The Primary Goals of CBC Youth Ministry

Have you ever heard the question, “how do you eat an elephant?”  The answer, “one bite at a time”, may seem obvious, but can be forgotten if our attention if riveted on the elephant. This simple question and answer provides an approach to bring...

What Gift Can I Bring?

What does Jesus want for Christmas?  Have you ever stopped to consider that?  Christmas is the celebration of Jesus’ birth so what gifts are we giving Him?  This is not a trick question.  What does Jesus want?  He literally has EVERYTHING. For many years I heard...

The Church God Intends

Our youth group is built around Bible Study.  Our main meeting time is Wednesday nights at 7 pm.  We share a meal.  There is laughter and conversation.  And then we study scripture, or scriptural concepts.  We may accomplish this by studying a book of the Bible, or...

Something Needs to Change

“Why has it been rare for me to be so moved by the needs of others that I have fallen on my face before God and wept?”, asks David Platt in the book, Something Needs to Change. A few weeks ago our youth group watched a live simulcast related to this book. ...

The Benefit of Disagreement

A while back I came across a saying on Facebook. It said, “Listen to understand, not to respond.” This should go without saying. How can we respond adequately if we do not comprehend? However, we live in a world where we are quick to speak, slow to hear,...
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