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Scouting Ideals: Merely Experiential or an Educational Approach?

[NOTE:  this is part four of a mini-series on the “methods of scouting” — the introduction can be found by clicking HERE.] As a Method used to achieve the Aims of Scouting, “Scouting Ideals” uses our Oath, Law, Slogan, Motto and … Continue reading

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Christianity & the Culture Conference – March 1-2, 2013

On March 1st and 2nd, the first Christianity and the Culture (C&C) Conference will be held in Northern New Jersey.  The content and speakers come from Worldview Academy, and the sessions will be held at First Baptist Church of Hackensack.  North … Continue reading

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A Christian Alternative to Scouts?

UPDATED – February 24, 2014 As a homeschooling family, we’ve been to a lot of homeschool conferences and done our share of networking on the internet at forums, through web sites and blogs.  One conversation that continually wrinkles my forehead and causes … Continue reading

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Devotional – What is a “good turn?”

Boy Scouts of America has a slogan – “Do a good turn daily.” A “Good Turn” may seem an odd phrase in 2012 since it is a quaint, old-fashioned expression that really just means a good deed or a favor. … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Meeting (11/12/2012)

Tonight, First Baptist Church of Hackensack is hosting the annual NJHSA (Homeschooler) meeting in the main sanctuary. Like last year’s service project, we’ve been asked if we can arrive early (i.e. between 6:30 and 7:00 p. m.) to: Help set up … Continue reading

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Churches’ scout troops teach children & youth value of service – Florida Baptist Witness

Here’s a link to a nice article about how local churches are leveraging the scouting program to benefit young men and their local communities through service efforts: [Link] Churches’ scout troops teach children & youth value of service – Florida … Continue reading

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