Category Archives: Crisis

10 Ways Committees Fail 4-7

4.  Lack of Goals Lack of Goals do two things to a committee 1) make it aimless, which in turn kills any real progress.  2) Makes committee members lose interest in the committee and why they are there.  Not feeling … Continue reading

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Fleeing Temptation: Escaping to a life free of Pornography and other addiction

Flee   1Cor. 6:18 Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. Run don't walk away from this temptation. Figure out when are your … Continue reading

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How to get a service member home after a loved one dies.

Next of Kin If the next of kin of a service member dies, the Red Cross needs to be notified of the passing of the loved one so they can act as a liaison between you and the military.  The … Continue reading

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Coping through a Miscarriage

One of the hardest things in life is to live through a miscarriage. All of the joy, expectation, hope, attention on you and your family suddenly and dramatically turn into a nightmare that few could only dream about. Whether you … Continue reading

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Breaking Confidentiality: Your Spouse Needs to Know

Not Seduced by Secrets When asked, “Can you keep a secret?” it means you are about to get hit with some pretty deep material.  Never promise to keep a secret.  In most cases you have an obligation to get help … Continue reading

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Book Review: Columbine

Columbine Columbine is a book written by Dave Cullen about the Columbine shootings on April 20, 1999.  I read this book because of what it has done in helping us understand youth culture, youth ministry and the mayhem that occurs … Continue reading

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Is Loving Teens Enough?

Some people say… Loving teens is enough for youth ministry to do.  Just get there, love on them and allow the incarnation of Christ in you to work the crowd and HE will be KNOWN by your actions.  Some will … Continue reading

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My Response to Guest Post: Helping Teens in Crisis

My Friend Jeremy asked me to critique his blog after posting my recap of his blog on my blog. I’ve read through his blog (which is really thoughtfully done) and with an eye towards improving or supplimenting his commentary, I … Continue reading

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