More than Skin Deep

More than Skin Deep

I recently worked a busy Saturday in the cafe. Two interesting things happened during my shift. A high school aged girl came in with a Victoria Secret bag. She was hanging out with a group of friends. One of her friends, a verbal young man, very insistently asked her...
One Gospel Conversation at a Time

One Gospel Conversation at a Time

I had one of the new volunteers on shift with me tonight. We were chatting and I asked him if he went to church anywhere and he said no, but that a while back he had gone to youth group with some friends but didn’t anymore. I asked what he thought about the whole...
AWANA – Not Just for Kids

AWANA – Not Just for Kids

A volunteer came in to Café Barnabas one night for their shift and randomly asked me about my church. I told her a little about it and she seemed to be very interested. Later she asked what my dad, who is an AWANA Ministries missionary, does. So then I had the...
Madeline and Ice Cream

Madeline and Ice Cream

All three of my kiddos where piled on our reading rocking chair in their room.  We had just finished the classic Madeline and were about to start our devotional time. I said “When daddy was a little boy, this was one of his favorites because of the cool french...