Tag: Adolescence

Basic Needs

There are these two teen guys that hang outside of our church. After school hours they bring their skateboards and use our curb as a playscape. The first time I saw them I was on my way to a student’s football game. I was planning on stopping by the church for a moment, but when … Continue reading Basic Needs


The Shift

During a  Sunday morning lesson, I asked a group of teenagers to name one (just one) parable of Jesus. With blank stares they sat in silence, so I had them open their Bibles to the book of Matthew and told them to keep looking through the gospels until they found a parable. "I guess I … Continue reading The Shift