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A Fat Kid, A Broken Home, and Beautiful Things

Life is not easy when you are the fat kid in Middle School. But in 1984, that is exactly who I was. I was a short, pudgy roly-poly with a bowl cut and glasses. Needless to say I was a very easy target for bullies...
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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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A Welcoming Environment: Do You Have One?

When we look to talk about the most effective way to impact students’ lives, the conversation usually goes toward discipleship. Well, that makes sense—we all want to go for depth, not width. Discipleship is an easy principle to grab onto: looking at how you can..
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The Power of Permission in Youth Ministry

The first time I learned about the validation that comes with giving someone permission to experience their reality came when I was 10-years-old. I was regularly invited to sleep over at my friend Joel’s house. I suffered horribly from being homesick when I was younger. It..
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Leading Through Transition: Caring for Students

This past year the churches in my community have gone through a lot of turnover. Pastors have left or been terminated, directors have resigned, and leaders have changed their focus of ministry. I have seen times of extreme pressure placed on leaders, and other staff..
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