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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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Winning the Worship Wars.

  My current church is going through some changes and the leaders are wrestling with the worship wars. You may know this as the hymn v praise chorus or drums v organ debate. Pastor introduced his thoughts on this especially … Continue reading

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Spring ministry cleaning @ymconvobill

    My friend Bill posted a good reminder about assessing yourself and ministry. Here is a clip of his post.   So take a few days to do some spring cleaning of your own in your ministry. Physically clean … Continue reading

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Spirit-Filled Social Work

Spirit Filled Social Work Recently found: Spirit Filled Social Work, a great blog by @SOWKConfessions.  Here is an excerpt from their latest blog: Spirit Filled Social Work Understanding the purpose and presence of the Holy Spirit is not something that … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Risk Factors for Suicide?

Is Suicide Predictable? Unfortunately, not entirely. However there are many predictors and stats on who attempts/commits suicide. Knowing these factors will help increase your awareness when working with someone in your church or community. What are the Prominent Risk Factors? … Continue reading

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Confidentiality Series

Confidentiality Series Recap Basics of Confidentiality When To Break Confidentiality: Breaking Confidentiality w. Fellow Staff Breaking Confidentiality with Your Spouse Breaking Confidentiality with Parents

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Breaking Confidentiality: Parental Units

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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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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#SYMC Last Session 2012

Tim Timmonds If you want to pray for revival. Draw a three foot circle on the floor and get inside it. Then pray for all inside the circle. Tony Miles Discouragement in ministry. God had called him to his church. … Continue reading

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#SYMC general session 4

Phil Bell opens up about ministry burnout. Tim Timmonds worship set coming up. Watch at simplyyouthministry.tv Rick Lawrence on Sabbath God gives us Sabbath. Lifetree Cafe Experience Church sponsored outreach strategy. On crushed dreams: those Who succeed have these traits: … Continue reading

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