Monthly Archives : May 2010

Book Review: The Peacemaker

Book Review: The Peacemaker

a review of The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict Continue reading

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Road to the Gathering: Family Fun Time!

Road to the Gathering: Family Fun Time!

“But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name.” John 20:31 The Youth Gathering has many great components in it. There are…

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Youth Ministry Basics: The Response to Bullying, pt. 2

Youth Ministry Basics: The Response to Bullying, pt. 2

What are the ways that we, as youth workers, parents, teachers, or pastors handle online bullying? Continue reading

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Tween Facebook

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Tween Facebook

At what age is it appropriate for tweens to join social networking sites? Should there be a stronger enforcement of age restrictions? Continue reading

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The Future of the LCMS

The Future of the LCMS

I am excited about the future of the LCMS.  I know we are facing financial difficulties, restructuring, an aging church body (the average age of an LCMS member is 57), and (like all other church denominations) a lack of young…

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Book Review: unChristian

A review of unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity…and Why it Matters Continue reading

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Bible Study: Losers vs. Winners

Bible Study: Losers vs. Winners

What does it mean to be a winner according to the world? What does it mean to be a winner according to God? This study looks at how our perceptions and our lives are changed as we are transformed by God working in our lives. This study works well as a series or at a retreat. Continue reading

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Church Spun Retreats

What if a prepackaged retreat doesn’t fit your group’s needs? Consider starting from scratch and developing a home spun retreat to extend the church’s mission and directly meet the needs of the youth. Continue reading

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Do You Believe? A Litany for Youth

Do You Believe? A Litany for Youth

A litany to use on Youth Sunday Continue reading

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Road to the Gathering: Check your Mailbox & the Web Site!

Road to the Gathering: Check your Mailbox & the Web Site!

“But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name.” John 20:31 I have been getting a lot of questions about the Gathering…

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