Tag Archives: youth groups

Reaching the Modern-Day Fatherless

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America, one out of three children in America, now live in biological father-absent homes.  Boys with missing dads grow up with many obstacles in their way — this isn’t to … Continue reading

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“How to Lead Young Men” (Re-blog)

Reblog from Resurgence.com A friend shared an article titled “How to Lead Young Men“.  I thought it was really excellent even though it was very brief. http://theresurgence.com/2012/10/10/how-to-lead-young-men From the article: The decisions that young Christian men make will ultimately lead … Continue reading

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“Holy Huddles, Batman!”

About two weeks ago, I heard the phrase “Holy Huddle” for the first time in my life. It was described in a blog article as a group of Christians who band together in order to isolate themselves from the day-to-day … Continue reading

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Jamboree – Community Service

http://www.statejournal.com/story/22853170/community-service-ceo-boy-scout-service-project-unlike-any-other This BSA National Jamboree will be loaded with fun events and challenging adventures, but it will also promote community service in a very real way.  Scouts attending the Jambo will complete more than 350 specific community service projects in … Continue reading

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Advice to Christians and Churches Involved in Boy Scouts – Reformation21 Blog

Link to article — Advice to Christians and Churches Involved in Boy Scouts – Reformation21 Blog. I think blog articles, like the one linked to above, help people catch their breath, stop and pray before making rash decisions.  Unfortunately, there are … Continue reading

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Adult Association: Practicing Being “Grown-Up”

[NOTE:  this is part three of a mini-series on the “methods of scouting” — the introduction can be found by clicking HERE.] One of the eight scouting methods is titled “Adult Association” and focuses on the healthy development of boys by … Continue reading

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