Dear Parents, Thank you for all you do every day to invest in the life of your teenager. I am sure at times you probably feel like an Uber driver (always picking them up and dropping them off somewhere), coach (helping them perfect their sport), tutor (working on homework with them), and guidance counselor (preparing them for the future) all wrapped in one. That is why with the insane busyness in the life of a teen and of a teen parent, it is so easy to let Youth Group attendance slip. It can be all too tempting to think,...Read More
Author: Anthony Salvaggio
Do you know that right now regardless of what you are battling with, you have victory in Christ? 1 Corinthians 15:57 tells us: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” In Christ our victory is sure, just as sure as Christ’s death and His resurrection. In fact, it is through His death and resurrection that we have the power to live in victory, and in that victory we should live in a constant state of praise to our victorious Lord and Savior. Another great verse to remember as we are in the...Read More
The Accelerate leadership team met recently to discuss all things Accelerate 2018. By the grace of God we were able to cover lots of information and we have carefully crafted a vision, theme, and events all centered around Jesus! Here is what the Lord has ministered to us as leaders and what He has planned for us for 2018 as a youth group. For the sake of transparency and continuity we thought it best to share this all in a Kerusso article! Our 2018 Accelerate Vision: “We are committed to making disciples of Jesus Christ and seeing the power...Read More
It is a new day and a new year. With a new year come new challenges, new decisions and new experiences. As we start this new year we all have ideas, goals, and things we would like to accomplish, but we are not alone. God is never-changing (Hebrews 13:8) and He has plans for your life and mine (Jeremiah 29:11). God is always working (John 5:17); even now behind the scenes He is working. And not only is He working behind the scenes, but He is also working in you (Philippians 2:13). In Isaiah 43:19 the Lord is speaking...Read More
- Reformation!One of the snares that we face individually and congregationally is developing a mindset of “business as usual”. There is a real danger in becoming a Christian of habit and not heart, but it is “with the heart one believes unto righteousness”. We must keep our relationship with Jesus coming from our heart. When Israel […]
- The Unleavened ChurchLeaven is a substance, such as yeast, used as the ingredient in dough or batter to make them rise. In the Scriptures leaven represents an evil influence, be it a lifestyle or a doctrine. We find the first Biblical reference to leaven in Genesis 19:3, where it is mentioned that Lot baked unleavened bread and […]
- All Things Become NewWhen a person comes to saving faith in Jesus, the motive for everything changes, because we do things not to earn favor with God, but to draw closer to Him and worship Him in Spirit and truth.
- Jesus Christ Is Lord!The Lordship of Jesus is established in the Scriptures. He was highly exalted following His obedience unto death, by which He tasted death for every man. In that exalted position, we acknowledge Him as Master and Lord. Christianity is more than a creed or a system of religious rituals. It is a Shepherd-sheep, Husband-wife relationship […]
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