A Picture-Story of Salvation

  I had a blast doing some old school theology with some amazing 9th graders at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen, MN a couple weeks ago. Here’s a peek at the presentation tool I created, relying heavily on the outline and prep given to me by the amazing Kari Maloney! …

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If Jesus was Your Youth Pastor…

My assumption is that Jesus is the Youth Worker archetype. In other words, Jesus is the original model for how a youth worker engages in ministry with teenagers. (Side note: I believe he is the archetype for every human in any endeavor, by the way). If I’m right, if this …

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Crown’s Bible, Theology and Ministry Department

As our new freshman descend upon campus this weekend, here’s a little peek into what they’ll be experiencing in our Bible, Theology and Ministry Department at Crown College. This Fall marks Crown’s 100th Anniversary… and less importantly, but still significantly, the start of my 7th year as a part of …

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Study Guide – Psalm 136:10-16

  10 Give thanks to him who killed the firstborn of Egypt. His faithful love endures forever. 11 He brought Israel out of Egypt. His faithful love endures forever. 12 He acted with a strong hand and powerful arm. His faithful love endures forever. 13 Give thanks to him who parted the Red Sea. …

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Study Guide – Psalm 92:5-9

  5 O Lord, what great works you do!     And how deep are your thoughts. 6 Only a simpleton would not know,     and only a fool would not understand this: 7 Though the wicked sprout like weeds     and evildoers flourish,     they will be destroyed forever. 8 But you, O Lord, will be exalted forever. 9 Your enemies, Lord, …

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