Monthly Archives : March 2011

Betwixt: Murphy’s Law and God’s Whispers

Betwixt: Murphy’s Law and God’s Whispers

You know, that whole thought that “anything that can go wrong will go wrong”? Yeah, I think I can confirm that it’s true. Continue reading

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Skit: Passion

Skit: Passion

A young man and woman wonder what has happened to passion and to caring about other people. Continue reading

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Role Models

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Role Models

Every day I stand at the entrance to our church’s school and I greet the children and parents as they come in the door. As I stand there saying “good morning,” I am often struck by how many children are…

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On a Campus: Interview with a Classmate

On a Campus: Interview with a Classmate

On a Secular Classmate For this post, I wanted to try something different. I’ve lately been interested in how my classmates feel about religion. I decided to interview one of my friends who I felt could give me an typical…

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Book Reviews: Pop Culture Wars and The Culture-Wise Family

You, gentle readers, get a bonus this month. That’s right, two – count ‘em, two – reviews for the price of one. Amazing grace indeed! The first is William D. Romanowski’s Pop Culture Wars: Religion & the Role of Entertainment…

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Game: Marble Muchness

Game: Marble Muchness

Type/Purpose: Mixer Continue reading

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Skit: Suffering

Skit: Suffering

A family listens to the evening’s newscast and wonders how to respond to all the suffering in the world. Continue reading

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Skit: Fear

Skit: Fear

A young man named Paul faces a major obstacle and learns about fear in the life of a Christian. Continue reading

1 Comment / 4669 View / March 18, 2011

Game: March-Themed Fun

Game: March-Themed Fun

Type/Purpose: Ideas, Seasonal—Spring Continue reading

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The Spiritual Life of Emerging Adults

The Spiritual Life of Emerging Adults

In the conclusion of our discussion with sociologist, professor and author, Dr Christian Smith, we learn what the National Study of Youth and Religion can teach us about the spirituality of young adults. originally appeared at www.LCMSYoungAdultMinistry.org

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