FL Corps Cadet Highlight 2016

February 12, 2016
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The St. Petersburg Corps Cadets with Corps Cadet Counselor Linda Chamberlain, Captains Chris and Heidi Farrell, with Divisional Youth Leaders at recent Corps Cadet Sunday Mentor luncheon.                 MENTORING AT ST. PETERSBURG CITADEL The St. Petersburg Junior Soldier and Corps Cadet Mentoring program began several years ago through.. read more →

A Smooth Sea Never Made A Skillful Sailor

February 11, 2016
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  Over the last few months, I’ve had a few of my students come to me with some pretty heavy issues. Whether dealing with a volatile home life, struggling with maturing as a person, or life questions, their concerns centered on feeling distant from God during a hard time. They each told me how they.. read more →

Volunteer Recruitment

November 9, 2015
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I know it seems weird to be approaching this subject when all our extra hands around the Corps are gearing up for Angel Tree, Kettles, Toy Shop or other various Christmas ministries.  However, it is a running theme that we as Youth Directors could always use more leaders, more help and more volunteers.  So what.. read more →

It’s Game Time!

October 26, 2015
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So far through this blog we regularly cover devotional topics, encouragement,  & youth ministry info but from time to time you just have to have a little fun.  Working with young people always brought about one of my favorite activities: the ice breaker games.  I understand these typically make those of us who are introverts.. read more →

Through Tough Times

October 12, 2015
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I can vividly remember one regular day back in high school. Going to school was normal, the day started out as it typically did however this day was anything but regular. My teacher ran into the hallway to bring us in to look at the television because something had happened that would be a devastating mark.. read more →