Author: James Kilby
James “Jim” Kilby is the Founder and President of Harvest Youth Ministries, and the Harvest Youth Ministry Network, both non-denominational Christian youth outreach organizations. He is also the founding Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Dayton, Ohio. He is 57 years old, with ten children and 10 grandchildren.

Enough!

Imagine a person who has everything still wanting more!  Would that be a sane person, or more likely a spoiled and selfish person?  What if they wanted more and didn’t care who they had to beat down to get it? 

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Ouch!

“I know, I know!”  Are those words you’ve maybe spoken when a brother or sister in the Lord who has been called to help you with a sinful area in your life?  I’ve surely spoken them on occasion, but the

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Hope!

Losing someone close to you can be one of the worst experiences in life.  Death, though inevitable for all of us, never seems to come when we think it should.  For Christians death isn’t such a bad thing though.  It’s

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Couch Potato?

Many people have a ton of misconceptions about God, but probably none bigger than those who sit around and complain God does not provide for them.  Many will even gripe they’ve prayed for God to provide and He hasn’t done

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Blue Monday

Sometimes Mondays can really take their toll!  There’s been Mondays when I hadn’t even gotten out of the house yet and I was stressed out!  This Monday will be different though… every time I start to feel the pressure build

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Disconnected!

Quite a few years ago I lost an old and dear friend because of something I did.  In my friend’s eyes it was probably the most terrible thing I could have ever done.  You see, we had lost touch for

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Panavision

Sometimes I slip into this zone where I forget that God is active in His creation.  I don’t know if it’s the fog of sin, over-activity, or the lack of time spent in His Word or in prayer, but somehow

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Negative Peer Pressure

Negative peer pressure is one of those things we blame when we do things we know we shouldn’t.  It’s commonly believed young folks fall prey to peer pressure more than adults, but adults are definitely not exempt.  I’ve felt myself

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Shhhhhh….

Have you ever seen somebody who flashes their money around before they put it in the offering plate or who starts working harder when they know the boss is looking? Maybe you know someone who likes to brag about the

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Anguish!

There’s not much evil Jesus didn’t endure during His last day on Earth; tortuous beatings, being mocked and spit on, and being nailed to a cross just for starters. Still, it’s well understood by the scriptural accounts of His last

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