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    Faith Abandonment Part 3: What Can We Do About It?

    Many teenagers are wandering away from faith and/or church upon graduating from high school and moving out of our youth groups. What, exactly, can we do about it?  We can do nothing, and we can do a lot. We can do nothing in that the..
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    Articles | Missions
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    Failing the Jesus Breathalyzer Test

    Go ahead and say this out loud with me: “I am a missionary.” You can stand up if it will help. Maybe pretend like you’re Russell Crowe in “Gladiator.” (But not Russell Crowe in “Noah,” because we all know “Gladiator” is still more Christian than..
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    Articles | Outreach
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    A Mom of a Transgender Son Reaches Out

    Below is excerpt of an email one mom sent to another. Both mom’s are walking the journey of raising a gay child. I thought what my friend shared with this particular mom was info more moms and dads need to read. So with her permission,..
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    Motivating Leaders

    Recently I was in a situation where I was working with some leaders, and it became painfully obvious that they were in need of some motivation. The parameters of the project were clear and we all knew what we needed to do. The only problem..
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    Discussion Starter: Ferry Passengers Faced Horrible Choice

    In The News Jindo, South Korea—As rescuers search for more survivors of this week’s ferry disaster, passengers who made it out are recounting their ordeal. Loudspeakers ordered “Don’t move!” even though the five-story ship was sinking. So far, only people who disobeyed by jumping into..
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