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Life Of A Disciple In The World 8- The Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 8: Gluttony- Super Size It! Core Teaching:            Gluttony is the sin of overindulgence.  Usually with food.  It is trying to feed the hunger of our souls with the body’s food. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the 7th Deadly Sin, Gluttony.  WARNING: There may be a few ...

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Are You Certified?

Are You Certified? The Youthworker Movement just participated in a 2-day consultation at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) in Nashville along with representatives from 10 UMC Seminaries and 3 Colleges and Universities that offer 1 or more of the classes to be certified in one of the ten specialized ministries.  Persons can be certified in: Ministry ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 7- Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

The Life of a Disciple in the World 7 Deadly Sins Session 7: Lust- Salt For Thirst Core Teaching:            Lust is the best known sin.  It is deceptive, because it is not just a sin of action, but also of thoughts.  Giving in to lust is abusing God’s good gift of Human Sexuality. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the ...

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Life of a Disciple In The World 6- Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 6: Greed- The Fire To Acquire Core Teaching:            Greed is a Major Sin that runs wild in today’s world.  The love of money produces all sorts of evil.  Jesus teaches that the greedy accumulation of things is a rejection of dependency on God. Session Goals:            This session ...

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Want to Understand the Teenage Brain?

Gracing the cover of this month’s National Geographic magazine is “The New Science of the Teenage Brain,” a headline the result of years of research on teenage brain development.  It attempts to answer the age-old question about teenage risky behavior, “What on Earth was he doing?” As a person who works with and loves teenagers, what do you need to know ...

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Life Of A Disciple In The World 4

The Seven Deadly Sins Session 4: Anger- Hearts Frozen Into Fists Core Teaching:            Anger causes us to sin.  We all get Angry.  Mature Christians deal with Anger differently. Session Goals:            This session focuses on the 3rd Deadly Sin, Anger.  Students should be able to identify Anger in their own lives, see how the Bible says to deal with our Anger, ...

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YouthWorker Movement Building a Youth Disciple Online Opportunity

  Charles Harrison meets with Bishop and Julia Wilke, authors of Disciple, as design efforts are underway to build a totally online Disciple group experience for youth. The scheduled roll-out of Youth Disciple Online has facilitator training open beginning February 1, 2012, and youth groups starting up when ready after August 1, 2012. Moving Youth Disciple to an online format is a real ReThink Church moment ...

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Articulating Faith

ARTICULATING FAITH: Thoughts on “What do you believe? American Teenagers, Spirituality, and Freedom of Religion,” a video by Sarah Feinbloom Written by Amy Valdez Barker   “A compelling educational peacemaking film without being didactic, sectarian, or doctrinaire. Every public school, congregation and youth program in the country should have a copy of it.”   Rev. Paul Chaffee, Director Interfaith Center ...

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The Life of a Disciple in the World 2

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 2: Pride- The Root of Sin Core Teaching: Pride in the “core” of the Deadly Sins.  We are all affected by it.  It can be THE major barrier to Salvation. Session Goals: This session focuses on the first of the Seven Deadly Sins, Pride.  Students should receive ...

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The Life of a Disciple In The World 1

The Seven Deadly Sins Session 1: Taking Sin Seriously Core Teaching: We were created in God’s image but God’s intention for us has been disfigured by sin.  Human nature was created good, but at the deepest levels, it has been marred by Sin. Session Goals: This session is an introduction to the Seven Deadly Sins.  It focuses on what Sin ...

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