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1 Samuel 14:1, 6-7  “Now it came to pass upon a day, that Jonathan the son of Saul said unto the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over to the Philistines’ garrison, that is on the other side. But he told not his father.” “And Jonathan said to the young…

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Name That Tune

Psalm 40:3 “And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall se it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.”         Years ago there was a game show where contestants would have to tell you the name of a song after a certain…

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Build Your Core

Luke 9:1-2,10-11, 28 In this passage of Scripture there are three different groups of people. You have a group of outer followers, the 5,000 men (vs. 10-11,14). Secondly, you have the followers of Christ who were faithful at all times. These are the 12 disciples we know by name (vs. 1-2). Thirdly, you have the…

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NCGC Youth Track

Youth Pastors, Youth Workers, and Parents are invited to attend this years Youth Track at the National Church Growth Conference. The Youth Track is designed to encourage, help, and answer questions about Youth Groups. We have asked Bro. Mick Hall from Bourbonnais, Illinois; Bro. Danny Ortiz from Frederick, Maryland; and Bro. William Davis from Lexington,…

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It Begins With A Burden

Have you ever hear someone say, “I just don’t feel like it”, “I’m not about that life”, “That’s just not my thing”. One of the most discouraging parts of this generation is a lack of being burdened. Even amongst those involved and serving the Lord, there is an absence of a burden. While many attend, send,…

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In Search of a Heart

       Nehemiah 2:12 “And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.” Jerusalem was in ruins. The gates…

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Is Your Gauge Broken?

Ruth 1:21 “I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?” I had wrecked my car and one of my awesome uncles gave me a new car. Okay… maybe not a new car.…

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Getting Teens to Camp

1. Be excited about going to camp. 2. Begin announcing about camp early. 3. Talk to them personally about going to camp. 4. Talk about the fun things at camp. 5. Have work projects for them to earn their way. It will always mean more and build the excitement when they have to work for…

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We Are Free Indeed.

John 8:32 “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” On July 4, 1776, America became a free country, but there is greater freedom than the freedom we enjoy as Americans. We have freedom in Jesus Christ. He promised to make us free indeed. In 1961 I went to West Germany,…

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