Here's the latest from some of the Peer Ministers on the value of youth ministry for any high school student. This video looks specifically at the importance of authentic community during the high school years.
Here, Rhonda continues to fill out our understanding of the unbound method for forgiveness, healing, and deliverance. Listen as she breaks down the first three "keys" in the Unbound method: Repentance and Faith, Forgiveness, and Renunciation.
Brad Bursa's talk at the Dec. 8, 2013 IGNITE follow-up event for confirmation candidates and sponsors. This talk attempts to grapple with the radical call of the Christian and God's constant reminder that we need not be afraid. We need not be afraid for three reasons: Jesus Christ is truly present here with us, we are surrounded by a community (the Church), and as members of the Church on earth we are also surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses (the Communion of Saints).
Here's the brief intro talk from Friday night at Fall Retreat. God meets us right where we are, but loves us too much to leave us there. Mary meets us as well, and, as our mother, helps us to encounter and to receive the Father's love.
Here's Tony's talk from the 10/6/2013 Youth Night titled "Why Catholic?" This talk is unique in that Tony argues that he is Catholic because of science, and that science wouldn't thrive without Catholicism. Good stuff.
Brad's talk from the Youth Night on 9/29/2013. This talk unpacks the creation of man in Genesis 2, looking specifically at why gender matters according to God's word. Then it moves into Genesis 3 and the psychology of sin - the ways that Satan pins us and wins...or so it seems. Good thing the story doesn't end here. Next we moved into the first proclamation of the Gospel in Genesis 3:15 and how Mary and Jesus are the new Eve and new Adam in a new creation. Check it out.