Tag : National Youth Gathering

Webinar: Bringing the Gathering Home

How to make the Gathering more than a five-day event but a springboard for local, ongoing ministry taking place in your local congregation. Continue reading

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Face to Face with a Gathering Planner

I’ve been three times. Every time, I cried. Words failed me and left me breathless with wonder. My faith was deepened. My worldview was challenged. Few events we attend have the power to transform lives like the National Youth Gathering,…

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All Things New: Meeting New Family at a Family Reunion

All Things New: Meeting New Family at a Family Reunion

A trip to the National Youth Gathering was a great chance to become closer to the church family. Continue reading

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Devotion: Overcoming the World

Devotion: Overcoming the World

The emotions associated with “mountaintop moments” can have a lasting affect for weeks or months. And then comes the all too familiar valley experience. Continue reading

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Devotion: Awake…And Walk as Children of Light

Devotion: Awake…And Walk as Children of Light

For many people, an event like the National Youth Gathering is an extreme mountain-top experience. There are no words to adequately describe the power of seeing tens of thousands of youth and adults under the same roof for the same…

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Skit: The Calling

Skit: The Calling

A group of friends spends one last time together before going to college, talking about what comes next and what God is calling them to do. Continue reading

3 Comments / 8865 View / August 1, 2007

Skit: The One in Charge Knows

Skit: The One in Charge Knows

Imagine three little ones, yet unborn, considering their future in a pretty messed up world. Like them, we lean on the grace of “the One in Charge.” Continue reading

2 Comments / 5701 View / August 1, 2007

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

4 Comments / 2904 View / August 1, 2004