Darin Stevens shares: Tidiness and Influence

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Darin Stevens shares: Tidiness and Influence

Updated: 9 May 2013 | Posted by: dstevens

“By this all men will know that you are good youth workers…if you keep the youth room clean” Like many of you, we get the opportunity to do a lot of youth work in the local secondary school.  On a weekly basis we provide lunch-time clubs, we walk around the school grounds building relationships and […]

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Darin Stevens shares: A Teenager’s First Prayer

Updated: 23 Nov 2012 | Posted by: dstevens

One of the joys – and challenges – of working with teenagers is helping them to experience God in the normal places of life.  Non-churched young people often assume that ‘God’ is that thing people do at a church building on Sunday morning.  Those more familiar with church often assume, “If I want to connect […]

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Spiritual Conversation Starters–Reply with Your Ideas! by Darin Stevens

Updated: 2 Apr 2012 | Posted by: dstevens

One of the most important and basic skills of personal evangelism is the ability to turn normal conversations into spiritual ones–ones that lead to talking about a person’s background, beliefs and experiences with God.  Some people are naturally better at this than others, but it is a skill that can be developed over time as well.  […]

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Make a Note by Joy Stevens

Updated: 18 Oct 2011 | Posted by: jstevens

My husband and I have a box in our home called our “anchor box”.  It’s filled with small objects, scraps of paper, and a big stack of written notes.  We call it our “anchor box” because it’s a physical record of significant things God has done in our lives as well as written notes that […]

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6 questions to ask myself about finding adult volunteers by Darin Stevens

Updated: 8 Dec 2010 | Posted by: dstevens

This is a continuation of Darin’s article from last week. What is my picture of a great volunteer? If it’s someone in their 20’s with a great haircut and maybe even a piercing or tattoo or two, think again.  The adult leaders who had the biggest impact in my life were in their 40’s, 50’s […]

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