How to kill a plant

There are basically two ways to kill a plant. One is to whack it. Fundamentally, whacking is intentionally (even unintentionally) doing something TO a plant. Whacking comes in various forms. I have been known to be a little careless with the string trimmer or even the...
ENCOURAGERS

ENCOURAGERS

Words carry a lot of weight, in culture saturated with criticism  and hard words, our students are in desperate need of encouragement! Not only do we want to encourage our young people, but we want to teach them the importance of being ENCOURAGERS, God’s word...
Community InstaScavenger Hunt

Community InstaScavenger Hunt

February 28th we will be hosting our annual Community Scavenger hunt! We will have leaders go around Avalon with students to find clues, take pictures of them, the team with the most completed wins! We will have ice cream afterward! 

He likes me — but He doesn’t need me

John 15, verses 1-8, records an incredibly clear but also challenging word picture from Jesus. The section is labeled “The Vine and the Branches” in many Bibles. I love all eight verses but there is one phrase in verse 5 that is consistently on my mind: ...