Knowledge About God vs. Knowledge of God

I’ve heard it said that somewhere between 70-80% of churched students will not return to church post-graduation from the youth group.  I’ve heard some refute that number.  I’m not sure what is ultimately true, but I do know what has been my experience during my thirteen years in student ministry.  Too many students affiliated with my ministry throughout the years …

My Office

It wasn’t long ago that an, ahem, “experienced” member of our congregation – one of those silver-haired seniors known to us as the Happy Hearts – mustered up the gumption to call me aside before the Sunday morning service and ask me a question that had obviously been bouncing around his dome for quite some time: “Do you ever keep …