Monthly Archives : August 2004

Skit: A Parable: The Land of Mirrors

Skit: A Parable: The Land of Mirrors

In the “Land of Mirrors” no one can see themselves clearly and so imagine themselves to be perfect. Once the mirrors are cleaned each one sees their own faults and weaknesses. This skit raises the issue of recognizing our sinfulness in order to see our need for a Savoir. Continue reading

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Making Space for Young Adults in Your Church Bulletin

Making Space for Young Adults in Your Church Bulletin

Young adults in their 20’s and 30’s are the most under-represented age group of people in most Protestant churches. And the only way to “fix” the problem is to make a little intentional space. This article shows you how. Continue reading

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A Young Adult Perspective on Young Adult Ministry

A Young Adult Perspective on Young Adult Ministry

Young adult programming continues to be a hot topic among youth workers. This article discusses what one young adult thinks about what is currently available and her opinions on how best to reach those in the “young adult” classification. Continue reading

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The Value of Lutheran Campus Ministry

The Value of Lutheran Campus Ministry

In this article, Rev. Bill Steinbauer shares the story of Sarah, a lost sheep who was rescued by the Holy Spirit through the people of the Lutheran Student Chapel of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Continue reading

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Devotion: Sweet Freedom – Transitions

Devotion: Sweet Freedom – Transitions

The move from high school to college is often unnerving for youth. This brief devotion provides focus for the journey. Continue reading

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Today is a Great Day for Football

Today is a Great Day for Football

Competitive sports and activities are often pegged as incompatible with the Christian walk. In this article, high school football coach Dana Gerard takes a different perspective. Continue reading

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The Fundraising Beast

The Fundraising Beast

Fund-raising is an essential part to any youth program that hopes to go “off campus” for any reason. This article provides some advice on keeping your fund-raising activities in line with the fundamental goal of your program: Teaching youth of Christ’s love. Continue reading

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The End of the Young Adult Experience

The End of the Young Adult Experience

As more young adults slip away from churches it is apparent that something must be done. DCE Craig Oldenberg offers his perspective on what church workers can do to reach out to today’s generation of young adults. Continue reading

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In Your Face

In Your Face

Much can be learned from some good, healthy competition. A positive understanding of competition can help us stand up to life’s challenges and can be an enormous resource for our young people. This article discusses how. Continue reading

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To Compete on God’s Terms

To Compete on God’s Terms

God challenges all of us to run in His race and to keep our eyes on His eternal prize. In this article, Rev. Terry Dittmer offers focus on what it means to run in God’s race. Continue reading

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