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Minecraft Bible Study Update

I am re-teaching Faithcraft at our church so while I am doing that I am redoing the videos and such and making them a little more useful for you guys. I am adding 2 more weeks and changing the order of the weeks a bit. I am also making 3 video devotions for each week […]

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Make Your Own Foam Party

Over the years I have come up with many different youth ideas. Most of them are epic, I mean, epic ideas, but when I start to think about all of the stuff that it takes to make them come to reality I realize that they probably aren’t the best use of my time. At my […]

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Youth Group Lesson Plan: Gross, Weird, True

Download Gross, Weird, True Complete (ZIP) Download Gross, Weird, True Non-Editable (ZIP) (Does not include Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign files) Download Gross, Weird, True Lessons (PDF)  Gross, Weird, True is a 4-week youth group Bible study that looks at some of the strange stories and commands in the Bible. It includes instructions on how to incorporate […]


 
 

 
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The Song Movie Review

As a pastor from time to time I get emails inviting me to some new faith based (or faith near or want a church audience based) movie preview event. Most of the time they are in other cities, but The Song was playing in my town...
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The Song





Our Review 4 / 5 - Very Good
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I Am Mining Coal

Part of what I wanted to do for our Faithcraft Bible study was to come up with a song (I had a vision of 3 songs, but only got around to writing one) that would use Minecraft elements while also having a Christian message. My s...
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Minecraft Bible Study: Searching for Treasure

I have been working on expanding the Faithcraft Bible Study into a 6 week study. Honestly it is a bit of a stretch at 6 weeks. The overall idea that we are having fun playing Minecraft and talking about it at church gets a litt...
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Searching for Treasure Activity

This is the activity we did during the second week of Faithcraft (our new Minecraft Bible Study). You can find out more information about that here. Searching for Treasure Archeology Dig The Main Idea: You will be creating a pl...
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