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This Issue:

SepOct 2018

  • Speak, Lord
  • Welcome the Strange
  • Gimme a Break
  • and more!


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Is My Youth Group Hospitable?

Do We . . .

Know everyone’s name?     Yes___ No___ Assign people to greet visitors and regulars?     Yes___…

10/14/18 at 02:10 PM

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“God’s word in scripture is one of God’s many gifts to us. Through words, we maintain a connection to God; and the…

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Cliques at Church

Tracy Tracy

I don’t know when or how it started; but over the years, several cliques have formed within my youth group. The people in one of these groups have…

10/13/18 at 02:50 PM

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“You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Mark 12:31, NRSV).

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“Keep on loving one another as Christians. 2 Remember to welcome strangers in your homes. There were some who did t…

10/13/18 at 01:00 AM

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“Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.” – Jim Elliot

10/12/18 at 01:02 PM


Richard Lawton

When was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you?

Matthew 25:38a (NRSV)

Ghoulam and his family escaped the Taliban in Afghanistan and made their way to Australia via a people-smuggler and a leaky boat. They seek asylum in Australia, but room…

10/12/18 at 11:56 AM

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“Loving others can be difficult. But if we truly love God, we can learn to love those whom God loves. Then we’ll be…

10/11/18 at 01:01 PM

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Without a Word

Savannah Wood, 20

Silence was awkward for me. As an outgoing and talkative person, silence made me feel uneasy. Silence meant that something was wrong and needed to be fixed—sometimes by…

10/11/18 at 08:06 AM

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“God’s family is everywhere, even if it takes some effort to find them.” – Rachel, devo writer

10/10/18 at 05:25 PM

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