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June 2012

Illustration: Finger trap

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One of my favorite illustrations is the classic finger trap, also known as the Chinese finger trap. Here’s how you can use this illustration to show students how submission, not resistance, is actually the path to freedom. Begin by demonstrating or inviting your students to demonstrate the finger trap. To demonstrate this device, stick your two pointer fingers into the…

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Rec Man presents water games

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By day, David Reichley is the mild-mannered director of Wayfarer Camp. But at camp, David turns into REC MAN, whose curly blond wig has the ability to help any and every camper have fun. Each month, REC MAN will present a new game that you can use in your student ministry. This month, instead of giving you one game, I…

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Is our gospel tasteless?

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This past week, I returned home from doing a week of ministry on Abaco Island in the Bahamas. I know what you’re thinking – ministry in the Bahamas? Well, someone had to take the way of the cross and go do ministry there. Some of the people I worked with called the week a boondoggle. Let’s just say it was one…

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