Peace isn’t the absence of troubles, it’s God filling our hearts despite them. So when fearful or anxious thoughts come, remind yourself of Jesus’ words: “Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
Jesus acted as a good and tender Shepherd to Thomas in his doubts. Jesus never ennobled his unbelief; rather, He rescued him despite this weakness. This is grace in action.
It takes courage to stand alone, and oftentimes we find ourselves in situations and places where our faith requires us to do so.
God wants us to see the BIG in the small. Our faithfulness in the little things reveals much about the condition of our heart.
The Fatherhood of God: He is a good and perfect Father. There is none to whom we can compare Him. He is always the contrast, meant to be worshiped.
A guide to celebrating Passover with your children and nurturing their faith through it’s Christ-centered implications.
We are just a few weeks away from launching our 9th annual summer camp for at-risk youth, prisoners’ kids, and disadvantaged children. Please pray for our “Summer of Hope.”
“[The world’s hope] is to rely on youth . . . not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.” — U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy Today, there…Continue Reading “5 Tips for Engaging Youth Volunteers”
Founders Benjamin and Grace Smith are inspiring folks who have written a powerful book about working with at-risk youth called Shame is No Longer My Name. Here are four reasons why you should read this book:Continue Reading "Shame is No Longer My Name: Ministry to At-Risk Youth"
This afternoon is Breakaway’s Christmas party for prisoners’ children.
The United States has the largest prison population in the Western world.
In 2006, over 2.2 million men and women were in American federal, state, and local prisons and jails. Since 1970, the rate of imprisonment in the US has risen over 400 per cent, and the average length of prison sentences has grown substantially.Continue Reading "Outreach to Prisoners’ Children"