Monthly Archives: July 2004

Family Musings

I am approaching my one year anniversary of youth ministry at Chisholm Trail, and well, I’m loving it. Now granted the last year hasn’t been a walk in the park, but it’s been educational, and pregnant with oppurtunities that I … Continue reading

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What I am reading

I just finished a book titled, Toxic Faith. Written by Stephen Arterburn and Jack Felton, it brings the reader into the world of religious addiction. I had never considered religion to be an addiction. Sure I knew of cults, and … Continue reading

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Mow your grass!

I try to keep my lawn mowed. Due to a busy youth ministry and the hectic summer traveling schedule, my lawn at times was wild. However, I have a neighbor whose yard looks like the Amazon jungle. If I let my … Continue reading

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Politics

I have debated whether or not blogs are the right place for political debate. It seems with some of the blogs I have purposefully read, and others by accident, that the blogosphere is used to rant and rave about anything. … Continue reading

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What’s it mean to be spiritual?

Why I don’t have all the answers to above question, I have observed some spiritual people and some not so spiritual people? Maybe the better question is what’s it mean to be a Christian. Unfortunately, 2000 years of using the … Continue reading

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Mission Trip ’04

My youth group and I just returned from our first mission trip together. I don’t know how one defines success on a mission trip. But, if your group of kids is supposed to gel, if the chaperones are supposed to … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School

By it’s very name it leaves me wondering, “who is on vacation?” I wish I knew, for the director of our church’s VBS (your’s truly), preparation for this event is no vacation. The last few days have been rather hectic, … Continue reading

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