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Gays and Lesbians are not an “Issue”

“Homosexuals” are not an “issue.” I’m guilty of this. When talking about homosexuality, we tend to tag on the word “issue.” And I’m sure most of us don’t mean it in a demeaning way. We are simply trying to speak about an issue that is..
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“I deserve to go to hell.”

“I deserve to go to hell.” “Why do you say that, Scott?” I asked. “Because it’s what I deserve. I’m going to hell, no matter what,” he said. Long pause. “I know hell’s a real place, and I know what goes on there… I’ve done..
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Restoring Criminal Youth

Shame and stigma are difficult barriers for juvenile offenders to rise above after an arrest or in making the transition between incarceration and the community. Some of those barriers are juvenile peers that have pro-criminal attitudes and reinforce the criminal behavior/thinking as well as there..
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Reintegrating Juvenile Offenders

Youth incarcerated in juvenile detention centers are undergoing significant stress related to arrest, the uncertainties of their legal issues, and the potential loss of freedom, trust, respect of family and community, and future dreams.  Effective ministry to these individuals should be based on the expected..
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Juvenile Justice Ministry: Juvenile’s Returning Home After Incarceration

A juvenile offender’s home environment is often not helpful for encouraging adherence to pro-social behaviors. Ministry partners would benefit greatly by seeking to understand the family dynamics of the individual you are trying to impact.  Negative family dynamics take many forms.  The juvenile offender may..
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