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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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5 Wintery Out Ideas

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There are lots of ways to get out in your communities during winter, even if it is cold out there. The holiday season seems to allow people to be open to receive from others, so use the season as an excuse to bless others and show the love of Christ. All we have to do is offer joy and blessings...
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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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Kim’s Meals: Dessert

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This post comes from Kim Berg. Kim is a part of the Oikos here in Pawleys. She is married to Blake and they have 3 awesome boys. She has great ideas on how to make  meals more inviting so that your home feels like home to your students!   One of my favorite hobbies is to cook, but it sometimes…

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A Fun Way to Kill Time (Here I Sit)

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Another great game idea from the Recman! This game is perfect for when the students are waiting around for their youth events to begin!   Here I sit! This is a great game when you are looking to waste time or kill a few minutes. It is a great game for an inside environment. Have about 10 people sit in…

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Recman’s Great Ice-Breaker Game

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Posse (Rock Paper Scissors style) This is fun large group adaptation of Rock, Paper, Scissors. To play:  first review the standard rules of Rock, Paper, Scissors (see below). Then ask your students to spread out and find a partner. Each pair plays a best of three round of Rock, Paper, Scissors for a warm up. Then the fun begins. Have…

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Kim’s Meals

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This post comes from Kim Berg. Kim is a part of the Oikos here in Pawleys. She is married to Blake and they have 3 awesome boys. She has great ideas on how to make  meals more inviting so that your home feels like home to your students!   A Meal Every Kid Will Love: I deal with a picky…

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