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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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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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Derek’s Fitness Story

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Last February I had a realization, or kairos moment, when I stepped on a scale to weigh myself. I knew that I had been sedentary and depressed from winter but I had no idea of the magnitude. For the past several years I had slowly gotten less active and I was filling my schedule with everything BUT exercise. When I…

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