He Binds Up Their Wounds

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director  We had just started the second dodgeball game of the evening. The excitement was running high as sons were attempting to defeat their fathers.  A father came up to me and shared, “I just want you to know how great this weekend has been. Thank you for all you…

Our Spiritual Heritage Is Eroding

By Jeanette Biesecker, Director of Ministry Advancement Recently during my Sunday school hour, a fellow classmate shared how a colleague of his at work noticed that biblical knowledge among today’s children is eroding. The colleague, in speaking to a group of children at the place where he worked (note that this was not at school),…

What Would You Like Me to Do for You?

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director  Do you remember the last time someone asked you if they could do something for you?   How did you respond?  Did you readily let them help you?  There is a story recorded in Matthew where Jesus is walking by two blind men. They’re calling out, asking Him to have…

God Is Opening Up Released Time in New Areas

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director  The picture is of our newest group of volunteers.  They will serve at Carroll Elementary’s Released Time in the West Perry School District.  They are trained and waiting to find out how many students we will have when we start.   The school is distributing forms to all 3rd, 4th…

We Can’t Get Enough Prayer!

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director   Recently Jan Diaz, our Associate Director of Released Time Ministries, forwarded an email to me. One of our CIA coordinators saw the great value of enlisting prayer support, and she proceeded to invite her friends.  Following is her request:   Hi friends & acquaintances! 🙂   For the…

How Have You Seen God Working Today?

Our Leadership Experience week of camp had just concluded. The final worship service had concluded and campers were saying their good-byes to one another. Parents were trying to get their children to leave, but no one really wanted to go home.  After closing programs, I walk around camp, greeting parents and saying good-bye to campers.…