Recognizing that we are all human and all have the capacity to sin is the first step in protecting your life and your ministry. All too often I hear of a Youth Pastor having sexual relations with someone in his youth group (it can happen with female leaders too, just less often). This sickens me. […]
Jesus taught people with parables 2012 years ago, and I believe he still uses parables to teach today. This summer up at the ranch, I saw a similarity in riding horses, and parenting a strong willed teen. Strong willed teens are much like strong willed children. The difference now being, that like a horse, a […]
Congratulations to Jason and Chelsea Witt (our Student Ministry Directors) on the birth of their first son Jaxon Micah Witt. Jaxon is their third child after their daughters Alexa and Briana. He weighed in at 8 pounds 13 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long. Jaxon was born 12:53 p.m. Tuesday, January 3 but he was […]
A few years ago my wife began reading some books that were recommended by several youth pastors. After reading several chapters she made me aware of some troubling philosophies and doctrines that were perpetuated in these books. In our search we found a common bond with several so called evangelical writers whom we now know […]
On Sunday September 26, I was in bed with a thought running through my mind. “What would someone do who knew they had 24 hours left to live?” The next night I got a phone call telling me that Travis Worden was in a terrible accident on his motorcycle. He was one of the students […]
“Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.” So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and since you are a son, God has made you also an heir.” Galatians 4:6 &7 -New International Version Katrina King never had the […]
Angie Polyblank, from Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, has been the cook at Teen Quest ranch for the last 23 years. Angie began to form a relationship with Christ when she attended a Youth for Christ camp in Canandaigua, New York. She was 14 when she accepted Christ into her life.
On Sunday morning January 3, 2010 Jason Witt and Travis Rusko will be ordained as Teen Quest missionaries at the West Mifflin Community Baptist Church in Pittsburgh. The service will be held at 9:30 am with worship, special music and the public recognition of the calling of Jason and Travis into full time pastoral missionary […]