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Operation Ruby Slipper

World Renew has launched Operation Ruby Slipper, a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign to encourage teens and young adults to take action and help hurricane survivors get back home. Register a team today! 

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Young Adult Bible Study Ideas?

I'm looking for study materials for a young adult (post-high/college age) group that is newly forming at Wayland CRC. I'd also love to hear how churches are connecting with young adults. Any suggestions? 

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What Joys Camp Can Bring

Our first unofficial week of camp brought together IMPACT Club members from Armenia, Albania, Moldova, and Romania. IMPACT Clubs work to create positive change in their own communities through service. 

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Theological Thirstdays

The hope is that the environment of a microbrewery and a community of equally inquisitive young adults will attract some of those people who wouldn’t normally attend a meeting affiliated with the church.

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Can a Mission Trip Change a Life Forever?

I'd like to propose a question: Can a one-week experience actually change the trajectory of a young person's life toward Christ?

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Advent in the Atrium

For the last several years, groups of young people from several of the local schools have blessed the CRC staff at "1700" with music of the Advent and Christmas season! 

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When It Seems Like God Lied

Do illnesses, failed classes, divorces, cruel bosses, or financial ruin seem like giving us a hope and a future? There are times when God’s promises feel more like lies than truth. 

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The Trouble With "Authenticity" as a Faith Formation Goal

We are living in a cultural season in which a kind of “stand alone authenticity” is celebrated and encouraged everywhere. It’s a false idol that needs to be discerned, named and rejected.

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I Choose Hope!

If there is one thing running rampant in this culture it is negativity. People are more anxious and fearful than ever. In the midst of all of this, I have one statement to make: I choose hope! 

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New Wine in Old Backpacks

A friend and colleague recently noticed that the faith and campus life resources I shared were all written by men. Thankful for her observation, I want to share some great resources written by women.

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Good Christian Guilt

Is signing up for a service project because my friends did still a good action? Is giving to a good cause still good if it’s out of guilt? Is it even possible to be a "good Christian?"

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College Students Need Your Church

The busyness and complexities of college may make being truly involved in a church difficult or unappealing for some, but there are still simple things a church can do to encourage and affirm students.

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Sending and Receiving in Campus Ministry

As we send off our students, it's a great time to talk about what makes a good church and about the importance of being part of a worshipping community, even if it will be temporary.

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The Preaching Tag-Team Challenge

Do you long to see teens and young adults more solidly connected to your church? Are you a preacher or do you belong to a church that has a preacher? If so, I invite you to take the “Preaching Tag-team Challenge.”

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Profession of Faith: Reimagining the Council Interview

For most people the idea of being interviewed by the church council is somewhere on the spectrum between anxiety-producing and utterly terrifying. Here are a few ways to make the interview a more joyful, life-giving process. 

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Momentum

Momentum is designed for young adults who are looking for intentional discipleship as well as an opportunity to serve for a month internationally with Christian Reformed World Missions.

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Resources to Study Hermeneutics with High School Students?

Has anyone come across resources or study materials on hermeneutics? I am interested in starting a series with my high school students and would appreciate any ideas.

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A Different Kind of Short-Term Missions Trip

Growing up as a missionary kid, I observed and helped host many short-term mission teams. From this experience I learned a few things about being well prepared, which I want to share with you!

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Young Adults - Think Joining Instead of Keeping

It is hard not to be involved in a conversation these days about young adults or campus ministry without hearing the question “how do we keep our young adults in the church?”

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Did Frodo Give a Profession of Faith?

Frodo commits to the task saying, “I will take the ring to Mordor. Though, I do not know the way.” Is this a good parallel to profession of faith? 

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Instagramming the Gospel

It’s easy to be critical of social media. It’s particularly easy to be critical of the person using their phone in church. Are they checking Facebook instead of listening to the sermon?

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Young Adult Bible Study Suggestions?

I'm in the first month of my position as "Director of Youth Ministries" and have been approached to suggest some Bible Study resources. Any books or materials that worked well for you?

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The Dirty Secret of a Growing Church

Don't get me wrong: being perpetually left behind for bigger and brighter dreams has been a difficult adjustment. But now I see that it it isn’t about us and our church but about HIM and HIS church...

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