March 2017

A Faithful Student Ministry Must Embody the Gospel

By | March 17th, 2017|

By Joshua Reichard Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, "Only He who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes." Bonhoeffer embodied this statement throughout his life. He stood for truth during WWII, which cost him years in prison, separation from his betrothed, and finally death. Bonhoeffer knew that if he was going to be [...]

Crossings & Rooted Ministries: A Common Vision and a Free Dinner

By | March 16th, 2017|

Humble Beginnings Inspired by the writings of Michael Horton, Reverend Frank Limehouse had a vision for youth ministry. The book was Christless Christianity and the vision was for a youth ministry conference that focused on the message of the crucified Christ. This conference transformed into Rooted Ministries, which exists to transform student ministry by fostering [...]

Books We Love: Live Smart

By | March 16th, 2017|

By: Joshua Reichard The habits you form now are going to make or break you. Dan Dumas, in his book Live Smart, talks about 10 essential things we must have in our lives in order to form good habits. I have highlighted 10 truths from his book that are fundamental to know in our Christian walk. [...]

The Art of Time: Don’t Be Too Busy

By | March 13th, 2017|

I want to give you a fair warning. This post is not going to advise you to simplify, scale down, or pull back on commitments. I certainly am not recommending that you abdicate your responsibilities. Instead, I want to help you grow in your efficiency, entrepreneurial spirit, and effectiveness. In other words, I want to [...]

Testimonial from Riverview Baptist Church

By | March 10th, 2017|

This past year, Crossings donated some of our past curriculum to Bobbi Chesser and the mission team of Riverview Baptist Church of Cox Creek, Kentucky. The team traveled to a Native American Reservation in South Dakota and partnered with a local church in order to minister to the community. Here is a letter we received [...]

Books We Love: Timothy Keller’s Prayer

By | March 9th, 2017|

By Mitch Wiley Perhaps one of the most difficult and convicting topics in the lives of modern Christians is prayer. Most of us acknowledge the insufficiency of our prayer lives, myself included. Part of what makes prayer so difficult is our confusion and lack of knowledge on where to begin and how to persevere in [...]

The Skinny on the New Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

By | March 7th, 2017|

By: Mitch Wiley and Colton Taunton Finding the right Bible translation can be a lengthy process. Some readers are faithful to a certain version, while others shop around on a consistent basis. No matter where you find yourself on that spectrum, there is a new English translation that is worth considering. Holman Publishers has just [...]

The Art of Time: Don’t Be Late

By | March 6th, 2017|

By Trey Brunson I remember walking into the restaurant uneasily. The morning had gotten away from me. I had gotten up late, I had been rushing to catch up on stuff that was on my "to do" list that needed to be done the week before, and somehow, I totally forgot my lunch meeting. It [...]

February 2017

Four Relationships You Need: Get a Mentor

By | February 27th, 2017|

Sometimes, life is complicated. This can be increasingly true for followers of Jesus. Followers of Jesus don’t merely wander aimlessly through the flow of life; we attempt to bring our lives under the rule of our King. This means we put much thought, prayer, and effort into the way we live and also the decisions [...]