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Day: November 3, 2014

You are not what you do . . .

Ministry on the front lines with young people is filled with ups and downs. But our success and/or failures as a youth workers don’t form our identity. Our identity comes from Him who calls us “beloved.”

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Ken Loyer ~ Are We Having Communion Today?

“We experience the presence of Christ in many ways, but none more special, more intimate, more truly satisfying than in what is variously called Holy Communion, the Lord’s Supper, or simply the Eucharist. Whatever name we use for it, this is a meal of God’s grace that Christ has prepared for us. For it is here, as we respond in faith to his invitation, that he feeds our souls with the bread of life that endures forever. It is here, as we believe in him, that our spiritual thirst is quenched. It is here, as we partake of the bread and cup of the Lord’s Supper, that we can say: the bread that we break is a sharing in the body of Christ, and the cup over which we give thanks is a sharing in the blood of Christ. It is here, in this holy meal, where God satisfies the deepest hunger and thirst of the human heart.”

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Why Youth Ministry is Our Future

Far from being the less gospel-centered ministry in the local church, Jeremy Steele argues that youth ministry is usually the exemplary model of incarnation and contextualization. Read today’s post as a response to last week’s article, “Why Youth Ministry is a Misnomer.”

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