Monthly Archives: February 2012

Four Facts About Sex We Can’t Hush—FACT 3

“How far can I go?” That’s the most common question youth workers hear when they speak to Christian students about sex. Young people in the church have heard Bible verses about “fornication” or “sexual immorality.” They’ve heard us teach that … Continue reading

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Four Facts About Sex We Can’t Hush—FACT 2

We’re on day three of “5 Days of Sex” in my blog. Day one I wrote about why we need to talk to our teens and tweens about sex. Day two I kicked off the Four Facts About Sex We … Continue reading

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Four Facts About Sex We Just Can’t Hush- FACT 1

Yesterday I kicked off “5 Days of Sex” in my blog, and the point was simple: we need to talk with our kids about sex. Yes, even our middle school kids. Scratch that—especially our middle school kids! In yesterday’s blog … Continue reading

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Shhhh! Don’t Talk About Sex

SEX! It’s a subject that Christian parents and youth workers don’t talk about enough with our kids, and so for the next 5 days I’m going to talk about… talking about it! A couple weeks ago I was speaking at … Continue reading

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The Wrong Speaker

A few days ago we had a little contest where I provided you with my Top-10 list of How You Know You’ve Hired the Wrong Camp Speaker. Except, I only provided you with the top 9, and offered the new … Continue reading

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Westmont

This week has been a week of travel with my family. My 16-year-old daughter Alyssa is looking at colleges, and this week we visited the college I attended, Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. It was fun visiting the school … Continue reading

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Top-10 Ways You Know You’ve Hired the Wrong Camp Speaker

It’s time for a fun little contest. I need your help finishing my TOP-10 list, and the person who submits the best answer will receive a copy of The Skit Guys’ new Skits That Teach Volume 2, a great little … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Millennials Who Lead Older Generations

GUEST POST from Tom McKee, president and founder of VolunteerPower.com. Tom speaks and trains, equipping volunteer managers around the U.S. He co-authored the book, The New Breed with me– he’s the true brains behind the book. But most importantly, he’s … Continue reading

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Ashley and I

A few weeks ago I shared with you how my youngest daughter Ashley doesn’t think I’m funny anymore. It’s not that we don’t laugh together any more… we do all the time. Ashley has just proven to be my toughest … Continue reading

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Every Couple Should Know

Kiss while stuck in traffic Eat cookie dough in bed once a year …both great ideas! (Mental note: try both with Lori today!) These ideas are from the mind of  Doug Fields. In the last year I’ve been getting to know … Continue reading

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