April 9, 2020

These times are weird. I don't really know how else to put it. :/

It seems as though life has been put on pause and humanity is stuck. 

Every day is new and maybe more challenging than the last. Parents are now teachers, siblings are now friends (well maybe...), activiti...

December 12, 2018

So Christmas is coming soon and I'm sure you are still scrambling to find that perfect gift for loved ones and friends.

I know I am.

It's hard to have self-control when you see something at Target and think, "oooo they would really like that!" I'm realizing now that havi...

March 14, 2018

Dear Otterbein Parents, youth, and friends (this is a long note, take some time to read it. Information about the summer is at the end).

To everyone involved with our Youth Group in a variety of capacities: I’d first off like to say THANK YOU. The few years I have spent...

October 2, 2017


1 John 3:16


Take some time to reflect on 1 John 3:16. Write down the name (or a few names) of someone who you want to show Christ-like love to this week. Ask the Lord to reveal to you this week how you can be a Jesus-like-friend to them.

Reread 1 John...

May 24, 2017

it's been awhile. spring is here. 

Let's begin with something from the words of Jesus. This is something we likely heard as a child in Sunday School...or if you're like me, you know this story because of the musical (drum roll, please) Godspell... {young Victor Garbor h...

February 2, 2017

Our group....excuse me, our #otterbratz had a terrific adventure this past weekend. We went to Altoona, PA and experienced the annual "Zeteo" conference. It was a wonderful weekend that focused on a drama which took place over three days. Additionally, we heard a speak...

January 10, 2017

We are working our way through the devotional: "Transform: 31 Days of finding our Identity in Christ!" Check out this week's daily devotionals... 

October 26, 2016

This year we are talking ALLLLL about Identity. So many things make up our Identity and influence the kind of people we are. Our identities are always growing, changing, developing. However--as followers of Christ, one thing is SET IN STONE. We belong to Him.We are son...

October 5, 2016

My, my how the summer has rushed by! I can hardly wrap my mind around the fact that it is October! But, isn't that this the same shock we experience every year! 

Since our last devotional in the summer, much has happened. Our youth group went to the IMPACT Festival...

June 28, 2016

“But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God;I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever. For what you have done I will always praise you in the presence of your faithful people.And I will hope in your name, for your name is good.” Psalm 52:8-9


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