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SepOct 2016

  • living in fear
  • the plastics
  • prayer spaces
  • and more!


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Working with Foster Kids

Rachel Crumpler

“You have to find the right one,” Ty said as he sifted through the stack of colored papers. He selected a piece of…

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Beyond the Begats

Will Penner

My absolute least favorite sections of scripture are what I refer to as “The Begats.” Begat is an antiquated term we don’t really use anymore, but basically it…

08/31/16 at 02:20 PM

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Youth Workers, for the “Never Too Old” theme next week, you have a choice between two “In the Habit” sessions:

+  Back in the Day

+  Grandparents

Decide which one best fits…

08/31/16 at 10:24 AM


Michael Persson, 18

Honor God by accepting each other, as Christ has accepted you.

Romans 15:7 (CEV)

We all want to belong and to be accepted. Our sense of belonging usually starts with our family. I am fortunate to have an awesome bond with my huge…

08/30/16 at 11:59 AM

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Melanie Ho

Teen Advisory Board Member

What’s the most important thing you want people to know about you?

“I want people to know that I am a…

08/30/16 at 07:59 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

08/28/16 at 03:00 PM

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Following the Crowd?

Think about a person in your school who is an outcast. Have you taken time to know…

08/28/16 at 02:09 PM

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Clique vs. Circle of Friends

Carol E. Lytch with Katie Lytch, 15

In the opening scene of the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, a new boy is taken around the high school and oriented to the different social…

08/27/16 at 02:40 PM


Anna Garrett & Richard Lawton

Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord.

Romans 12:11 (NRSV)

When I think of boldness, I associate it with passion. Passion drives boldness. Jesus Christ is the boldest and most passionate person in history. The passion that consumed him…

08/27/16 at 10:16 AM

A Lesson to Remember

Sudha Khristmukti

Mustaq had unkempt hair and smelly feet. He wore the filthiest school uniform I had ever seen and carried a torn and perpetually dirty schoolbag, which contained equally…

08/26/16 at 01:26 PM

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Sam Driggers

Teen Advisory Board Member

Who is your role model? What have you learned from him or her?

“My role models are definitely my parents and…

08/26/16 at 09:48 AM

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