Writing Archive

Student Ministry Worship

Sorry for the poor recording. We’re pretty low tech. But it just seemed like there was a special spirit in the air when this song was sung by our students. Interesting to note, it was the last song sung in the 2013-2014 school year.

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One Last Thing Part 2: “Punishment or Preparation?”

In this message, I cap off the series, the school year, and my role as lead teacher at the Student Ministry of Indian Springs. In last week’s message, we looked at the life of Elijah (his prediction of a drought and time with the Widow at Zarephath). In this week’s message, we answer the question, […]

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One Last Thing Part 1: “Consider The Source”

It’s the end of another school year. More than that, this series comprises the last two messages that I will give in this student ministry. When given the opportunity to utter last words, you want them to count. This message was laid on my heart as the last thing I wanted to say to the […]

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Stand-Alone Sermon: “Lame Substitutes”

In one what was supposed to be the first part of the last series, this sermon ended up as a stand-alone to call the students of Indian Springs to a night of reflection and repentance.

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WorldViews Part 4: “Christianity”

Jared wraps up the series by talking about Christianity, and how it contrasts to the other three world views that we talked about in this series.

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WorldViews Part 3: “Islam”

In Part 3 of WorldViews, Jared introduces the basic beliefs of Islam and how it contrasts with Christianity.

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WorldViews Part 2: “Judaism”

In part 2 of WorldViews, Jared explores the world of Judaism. As we progress through these different belief systems, its clear that Judaism and Christianity have a lot in common. However, the most important element that separates Christianity from all belief systems is Jesus! Here, Jared dives into the background and basic beliefs of Judaism.

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WorldViews Part 1: “Buddhism”

In this series, Jared will walk us through 4 different beliefs that are most popular in our world today. In week 1, he introduces the main tenets of Buddhism and how they contrast with Christianity.

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Student-Led Worship

Just a little clip of our students leading the crew in worship to open the new WorldViews series. It was such a genuine moment of quiet, faithful worship to our King!

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Noah: “The Gospel According To Russell Crowe”

With all the controversy surrounding the Noah movie, we took a night to talk through the Biblical account of Noah and the ark. Our desire is for our students to think Biblically and critically, so we knew it was important to understand what the Biblical account says. But it’s just as important to learn how […]

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