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Kobe Byrant And Necessary Thoughts. . . – Youth Ministry Christian Article

The reality and shock of death visited me for the first time when I was seven-years-old. Our President was gunned down and suddenly died. I remember how my young mind raced to make sense of it all. We were glued to the television. Two days later, the reality of death hit again when the President’s alleged shooter was shot and killed on live television. The images, memories, and feelings are etched in my mind more deeply than most anything else…

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January 27, 2020- ‘Deal of the Century’ to be announced as Palestinians call for ‘days of rage’ :: End Times Research Ministry – End Times Christian Article

Download The Last Chronicles of Planet Earth January 25, 2020 Edition written by Frank DiMora  How to Add the Last Chronicles to your Electronic Device ~Scroll down for all the news; be sure to CLICK on the photos next to the prophecy sign for all Bible verses & videos which will take you to the TABS you see at the top of the website; there you will find all the Bible verses and most current videos related to that area…

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January 24, 2020 Middle East Peace Deal will it bring the Antichrist? :: End Times Research Ministry – End Times Christian Article

Bible prophecy documentary book proving our generation will see the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. Do you want to know what is going to happen in the future before it actually take place? The Word of God provides you with specific details about our future and all of these things are coming to pass in this special singled out generation. If you are not saved yet in Jesus Christ this book is a most read! Download The Last Chronicles of…

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Wanted: Deposits for the Rooted Illustrations Bank – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Rooted is generating an illustrations bank to be utilized by youth pastors and youth volunteers, and we need your help! But don’t worry, there’s something in it for you too… Purpose When teaching a Bible passage it can be helpful to use examples from culture (including songs, movies, quotes, poems, narratives, graphics, etc.) to further elaborate on the main point of the lesson. However, it is not always easy to think of or find an illustration that helps convey what…

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Necessary Ingredient for Significant Leadership in 2020 – Christian Article

Great team culture? Increased profit margin? Global expansion? Casting a compelling vision? Are any of these the missing ingredient for significant leadership in 2020?  The year 2019 left a bad taste in the mouth of leaders across the world. CNN released an article about CEOs who stepped down in 2019. Most recently, Corie Barry (Best Buy CEO) was asked to step down due to an investigation into her personal conduct.  While having a great team culture, increased profit margin or…

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FREE Social Media Course – TerraceCrawford.comTerraceCrawford.com – Youth Ministry Christian Article

My friend, Nils Smith, is one of the leading voices on Social Media in the church world today. He has created a 3-part Video Course designed to help churches grow! Are you ready to grow your church using social media? Nils has created 3 unique training sessions on the following: Top 10 Mistakes Churches Make with Social Media The Facebook Framework to Grow Your Church Defining the Win for Your Church on Social Media There is no catch, it’s absolutely…

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Is Nothing Sacred? The Contemporary Practice of Revising Hymns – Christian Article

By Joshua R. Farris and S. Mark Hamilton We recently finished reading our way through and conversing about an ancient meditation on God’s redemption of humanity. We’ve both read it before, several times in fact. It’s housed in a beautiful, slender volume—the kind that has that great old book smell and can profit the soul just by looking at it on the bookshelf.[1] Its foxed pages contain the kind of soul-food that nourishes ones enjoyment of God and provokes thoughts like,…

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Boundaries For Youth Workers. . . – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Over the course of my years in youth ministry I’ve learned many things the hard way. . . either by watching myself or observing friends. One of the lessons I’ve learned is just how important it is for a youth worker to set boundaries. The fact is, we’re in a spiritual battle where the hearts and minds of kids are at stake. Consequently, the enemy wants to take us down. Add to that the fact that we’re all broken and…

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Jan. 20, 2020 Writing about the third Temple :: End Times Research Ministry – End Times Christian Article

Jan 20 By etrm Bible prophecy documentary book proving our generation will see the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. Do you want to know what is going to happen in the future before it actually take place? The Word of God provides you with specific details about our future and all of these things are coming to pass in this special singled out generation. If you are not saved yet in Jesus Christ this book is a most read!…

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Carpool Youth Ministry: Doug Fields & Josh Griffin on the way to Mariners Junior High – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Josh Griffin is one of the leading voices in youth ministry with over 20 years experience in the trenches, most recently as the High School Pastor at Saddleback Church. He’s the co-founder of DownloadYouthMinistry.com and been in 300+ episodes of the DYM Podcast with Doug Fields. He’s created more than 50 youth ministry resources and authored several books including 99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders. Josh and his wife Angela have 4 kids, which now includes 2 teenagers of their…

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3 Creative Ways to Honor MLK Day – Youth Ministry Christian Article

As we prepare to celebrate MLK Day, we’ll see plenty of “greatest hits” quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. So much of what he said about social justice and racial equality is still relevant today. But Dr. King said a lot of powerful stuff that will never make it onto a meme.… The post 3 Creative Ways to Honor MLK Day appeared first on YouthMinistry.com. This is Only a Snippet of a Youth Ministry Christian Article written by Danette Matty…

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9 CRITICAL Reasons We Should Not Grumble and Complain – Christian Article

We live in a culture of complaining. It’s just normal life. We complain about the weather. About the traffic. We grumble about our government and leaders. We complain to one another in the break room about our boss. We mutter when we have to stand in line. We grumble to ourselves about our spouses (not that I have ever done that). Complaining and grumbling just seems natural. I mean everybody does it, right? And it’s no big deal, right? I…

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Seasonal Challenge and Invitation to Gather With Us In Person – Christian Article

​So true, isn’t it? Brazilian Archbishop Dom Helder Pessoa Camara expressed the same frustration, lamenting that “When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why they are poor, they call me a communist.” All too often, when we take a close look at the way things really work it ends up being ‘every person for themselves,’ ‘anything goes,’ ‘survival of the strongest,’ ‘survival of the fittest,’ ‘kill or be killed,’ ‘dog eat dog,’…

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The Focused Life | Lifestream – Christian Article

Over the past few weeks I have been recording the audio version of In Season: Embracing the Father’s Process for Fruitfulness, and then this weekend it was time to prune the four grapevines I have in my back yard. And it just so happens that I’ve been undergoing a bit of pruning in my spiritual life as well.  So, I have been freshly reminded of how much I love those stories from the vineyard, and how much I appreciate the Father’s…

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How to resource your youth worker in 2020 – Youth Work Hacks – Youth Ministry Christian Article

My wife and I recently acquired a cat – and said cat is a pain. Cat needs food – she eats more than I do. Cat needs space to poo – she poo’s twice her body weight. Cat needs places to sleep – usually that’s on my face. Cat needs exercise – she likes to ninja dive bomb off my bookcase in the vain hope that I’ll catch her. Cat needs medicine – she keeps eating stuff she shouldn’t which makes her sick. Cat…

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Fish Fry: Breakfast With Jesus Changes Our Focus – Youth Ministry Christian Article

I am intrigued with stories from Everest and other great expeditions that seem to defy human ability and logic. The tragic stories always involve someone getting so focused on the summit or the next camp that they lose sight of their key metrics, whether that be a certain time limit, the way their body is responding abnormally, or the quick shift in weather patterns. Life finds some through a rescue mission. Death finds the others. For those that live, we…

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Breakfast with Jesus by Vanessa Myers – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

As a Christian author, I reluctantly have to admit that I sometimes break the 10th commandment, which is… thou shalt not covet. But how can I not think, as I pick up  Vanessa Myer’s new book… I wish I’d written this? This lovely new family devotional is based on the simple premise that just as Jesus shared breakfast with his disciples, he also wants to share breakfast with you!  In her introduction, Vanessa Myers describes Breakfast with Jesus like this… In this 100-day…

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Episode 213: Equipping Parents: Engaging Spiritually – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Podcast: Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode, Ben and John Paul alongside Andy McLean talk about how to equip parents to engage spiritually with their children. Ben Trueblood    Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay Christian Resources and has served the local church as a student pastor for fourteen years. In addition to his role at LifeWay, Ben is involved in training, consulting, and speaking to student ministries throughout the U.S.…

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Giving Up Control – Christian Article

by Barry Ham The prophet Isaiah proclaims to God that “we are the clay, You are the potter; we are all the work of Your hand” (Isa. 64:8). I envision myself on a potter’s wheel with God trying to shape me into something magnificent. However, because I can’t see what He is making and I don’t enjoy the shaping process, I am like clay that somehow manages to climb off the wheel. In doing that, I become just a blob…

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Jan. 14, 2020 Those many prophecies that show Jesus is coming soon :: End Times Research Ministry – End Times Christian Article

Jan 14 By etrm     Bible prophecy documentary book proving our generation will see the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. Do you want to know what is going to happen in the future before it actually take place? The Word of God provides you with specific details about our future and all of these things are coming to pass in this special singled out generation. If you are not saved yet in Jesus Christ this book is a…

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How Youth Ministry Is Undermining The Health Of Our Kids. . . – Youth Ministry Christian Article

And so . . . I’m going to raise an issue that will stir the pot and might cause some trouble. . . about an issue that has gotten me in some personal trouble. And the more I’ve researched the trouble that I’ve gotten myself into, the more I see a need to speak up and ask some very hard questions. You see, if I had done things differently in my own adolescence, young adulthood, and beyond, my trouble now…

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What Happens in the Lord’s Supper and Why it’s a Big Deal – Christian Article

Francis Chan recently preached a sermon where he said that we’ve replaced the Lord’s Supper with “one guy and his pulpit” and he also decried the mere memorialism of such evangelical practice of the Lord’s Supper and the marginalization of the Lord’s Supper to elevate the role of preaching. “For 1500 years there was never one guy and his pulpit being the center of the church. It was the body and blood of Christ, and even the leaders just saw themselves…

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Social Media Posting Schedule – DYM Blog – Youth Ministry Christian Article

One of the questions I think I get asked about the most is social media. I won’t lie, I think we have a good social media presence (check it out here). I don’t mind those questions because I spend a lot of time on our social media to make sure it’s constantly being updated and interactive. I truly believe that new students will check out your social media before they ever step foot on your campus for service or small…

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Jan. 10, 2020 More news about the coming Jewish Third Temple :: End Times Research Ministry – End Times Christian Article

    Bible prophecy documentary book proving our generation will see the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. Do you want to know what is going to happen in the future before it actually take place? The Word of God provides you with specific details about our future and all of these things are coming to pass in this special singled out generation. If you are not saved yet in Jesus Christ this book is a most read! Download The…

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How To Pursue Joy In A World Of Distraction And Temptation – Christian Article

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Colossians 3:1-4 We live in a world of distraction and temptation We…

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