Trey Garner (602 articles)
Trey GarnerTrey Garner is the Pastor of Children's Ministries at Faith Church. He has been married to his wife Deb since 2001. They have two children named Noah and Lauren. Originally from Texas, Trey appreciates barnwood, armadillos, and Blue Bell Ice Cream.

The Royal Wedding

In spite of all its grandeur, I couldn’t help but think that this wedding only served as a teaser for the one-day celebration that awaits all those who look for Christ’s return–the true Royal Wedding.

4 Reasons We Do The Passion Play

As a dramatic presentaton, the Passion Play provides us the unique opportunity to reach people who might not otherwise attend an event conducted by a Bible-teaching church. Since 2000, over thirty-three thousand people have attended The Lafayette Passion Play. But our motivation for this year’s outreach doesn’t end with the positive results we’ve seen in the past.

Don’t Freak Out: Overcoming Worry

What are you afraid of? What do you worry about? What are you trying to control? Don’t allow these things to rule your life. Instead, take a couple of steps to evict fear and worry from your mind in favor of more Christ-centered tenants.

This spring, we’re taking our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders through a series called Thinking Like Christ. Based on John Vandegriff’s helpful book In the Arena of the Mind, we’re encouraging students to recognize the sinful patterns of thinking that exist in their lives and to replace those patterns with the forms of thinking outlined in Philippians 4:8. The goal of this study is to help kids use their minds in ways that will produce godly habits of living.

Poor Me

The name says it all. When we engage in self-pity, we use our minds to pity ourselves. Life becomes all about how wonderful we are, how good we’ve been, what we want, what we didn’t get, who doesn’t like us, and how we’ve been mistreated.

This spring, we’re taking our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders through a series called Thinking Like Christ. Based on John Vandegriff’s helpful book In the Arena of the Mind, we’re encouraging students to recognize the sinful patterns of thinking that exist in their lives and to replace those patterns with the forms of thinking outlined in Philippians 4:8. The goal of this study is to help kids use their minds in ways that will produce godly habits of living.

Are You a Disney Villain?

I doubt you’ve ever reacted to a personal slight by finding the nearest baby and placing a curse on it. But I wonder if you’ve ever responded to someone who offended you by trying to take that person down a peg or two. When we make choices like this–ridiculous though it may seem–we behave just like a Disney villain. And it all begins with our thinking.

This spring, we’re taking our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders through a series called Thinking Like Christ. Based on John Vandegriff’s helpful book In the Arena of the Mind, we’re encouraging students to recognize the sinful patterns of thinking that exist in their lives and to replace those patterns with the forms of thinking outlined in Philippians 4:8. The goal of this study is to help kids use their minds in ways that will produce godly habits of living.

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