Monthly Archives : February 2011

Bible Study: For Guys – How Should a Godly Man Treat a Woman?

Bible Study: For Guys – How Should a Godly Man Treat a Woman?

This talk sheet takes a close look at how Christian men should treat their sisters in Christ. It is written for guys; however, with some adaptations, it could also provide some good talking points for girls. Continue reading

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Betwixt: Adapting and Evolving

Betwixt: Adapting and Evolving

As unpredictable and ever-changing as our jobs are, that’s the reality we have to live with as youth leaders. It’s the nature of our ministry. Continue reading

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Dating Violence

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Dating Violence

In the past, issues of dating and relationship violence prevention was limited to adults who were in serious committed relationships, but over the past years, I have begun to see how important it is to discuss this topic with teens as well. Continue reading

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Servin’ Lovin’ Praisin’: All We Need is Love

Servin’ Lovin’ Praisin’: All We Need is Love

The Commandments are broken down into two basic things–we are told by God to love Him, and to love our neighbors. Continue reading

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Game: BG Mingle

Game: BG Mingle

Type/Purpose: Board/Card Game, Community Builder, Event/Activity Continue reading

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Betwixt: Crickets Chirping Into the Silence – Tackling Student Prayer

Betwixt: Crickets Chirping Into the Silence – Tackling Student Prayer

Rewind a few years back. It was my very first youth event at a brand-new church, and I didn’t really have a clue what I was doing. It was a stormy night, we were under a tornado watch, and I…

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Top 10 Stories of 2010

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Top 10 Stories of 2010

I am a list-maker by nature. I keep lists of everything: to-do lists, lists of books to read, shopping lists, lists of things I want to do in my free time. As a list maker and a pop culture blogger,…

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Questions for God: My friend is gay, now what?

This is a difficult, confrontational and complex topic. I am not going to address the entire issue of homosexuality in this short article, rather I will focus on the relational aspects of the issue. To put it a different way…

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On Campus: So There’s This Guy…

On Campus: So There’s This Guy…

On a Christian Campus So, there’s this guy. He’s pretty much the most amazing guy ever. He’s caring, sensitive, talented, intelligent… the list literally goes on forever. He’s absolutely perfect. And do you want to know the best part? He’s…

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Book Review: Together with all Creation: Caring for God’s Living Earth

Together with All Creation: Caring for God’s Living Earth, A Report of the Commission on Theology and Church Relations I was excited to read the CTCR’s publication of a Biblical (and Lutheran) understanding of our relationship to the rest of…

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