4 Ways Your Church Can Minister to Schools

Soon, many Americans will experience one of the biggest events of the year – the first day of school. Think of the shopping, the preparation, the anticipation: A new school year is significant! Your church or small group can find many ways to minister to the...

Snowbirds

There’s no business like snow business when it comes to turning schedules upside down. Schools from counties around all around are getting blasted for calling off class, for not calling off class, or for sending out the buses and then changing their minds....

Of squirrels and scholars

This little guy (or girl) is a bandit who steals from the birds. Or, you could consider him a user, who only comes to visit when he needs something. You could think of him as an opportunist, who keeps his eyes open for things that can be turned to his advantage. On...

Blessing of the Students

A sermon delivered by Robert Browning, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky., on August 12, 2012. Lamentations 2:19 Over twenty years ago, I began a tradition at the First Baptist Church of Somerset at the beginning of the school year. I asked all the students,...

Letting Go: College Start Signals One Era’s End

Facebook postings these days are littered with children posing before their first day of school. Elementary school kids have big smiles, backpacks and themed lunch boxes. Those in the middle-school range are working hard not to look like they’re working hard at...