Families
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My Day Off

The other day, my day off looked like this: 6:00 a.m. – Woke up to Penny (my youngest daughter) crying, attempt to feed her breakfast. 7:00 a.m. – Penny still not happy, two poopy diapers changed. 8:00 a.m. – Sophie (my older daughter) wakes up,..
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Leadership | Missions | Serving
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Missions is a Joke

A few weeks ago, some Honduran pastors asked me for advice on how to do church. That’s the punch line. Now allow me to set up the joke. My 13-year-old son and I were blessed beyond measure to serve for a week in Honduras with..
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Programming
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The Saving Power of the Shared Experience

A great weekend recently spent skiing with friends and family at Granby Ranch reminded me of some favorite memories in youth ministry. It was the winter of 1987 when I first donned a pair of skis on a trip with my youth group. On the..
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Families
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It’s All About Semantics

A few months back, (before the Polar Vortex became a thing) Jake decided he would buzz his hair. It would be cool during the summer, easier to deal with on his upcoming missions trip, and it would avoid a trip to the barber, something Jake..
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Small Groups
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Discussion Starter: Ambitious Student Gets Into Every Ivy

In The News New York—One overachieving high school senior faces a tough decision this spring: which Ivy League college to attend. Kwasi Enin, 17, was accepted at all eight of the country’s most elite schools—an extremely rare feat, according to admissions officers. Kwasi, a first-generation..
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