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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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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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10 Lessons College Students Need to Learn

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We asked the awesome Ben Hardman to give us a list of things he found himself saying to students in college-age ministries. Students of all ages could learn a lot from these as well!   1) – You don’t know nearly as much as you think you know.  Be  teachable! 2) – Stop consuming from the church & start being…

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Testimony Thursday

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This post comes from Mary Kathryn Brown who is a student in a local student ministry here in Pawleys. We love to hear testimonies from high school students about their experiences with discipleship in student ministry.   Being a part of a close group of people is really important for teens. I have learned throughout my high school career that everyone…

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LifeShapes With Students

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This post comes from Becky Rabb, who is a part of the 3DM team here in Pawleys. She loves art, music, cameras, and serving the local student ministry here.   I LOVE using lifeshapes with students! It is pretty natural to use the circle and process with student’s what is going on in their lives both in and out of…

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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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When Ministry Becomes Your Identity

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This is a blog from our dear friend Ben Hardman. Ben now works for 3DM Launch, an initiative aimed toward working with church planters and missional community leaders. He moved to be apart of our Pawleys Island Oikos in January with his wife Sarah, and their 3 kids. We love working with him and love his heart for student ministry….

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