Camp Cascades is Calling

  Quest has thoroughly enjoyed our end of summer retreats at Camp Cascades, but did you know it has much more to offer us?  Many people at church can share stories of the impact that summer camp had on them as a child; it can be life-changing, pivotal, instrumental, encouraging, uplifting, a ‘mountain top experience’, […]

A Child’s Faith

I have wrestled in different seasons of ministry with this idea of when does a child’s faith become their own.  Those of us who work with kids in the church might not question the importance of our work because we are in it day in and day out, and we know personal stories of children […]

Take Heart

Part of a letter I wrote to the team I am privileged to serve along side at Quest and the parents I partner with. There is nothing new or earth shattering about these thoughts. But I felt convicted to proclaim them out loud again, We live in an era where it is necessary to fight […]

In Response to the tragedy in Newtown, CT

As a parent of a kindergartener, this tragedy struck me especially hard, as I recognize that my family is not much different than many of the families who will never fully “recover” from what has transpired this December.  Hearing news of tragedy that strikes an elementary school can bring a mixed bag of emotions.  After […]

Lent is Here- Do We Care?

Wednesday, March 9 marks the beginning of the Lent Season on the church calendar.  For many of us, Lent- the 40 days leading up to Easter- come and go without much thought.  Maybe you’ve been told to fast or give up something, but like that January new year’s resolution it just doesn’t happen so you […]

Why holding babies and playing with toddlers matters in the kingdom

“Does your church have childcare?” “How much do you pay your babysitters for Sunday services?” “How do you do lessons with 5 year-olds?” “How do you get volunteers to teach bible stories to preschoolers?” “Where do the kids go on Sunday’s anyway?” “I’ve never been down to the basement before!” These are a few of […]