommend for you on ministering more effectively to your student:       Passionate Parenting by Cary Schmidt A Parent's Guide to Understanding Sex and Dating by Mark Oestreicher A parent's Guide to helping teenagers in Crisis by Rich Van Pelt 99 Thoughts for Parents … Continue reading Books to Recommend to Parents

Get Connected- Grove Weekly Newsletter [Parent Edition]

Good Friday afternoon to you, I hope that you are doing well on this Friday morning. I hope that you have had a great week, and I am sure that you are looking forward to the weekend. I appreciate all that you do, and thanks for being faithful in allowing your students to be a … Continue reading Get Connected- Grove Weekly Newsletter [Parent Edition]

Get Connected- Weekly Grove Newsletter [Parent Edition]

Good Friday morning to you, I hope that you are doing well on this Friday morning. I hope that you have had a great week, and I am sure that you are looking forward to the weekend. I appreciate all that you do, and thanks for being faithful in allowing your students to be a … Continue reading Get Connected- Weekly Grove Newsletter [Parent Edition]

Get Connected- Weekly Grove Newsletter (Parent Edition)

Good Thursday morning to you, I hope that you are doing well on this Thursday morning. Let me just say up front that I am super grateful to be serving with you guys this year. We do not intend to ever take away from you are currently teaching and modeling in the home, but we … Continue reading Get Connected- Weekly Grove Newsletter (Parent Edition)