Posts by Marty Miller (Page 2)
The Z’s….. It’s not a Sleeping Giant. Who are the Z’s and how can the church reach this distracted generation? Each new generation of people gains a new name and exhibits certain characteristics. For instance, the Baby-Boomer generation is named after the group of people who was born between 1946-1964. They received this name because birth rates spiked after WWII, therefore their generation was deemed that title by sociologists. They also have certain characteristics that represent them, though not everyone…
Every Christmas people spend a lot of time and frustration trying to find that “perfect” gift. Many find this experience to be a hard feat. Can someone really find the “perfect” gift? A gift that will never wear out, not break, not fade, not rust, not need fixing, not tear up, not have to be returned, or re-gifted? Just thinking about finding that perfect gift can bring anxiousness. In keeping true to the reason for the season, we do have a…
“Students are always on their cell phones.” As a student pastor I hear that comment all the time. As I was reading about cell phone use in culture, I came across this article by Tony Reinke of Desiring God Ministries. He gives us six ways that our cell phones are changing us. I found it interesting and insightful. Click the link to read the article: http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/six-ways-your-phone-is-changing-you
Check out this article by Chuck Lawless about High School Students. I find it to be very interesting and insightful. Click the link below to read the article. 10 Reflections on High School Students in Your Church
“In an age of fractured families and hectic schedules, Christian families need to be deeply rooted in Christ. Church and Sunday school are essential. But equally important, Christianity must be lived in the home; Christ must be the center of our lives. There is not magic formula for building a Christian home. However, Christian families through the ages have found joy, strength, and guidance through taking time daily to pray and read together from God’s Word.” We need all the…
Have you ever wondered why God allows evil? That is one of the most popular questions today from many people, particularly students. Recently on Wednesday nights in the Storehouse, we answered questions regarding God, Bible, Sin, and Evil. Here is a great little video from Sean McDowell that may help.
Who needs some ideas how to approach worship as a family at home? Here are some neat ideas and great conversation about leading family worship together as a family. Check it out and get some ideas.