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The Fall, the Family, and the Covenant Community

The Fall, the Family, and the Covenant Community

DANNY MITCHELL October 21, 2015   The methodology of any church’s ministry to adolescents should grow out of a marriage between biblical theology and ministry context.  If we understand ministry to youth in its simplest form—believing adults from inside and outside the nuclear family who invest of themselves in children and youth— then we can begin … Continued

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Youth Culture Moment: Afraid to Listen

Youth Culture Moment: Afraid to Listen

DANNY MITCHELL October 21, 2015   One of the challenges of being an adult who works with mid-adolescents (13-18 years old) is age. Each year you grow one year older and become one year further removed from the world which teenagers inhabit.  I continue to believe the best way to enter into this world is to … Continued

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Book Review: Youth Ministry in the 21st Century

Book Review: Youth Ministry in the 21st Century

DANNY MITCHELL October 22, 2015   Youth Ministry in the 21st Century: Five Views. Chap Clark, Ed. (Baker Academic, 2015) Writing book reviews can be a tricky thing. After all, a book review is ultimately only one person’s opinion about a particular book.  I have often wondered why I should trust the opinion of a reviewer … Continued

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Gospel-Driven Hospitality

Gospel-Driven Hospitality

PATRICIA CURTISS September 29, 2015   Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance, and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,  fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter … Continued

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10 Things to Pray for the Leaders in Your Church

10 Things to Pray for the Leaders in Your Church

CARA JOHNSON SEPTEMBER 29, 2015   Protection and preservation of their marriages. Ask God to give their marriages loyalty, grace, kindness, forgiveness, time, intentionality, and joy. And pray that God will give them friends to support and provide accountability and encouragement in their marriage. Peace over their homes. Ask God to make their home, and … Continued

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Every Tribe, Tongue, and Nation

Every Tribe, Tongue, and Nation

SHEA PATRICK SEPTEMBER 29, 2015   When I sat in Leadership Training in February, I had no idea that God was calling me to Nairobi, Kenya this summer.  Five months later, I found myself part of a team of sixteen women from every age and stage of life.  We assisted the Africa Evangelical Presbyterian Church … Continued