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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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    A Survival Creed for Relational Ministry

    Lasting influence and transformation in youth ministry all flow through a relational “funnel”—and that means everyday ministry to teenagers is fraught with risk, because redemptive influence in relationships is a dicey proposition. I love what my friend Justin Mayo has learned about the power of..
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    Daddy, how can I be like you?

    We were headed to the babysitter’s house the other day in my truck before I went to work. It’s a pretty neat time for just the two of us-my oldest daughter and I hanging out in the truck and talking it up before the day..
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    Growing in Your Faith Together

    Before our second Valentine’s Day after we started dating (see throwback photo on the left!), I (Jake) had purchased a present that I was ecstatic about. I couldn’t even contain my excitement enough to make it to February 14, so after some begging and my best impression of..
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