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Speaking of God (Guest Post)

(This is a guest post from another former youth student. They wanted to remain anonymous. He was a great kid and has grown up to be a great person. She's bright, deep, insightful, smart, and on … [Read more...]

Non-Negotiables

I’ve come a long way in my faith and my beliefs since high school. I was heavily influenced by the conservative, immigrant fundamental-esque beliefs. I no longer think I’m there any more. … [Read more...]

Faith vs. Doubt vs. Wonder

So last spring I led a breakout session titled “Faith vs. Doubt vs. Wonder” at Faith Forward, a terrific new children & youth ministry conference in Nashville, TN. There are great, … [Read more...]

A Letter for Harmony (by Sung J. Kim)

(Sung Joong Kim is a former youth student of mine. I asked him to write a post about anything regarding faith and this is what he wrote. You can follow him on twitter here) May 9, 2004 That day would … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 183 What’s Your Center?

I am reading a book called “A More Beautiful Question” by Warren Berger. The general idea is that the better questions we ask, the more breakthrough ideas we can have. In part of the book, … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 131 Mothers Give Us Roots and Wings

Mother, You’ve given me two things One is roots The other’s wings. -anonymous Every year on Mother’s Day I can count on my mom and aunt posting pictures of their mom, my late … [Read more...]

3 Youth Ministry Lessons Learned from the Sidelines

In sports, the sidelines are the lines that mark the limits of the playing field or court.  Players and referees are actively engaged within the playing field.  As an athlete in the game, you may get … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 106 Butterflies and our Faith Journey

In my kiddo’s first grade classroom, students are learning first-hand about metamorphosis by having cocoons and tadpoles in class. Today I stopped in my daughter’s classroom after lunch to … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 103 How Not to be *That* Sports Parent

  We are a sports family.  Between the 3 kids, my husband and myself, we have played soccer, cross country, track, baseball, basketball, football and cheerleading.  As an athlete, a sports mom … [Read more...]

One Size (Doesn’t) Fit All

Greetings to you from the foreign country known as Te-Xas. I joked on twitter yesterday that I felt like a foreigner walking to my destination here in Dallas. And for being Asian. Though, currently … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 91 Creative time

I got a lot of productive work done today, scholarship essays and other legwork, but I also carved out an hour to go to my happy place, my painting table. I painted and got my hands sticky with gel … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 91 Creative time

I got a lot of productive work done today, scholarship essays and other legwork, but I also carved out an hour to go to my happy place, my painting table. I painted and got my hands sticky with gel … [Read more...]

Project 365: Day 83 My WordPress Anniversary

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 Three years ago, I started … [Read more...]

Is belief in God essential?

Interesting article, what do you think? … [Read more...]

Next Steps… A Follow Up to The Open Letter

The last two weeks have been pretty crazy.  The Open Letter to Parents post blew up and had over 25,000 unique hits in just a few days.  The number of emails, calls, texts and personal conversations … [Read more...]

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