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Time.

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Time. No one I know has enough of it and everyone I know would do just about anything to have more of it. It is one of the biggest challenges I face everyday in student ministry. The time I have with my students seems to shrink every year. Family schedules are packed full of school, sports, and community events competing…

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5 Wintery IN Ideas

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While Christmas is a wonderful and appropriate time to spend “out” serving in the community, it’s also a fun excuse to spend “in” time with your church family! Here are some fun “in” ideas to make memories with your youth group! Game Night/Gift Exchange! – Have each of your students bring an (already wrapped) ornament or mug that they feel…

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A Look Into International Ministry

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Many students from across the world, have come to study abroad on our university’s campus and some have come from countries that are closed to the Gospel. Because these students are numerous and represent such a wide array of cultures, many Americans overlook the opportunity we have right here in the United States to be missionaries, to train and be…

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4 Missional Rhythms For Students

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One of the beautiful things about student’s schedules is they are predictable! This is key to creating effective missional rhythms. The idea is to leverage the already occurring rhythms of your day for mission. Think inclusive. Ask yourself: “What are things I already do that I can invite God to lead me in that I might be good news to…

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Wayfarer’s October!

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November is finally here! That may make some people more anxious than not, with all the Holidays coming up, but not the Wayfarer Team! We prepared for the upcoming Holiday craziness by having a crazy eventful October! Below, you’ll find what our October looked like! Enjoy!   Omaha, Nebraska The beginning of October started off with Sam and James heading…

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The Chili House

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This is from Jo Rapps who is a part of the Pawleys Island Oikos. She and her husband, Kevin, and their two daughters have a huge heart mission in our local context. It is a great privilege to have her give us practical tips on local missions!   Let’s invite the neighbors. It will be a good way to get…

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Are our students too young?

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How is the message I tell students with my words different from the message I tell them with my actions? Specifically in the area of equipping them to do the things Jesus did…and to do all the things I do. I say they aren’t too young. But do I mean it? As I look across scripture, it’s clear that God…

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Love Is An Open Door

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A month and a half ago, I started college 594 miles from home. I came out of living in an awesome discipling community and felt equipped and supported for this new season. My second week at college, as I was praying for community, comfort, and vision, I heard the Lord tell me to submit to Him and to others. This…

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Slow Down

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I can’t do it. Yes you can. No, I really can’t! Come on, you’ve got this. NO, I’m serious, just leave me. Go on without me. Stop talking and let’s go. I mean it, I can’t take one more step Courtney, you have 1 mile left. Pick up your feet, and RUN. I know, this sounds like it could be…

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