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March 2013

Sports – From Idols Into Mission Strategy

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I have done outreach and discipleship amongst youth and young adults here in Sheffield in the UK for 11 years now and one of the biggest distractions I have seen for young people is Sports.  I’ve spoken to so many youth workers who are tearing their hair out because they keep losing their young people because sports commitments come ahead…

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REC MAN: Here I Sit

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 Recman is back and as excited as ever. This game is one that I have played with lots of different ages and size groups. It is definitely one I would classify as light weight and low maintenance. Once you get the hang of it, students will be asking all the time to play. Just be careful your guys don’t turn it…

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The “Cool Effect”

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Youth Ministers are surrounded by pressures on almost every side. The pressure to organize the impressive retreats and come back with all the students in tact. The pressure from parents, who believe that their kids’ good or bad decisions are the fault of the Youth Minister. The pressure to stay on budget, but still grow in all areas of ministry….

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The Problem with a God-given Dream

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Deep in our hearts, God reveals desires, goals, and aspirations. Maybe it’s to launch a company, to write a book, or start a youth ministry. There are dreams woven into the fabric of who we are, the desires of our hearts. But there is one big problem with God-given dreams. He asks for them back. Consider Abraham. God calls him away…

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