2020

(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: Fighting Warped Mirrors – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Words and “mirrors” can have a major influence on our lives. What would it look like to rely on the voice of Jesus to shatter all the false beliefs we’ve embraced about ourselves? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Let’s take a closer look at how our identity has been formed by the “mirrors” surrounding us and how Jesus can shatter them. LISTEN TO THE FULL…

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4 ‘Suggestions’ From Your Ministry Drill Sergeant – Youth Ministry Christian Article

For many years the longtime column I wrote for GROUP Magazine was titled “The Youth Ministry Drill Sergeant”—I guess I have the sort of opinions that fit best in a boot-camp setting. Translation: I’m very direct when I have something to say. I think it’s because I have a complete lack of empathy and I like to yell a lot… So here’s my drill-sergeant take on some youth ministry hot topics as we look over the horizon into a new…

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A Look Back on My Superhero Habits – Youth Ministry Christian Article

It has been about a year since I wrote “Sidekick Strategies That Lead to Superhero Habits.” It sounds suspiciously like a “New Year’s Resolutions” blog, but my goal was to kick start some healthy new practices in my life. You can that original post here. In it, I share five habits I intended to create or grow: 1. Date My Wife, 2. Journaling, 3. Praying, 4. Reading, and 5. Encouraging Others. Yes, it was ambitious—I’m grateful for small victories (and…

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Concrete And Cranes Bible Crafts « Crafting The Word Of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Concrete And Cranes Bible Crafts Posted on December 1, 2019 These are the crafts that can be used with the Lifeway’s Concrete And Cranes V.B.S. program.  Although most Vacation Bible School curriculum programs provide or sell their own Bible crafts, many times they have nothing to do with the Bible story of the day or not much thought went into designing them in the first place. My hope is that these crafts will help make planning your Vacation Bible School a…

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Has the Great End Times Aliyah Begun? Updated 2x – End Times Christian Article

Aliyah now! I believe one of the major prophetic occurrences that will precede major end times events is for the Jews to return home to Israel. This “returning home to Israel” is called an Aliyah. We all know that this began in 1948 and Jews are continuing to return to Israel to this day. Just recently major Rabbis are calling for Jews around the world to make their Aliyah now. Major Rabbis Unite in Decisive Call For All Jews To…

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VBS 2020 Winner « Crafting The Word Of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Update: VBS 2020 Winner Posted on October 20, 2019 The poll has now closed and the winner for VBS 2020 is Lifeways Concrete and Cranes. I will post the crafts that i already have on my site for this program this week. In the following weeks I will post new crafts. Like this: Like Loading… Related This entry was posted in Bible Crafts and tagged 2020, bible, bible crafts, concrete and cranes, God, Lifeway, VBS, winner. This is Only a Snippet…

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Vacation Bible School 2020 Poll « Crafting The Word Of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Vacation Bible School 2020 Poll Posted on October 14, 2019 Updated on October 14, 2019 Here is the official Vacation Bible School 2020 poll. Make sure to vote for your favorite or I won’t plan the crafts for your preferred V.B.S. provider. The poll will be open for a week and then the two top voted winners will be announced. Take Our Poll Like this: Like Loading… Related This entry was posted in Bible Crafts, V.B.S. 2020 and tagged 2020, Answers,…

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