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How to Use Christmas as a Youth Ministry Reboot

on December 11, 2019 by

We believe there are four things you can do to give your ministry that extra energy when 2020 rolls around!

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All I Want for Christmas – 10 Youth Ministry Gifts

on December 11, 2019 by

But if you want to know what a youth pastor really wants…

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Flashback: When Kids Won’t Bow To Your Idols

on December 9, 2019 by

How can you identify your idols? Here are four ways

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Maximize Your Time With Leaders On The Weekend

on December 5, 2019 by

I think busting your butt on the weekends to make sure you are meeting with your leaders is one of the most…

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Young Latinos May Be The Answer 4 The Catholic Church

on December 4, 2019 by

13% Proclaim to be former Catholics – people who were raised in the faith but now identify as Protestants

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Black Friday Brawls….Thinking Deeper About Them

on December 3, 2019 by

Insanity. That’s what we’ve embraced. The time and place of our search for meaning, purpose, fulfillment, and redemption might best be evidenced…

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God The Original Gangsta Wrapper

on December 3, 2019 by

Like Adam & Eve, we try to cover up and hide..This holiday season, let God unwrap and re-wrap you in Jesus!

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Violence & Harassment Against Conservatives On Campus

on December 2, 2019 by

Here is a list of incidents of violence and threats made against conservatives on campus, or made by leftists in academia, that…

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Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’ Stress And Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

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Death By Distraction

on November 30, 2019 by

How easy is it for you to be so busy doing work for Jesus that you don’t take time to just BE…

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Thanksgiving: Pilgrims Rejected Socialism’

on November 28, 2019 by

How the original communal living arrangements of the Plymouth Colony failed them

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Pilgrims Celebrated Thanksgiving….

on November 28, 2019 by

As the United States celebrates Thanksgiving, we all should remember the risks and sacrifices of the Pilgrims 395 years ago

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Top Shows Gen Z & Millennials Are Binge Watching Now

on November 23, 2019 by

56% of 13-37-year-olds would rather binge watch an entire series at once than watch episodes weekly

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Chick-Fil-A Replaces Cow Mascot With Golden Calf

on November 23, 2019 by

Restaurant patrons will be asked to dance around and worship the golden calf when they enter the restaurant to show their submission…

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Episode: Lonely Teens During The Holidays

on November 22, 2019 by

Alice offers gospel comfort and creative practical guidance we can give our teenagers when they find themselves uninvite

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How To Make The Most Of NYWC 2019

on November 21, 2019 by

As you hang out in downtown Tampa this weekend we want to make sure that your soul and mind are ministered to…

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2020 Grammy Nominees

on November 20, 2019 by

The complete list

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She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She Got Famous For It

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

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UK: What Churches Teach & What Teens Want To Hear

on November 18, 2019 by

See how they fared against each other. The results might surprise you

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Unstructured Play Is Vital For Kids

on November 18, 2019 by

It is critically important for the development of children’s bodies and brains in so many ways

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First Common Core Grads Worst-Prepared For College…

on November 14, 2019 by

Fourth grade reading declined in 17 states and eighth grade reading declined in 31.”

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10 Reasons Teens Have So Much Anxiety Today

on November 13, 2019 by

We’ve created an environment that fosters anxiety rather than resilience

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What Is Gender Neutral Parenting?

on November 12, 2019 by

…. it’s crazy!

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‘TikTok’ A Threat To Chhildren’s Online Safety?

on November 12, 2019 by

“TikTok is appearing to be China’s best detective with how they are going about collecting and using this information. We cannot let…

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ERs See Doubling Of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases

on November 11, 2019 by

Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, with the number of ER department admissions more than…

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West’s Conversion Could Be A Cultural Wrecking Ball

on November 8, 2019 by

A Christianity that bears no resemblance to the vague spiritualism of Moral Therapeutic Deism that is often associated with celebrity conversions

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Target To Promote Gay Lifestyle To Children In School

on November 7, 2019 by

To donate $100,000 to a nonprofit that trains students and teachers in LGBT politics and advocacy

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My Child Is Depressed

on November 5, 2019 by

Now What?

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Teens Close To Mom Not Likely To Have Abusive Relationships

on November 4, 2019 by

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life,…

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A Vision For Multiplying Your New Ministry

on November 2, 2019 by

Jesus had a big vision and started with the end in mind. Here are a few of God’s “vision statements

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Gospel Stars React To Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King

on October 31, 2019 by

A genuine reflection of where he is. I hope God continues to work on his heart and he continues to grow in…

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Dad Child Custody In Battle Over Gender Transition?

on October 26, 2019 by

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the child should not be used as a pawn in a left-wing political agenda

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No Link B/W Contact Sports And Mental Health Problems

on October 24, 2019 by

Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood…

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Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

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5 Ways To Get Teens Talking

on October 21, 2019 by

Talkativeness is no accident. It’s come as the result of a carefully curated environment that encourages conversation

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Anxiety The YouthPastors Epidemic

on October 20, 2019 by

How can we help the 20% in our youth ministries who are silently dying?

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Help! My Teen Is Questioning The Faith

on October 19, 2019 by

Here are a few ways we can build homes that allow our children to wrestle with questions of faith

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Teens Rally Against Pot Industry Ads On Social Media

on October 18, 2019 by

The ads for marijuana — in the form of catchy quizzes — are beyond prevalent, the Stevenson High School senior says

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Close Family Ties In Childhood Can Stave Off Mental Illness

on October 17, 2019 by

Those who experienced positive adolescent family relationships had significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms from early adolescence to mid-life than did those…

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‘Weed Moms’ Are The New ‘Wine Moms’

on October 16, 2019 by

Marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling the virtues of cannabis

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Mental Health: Impact Of Social Media On Young People

on October 14, 2019 by

It emerges that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative effect on the psychological state of young people

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Teen Beauty Spending Plunges….To A 9-Year Low

on October 12, 2019 by

Piper Jaffray’s 38th semi-annual teen survey analyzed 9,500 responses across 42 states

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250,000 Students In US Participate In Fields Of Faith

on October 11, 2019 by

As part of a faith-filled initiative by  fellowship of Christian athletes  to pray, read their Bibles, and “open up their life to Christ

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Flashback:LGBT labeling Christians ‘dangerous’

on October 9, 2019 by

It is those who hold traditional values, the LGBT activists claim, that are directly responsible for gay and trans suicides

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Parents: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Students In Youth Group

on October 7, 2019 by

Why is youth group important?

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What Real Forgiveness Looks Like

on October 7, 2019 by
Brandt Jean asked the judge if he could hug Amber Guyger, former Dallas cop who shot and killed his brother.
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Youth Ministries Working Together

on October 4, 2019 by

A Kingdom-minded ministry is about reaching kids for Christ and plugging them into the local church…not your local church

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Why Christians Reject Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King,’ Sun Service

on October 3, 2019 by

Kanye West may have come to Jesus — but some Christians aren’t buying the born-again “Yeezus.”

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Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens Who Need Glasses

on September 30, 2019 by

A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

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Girl Recants Accusation White Boys Cut Her Dreadlocks

on September 30, 2019 by

“To those young boys and their parents, we sincerely apologize for the pain and anxiety these allegations have caused,”

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School District Defends Football Practice Baptisms….

on September 27, 2019 by

…after atheist group complains

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The Youth Pastor Compensation Survey 2019

on September 27, 2019 by

One way you can help out your brothers and sisters is by sharing this survey to your network and on other social…

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Youth Sports Referees Quitting, Blaming Unruly Parents

on September 24, 2019 by

Youth sports officials and referees are throwing in their whistles at record rates

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4 Questions To Ask About Your Ministry Entering The Fall

on September 20, 2019 by

What is one thing (if any) that we should consider killing in the new year? What is one thing (if any) we…

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Flashback: Christianity On Campus A Time For Prayer

on September 19, 2019 by

How can students to reach their campus for Christ and change the culture if they can’t  articulate their own convictions?

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District Under Fire For High School Football Team Baptisms

on September 18, 2019 by

A school district in Tennessee is under fire because two of its students were baptized on school property after football practice on…

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Building Confidence In Kids

on September 12, 2019 by

Most parents are parenting their children based off of their owninsecurities. Not what’s best for their child’s actual future.

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How Homeschoolers Are Saving Western Civilization

on September 11, 2019 by

The Rise of the Bible-Teaching, Plato-Loving…

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TikTokers Are Gluing Their Lips

on September 11, 2019 by

That said, while this newest trend probably won’t facilitate the bruising

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Kids….“I Hope You Suffer”

on September 10, 2019 by

Suffering is the fertile ground for great growth in character, wisdom, and virtue. Suffering grows our dependence on God while undermining our…

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Fat Teen Boys More Prone To Heart Attacks In Middle Age

on September 8, 2019 by

Data from nearly 1.7 million men in Sweden born between 1950 and 1987 who had extensive physical exams when they entered mandatory…

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Gun Used In Argument B/W Pastor & Youth Pastor’s Wives

on September 6, 2019 by

A “minor conflict” between the wives of a pastor and youth pastor at a West Virginia church resulted in gunfire, leading to…

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Engaging Kids About Pop-Culture

on September 5, 2019 by

A song on the top of the charts, a new Netflix show everyone is binging, a new trend everyone…

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Justin Bieber Leads Worship At Church For The First Time

on September 4, 2019 by

Having trust in Jesus at your worst times is the absolute hardest. But he is faithful to complete what he started

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Discovering God’s Freedom From Pornography

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Teen Relationships Go Virtual

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The result is a number of teens who have a boyfriend or girlfriend whom they’ve never met and never get to see…

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Teen’s Hilarious Costume Pranks On Little brother

on August 30, 2019 by

Why, We get our haircuts together and ride to church and practices together, he is my little brother and best friend

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Middle-Class And Poor Kids Are Ditching Youth Sports

on August 29, 2019 by

The typical family spends about $700 a year on fees, equipment and more, but some spend up to $35,000

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Flashback: Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’

on August 27, 2019 by

“Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ … Kyle is 10 years old.”

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Hilarious Before-After Photos Of Girl’s First Day Of School

on August 26, 2019 by

She took the photos showing her daughter, clean in the morning and then a complete mess in the afternoon!

 

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4 Tips To Partner With Parents In Your Ministry

on August 26, 2019 by

(Even when you are not one)

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High School Principal Whose Kickoff Catch Went Viral

on August 26, 2019 by

Catching a kickoff ball and earning the football team a day off from practice

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First Death Tied To Lung Injury From Vaping

on August 26, 2019 by

From June 28-Aug. 20 CDC officials updated its tally of such cases (illness) to 193, spread across 22 states

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Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Dead

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When A Student Comes Out To You

on August 9, 2019 by

More students want to meet and talk about same-sex attraction. We have moved from “my friend” is struggling with this, to “I”…

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Young Americans Trust College Professors More Than..U

on August 8, 2019 by

A revealing new survey from the Pew Research Center shows where Americans age 18-29 put their trust

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Vast Majority Of Mass Shooters Have A father Missing

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and its dismissal of marriage as an institution that’s crucial to the health and well-being of children

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Create Intentional Moments For Your Family To Connect

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Teenagers Hiring A Life Coach

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a 280% year-on-year surge in life coach bookings on its site, with 54% made by those aged 18 to 22. In its…

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How to Strategically Scope and Sequence your Year

on July 27, 2019 by

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Youth Ministry Summer Reading List

on July 26, 2019 by

As a result of years of research and writing, there are so many great books available that allow us to be mentored…

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19 Of 22 Indicted MS-13 For Murders Are Illegal Aliens

on July 25, 2019 by

The defendants allegedly cut the heart out of the victim’s body

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For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time…Not Anymore

on July 23, 2019 by

Parents to make lists of real-world activities, such as making slime, having water fights and riding bikes

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Nationwide study: teen ‘sexting’ has good news, bad news

on July 21, 2019 by

The good news is that adolescent “sexting” is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines

 

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The Future Of The City Is Childless

on July 20, 2019 by

Young families have found staying put with school-age children more difficult

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Turn Your Kid’s Drawing Into Unique Jewelry

on July 20, 2019 by

How parents would do just anything to keep their kids’ artworks forever

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When A Student Fails To Show Up

on July 18, 2019 by

I don’t know about you, but I often feel like I’m not cool enough to warrant time with many of the students…

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“Generation Screen” And Self-esteem

on July 17, 2019 by

For ways to build self-esteem with the screen generation

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Youthmin: Self Promotion And The Call To Humility

on July 15, 2019 by

Help me to humble myself before Thee by seeing the vanity of honor as a conceit of men’s minds

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Teens Risk Seizures, Coma When They Use ‘Synthetic Pot’

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Teens who use Spice, K2 or other synthetic marijuana products may risk medical harm, including coma and seizures

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Reducing Moral Hazards With Students

on July 11, 2019 by

We see more and more of these moral hazards happening before our very eyes

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Stranger Things’ Broke Netflix Record 40.7M Views…

on July 9, 2019 by

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Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens

on July 9, 2019 by

Suicide deaths among black females aged 13 to 19 rose 182% between 2001 and 2017

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All School And No Work…New Norm For Teens

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Teenagers (16–19-year-olds) have shifted away from working or seeking work, with a total decline in teen labor force participation of 15.9 percentage…

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Neuroscience: Why Instagram Is So Bad For Teen Girls

on July 7, 2019 by

In the age of smartphones, social media, followers, and likes, reward-seeking behaviors in teens is increasingly associated with approval online. Instagram has…

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4 Things To Do When Starting A New Position

on July 5, 2019 by

I am a little anxious walking into this new role but so excited to see how God will work in this new…

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A Call To Teenagers To Be Free

on July 3, 2019 by

John Piper

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How To Talk To Young People About Doubt

on July 3, 2019 by

Dr. Kara Powell

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Becoming A Dad

on July 3, 2019 by

10 Things I wish someone had told me before fatherhood

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The First 60 Days Of A New Job

on June 25, 2019 by

Pray that I stick to these things as I begin to learn this new church culture and learn… just learn.