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Family ministry models: what we can learn from each other, part 2

June 17, 2010


In the fall, Southern Seminary will be re-launching their Journal of Family Ministry. The focus of their first issue will be on models of family ministry, and I wanted to share some of the articles I have contributed on what we can learn from each other. Below is part 2 of a series entitled, “The […]

Trip wrap-up

July 18, 2009


As I write this we are preparing to land in Dallas to catch our connecting flight to Louisville. I think I speak for our team when I say that I am thoroughly gassed but joyful over the work that was accomplished for Jesus this week. I couldn’t be more proud of a team than I […]

building purpose into our children

June 30, 2009


As I mentioned previously, I am working through a series of books on parenting. At the moment, I am thoroughly enjoying Tim Kimmel’s Grace-Based Parenting. Throughout the opening chapters I have been challenged to view my parenting philosophy through the eyes and heart of God – to treat my kids as He has treated me […]

Virgin Lips Movement

May 7, 2009


Virgin Lips Movement – ever heard of it? While it has gained worldwide media attention and scorn, I recently heard the actual phraseology for the first time in an article by Dr. Albert Mohler.  The movement, which seems to be a more hard-core version of the Abstinence Pledges of the 1980s and 1990s, seeks to […]

joy prom 2009

April 23, 2009


This Saturday, April 25th, Highview will be hosting our 3rd Annual “Joy Prom” for young people with Down Syndrome.  I have to admit that this is one of my personal favorite events of the year. This year, we will have between 80-100 young adults at our East Campus for a first-rate prom experience including red […]

Thirst wrap-up

April 6, 2009


Thanks to all of our students, leaders, and families that were involved in the Thirst mission trip over the last 8 weeks.  Thirst is our annual U.S. urban mission trip that we have been taking since 1999.  The vision is two-fold: 1) leadership reproduction (high school training middle school students in spiritual habits) and 2) […]

family ministry book pre-order

March 12, 2009


I just got word from our editor that Perspectives in Family Ministry is now available for pre-order on Amazon.  The cost is about $15 and I think it will be out in the next few months.  Here is the description from the book’s cover: In Perspectives on Family Ministry, Timothy Paul Jones makes the case […]