A video to get you in the Christmas Spirit

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Playing it Safe is Risky

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Playing it Safe is Risky Top Ministry Philosophies You know those moments where someone says something and it hits your ears a little different?  Something clicks in your brain and you never do things the same way again.  The “ahh- ha” moment.  The epiphany.  You are suddenly awake to a whole new way of doing […]

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Do Things on Purpose for a Purpose

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Do Things on Purpose for a Purpose Top Ministry Philosophies You know those moments where someone says something and it hits your ears a little different?  Something clicks in your brain and you never do things the same way again.  The “ahh- ha” moment.  The epiphany.  You are suddenly awake to a whole new way […]

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TALL Leaders: Philosophy 1

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TALL Leaders Top Ministry Philosophies You know those moments where someone says something and it hits your ears a little different?  Something clicks in your brain and you never do things the same way again.  The “ahh- ha” moment.  The epiphany.  You are suddenly awake to a whole new way of doing something, or an […]

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Oxymoron Series Idea

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So we are in the midst of one of our favorite series we have had with high schoolers, Oxymoron.  In this series we look into many of the different seeming contradictions from their Bibles.  These can be pretty much anything confusing for students about faith.  This year we have three topics: Faith vs. Works, God’s […]

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Why Churches Should Compete With Each Other

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Excuses.  There are a lot of excuses in the world and people can come up with one to justify basically anything.  I didn’t do my homework because the dog ate it.  The check is in the mail.  Sorry about the dishes honey, but I got caught up in the game.  That is great the church […]

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Inside Out Series Idea

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Have you seen the movie Inside Out?  If not and you are a youth pastor, stop reading this now and go watch it.  Seriously, go now. So what did you think?  We think it is a pretty accurate depiction of what is happening in the mind of many of the middle schoolers in our ministry.  […]

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Cutest Christmas Video EVER!!

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This Is One Way To Handle Potty Training!

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Why doesn’t God allow us more control when it comes to parenting our children? When they first come home, so many of us feel completely out of control.  Which makes sense because truly we are completely out of control.  A life that once had schedule and manageability and lists of things that could actually be […]

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Don’t Waste Your Money On Free Shirts

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  “The best part of youth groups is free shirts.”  That is an actual quote I heard someone say about a week ago.  Though that would be a sad statement if it is true, it seems that every youth group gives out free shirts faster than a preschool class passes around a cold.  Yikes, that […]

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