Love is NOT a Feeling – It’s an Experience

I just spent an entire weekend with somewhere between 300 and 400 students at a youth retreat focused on purity – sexual, emotional, and spiritual purity.  As a writer, you would think I would have this elaborate description of the weekend with specifics on how powerful it was.  I’m struggling to find words, though. Each … More Love is NOT a Feeling – It’s an Experience

In Preparation

I am so excited about this weekend because it’s one of my absolute favorite weekends of the year–the weekend of our youth’s Battle of the Sexes retreat!  In preparation for the weekend, I plan to post this week over topics related to this type of retreat: sex, purity, self-worth, love, dating, and relationships. A major part … More In Preparation

Zombies Are Real!

The Living Dead – Series Intro from Elevate Student Ministries on Vimeo. What are zombies?  They’re usually depicted the same regardless of what you’re watching or reading.  Zombies are the “undead.”  They’ve died, but their dead, empty bodies walk the earth.  There’s emptiness in their eyes (if their eyes even exist) because their brains no … More Zombies Are Real!