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The Famine Blog

Archive for the ‘Youth Leader Stories’ Category

Fasting From Yourself

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Matt Williams When I hear the word fasting, I immediately think “No Food”.  I also. . .

Postcard from Paris

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Mark Oestreicher, The Youth Cartel Last week I was in Paris, along with 50 youth. . .

Local Focus? Global Focus? Let’s say “and”… not “or”

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Ross Carper Because of our youth ministry’s enthusiasm about the 30 Hour Famine, there are. . .

Life is messy, complicated, and funny

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Emily Capes, Director of Youth Ministries, Lebanon FUMC Life is messy. And complicated. And funny. I sat on a. . .

Not your typical training event

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Shawn Kiger, Wright’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Ladysmith, Virginia Last November I had the opportunity. . .

Close to Home

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Rocky Supinger The first red plastic cheese spreader I spotted didn’t really get to me,. . .

30 Hours Equals Yearlong Emphasis and Life Long Change

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Brian Mateer If you’re like me, when I am selecting events for an already busy. . .

What Happened Today

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Brooklyn Lindsey My day started with a text from a friend, she’s an awesome teacher.. . .

Feed My Sheep

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Matt Joldersma, Lake Wales, Florida It says “pastor” on many of our business cards, our. . .

The Youth Ministry Mirror: We All Need A Tribe

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Ross Carper, Director of SHIFT_jrhi Middle School Community, First Presbyterian Church Spokane If you’re a youth worker. . .