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Ben Holden
God’s Rock Solid Truth

God’s Rock Solid Truth

“The world around us is filled with wonderful, exciting things that are blessings from God. However, the tide of cultural influence often echoes Satan’s distorted truth, “Did God really say ... ?” The waves of change are small at first and wash over us effortlessly....

The Truth About Lies

The Truth About Lies

“Our culture is quick to feed us ideas and narratives that can twist or distort what is really true. It has become easy to believe in lies. Our goal at summer camp is to help our students to become deep and discerning thinkers that hold the authority of Scripture...

Filled With His Glory

We are well into the summer months which bring different rhythms and fun activities. Our days may be filled with baseball games, trips to the pool, and vacations to the beach. This is usually a season that we look forward to all year. Because of the change in our...

Our Families On Mission

Our Families On Mission

This past weekend we unveiled a new partnership between Providence and Compassion International. Compassion International is dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty in Jesus’ name, guided by their “Three-Cord” approach: Christ-centered, Church-driven, and...

A Glimpse of the Father

A Glimpse of the Father

This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day! It is a day that we honor our dads. For some who may have struggled in a relationship with their dad or never had the opportunity to experience this relationship, this may be a difficult day. Nonetheless, through Jesus Christ, we...

Reading Lists to Nurture Wisdom and Understanding in Teens

Reading Lists to Nurture Wisdom and Understanding in Teens

Happy summer everyone! For every family that is following a traditional school schedule, the summer months with different rhythms and flexible schedules have arrived. We typically take this time to travel, rest, and engage in different activities. For kids and...

Mini Moments of Change

Mini Moments of Change

Don’t you wish you could always learn new things quickly? It would be great to pick up new technology and feel comfortable with it right away. It would be amazing to become skilled at a new language in a matter of days. Just think about how much easier math and...

Looking to Christ, Not Our Children

Looking to Christ, Not Our Children

‘Who am I?’ That’s a big question, isn’t it? It’s a question that we all ask and may even struggle to answer at times. It is centered around our identity. Let’s cut right to the truth: if you are a Christian, we know the answer. We are sinners who have been saved by...

Living For God

Living For God

I grew up loving baseball. I loved playing ball as well as following the pros. It wasn’t until a move to Minnesota as an adult that I had a chance to live in a city with a major league team. The Twins quickly became my favorite club. I watched their games, I learned...

To Love God

To Love God

I love a good steak. I love to fish. I love to watch college basketball. I love my wife and my family. It’s easy to see that there are different types of love. I don’t love a good nap the same way that I love my wife. One is a statement of value while the other is a...

To Know God

To Know God

There is a great debate going on today around the education of the younger generation. This debate stretches from our own communities here in the Triangle to all around the world. We are debating what the best methods are for learning, what needs to be absorbed in...

What We Are Learning — Refinery (Student Ministry Sunday PM)

What We Are Learning — Refinery (Student Ministry Sunday PM)

Refinery has finished for the summer and will return September 8, 2024.Do you want to know what your kids and students are learning at Providence? This resource will be updated each week for you to know what was taught the previous weekend and what will be taught the...

What We Are Learning — Student Life Groups

What We Are Learning — Student Life Groups

Do you want to know what your kids and students are learning at Providence? This resource will be updated each week for you to know what was taught the previous weekend and what will be taught the coming weekend in Student Life Groups. We hope this will strengthen our...

What We Are Learning — Kids PM Programming

What We Are Learning — Kids PM Programming

KidsConnect is finished for the summer and will resume September 8, 2024.Do you want to know what your kids and students are learning at Providence? This resource will be updated each week for you to know what was taught the previous weekend and what will be taught...

What We Are Learning — Kids AM Programming

What We Are Learning — Kids AM Programming

Do you want to know what your kids and students are learning at Providence? This resource will be updated each week for you to know what was taught the previous weekend and what will be taught the coming weekend in Sunday Morning classes. We hope this will strengthen...

Sibling Conflict

Sibling Conflict

Part 2 Brothers and sisters fighting with one another can raise the stress level (not to mention the volume level) in a home. As a parent, this can be one of the most frustrating things. Rarely do they bicker or fight about anything of value. It can feel like...

The Responsibilities of a Parent

The Responsibilities of a Parent

Families are an amazing thing. They are joyous, chaotic, tender, boisterous, loving, safe, tight-nit, and warm, to name just a few qualities. Some families are the opposite of these expressions, but when we think on the healthy side of the coin, it is amazing to see...

Culture Connection — A Family Ministry Resource

Culture Connection — A Family Ministry Resource

July 19, 2024 Nobody Wants To Be Real What it is: An article in The Free Press documents the rise and fall of the social media app BeReal, examining why it never took off the way it could have.  Why it’s unfortunate: The stated intention of BeReal was to inject social...

Changing Their Minds

Changing Their Minds

Every week at Providence we are reminded of the truth of the gospel. This past Sunday we saw people enter the baptism waters to make a public profession. When being baptize, there are two main declarations being made: a testimony of what Jesus Christ did for us, and a...