Spiritual Practices

Series Introduction: Heart Head Hands- Pathways to Spiritual Growth

In my role as pastor of spiritual formation, I’m consistently in conversations surrounding the concept of spiritual growth. Two of the most common questions I get asked are: How can I grow spiritually? What does it look like to be growing as a follower of Christ? Here at Blackhawk we want everyone to be growing… Read More Series Introduction: Heart Head Hands- Pathways to Spiritual Growth

Parenting, Spiritual Practices

Seven? Three? Nope, just ONE simple way to weave serving into your family’s routine

Confession time. When stories pop up in my news feed claiming they can fix my life in just a few easy steps, I’m the first person to click.   “A step-by-step guide to decluttering your house in one week.” Click.    “Three ways to completely eliminate the dark circles under your eyes.” Click. “Ten easy… Read More Seven? Three? Nope, just ONE simple way to weave serving into your family’s routine

Parenting, Spiritual Practices

Book Review: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Brains

For those of us in youth ministry, Mark Oestreicher (or as he is commonly called, Marko) is a household name. He has been at the center of the discussion of how to effectively empower teenagers to live out the gospel for decades.   More recently, Marko has become a student of teenage brain development and… Read More Book Review: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Brains