Monthly Archives: March 2013

Follow Me Week 2

Theme: Speaking with Boldness Jesus spoke with a boldness that drew crowds to him.  Because of his relationship with God, he couldn’t help but speak out about Him.  Jesse Pirkle, one of our recent grads and leaders, spoke about how … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Volunteer Gift

Everyone expects to get a gift on their birthday or a card on Valentine’s Day.  Why be predictable?  We gave our leader’s an unexpected St. Patrick’s Day gift! We purchased a large can (more like a bucket) of mixed nuts … Continue reading

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Follow Me Week 1

Theme: Compassion Time and time again, we read in the gospels that Jesus had compassion on people and that compassion drew people to him.  If we follow Christ’s example, our compassion will set us apart and people will be drawn … Continue reading

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Follow Me Overview

I am currently reading Sticky Faith by Dr. Kara Powell, Brad Griffin, and Dr. Cheryl Crawford.  They include a quote from one of the students they interviewed who said, “I wish the high school youth pastors would focus perhaps less on, … Continue reading

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Countdown Videos

During Love and Other Drugs, we made a series of countdown videos inspired by this youtube original. Here’s the first one we played, made by our Outreach and Creative Arts Pastor (and former Student Pastor). The second video featured one of … Continue reading

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2:42 by Fusion

In January, we took a small group of middle school students to the Tenesse Christian Teen Convention (TCTC).  The second night the Skit Guys confronted their excuses head on and our students were very challenged.  So much so they wanted … Continue reading

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Love and Other Drugs Week 3

Topic: Other Drugs Because of the time constraints and the different struggles of our students, we couldn’t devote an entire Wednesday to each “drug.”  So for the last night of the series, we offered breakout session or workshops focused on … Continue reading

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