Monthly Archives : August 2010

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Fall 2010 Movies

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Fall 2010 Movies

School is starting and it’s fall again. One of my favorite parts of fall is that it is the time when all of the best movies of the year come out. (Is that very nerdy of me?) Production companies time…

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Apologia: Get Disciplined–Fasting

Apologia: Get Disciplined–Fasting

The average American teenager spends $150 a week. Over half of the world lives on less than two American dollars a day. The amount of consumption in our culture is alarming. How does a Christian respond to it? What do…

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Betwixt: Newborn Kittens in Shark-Infested Waters

Betwixt: Newborn Kittens in Shark-Infested Waters

on the faith life of tweens Continue reading

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Devotion: Overcoming the World

Devotion: Overcoming the World

The emotions associated with “mountaintop moments” can have a lasting affect for weeks or months. And then comes the all too familiar valley experience. Continue reading

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Nerd

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Nerd

I am a nerd. I know this may surprise some of you who have never met me in person but it is true. I have always been a nerd, though it took me years to make that declaration publically and…

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Apologia: Get Disciplined – Simplicity

Apologia: Get Disciplined – Simplicity

on Simplicity as a Spiritual discipline Continue reading

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Betwixt: Vanilla Frosting and Dirty Gym Towels Can Really Put Things in Perspective

Betwixt: Vanilla Frosting and Dirty Gym Towels Can Really Put Things in Perspective

on lessons learned in Middle School Ministry Continue reading

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Devotion: Awake…And Walk as Children of Light

Devotion: Awake…And Walk as Children of Light

For many people, an event like the National Youth Gathering is an extreme mountain-top experience. There are no words to adequately describe the power of seeing tens of thousands of youth and adults under the same roof for the same…

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Road from the Gathering: It’s Not an End…It’s a Beginning

Road from the Gathering: It’s Not an End…It’s a Beginning

Wow! We have spent the last three years planning for the Gathering. We have spent countless hours in preparation of our mind, body, and soul! We have washed many cars, held golf outings and auctions, and sold a lot of…

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: BP PR

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: BP PR

For over two months this summer, between 35,000 and 60,000 barrels of oil a day leaked from a broken well in the Gulf of Mexico. This catastrophic oil spill has caused untold damage to wildlife, fishermen, tourism, and all living…

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