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    Dealing With Our Mistakes

    A few Wednesday nights ago, things got a bit wild after youth group. We were a little short on volunteers and all of this led to a bit of chaos. I was tired and trying to get everyone out the door…when a student got hurt...
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    Culture
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    Mary Jane is Becoming a Popular Girl

    Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Amongst Adolescents An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Just last night, “Hunter” texted me before youth group: Don’t mention I said anything but…..can u speak on why it’s a sin to smoke (weed). Then, DURING youth group,..
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    Discipleship
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    Faith Abandonment (Part 1)

    The various authors writing these (hopefully) helpful articles every day are entering a new season. Instead of an assigned topic for the week, we are each free to write about whatever we want.  My articles appear every Wednesday. So I thought instead of everything I..
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    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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