a word from the pastor

The Collapsing Bridge of Adolescence

The U.S. has over 600,000 bridges, almost four in 10 of which are at least 50 years old. Moreover, about 9% of America’s bridges are considered “structurally deficient,” and on average there are about 188 million trips across a structurally deficient bridge each day. While this is concerning, the...
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The Children Begin to Speak

In this day in age, children are often treated more like commodities to be used for adult fulfillment instead of the human persons they inherently are. Two gay men get “married” and want to be fathers. Obviously, there’s a problem. It takes a man and a woman to have a baby. No problem, they’ll...
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Dysphoria or Delusion?

We live in a society that encourages children to embrace their gender dysphoria; a condition where a person’s emotional and psychological identity as male or female is opposite to their birth sex World magazine recently ran an article about the increasing number of books in elementary and midd...
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Depression and the American Adolescent

Leaving God out of one’s life will always produce a negative outcome. Well known journalist Elizabeth Bernstein recently published an article entitled, “How to Spot Teenage Depression.” She cites statistics that clearly indicate an increase in the number of adolescents who experience depressio...
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Gratitude Never Rebels

Four Practical Steps to Help Your Children Be Thankful - Looking back on my years as a student pastor, a handful of teens stood out for their strong testimony of Christian character and spiritual maturity. Four Practical Steps to Help Your Children Be Thankful Looking back on my years as a ...
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