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Kristin Schmidt

Originally from California, Kristin now teaches preschool in Athens, Georgia. When she isn't teaching or waiting tables at her "tent-making" job, Kristin works with children and youth ministry at her church, leading Sunday School and summer programs. An avid runner, she also coaches middle school track and cross-country. Kristin enjoys baking, reading, playing the flute, and studying random trivia.

Cultivating Koinonia

God values community, so how can we nurture it? Continue reading

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Responsibility or Retreat? Youth Discussion Guide on Refugee Crisis Care

How should we handle things like the refugee crisis and the fears it brings up? Continue reading

2 Comments / 100 View / March 30, 2017

Providing Family for Those who have None

God has given the church a definite and resounding responsibility to look after and protect one another. Continue reading

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Bible Study: Facing the Unknown – Terrifying Transitions

How can we best work through life transitions and changes? Continue reading

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Breaking the Ice without Sinking the Ship

There are always options when it comes to incorporating newcomers into a youth program. Continue reading

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Bible Study: Who is Jesus? Who are We?

These seven lessons follow Christ’s life, with each study based on a theme of Jesus’s character or ministry, focusing on how that aspect relates to our Christian lives today. Continue reading

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Technology: Tool, Treasure, Tyrant or Trouble?

Best Practices for Youth Group Use without Abuse We have all likely seen it: adolescents going about daily routines with backs hunched, heads down and hands seemingly attached to electronic devices.  They text and tap and tweet fluidly, as if…

2 Comments / 315 View / August 28, 2015

Bible Study: Keeping the Body Image Beast at Bay

This Bible study seeks to emphasize what a body is and is not, with intent to promote confidence and self-worth in youth. Continue reading

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