God Your Father

“Didn’t you know that I must be in my Father’s house?” – Jesus, Luke 2:49 I can think of no more comforting words for you, a middle school kid, than Luke 2:42, “[Jesus] was 12 years old.” Have you ever thought about that? Usually we see Jesus depicted on Sunday School posters as this glowing, […]

Frustrated Teenager

Drying Paint

Many times, when discipling students, especially middle school kids, we enter into the process much like Judy Hops – excited, big dreams, hopes of seeing the life of a young kid radically altered. But soon we find out, most of them are spiritual sloths – they have the right heart and intentions, but it moves agonizingly slow.