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This Issue:

MarApr 2017

  • dealing with death
  • racism
  • new to faith
  • and more!


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Words Hurt

Dillon Harris

People don’t understand that words hurt.
A racist comment makes me feel like dirt,
like I’ve been spat upon
by people who think they’re better than me.
They’re joking, maybe.
But their words leave…

04/25/17 at 11:42 AM


Katy Steele

A town full of people in a land far away—
if you look really hard, you might find them someday.
They have everything we do and maybe much more:
malls, cars, and…

04/24/17 at 11:26 AM

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Resources on Racism

Youth Workers, these Resources for Youth Ministry and Race Conversations will help you and your youth dig deeper into the issue of race relations this week.

04/24/17 at 10:55 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.


04/23/17 at 03:00 PM

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Step Out in Faith

Rachel Starr Thomson

My call didn’t come with a lightning strike. I discovered it by doing what was burning in my…

04/23/17 at 02:36 PM

Like Christ

Claudia Covington, 18

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us.

Ephesians 5:1-2a (NIV)

I have good intentions. I wake up with a resolve to do better, to be better, to live better. I create a checklist. make better grades in school—check. Be…

04/22/17 at 09:50 AM

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Scotty, Danika, Elizabeth, Katherine, Katie & Nakia

Who are the people—in the Bible, the Christian tradition, or the world today—who inspire you to live the radical love of Jesus Christ?

04/21/17 at 11:20 AM

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We Are One in Christ

Take some time to reflect on Galatians 3:28. How will you show God’s love to others?

04/20/17 at 11:27 AM

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Twentieth-Century Martyrs

Anne Crumpler

More Christians have died for their faith in the twentieth century than at any other time in the last two thousand years. At Westminster Abbey, in London, are…

04/20/17 at 08:05 AM

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Youth Workers, for the “RACISM” theme next week, you have a choice between three “In the Habit” sessions:

Behind the Isms

Is It Discrimination?


Decide which one…

04/19/17 at 10:28 AM

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