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Make the most of Christmas movies

The holidays are the perfect time for a low-key movie night with your students. But don’t miss the opportunity in the middle of the popcorn and beanbags to shine a light on the true meaning of the season. We’ve had … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Basketball

Never Give Up. This phrase can often seem like a cliché, trotted out whenever someone is going through a tough situation. But in Lauren Hill’s life, this simple phrase took on a decidedly new and deeper meaning. The inspirational teenager … Continue reading

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Gift ideas for your graduating seniors

 Guest post by Chris Wilterdink, Director of Young People’s Ministries Program Development for the General Board of Discipleship of the United Methodist Church A friend of mine recently posted in one of our collaboration groups, looking for suggestions of gifts for their seniors upon graduation from high … Continue reading

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What all musicians need from us

Guest post by Doug Ranck of Free Methodist Church in Santa Barbara, CA If I were to ask you to describe your musical “diet” in the Christian versus secular debate, how would you respond? Some people would say they listen … Continue reading

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The Quack Pack is Back!

Guest post by Troy Hargrave, interlinc’s South Central Regional Director Did you catch the season premiere last night? Maybe it’s just a good escape from all of the craziness these days, but I am hooked on watching those redneck brothers on … Continue reading

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Duck Calling and Youth Ministry

Season 2 of A&E’s hit show Duck Dynasty starts this week (10/10/12). On the surface, the show looks like it would have a limited audience … but if you’ll give it a chance, you’ll see that the appeal goes beyond … Continue reading

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What YLO has in common with March Madness

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Singing my way down memory lane

A college friend of mine posted this morning on Facebook about hearing a song (“Love Shack” by the B-52s if you must know … go ahead and start doing the math) and being reminded of a specific event from (let … Continue reading

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Man Up: Yep, I’m talkin’ to you

I don’t usually use this space for blatant product promotion. And that’s not my intent here. So if it looks that way, I’m sorry. But this is something I’m passionate about. Over the last 20 years, through a series of … Continue reading

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Halftime show countdown continues

The big game is only a few days away. We’ve already blogged about featured half-time performer Madonna, but there’s another “heads up” you need going into the game. Multiple reports are that Nicki Minaj will be onstage with Madonna on … Continue reading

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