Student Ministries Blog

Habits of Jesus: Giving

Dear parents, This week, we’re continuing our series on the habits of Jesus. Each week, students are looking to Jesus, at one of his habits, and exploring how this habit relates to their own lives. In this week’s lesson, we looked at Luke 20:20-26, and we discussed how Jesus said to “give to Caesar what…

Habits of Jesus: Serving

Dear parents, We’re continuing our series on the habits of Jesus. His life provides the perfect example of habits that become a way of life, and this week, we discussed Jesus’ habit of serving. As we read and examined John 13:4-5, 12-15, and Philippians 2:3-5 students discussed how Jesus didn’t see service as beneath him.…

Habits of Jesus: Prayer

Dear parents, We started a new series called “Habits of Jesus,” and we began discussing how Jesus is the perfect example of how to live. Even Jesus had habits—things he did regularly. In this first lesson, we talked about Jesus’ habit of praying. Later in this series, students will also explore Jesus’ habits of giving,…

Jesus’ Family Tree

Dear parents, We’re continuing our series focusing on the theme “Friends and Family.” By studying different Scripture passages, students are discovering the eternal value of relationships with God and with one another. In this second lesson, we explored Matthew 12:46-50, where Jesus’ teaching is interrupted by the arrival of his mother and brothers, who want…

Friends and Family

Dear parents, We’ve begun a new series focusing on the theme “Friends and Family.” For the next three weeks, students will study different passages of Scripture to discover the powerful, life-giving exchange that happens in relationship with God and with people he’s given to us to share life with. In this first lesson, we looked…

Where do I Belong?

Dear parents, We’ve wrapped up our series on three big questions that we must ask as we journey toward greater freedom in Christ. Our final lesson examined the question “Where do I fit in?” Our conversation focused on Colossians 3, and we explored several truths about how God has a place for us in eternity,…

Who am I?

Dear parents, Our students are continuing through their series on three big questions that we must ask as we journey toward greater freedom in Christ. This week we wrestled with the big question of “Who am I?” We talked about our immeasurable value to God and how our faith in Jesus gives us the undeserved…