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What Is Advent?

Hide-an-seek was my favorite game growing up. The strategy of securing the perfect hiding place, the frantic scurry to hide, the thrill of the count, holding my breath as I heard the seeker getting closer … it was almost...

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The Way is the Goal – Free Advent Series

It is the most wonderful time of the year, and often times the busiest. Don’t let this Advent get away from you with out taking this opportunity to make it radically different. Join us for “The Way is the...

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How to Register for Parent Life

Welcome to our new Parent Life Website! We are excited for you to get started. Registering is easy. Go to LTParentLife.com/Register Enter your access code. If you are a youth minister, this is the same as the username you use...

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The One Bible Verse I Always Pray With

There is no question I receive more from people online or at events than “Hey Mark, what’s your favorite Bible verse?” Of course, questions about whether or not Matt Maher has more gray hair than I do come in...

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Her Fiat Pierced My Heart

Mary is the person that always points me in the direction of her Son. I haven’t always had a big devotion to our Blessed Mother Mary. Growing up, I knew who she was, and I prayed my Hail Marys,...

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I Really Had No Idea I Would Be In This Much Trouble

Just as middle school youth are growing physically, they are also changing intellectually, emotionally, and behaviorally.It is important to remember that a cognitive trait present in most middle school youth is that they are not concerned with the future,...

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You Cannot NOT Communicate

Couple’s communication is about 7% words, about 38% tone of voice, and about 55% non-verbal, and happens at a blinding speed. In essence, you cannot NOT communicate. If you are together, it happens. And if a couple cannot communicate...

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Sex Can Be A Daunting Topic

My parents had two methods of teaching me: preparative and reactive. The first was taught to avoid an issue, e.g., “Look both ways before crossing the street.” The latter was taught after an experience...

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A Year of No Spending

The calling started somewhere between wanting to keep Christmas sacred and desiring to grow our family in an ever shrinking house. We wanted to move and improve, but everything centered around the title youth minister can make that hard...

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