Candy Gibbs


Teen Events

Boys will be Boys?

January 28, 2019 • Ministries, Parenting, Teen Events

  Boys will be Boys? Seventy percent of all D’s and F’s are given to boys. Eight-five percent of stimulant drugs prescribed throughout the world are prescribed to American boys. Boys have fallen behind girls in virtually every area of…

Peaceable and Considerate

January 11, 2019 • Parenting, Teen Events, Teens

  “Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility to all men” –…

Oh Holy Night

December 24, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teen Events

Oh Holy Night Let’s go on a journey of looking at the manger and take time to consider and ponder the events of the night. Within the moments is an intimate, personal experience for each of us; an opportunity to…

Tree Envy

December 20, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teen Events

Tree envy. Yep. I have it. Makes me laugh to say it that way. I didn’t actually say it quite like that, my friend Ana did, after I confessed to her that I am feeling slightly embarrassed by my Christmas…

Pause Button, Please!!

December 14, 2018 • Parenting, Speaking, Teen Events

Pause Button, Please! Several Christmases ago, I was watching Christmas movies with my kids and was struck with the fact that my middle son, Jake, then 12, would only have 6 more Christmases living in our home.  Time flies when…

We Will Not be Shaken

December 7, 2018 • Ministries, Parenting, Teen Events

Dear friends and partners, Merry, Merry Christmas to you!  As I write you this beautiful morning, I have a fire in the fireplace, coffee in hand, and you on my heart! I pray that 2018 has been a year of…


July 12, 2018 • Ministries, Parenting, Teen Events

“The best things in life are never rationed.  Friendship, loyalty, and love do not require coupons.”  George Hewitt Loyalty is defined as “being faithful to obligations or people” and faithfulness as “steady in allegiance or affection; loyal; constant.”  What important…


July 2, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teen Events

  Honest – free of deceit and untruthfulness; sincere Truth – that which is true or in accordance with fact or reality Honesty is certainly a virtue that is fundamental not only in being a successful person of character, but…


June 26, 2018 • Parenting, Teen Events, Teens

Humility. What a difficult issue humility can be!  We want our children to be confident and not to struggle with insecurity.  Our desire as parents is that they would accomplish the fullness of God’s will for their lives…that they would…


June 22, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teen Events

Oftentimes we say to our kids, “you should be kind… show her some kindness… can you please be kind to your little brother?”  But it is my prayer that we will begin to teach them in practical ways how to…

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