Archives for June 2010

Summer Trip Survivial Guide

If you are one of those adults who have been blessed with the opportunity to participate in a youth summer trip, I have created a top ten list to help this summer to be your best summer ever. 10. Don’t forget the “Duct Tape”. I always throw a roll in my bag as it is […]

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Go APE

Someone recommended this high ropes course to me www.goape.com. Like any youth pastor I have participated in my share of ropes courses (in fact I kind of think they are boring at this point) but this one looks like it takes it to the next level. I am curious if it lives up to the […]

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Counsel of Dads

I heard an interview the other day with Bruce Feiler. He was promoting his new book The Counsel of Dads.  After hearing the interview, I am very curious to read the book, which expounds upon Bruce’s idea of forming a counsel of men to speak into the life of his children. At the time the […]

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Slow Work of God

I came across this quote the other day in Tattoos On the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Father Boyle: “Teilhard De Chardin wrote that we must ‘trust in the slow work of God.’ Ours is a God who waits. Who are we not to? It takes what it takes for the great turnaround. […]

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Text Messenging

I found this website the other day that I thought might be helpful for parents who have difficulty understanding their child’s text messages.   The web-page will decode text messages for you.  I tested it for a while it seemed to be pretty accurate. I would be curious to have a teenager test it as well.  […]

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A Chrisitian Response to the Oil Spill

I came across this the other day (Oil Spill Link) .  I am glad to see at least some churches and denominations are responding to the Oil Spill.  I am especially proud to see that my denomination (PCUSA) is offering a response through the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance program. It occurred to me today that we […]

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