Category Archives: Youth

America’s Entitlement: Consumerism

“See he just wanted a jump shot, but they wanted his Starter coat, though Didn’t wanna get caught, from Genesee Park to Othello You could clown for those Pro Wings, with the Velcro Those were not tight I was trying … Continue reading

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Sex Education– What’s missing?

When we talk about sex today, we often don’t talk about sex. We talk about the euphemisms and ignore the real talk that would help many young people. Here are some thoughts on faith and sex. Sex Camp– aka 8’ers Camp In the … Continue reading

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Not Far From Home

Do you ever think about child abuse? I mean, really think about it the great tragedy that is taking place all over the world? Child abuse takes place in more ways than one and so much of it happens right … Continue reading

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“Own it; Admit it; Change it.”

It’s probably been over-done on blogs, media, social networks, and new reports alike; however, I find it a conversation worth continuing. The Rick Warren and Asian religious community fiasco. I’ll get back to that in a moment though. What does … Continue reading

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Magnanimously: Part 1

There are times that I come across absolutely gorgeous poetry. And, sometimes, poetry is simply words that are put together so beautifully we are moved by them. I recently came across just such a poem. My lovely fiancée introduced me to … Continue reading

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Are Young People Really Lazy?

One of the frequent things I’m told is… “You’re an exception to the rule but most people your age are so lazy.” It’s their nice way of saying, “I don’t understand why you take a Sunday off at all. Back … Continue reading

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Good Question

Why aren’t we putting more youth in leadership positions? Good question. It seems to me that most of the time we are talking about how youth are the future of the church. And that’s exactly what we mean. They are … Continue reading

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