How To Be a Gossip-Stopper
15 January 2013
A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends. Proverbs 16:28 There’s no faster way to destroy a team than from the inside out with gossip. Gossip is a not-so-silent killer of many youth workers and youth ministries; this week we wanted to..
Lying to Love
03 February 2014
Remember the heartwarming story about five-year-old Miles Scott, the San Francisco boy who’s battled leukemia since he was a toddler? Miles idolizes Batman, so the Make a Wish Foundation put out a request on social media to help make Miles’ dream come true—he wanted to..
[Homosexuality] Your Mind is “Made Up”
25 February 2014
So… your mind is “made up” about homosexuality. So is mine. Can we just admit that? I will, even if you won’t. You may consider yourself open-minded. Still, where you are today is “made up” of several deep questions, ideas and experiences you’ve gleaned over..
Discussion Starter: Pope, 85, Unexpectedly Resigns From Office
15 February 2013
Rome—Pope Benedict XVI, the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, made a surprise announcement this week, saying he’ll step down February 28 because of his age. The 85-year-old Pope, who’s become increasingly frail, said he’s “had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the..