Monthly Archives: May 2007

Last Friday, my family and I headed for Branson, MO. If you have never been to Branson, it is like the entertainment capital of the world. There are shows, galleries, shops galore and great eating. Anyway, every summer right before … Continue reading

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The Secret

Have any of you heard of “The Secret?” I began watching the DVD the other night, and well the basic premise is this notion of the Law of Attraction, that if you believe something good, or have positive thoughts your … Continue reading

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The Core Realites of Youth Ministry

This is a must read book by Mile Yaconelli about the Core Realites of Youth Ministry. For those of you that don’t know the Core Foundation and the Core Realities are: 1. Core Foundation: The Bible Biblical truth is God breathed … Continue reading

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our family of 5

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church-goer or christian?

I saw this video over at Trey Morgan’s site and thought it to good not to share with you here:

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defining your core

About a year ago in a grad class at LCU, actually it was a youth ministry class, we discussed a lot of theology. Interesting concept, that theology and youth ministry go hand in hand. One of the questions we considered … Continue reading

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2 Thessalonians 1:3, we read these words, “we ought to always thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love everyone of you has for each other is increasing.” Can … Continue reading

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Transactional Analysis and Leadership

In the previous post, I mentioned a TA workshop I had the privilege of sitting through with Dr. Ray Quiet. Dr. Quiet taught at Southeastern in Ada, OK for some 38 years and is now in private practice. I thought … Continue reading

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Transactional Analysis

I sat through a parent and leadership seminar this past weekend with Dr. Ray Quiet. The premise of the seminar dealt with Transactional Analysis. TA is the idea that all of us have three ego states, the Parent, The Adult … Continue reading

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It ain’t the Atkins diet

A little over a year ago, I weighed around 220 lbs. I was uncomfortable, had no energy and well, extremely inactive. Today, I have lost nearly 40 pounds and have a little more to go. What is the key to … Continue reading

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