Junior High leader Joey Curley gave a great message on how we are called to be faithful to God. We have to be faithful in a number of areas in life, in our school, to our sport’s teams, with our family and friends… but ultimately we are to be faithful to God in how we […]
High School Leader Sharon Akin should share on matters of the heart more often! Her life story revealed that during the good and not so good times, we are called to pursue God with our WHOLE heart by choosing to be thankful, not worry, and trust in Him.
Jesus invites you to become WISE by listening to his words and putting them into practice. To listen to his words and not put them into practice is a like a dumb way to die.
God’s righteousness cannot be earned, it is Christ in you. You received it when you welcomed Christ into your heart. The One who is perfectly righteous, dwells in your hearts, changes you, and challenges our daily actions to be His righteousness in the world. Therefore, go and be His hands and feet and heart and […]
Suzan and Junior High leader Clara Mersiowsky show us how God desires us to be holy in what we say and what we wear.
There’s this theme found throughout creation that the death of one thing brings life to another. This is found to be true in the food we consume, skin cell dust, forest fires, supernovas, and scientists are observing this process even in the metamorphosis process of caterpillars becoming butterflies. This is also true in our calling […]
Our world is saturated with a belittled version of human sexuality… and God is calling our humanity to something greater. This video contains highlights from Pastor Chris’ message that challenges our current sex culture and calls us to make the best decisions and not settle for anything less.
Junior High leader Johnathon Yonke challenges us to be merciful when when others wrong you or are hurtful to you. When it’s your gut response to react with anger and demand justice, choose love and live out God’s mercy to them.
The Kingdom of God is anyplace God reigns as King and the ways of the King are respected and obeyed! La Casa’s Associate Director of Youth Ministries, Suzan Scudder, reveals God’s Kingdom from scriptural references and life experiences.
Our world does enough damage with unrealistic standards of perfection placed upon us. Teens these days feel the pressure to be perfect especially in the areas of academics, athletics, various performing arts, and their physical appearance. In Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, he says, “Be perfect, therefore as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Matthew 5:48). […]
The word “perfect” in Greek is “teleios” which means “to be complete.” Pastor Matt explores how the Scriptures use this “perfect” word and how we can fully understand what Jesus is inviting us into. His discovery is that our lives our “complete” with God, and it’s only a life with God that we can possibly […]
The greatest commandments are to “Love the LORD your God with ALL of your heart, and ALL of your soul, and ALL of your mind, and ALL of your strength.” And to “Love your neighbor as yourself.” One of La Casa’s most dedicated youth experts describes how and why we should be loving to others.