CHILDREN SEE VISIONS

Joel 2:28 “… your young men will see visions.” To reach out to children in our community our church purchased five buses. Because of a lack of volunteers or space for classrooms, we set up a large group session in the church gym geared for 5-12 year-olds.  Our children’s ministry jumped from averaging 75 to[…]

A MEMORABLE SALVATION RESPONSE

  Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” After stepping off church staff to begin an itinerant ministry, my first kid’s crusade was in a small rural farming community in southern Idaho. Each night Mexican migrant[…]

HANG ON TO GOD’S PROMISE

  Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23(NIV) Our outreach program to children had been going for several weeks. Each week we met new kids who were excited to ride the bus on Sunday morning. One Sunday a young freckle-faced boy named Mike tumbled off[…]

GOD HAS A BETTER PLAN

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:9 My first experience teaching Sunday School at 19 felt intimidating. It was a group of five-year-olds. I remember going early and praying over each tiny chair. The kids were great.[…]