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    Faith Abandonment Part 2: Some Causes

    Read Faith Abandonment: Part 1 here. While I tend to think the “statistics” (I put them in quotes because everybody knows that 75% of statistics are wrong 85% of the time.) citing how many students actually walk away from faith/church upon graduation are an overshot,..
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    Why PARENT CONNECT and How Do I Try It?

    A huge part of youth ministry is also helping the parents invest in the lives of their teenagers at home in the way that you do at church. Keep in touch with the parents in your youth ministry with PARENT CONNECT. The PARENT CONNECT newsletters provide you with a..
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    My Most Important Job

    My dad was a minister. And a really good one at that. He was busy a lot when I was growing up. He traveled a good bit for the work he had to do. But in all of his travels, I never felt neglected. I never felt like..
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    Serving Graduates for the Long Haul

    Eventually, you’re going to see how it all plays out. Right now, they’re teenagers. Tomorrow they’ll be in in college or starting a job… then growing into their early twenties, and so on. You’ll watch from afar as all of the time you’ve poured into..
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    DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 4 – COGNITIVE DISABILITIES)

    Accommodations for students with cognitive impairments can include the use of visual cues, mixed media, and the repetition of major points. Experiential exercises are often effective for a young person with intellectual or cognitive disabilities. Role-playing works well for a person with developmental disabilities – the process of playing..
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