Belief and the Beatles. Jan23

Belief and the Beatl...

I was a sophomore in high school when I became a music snob. There was a guy, John, in my English class that I knew but didn’t really know, you know? You know. One day, out of the blue, he got my number from the class list and called me. He thought we should be friends. We started talking...

The value of community.

I was sitting on a bench in downtown Nashville during a laser tag lock-in. I had just rolled my ankle by trying to run backwards up a ramp and was trying to sooth my injuries with mass quantities of Dr. Pepper. Not generally the kind of moment you think will change your life. Then my pastor sat down next to me and asked, “Sooo… how attached are you to your job?” They wanted a youth pastor. I loved teenagers but had no real ministry experience of any kind. We decided to give it a go. I was terrified. TERRIFIED. I had no idea what I was doing. How do you teach Sunday school? How do you find good adult leaders? What kind of...