Youth Winter Retreat

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 by

This weekend with our students was life changing for many.  Though most, if not all, have accepted Christ, this life change had more to do with their IDENTITY; facing who they think they are and learning who God sees them as- a child of His.  Our theme was IMITATE: Choosing to Follow God.  Because it

Disciples Making Disciples

Friday, 14 August 2015 by

  One of the greatest rewards I have in working with Children & Youth is teaching them how to live out their faith and influencing what they think and believe.  The icing on the cake for me, however, has to be when I see our youth step in to a role of helping in our

EPIC Winter Youth Retreat

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 by

On February 13th, five brave youth workers ventured to Glorieta Camps with 29 students for a three-night, four-day Youth Winter Retreat.  The theme was EPIC, so naturally we were going to have to elevate our food, our fun, and our teachings. The weekend was packed- at mealtimes, we had 4star restaurant-quality food; for activities, students

E   For years, church leaders have heard the claim that nearly nine out of ten Christians accept Jesus as their savior before the age of 18. If that statistic was accurate in the past, it no longer depicts U.S. society. The current Barna Group study indicates that nearly half of all Americans who accept


Friday, 05 September 2014 by

Our trip to Southern California came together amazingly.  My hope was to focus on the Great Command, the Great Commission, and “serving the least of these” (Matt.25:35-40). Our trip covered countless visits; some planned, others God planned.  Students served children in a low income, gang populated neighborhood, and also at a VBS with nearly 600

I have to confess, I never thought I would stand in front of an abortion clinic for the sake of Christ.  I was never against, in fact I am for it, but it just was not me.  It was somebody else’s calling. During March,  HCPC engaged in a yearly ministry called 40 days of life,

For the Lenten season we went through the devotional Lent for Everyone by N.T. Wright.   It was great time for self-examination and spiritual growth.  If you found his Lenten reflections to be meaningful, then this quote about Easter will knock you over.  It’s our joy and mission to out-celebrate the rest of the world

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