Author Archives: WesWoodell

Homosexuality and the Church

The Woodell Family with Sally Gary

Today the Christian Chronicle published an article entitled Homosexuality and the church by Bobby Ross Jr.

My church is mentioned as are several of my friends who are quoted in the article. Please read and share – conversation about this is needed.

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Jon Nielson: 3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church

Jon Nielson has written an article for outlining three common traits shared by youth who keep their faith.

Here’s a summary:

1. They are converted.

We need to stop talking about “good kids.” We need to stop being pleased with attendance at youth group and fun retreats. We need to start getting on our knees and praying that the Holy Spirit will do miraculous saving work in the hearts of our students as the Word of God speaks to them.

It is converted students who go on to love Jesus and serve the church.

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