What Now?

Throughout this semester we have been trying to establish that Jesus is someone worth following not simply because He claimed to be God or because the Bible tells us that we should, but because what Jesus came to do was to move the world back towards what it was created to be. Jesus came to turn things upside down. He didn’t come to do things the way the world is used to doing things. Jesus…

Where in the World is Jesus Christ?

Imagine being one of the Disciples, wandering around ancient Israel with Jesus. One morning you woke up, put on your work shoes, and headed in for what you thought would be just another normal day of work. Then, as you were about to clock out for the day Jesus shows up and asks you to follow Him, and there’s either something in His voice or His eyes or possibly a miraculous sign that He had…

Ash Wednesday

  Two weeks ago on the Christian calendar was Ash Wednesday, which begins the Lent season, the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday. The practice, which has been going on for hundreds of years, is meant to signify a time of mourning for our sins to help us recognize the need for what Christ did for us on the cross and the significance of His resurrection. Most of us relate Lent to the practice…

Upside Down

When we really take the time to think about temptation, it can be most simply defined as something that we think will be good for us, but typically are not. To put an even deeper focus on that definition, it is typically something that seems to be in OUR best interests to benefit US. The problem is, when we make decision based on an inward focus, we are moving against God instead of with God….

Close Encounters of a Godly Kind

A lot of our focus this year has been finding and developing a passion and purpose within ourselves through Christ. Passionate people accomplish amazing, life changing things and we are all created to be passionate, purposeful people. Eventually, we all will find something to place our desires and passions into, sometimes good, sometimes bad. Our goal this year is to mold each student’s passions to be in Christ! Throughout this past semester we focused on…