Monthly Archives : April 2007

Vintage Christianity 2

Vintage Christianity 2

In the second installment of Matthew Blackford’s Vintage Christianity Column, he points to the emerging church within the LCMS and their need to have “ownership in the adventure, not just a church building.” Continue reading

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Attractional Progression

Attractional Progression

“For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.” 1 Corinthians 2:2 NIV [Read each of the six lines below one at a time. After each line, pause and think what that…

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Girl Talk: Don’t You Love It

Girl Talk: Don’t You Love It

Cheri Selander shares what she loves most about being a woman serving in youth ministry in this, the second installment of her “Girl Talk” column. Continue reading

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The Stride: What Was I Thinking

The Stride: What Was I Thinking

In this column, veteran Lutheran church worker, Ed Staude continues his analogy of running the “ministry race.” Continue reading

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Veritas: He Said, She Said

A student perspective on gossip – and building each other UP instead of tearing each other down! Continue reading

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Review: The Emergent Church

Review: The Emergent Church

Newbie DCE, Alaina Kleinbeck, touches on gender gaps and ministry to young adults by reviewing Dan Kimball’s book, “The Emerging Church”. Continue reading

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Book Review: Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches

Book Review: Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches

Rev. Terry Dittmer sheds some light on the theology of new trends in young adult ministry by reviewing the book “Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches: Five Perspectives” compiled by Robert Webber. Continue reading

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Bible Study: Cardio Condition: Training A Servant’s Heart

Bible Study: Cardio Condition: Training A Servant’s Heart

This two-part Bible study equips youth to be better servants by examining their hearts for proper motivation, discovering who their neighbor is and focusing on “still time” with God. Continue reading

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Vocation 101

Derek Broten shares the steps he takes to identify and encourage the youth of his congregation who may have the gifts to become church workers. Continue reading

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Renovate the Body: Build It Up!

Renovate the Body: Build It Up!

Consider modeling encouragement and teaching youth to embrace a spirit of ONEness; not a spirit of division. Continue reading

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