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Graduation, Soccer, & Jimmy Buffett

After a grueling 12 years of cramming, Cedric Dean Bradley is on the verge of graduating from High School. All he has to do is get through the ceremony this evening at 7 pm and the party tomorrow. 469 more words

Family

8 Lies Your Kids Believe about Porn

Pornography is a hot button topic for me namely because I’ve struggled with it for so long.  I believe God has given me the victory over it, and I honestly don’t have a desire to look at it, but I have to be honest and also say there were moments in the past couple months in which I failed, and failed horribly in keeping myself from being curious.   1,752 more words

Christianity

Fmr. Youth Pastor Given Life Sentence On Sex Abuse Charge

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — A former youth pastor, who was acquitted last year on more than two dozen sex abuse charges, has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of a federal sex abuse charge. 141 more words

News

Sending Students

I saw a tweet from J.D. Greear that reads, “The key to reaching the world with the gospel is found in sending, not gathering.” Some may quickly dismiss Greear as one who doesn’t value the gathering of the body of Christ, but I’m pretty sure his statement is going in a different direction all together. 306 more words

5 Reasons Why Preachers Need Preaching

Preacher, you NEED preaching!  We are accustomed to doing the preaching, but we need the infusion of the Bible even more than the person in the pew. 415 more words

Ministry

How Long Should You Stay?

I have been having some really encouraging experiences lately with different people I have ministered to and with over the last several weeks since my Youth Pastor tenure ended. 660 more words

Advanced Christianity

The (anonymous) author of the biblical Letter to the Hebrews spends 9 1/2 chapters laying down the basics of the Christian faith. He meticulously proves that Jesus Christ is better than everything else, and that He is the only rational ground for confidence in life regarding what truly matters. 206 more words

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