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New Name, Same Mission  

Over the next few days, you will notice a few changes on our blog and social media feeds. To better highlight who we serve, we're changing our name to LifeWay Young Adults. Our mission is to serve churches and ministries with resources for young adults ages 18-35 as they seek to become fully … [Read More...]

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It’s All About New Life

If you've taken any type of Biology class, you’ve likely studied DNA. Generally, DNA is the blueprint for life: It stores the genetic code for all living organisms. Virtually every cell in your body contains the exact same DNA code — and no two people have the same code. Even the tiniest parts of … [Read More...]

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Why the Easter Celebration Deserves a Second Look

If you’re like most americans, you start playing Christmas carols — “O Holy Night” and “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” — at least a month before Christmas. You spend hours wrapping gifts and hanging lights, jaunting off to countless Christmas parties. But in the weeks leading up to Easter, do you sit … [Read More...]

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It’s official. Spring Break is here!

It's March. For our Threads team, that means one thing—Beach Reach is in full swing! Beach Reach is a collegiate mission trip experience from March 7-20 where servant evangelism takes the form of free van rides and pancakes. Thousands visit Panama City during spring break and many are hurting and … [Read More...]

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Peeling Off the Labels

I have a friend that has a fixation with peeling labels off of everything. The first time I met her, I remember her absent-mindedly peeling off every label that was within her reach. She finally turned to me and said in a light-hearted tone, “If you haven’t noticed, I have this obsession with … [Read More...]

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Grace. What Does it Really Mean?

The Greek word for grace is charis, and there’s no question of its importance in biblical theology. Charis appears 116 times in the New Testament. There’s a lot about grace in Scripture because it’s the message of Jesus. Grace means favor. It means acceptance. It means giving. Grace is free … [Read More...]