God’s Mission – Worksheet

The following is a short worksheet/Bible study on God’s mission and our role in it that I’m using with the Young Life student staff in LA. God’s Mission: Genesis to Revelation I’ve heard them described as the “navy seals” of Christians. They’re sometimes talked about as an “elite” bunch, while everyone else sort of justContinue reading “God’s Mission – Worksheet”

Favorite Book of 2021 + Books I Read

This year I was focused on a project that led me to reflect upon the intersection of Christology, the doctrine of creation, and theological anthropology so you can imagine how excited I was to find a book titled: Christ the Heart of Creation. [If you follow the London Lyceum, you already know that this was myContinue reading “Favorite Book of 2021 + Books I Read”

Thank You For Your Support This Year!

A Year of Firsts… As you know, this was my first year coming on to Young Life staff. Because of that it really was a year full of ‘first times.” It was my first time leading our Student Staff and Staff Associate cohorts, first time training our regional staff, first time leading workshops for ourContinue reading “Thank You For Your Support This Year!”

3 Tips for Engaging Latino/a Students

In a short, but helpful, article, Roslyn Hernández writes about the diverse, complicated, sometimes painful, but also rich history that people of Spanish speaking descent bring to the table. Our city consists of a 48% Latino population. Not every area (or even the region as a whole) is going to reflect this percentage in theirContinue reading “3 Tips for Engaging Latino/a Students”

TheoPsych Academy

In our TheoPsych project, we provided training in the psychological sciences for theologians from around the world in 3 small, private learning cohorts. We brought in psychologists, skilled in interdisciplinary dialogue, to inspire conversations around using the psych sciences as a tool for developing theology. But now, we’re excited to share that the material from the seminarsContinue reading “TheoPsych Academy”

“Disability and the Church” – A Few Takeaways

I just got done reading a new book by Lamar Hardwick about – as the title obviously implies – disability and the church. While the focus is definitely on church I think there is some important overlap for Young Life as a whole and not just Capernaum. I recommend the book but I know manyContinue reading ““Disability and the Church” – A Few Takeaways”

Tyndale Fellowship Early Career Philosopher of Religion Prize

Inter-Varsity Press and the Tyndale Fellowship’s Study Group for Philosophy of Religion are pleased to announce this year’s ‘Early-Career Philosopher of Religion’ competition. This year’s essay question:What does it mean that God is good? Prizes: Book prizes are to be awarded to the value of:1st Prize: £1002nd Prize: £50Books must be purchased from IVP books.Continue reading “Tyndale Fellowship Early Career Philosopher of Religion Prize”

Relational Spirituality – Book Review

In Young Life we value relationships…. a lot. Relationships are a key aspect of our methodology. We go where kids are at and build personal relationships with them. We earn the right to share the good news of Jesus. We personally invite kids to respond to the gospel and walk in friendship with them regardlessContinue reading “Relational Spirituality – Book Review”

Call for Papers: 2021 Virtual Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society

Call for Papers: 2021 Virtual Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society On March 19-20, 2021, Charleston Southern University will host the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society, in conjunction with the meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. The conference will be held live via Zoom. Conference Theme: The Doctrine of God Plenary speaker:Continue reading “Call for Papers: 2021 Virtual Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society”