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June 20, 2019

Last night we spent some time enjoying the nice weather, and then we spent time worshipping the Lord together. I called last night “senior night” because we had our seniors come and share with the group some encouragements (and we celebrated them, too)! We only had two of our seniors that were able to make […]

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June 6, 2019

Last night we took a break from our normal routine and watched “The Case for Christ” together! If you haven’t seen it, or read the book, it’s a story about an investigative journalist who tries disprove the resurrection of Jesus Christ (the lynchpin of the Christian faith). While investigating, he asks many scholars tough questions […]

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May 30, 2019

Last night we joined up with the Laurelwood Baptist Church and the Journey Church youth groups for a joint night of worship, and fellowship. We started by spending some time talking about how, although we attend different churches, we all worship one God. Our God is the one that unifies us as His church, not […]

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May 23, 2019

Middle School: This week, the middle school crew wrapped up the series called “I’m Gifted” in which they talked about how God gives spiritual gifts to His people for the purpose of impacting other people’s lives. They discussed the importance of partnering with Jesus, and partnering with other Christ followers in order to serve one […]

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May 17, 2019

Middle School: This week, the middle school crew continued talking about spiritual gifts, this week focusing on how to develop our spiritual giftings. Ryan Donovan led the group through 1 Peter 4:10-11, which talks about using our spiritual gifts to serve one another! That’s why we’re given giftings, and that’s why we want to develop them […]

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May 9, 2019

Middle School: The middle school group has started a new 3-week series in which they’ll be exploring the topic of Spiritual Gifts – what they are, why God gives them, and how we know which gifting God has given us. In starting off, the students looked at Romans 12:3-8, in which Paul tells us that […]

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April 25, 2019

Middle School: This week, the middle school crew wrapped up its last of a 3 week series on seeing scripture as more than just an ancient book, but as being a unified story that points to Jesus. This week, they talked through Acts 8:26-38 in which Philip shares insight and knowledge of the Scriptures with […]

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April 11, 2019

Middle School: Currently, the middle school group is in a short series on the importance of scripture and how it tells one unified story. Last night specifically, the students spent their time in in Luke 24:13-34 in which Jesus talks to some of his followers after his resurrection (but hides his identity from them). The […]

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March 28, 2019

Middle School: This week we started a new three-week series titled “More Than the Red Letters.” The goal is to help the students to discover connections and ties between the Old Testament, and the New Testament. This week, we focused particularly on how the Old Testament points to Jesus. The group read through Isaiah 9:2-7, […]

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March 21, 2019

Middle School: This week was the last of a three week series in the book of Romans. Last night, the conversation focused on the importance of loving genuinely, giving generously, and serving enthusiastically. All of these things can and should naturally flow from us when we’re following Jesus and centering our lives on him. All […]

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March 14, 2019

Middle School: This week, the MS crew spent their teaching time in Romans 5 as Ryan Donovan talked about friendship with God in Jesus Christ. The group started off by using a fun illustration about superhero’s and villains, and the differences between them. Ryan related God to the superhero, or “the good guy,” and us […]

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March 7, 2019

Middle School: This week, the group began a 3-week lesson that’s focused on exploring the book of Romans. As you know, Romans is awesome and packed with theological truths that are complex and, at times, hard to fully grasp. But, by taking some small bites over the next couple of weeks, I’m hopeful that the students […]

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