Posts Tagged ‘life’

How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence

Post a Comment » Written on November 13th, 2013     
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Harvey_How_Long_cover_1I’m also cautious of the dudes who hang on the corner… But I can’t snap on them like that because I don’t know what they got. Plus I get kind of scared when I tell them no because I don’t


Ed’s Story – A 7-Film Series about Hope

Post a Comment » Written on October 14th, 2013     
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This is Ed Dobson.

He has an amazing story of hope that has reached around the world. Please take two minutes out of your day to learn about his story.

Ed’s Story is our story. Diagnosed with ALS and given



The art of story telling

Post a Comment » Written on June 19th, 2013     
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It was Wednesday afternoon during CHIC 2012 and I just got the call that every youth worker doesn’t want to hear while at CHIC. A mother of two of my students was calling to tell me that her husband was …


Speak Their Language? Looking for Common Ground

Post a Comment » Written on June 17th, 2013     
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Blog by Dave Sippel – Senior Consultant and Director of Connections

I visited an amazing church recently. I had the opportunity to lead 15 focus groups over the course of 3 days. I was there to help this church raise



It Starts with 100 Million

Post a Comment » Written on June 10th, 2013     
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Since launching the YouVersion Bible App on July 10, 2008 with one simple mission: to help people make the Bible a daily part of their life. God has brought about some pretty amazing growd9f442ec8654c767aa5be047_150x150th in those five years, and …


How Do We Get Teenagers To Read The Bible More?

Have you ever asked yourself this question?

Well I sure have, constantly! I am a mother of a teenager, a very sweet one at that. But will he sit down and read the bible on a daily basis? No, not



CKC Children’s Video

A new video from Covenant Kids Congo is now available for children. The video details how community development works through Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision. Demonstrating how God works through us to build a community as local leaders …


Growing youth ministry

Post a Comment » Written on January 30th, 2013     
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I have said it before and will say it again, We LOVE our Youth Pastors!!

So lets welcome Jim Murphy, Pastor of Student Life Covenant Church, Bemidji

to the blogging world: www.OntheGrowingEdge.com

Check out his blog – he will share



A Journey of Discovery

A Journey of Discovery by Addition, Subtraction and Introspection

Lent is the time in the Christian year that leads us to Easter and our celebration of the resurrection of Jesus.

This isn’t just another devotional book. This is a guide



Scholarship for Undocumented Students

Undocumented students planning to attend (or continue attending) a 2 or 4 year college in the fall of 2013 may apply for an Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship. The Fund offers scholarships of $2,000 towards an Associate’s degree and $6,000 towards