Monthly Archives : September 2011

Betwixt: The Elusive and Fleeting “Aha!” Moment

Betwixt: The Elusive and Fleeting “Aha!” Moment

A light bulb going off in the mind of every kid sitting in your youth group or classroom is definitely not a guarantee in our line of work. Continue reading

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Betwixt: Stealing Kids (Without Breaking the Law)

Betwixt: Stealing Kids (Without Breaking the Law)

When I say “stealing kids,” I mean the notion of capturing their attention completely with pure wonder at the work of the Holy Spirit, the creative genius of our Father God and the unimaginable love of our Savior Jesus. Continue reading

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Media Review: The King’s Speech

Media Review: The King’s Speech

For my wife’s birthday she wanted to watch The King’s Speech. How can you say no to your wife on her birthday? I submit that you can’t. Or shouldn’t. For the record, this is a great movie. Solid performances. The…

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Book Review: Doug Powell’s Holman QuickSoure Guide to Christian Apologetics

Interest in Christian apologetics seems to be on an upswing, and that’s a very good thing. Popular American culture becomes less tolerant of Christianity, painting it as a mythical wish-fulfillment or the intellectual equivalent of believing in the Flying Spaghetti…

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Toddlers and Tiaras

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Toddlers and Tiaras

We have to be clear with our children and teens that as Christians we are to hold to a higher standard despite how hard it might be. Continue reading

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Servin’ Lovin’ Praisin’: Ready for Some Football!

Servin’ Lovin’ Praisin’: Ready for Some Football!

Whether you are a big fan, a small fan, or not a fan at all, you can incorporate a little football into your ministry. Continue reading

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txting 4 ministry

txting 4 ministry

While the quality of text communication is debatable, it is almost guaranteed that your message will be read quickly. Yes, these short bursts of text that are slowly taking all of the vowels out of the English language can actually be useful. Continue reading

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Bible Study: A Visit to Narnia

This four-part Bible study takes us to the world of C.S. Lewis’s Narnia, and looks at Edmund’s story of redemption and how it relates to our own. Continue reading

8 Comments / 9534 View / September 9, 2011

Minute Games

Minute Games

Type/Purpose: Community Builder Continue reading

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Worship Service: Celebrating Advent

In Advent we prepare in humility for the holy joy of welcoming Gods Son. The season brings a note of repentance and rejoicing. This worship service helps us to prepare and rejoice. Continue reading

1 Comment / 90 View / September 7, 2011