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    Apps Costing More Than Just Money

    Kids’ Misuse of Certain Apps Puts Them at Unnecessary Risk An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com The tech world offers smartphone users access to more than one million apps designed for communication, education, entertainment, and more. Many Americans use apps..
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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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    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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    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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    DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 2 – VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS)

    Youth who are visually impaired need to orient themselves to the group setting in a different manner than those who are sighted. They will need to understand the group environment, including the position of all the participants and the format or structure of learning activities such as readings, or breakout..
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