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YXL 2014

YXL Horn Creek (West) • July 5-12 at Horn Creek Christian Camp, Colorado YXL Northeast • July 6-11 at Refreshing Mountain Camp, Pennsylvania YXL East • July 7-12 at Covenant College, Tennessee BUILDING students by CHALLENGING them to be intentional in DEVELOPING their biblical worldview—INSTRUCTING them on how to put their worldview into practice in … Continued

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The Juvenilization of American Christianity

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Author: Thomas E. Bergler Reviewed by: Stephen Yates, Pastor for Youth & Families at University Presbyterian Church in Las Cruces, NM. Shifting in response to both fluid adolescent culture and fluctuating church support, youth ministry as a field often struggles to hold onto a cohesive identity, not unlike the adolescents it serves. One welcome development in light of … Continued

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Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Author: Andrew Root Reviewed by: John Sutton, Youth and Children’s Ministry Director at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, GA. Taking Theology to Youth Ministry (TTtYM) by Andrew Root is the first in a series of four 100-ish page "narrative" books about youth ministry. They follow Nadia, a youth minister who wrestles with what youth ministry is and how she … Continued

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Gospel Parenting Conferences

Gospel Parenting Conferences

ABOUT: One of our conference training tracks is focused on Gospel parenting because of our conviction that as we train our children in the church we must come alongside our parents giving them all the tools that they need for discipling children in the home. This may be something you would want to provide for … Continued

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Kingdom Service: A Blessing for All Generations

Kingdom Service: A Blessing for All Generations

by Kathy Young of First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS If you are interested in including more senior adults in children’s ministry, you might want to have a conversation with Pat Chambless at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS. Pat and his wife Kay spent over twenty years volunteering within youth ministry, but after the … Continued

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2014 Women’s Love Gift

Starting in 1974, women in the PCA have supported an annual love gift to promote denominational connectionalism and demonstrate our corporate helper-design as women in the church. The money is raised in various ways such as donations, fundraisers, etc. The Women's Love Gift has blessed committees and agencies such as MNA's Special Needs Ministries, MTW's … Continued

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2014 Women’s Leadership Training Conference

This event is our annual conference and is focused on training and inspiring woman in the PCA to lead and serve the Women's Ministry at their respective churches. It was held February 20-22 in Atlanta, Georgia. If you weren't able to attend and would like to purchase a USB Flashdrive of the conference audio click … Continued

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Church and Family: Connected by Christ

Church and Family: Connected by Christ

Written by Debbie Freer, Director of Children’s Ministry & Children’s Music at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Newark, Delaware.  Church Family – it is one of the greatest gifts of being part of the church. And yet, while it is a great joy for so many people, it is a source of frustration with those who … Continued

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Hosting a Training Event for Your Presbytery or Region

Hosting a Training Event for Your Presbytery or Region

If You Build It, We Will Come! We would love to bring our one-day training event to your church. We will bring several of our own trainers at our expense with a standard cost of $35/training attendee (includes lunch, general sessions, workshops, and materials). Your church may want a staff person, member, or someone local … Continued