Posts by Stephen Baxley (Page 3)

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…

Who is God?

Dear parents, Our students have begun a new study focused on three big questions that we must ask as we journey toward greater freedom in Christ. In this first conversation, we talked about who God is. We all carry some kind of picture of God in our minds. Some people might see God as a…

Wisdom Part 2

Dear parents, We just wrapped up our short 2 week series titled “Wise Choices.” Each week, our teenagers examined Scripture to discover truths about making wise decisions. In this second lesson, we tackled one of life’s most important questions: “Where do I find my identity?” We explored Philippians 3:5-9, where the Apostle Paul calls all…

Wisdom Part 1

Dear parents, We’ve launched a new lesson series titled “Wisdom” Each week, we are examining Scripture to discover truths about making wise decisions, even in a world that seems to encourage poor choices. In this first lesson, we explore Proverbs 3:5-8, where we are challenged to trust God rather than our own understanding. This is…