I’m delighted to announce that Rev. Erik Ireland will be our new Director of Kingswood Extended.  Erik is currently on staff at Christ Wesleyan Church in Milton, Pennsylvania.  He is a graduate from Houghton College and Asbury Theological Seminary and will soon complete his Doctor of Ministry degree at Asbury.   Erik is married to Ashley

Antifragile Faith

“Some things benefit from shocks. They thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors. Depriving complex systems of volatility, randomness, and stressors will harm them. They will weaken, die, or blow up.” -Antifragile, Nassim Nicholas Taleb We have been “fragilizing” many things in our society for some time now. This is especially

Best Christmas Card Ever

Once a month on a Tuesday night I take Kingswood students to prison to do a chapel service and minister to the inmates. Last year my students lead one of the largest, scariest prisoners to Christ. I cannot tell you his name, but I can describe him. He is a former Hell’s Angel. He has

“What’s on the test?”

“Just tell me what’s on the test!” In years past, this was the occasionally heard cry of the student. Now this request is a great deal more prevalent. In great part, it is the result of assumed cluttered lives and a public-school system that is, due to standardized tests determining funding, increasingly teaching just to
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