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5 Things Great Student Pastors Choose to Believe

About 13 years ago, I entered into my first youth ministry class at Lincoln Christian College (now University). I learned a lot about student ministry both in the classroom and in practice. I will admit, though, that it was quite overwhelming in the beginning. Several books and mentors helped me think about the basics, but…

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Growth

Have you ever found a bump on your leg and wondered where it came from? Just kidding… I’m not going to talk about that kind of growth. Instead, I wanted to share some things I’ve been seeing lately in my ministry experience in the areas of spiritual and numerical growth. Recently, we made the decision…

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Anything is Possible? Not Exactly…

The other night, as I was watching the Billboard Music Awards, one of the award recipients was sharing some words of wisdom during her acceptance speech that caught my attention. She used a phrase that I have heard many times before. In fact, maybe it’s a phrase you have used. “Anything is possible.” Now, I…