To have a marriage that stands the test of time is one of the most radical and counter-cultural things we can do as Believers in this fallen world. To be faithful is to paint a picture of a Savior who is faithful and has given Himself up for His bride, the church
We can’t place our trust in a prayer to save us. We can’t place our trust in our parent’s faith. We can’t place our trust in growing up in church for our entire lives. It is only by placing our trust in Jesus as the author and perfecter of our faith that we can be saved.
For this week’s Student Ministry post, I wanted to share with all of you an article I wrote for the church’s newsletter during my first month of ministry here. You’ll see what I find to be the most valuable in ministry and why I long for the entire church to be involved in the lives of teenagers. Enjoy!
My desire to earn God’s favor with my performance alone was the tower I was trying to build to reach to Heaven. It may not have looked prideful on the surface, but it was an attempt to earn His favor without needing Him.
If I didn’t journal, I would be tempted to read the Bible and never think of it again. Journaling forces me to slow down and meditate on God’s Word, often times helping me keep the gospel and God’s promises on my mind throughout the day.