We did say DIGITAL Youth Camp
Staying Home and Staying Safe?
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We have been enjoying our Summer Wednesdays and understand that a lot of this season has been touch and go.
Our friends at DIGITAL YOUTH CAMP have provided a way for us to safely gather, wherever that may be, and hear from NATIONALLY KNOWN Camp Speakers and Leaders that care about STUDENTS. Our Wednesdays will be jam packed with content prepared for THIS TIME and YOUR STUDENT in mind.
My friend, Jon the Revelaytor, just released a powerful song that reminds me that I have the ability to fight in the midst of fear.
To be honest, the struggle is real. Whether somebody is messing with your head, or you have decided a wrong direction due to your own human programming, there seems to be a WAR INSIDE, lying beneath.
This WAR can get the best of us and lead to extreme consequences.
Sometimes the actions we take make us feel like the MONSTER. We feel like something else is controlling our thoughts and actions and can’t find a way out. Paul relates to this struggle inside us in Romans Chapter 7.
“What I don’t understand about myself is that I decide one way, but then I act another, doing things I absolutely despise.”Romans 7:15 MSG
The TRUTH is that we have power in JESUS NAME to find freedom and push back in the fight. The struggles in our daily lives do not have to keep us captive to fear.
Paul goes on to say
“I’ve tried everything and nothing helps. I’m at the end of my rope. Is there no one who can do anything for me? Isn’t that the real question?
The answer, thank God, is that Jesus Christ can and does. He acted to set things right in this life of contradictions where I want to serve God with all my heart and mind, but am pulled by the influence of sin to do something totally different.”Romans 7:24-25
Jesus Christ brings FREEDOM and CONFIDENCE to win the fight. In fact, he is the source of power that gives us the strength to pick up our heads and move forward.
WHAT MONSTERS ARE YOU FIGHTING TODAY?
LOOK TO JESUS FOR THE POWER TO PUSH BACK
3 Wednesdays back on Campus… If you have been staying home and want to catch up with the 3 MSM Online Talks, HERE YA GO.
Our goal has been to be interactive for TALK TIME, so maybe the family or some close friends can interact at home together.
‘Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish, saying, “I called out to the Lord , out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and you heard my voice. For you cast me into the deep, into the heart of the seas, and the flood surrounded me; all your waves and your billows passed over me. Then I said, ‘I am driven away from your sight; yet I shall again look upon your holy temple.’ The waters closed in over me to take my life; the deep surrounded me; weeds were wrapped about my head at the roots of the mountains. I went down to the land whose bars closed upon me forever; yet you brought up my life from the pit, O Lord my God. When my life was fainting away, I remembered the Lord , and my prayer came to you, into your holy temple. Those who pay regard to vain idols forsake their hope of steadfast love. But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you; what I have vowed I will pay. Salvation belongs to the Lord !” And the Lord spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out upon the dry land.’ Jonah 2:1-10
Still Staying Home and Staying Safe?
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for an Online Middle School Message.
Join us in the Student Pavilion this week.
Our Goal is to provide a safe environment where students can fellowship with one another and hear a brief message geared for them.
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: Student Pavilion
Let us know you are coming by signing up through EVENTBRITE at the link below:
(We have not graduated up yet. If you just finished 8th grade, you are still in 8th grade for now.)
MSM www.oakwoodnb.com/msmconnect – Student Pavilion
HSM www.oakwoodnb.com/hsmconnect – Student Worship Center