We are finishing the Dating series this week with Happily Ever After! This Wednesday we pick up where we left off! We continue our Dating series! Enjoy a night together! Play a board game, watch a movie, bake a treat! Join us this Wednesday as we continue our series, Dating! Join us tomorrow as we start our Dating series! Biscuits and Gravy for dinner! We finish our “What is Faith? Filled a row in support of other members of our youthfam Tomorrow we reach the New Testament with the question:
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These bullies, however, are often those of whom the adults in the school are the proudest. They get good grades, respect their elderspublicly, raise their hands in class, and seem to excel in everything they do. No one suspects these kids to be the ones making their classmates come home in tears, not because of overt acts of cruelty, but because of the friendship that is coldly denied them.
How do you handle the Tormentors?
Few topics are more difficult for parents to discuss with their daughters than dating and relationships. Due to their lack of knowledge about the world their teens face coupled with the scant dating information they received as teens, many parents feel ill-equiped to guide their daughters through the minefield that is teen dating.
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Smith is married to Tori Smith and is expecting his first child. Smith and Sheri Smith on February 16, , Smith is the first child of theirs. He has two younger sisters Catherine and Amanda Smith. Bobby belongs to American Nationality and is of White ethnicity. In , Bobby attended Pensacola Christian College. His room partner was Kelton Balka when he was still in school.
Use this series to make a huge impact in the lives of those in your youth group this summer. Throughout the Summer Days series, students will be challenged to: Live a summer of significance Deepen their relationship with God Make healthy choices And so much more!
I am now fundraising for the third year. Thank you so much to everyone who has provided one-time donations or committed to monthly donations that will financially support my continuing work with AIM in Cambodia. Thank you for stopping by! After moving to Korea in , God really began to stir in my heart a calling and desire to serve Him by serving those exploited by the evil of human trafficking. UNICEF reports that there are over one million children entering the sex trade every year and that approximately 30 million children have lost their childhood through sexual exploitation in the last 30 years.
I will be working in the small village of Svay Pak, a notorious haven for international pedophiles and traffickers where girls as young as 8 are purchased for sex. Many are trafficked from Vietnam, kidnapped from rural communities, sold by impoverished family members or exploited by members of their own community.
The goal of the gathering and subsequent research is to help ministry leaders better understand and respond to particular cultural realities of these groups, as well as to help leaders within culturally specific contexts adapt Sticky Faith principles and practices in authentically contextual ways. Stay tuned for more in this series! We were on our way to camp. It was my second week serving as the high school pastor at a new church, and we were off for five days to New York with over middle and high school students and leaders.
So, naturally, I was excited to experience it for myself. What had been mostly four-lane highways surrounded by homes, gas stations, and stores soon turned into two-lane highways and wilderness.
Stop Dating the Church: A 3 study series based on Josh Harris’ book. Spiritual Anatomy Series: A 4 study series on the eyes, heart, mind, and tongue Today’s Youth Ministry: A talk on my perspective of youth ministry in today’s world. Tongue Tied Bible Study.
Jesus not only brought healing to hearts and souls, He also gave sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, made paralyzed people walk again. Or does God truly heal people now in miraculous ways? Join us as Patrick Reis of Encounter Ministries explores how God heals today, and how we can understand healing prayer and miracles in the context of our Catholic faith and evangelization, sharing stories of true miracles done through the power of Jesus.
This is a special Theology on Tap that you will not want to miss. God wants to heal you in every way. There will be opportunities to receive healing prayer on this night if you desire, so please come and bring your friends. We expect the Holy Spirit to make His healing presence manifest. We expect to encounter Jesus.
Will you speak to us? Let this series not just be for information, but for transformation. May we understand, Father, that ministry is not what we do for you, but what you do in and through us. We love you and praise you in Jesus name. Turn with me, if you will, to 1Cor I promise you that.
When I entered youth ministry, I must’ve signed a contract agreeing to teach about sex and relationships every February forever it’s law! Okay, maybe not. But with all the Valentine’s Day love buzz, it’s a natural time to focus on relationships. Last February I decided to try a series or.
Check out my book Jesus Goes to the Movies: The Youth Ministry Film Guide for 50 film discussion guides! Buy it directly from the publisher. This post from three years ago generates the most amount of search engine traffic for my blog. Yet most people seem to be searching for safe movies they can show to their youth, which isn’t the point of the post at all.
But watching movies with teenagers as an exercise in practicing discernment can be a great way to learn how to navigate media messages in healthy ways. There are plenty of movies that are overdone in youth groups i. It’s not that these aren’t good, but there are some great films that often get overlooked. Thus, here is a list of films you can show to your youth group in order to generate great spiritual conversations and foster the discernment of truth in media.
This is not an exhaustive list, and I’ll periodically add films as I see them.
Single people in their 30s and 40s are probably not going to be particularly interested in that sort of thing due to it not being all that relevant to them and there’s a good chance they’ve heard it before. And they’re not going to want to be reminded that they haven’t yet found a partner, or if they have it didn’t end well. I’m following what the Holy Spirit leads and calls me to do.
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But he loved hanging out with her. So, I just encouraged him to stay in proximity, to grow in his friendship with her, and to hope something would grow from there. Godliness is sexy to godly people. And so, if you get in proximity, and you see the godliness and character of a woman, you begin to take compatibility and godliness and gospel partnership more seriously than just physical attraction. In the first part of Mingling , I really address attraction as a good thing, but not at the level to where our culture has put it.
We are all wrinkling. Our nose and ears never quit growing. It is only a matter of time till that little component that we are basing so much on starts to vanish and must be replaced by attraction founded on character and covenant.
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Book of Jude Brad Anderson: Like us, Jude lived in an age which preferred toleration to truth, and regarded all religions as equally valid aspects of the quest for a supreme being. He calls upon his readers to reject the false teachers and to stand up for the true faith. Christian music is a very controversial issue within many churches today.
Churches have split because of disagreements over the style of music the church uses or does not use.
Name a few examples of Bible characters who give examples of good, healthy relationships. Can you think of some bad examples of relationships from the Bible? Try looking up Romans 3: What relationship s do the first three commandments address? What relationship s do the last seven commandments address? What does this tell us about the importance of how we treat our relationships with others? Messy Relationships Relationships are complicated, plain and simple.
When Adam and Eve rebelled against God they forever altered the harmonious state of our relationships and brought into our relationships pride, miscommunication, selfishness, resentment and deception.