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Monthly Archives : October 2004
The care of our bodies is one of the most important aspects of Christian stewardship (1 Corinthians 6:19-20). One way to encourage this kind of stewardship is for the youth group to sponsor a Health Fair. This article shows you how.
Keeping healthy is vitally important, especially for we Christians. Free in Christ, we are not also free to fight the temptation to neglect our physical well-being. This brief article offers suggestions on how to begin. Continue reading
Those born and raised in the Church are incredibly blessed, but they face challenges when experience crisis or insurmountable regret. This article explores how youth workers can best help the cradle Christian whose faith gets seriously rocked. Continue reading
It is often said that Christians should be in the world but not of the world, but does being in the world really mean watching the latest teen gross-out flick or reading all the gossip magazines? In this article, Rev. Terry Dittmer encourages youth workers to spend more time concentrating on “anything excellent or praiseworthy” instead. Continue reading
The human body, both mind and flesh and blood, work together so intricately that the health of one is affected by the health of the other. While it isn’t important to look like a fitness guru, it is simple good form to show the same concern for your own physical health as you show for your students’. This article shows you how you might begin the process. Continue reading
As a youth worker, Christ has given you a tremendous opportunity to serve His young people on the front lines. Every now and then, the devil, the world, and their own flesh delivers such a tremendous blow to your young people that their stories leave you reeling. This article provides a few guidelines to help you know when it’s OK to handle such trouble on your own and when it’s better to steer troubled youth toward professional help. Continue reading