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What's Going On with Kids Today? This.

Posted by Luke McClain on

"What's going on with kids today?" This is a question adults ask each other pretty regularly. Chances are you've heard it - or maybe you're the one who asked it - in your circle recently. It's a question that comes up when kids are being silly or clueless or entitled or downright horrible. It's...

6 Things Christians Should Know about the Election


Posted by Wayne Johnson on

With a little more than a week before the presidential election, many Christians feel that Psalm 2:1-3 describes the path America is taking today: Why do the nations conspireand the peoples plot in vain?The kings of the earth rise upand the rulers band togetheragainst the Lord and against his...

I Am the Least of These

Posted by John Porcari on

The Orphan Care Ministry at The Bible Chapel is near to my own heart not just because I volunteer there with fostered and adopted children. It is near to my heart because I was a foster child. When I was five and six years old, my home was broken. There were some challenging times—enough...

Cotton Patch Jesus

Posted by Wayne Johnson on

If you could go back in time and visit any period in history, what would you choose? I've gotten this question a few times over the years. It's often one of those ice-breaker questions in group exercises, or a conversation starter in a party game. Personally, if I could go back in time...

Men: Five Reasons to Lock Arms

Posted by Tunch Ilkin on

As the new ministry year gets rolling here at The Bible Chapel, I'm excited thinking about all the things we've got going on in Men's Ministry. The men's team and I have been working to tell you all about them. And I realized that it's probably a good time to pause in telling you...

God's Fierce Love: A Prayer for Our Students


Posted by Luke McClain on

As school starts, we as parents and youth leaders will probably seek to share some words of encouragement and wisdom with our students. Maybe our words will include nuggets like these: "This is your year to make a mark!" "Make good choices" (cheesy but appropriate) "Study hard!" (a...

What Do We Mean by "Incarnational" Ministry?

Posted by Dave DiDonato on

I want to start of by asking you a simple question. What story of Jesus' earthly ministry is your favorite? Or which one do you recall most? Maybe you're thinking of multiple stories right now. Stories such as Jesus feeding the five thousand, Jesus interacting with Zacchaeus, Jesus calling...

How to Offer Comfort in Tragedy


Posted by Ryan Middleton on

I remember it vividly. The clock was counting down the final seconds. I was at a friend's house. A group of us was there. It was February 1, 2009. Super Bowl Sunday. The clock hit 0:00 and we were champs. For the first time in my lifetime, the Steelers won the Super Bowl! They'd beaten the...