Bang with Friends- An App Parents need to Know About

This is a great guest post from Austin McCann on an app that parents need to be aware of: Recently I wrote about an app called Snapchat that I wanted parents to be informed and aware of. It’s an app that can be found on most teenagers smart phones and allows them to send pictures back and forth. SnapchatmakesContinue reading “Bang with Friends- An App Parents need to Know About”

Featured Resource: Parents, “Are you Listening?”

Parents, I want to challenge and encourage you to check out this great resource! I have shared a couple of videos from this resource before on the blog, but have not had this as a featured resource before. I feel that this should be a featured resource. The resource that I bring before you todayContinue reading “Featured Resource: Parents, “Are you Listening?””

[Guest Post] Kevin Sharpe- Worship Leader Testimony

This is a guest post that I asked our student ministry worship leader to write. This is his testimony and his journey with Christ and how the Lord led him to lead worship at the Grove student ministry. This is the first of a 2 part blog that I have asked him to write. TheContinue reading “[Guest Post] Kevin Sharpe- Worship Leader Testimony”

3 Costly Teenage Risky Behaviors

This is a guest post from Jonathan McKee. “Are today’s teenagers engaging in more risky behaviors than before? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) actually produces a bi-annual report that looks for these answers, analyzing teenage risky behaviors like sexual activity, smoking, drinking, fighting, driving without seatbelts, etc. Last week their brand new report withContinue reading “3 Costly Teenage Risky Behaviors”

Guest Post: Mobilizing your student leaders

Josh Griffin had a great guest post on his blog about mobilizing student leaders by Colton Harker. So, here it is: Colton Harker is the Student Leadership Coordinator at Saddleback HSM.  If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact him at or on twitter at@ColtonHarker. Today, I was talking to someone about all ofContinue reading “Guest Post: Mobilizing your student leaders”