Parents, Let’s Guide Our Children into Church. Church, Let’s Receive Our Youth Well.

Some say "It takes a village to raise a child." I may not completely agree with this statement and it's common applications, but I do think it points to a basic developmental reality sometimes overlooked or under-appreciated by the Church: Community shapes youth.  Community is powerful. It is powerful because it is partnership. A community …

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Designed for Purity – Session 1: Introduction (Notes)

We live in a sexual world.  God created sex; it’s good, it’s for marriage, it’s enjoyable, and it’s useful for procreation Sin breaks God’s order; humans, relationships, marriages, and sex are now tools of rebellion. This study is an effort to look at our current surroundings and then ground ourselves in what the Bible says …

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