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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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Creative Worship

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My chest vibrated in congruence with the thumping bassline, and the pounding drums. My eyes were closed, but I could still see a hint of the blue lights dancing on stage. My heart was full: I was surrounded by dear friends, and overflowing with zeal and hunger for the Lord. Worship was the first love that caught me, spoke to…

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The “Next” Generation

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  It was the end of “pre-teen” camp, and I was PUMPED. As campers, all week we had been learning about what you might expect; how God loved us each as individuals, how we can each hear from God, how we are unique- we even had a blast each day jumping around to fun music that celebrated God. What I…

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Student Testimony Thursday

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Blake Marsh is a student here in Pawleys Island and is a part of the Pawleys Island Community Church (PICC) youth group. We love how he leads those around him. We also love hearing from students and seeing their perspective on discipleship and ministry. Throughout my time of being discipled, I have realized that high school should be a tool…

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Camp: A Parent’s Perspective

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I have a confession to make: Last year when we sent our daughter to Wayfarer camp, I had serious reservations on how a camp experience could really bring about lasting transformation.   I never went to camp as a kid. I became a Christian when I was 18. All the people I know who grew up in Christian homes talk about…

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