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Lenten Devotional- Day 3

Living in the Most High’s shelter, camping in the Almighty’s[a] shade,  I say to the Lord, “You are my refuge, my stronghold! You are my God—the one I trust!” -Psalm 91: 1-2 Common English Bible 3 Years ago, I had an opportunity to take my youth group on a Canoeing and Camping Weekend. We had our plans all laid out, our ...

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Would You Give Up Your Bed Tonight … If Doing So Could Change Someone’s Life?

Sleep Out for Youth Oasis   Imagine you are twelve to seventeen years old and you have nowhere to sleep tonight.  Imagine that you haven’t had a proper meal in a very long time.  That is exactly the thing we asked nineteen teens from the Baton Rouge District of the Louisiana Annual Conference to do on Friday, March 27th.  We ...

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Promise 2: A Promise for Retreat and Reflection

Here’s the deal about a covenant. It’s an agreement between two parties – both sides have to give something for it to work.  So last week I introduced the first promise from the We Love Our Youth Worker (WLOYW) covenant – the church’s promise to pray for its youth worker and the youth ministry.  I don’t want to overlook that ...

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