i am president of the Christian club at my school and we have had guest speakers come and give sermons every week so far this year.
got any ideas for a fun activity that can be done with a group of high school students to get them thinking about God
this has to be something we can do in our lunch period, just something quick and fun.
were not trying to convert non believers. our purpose is to give those Christians at the school, and anyone who is not, but is just curious, a place they can go to discuss and learn about God

PERMISSION SLIP

I, as Parent or Guardian, Give Permission for _________________________
(Student’s First and Last Name)

To Attend:

Glasgow church’s annual Camp Hebron youth trip!!!

Event Time: Friday, May 1, 2009 to Sunday, May 3, 2009.
(Registration and payments must be completed and turned in by March 21, 2009.)

May 1st we will first be meeting as usual in “The Loft.” At 4pm sharp. At 7pm we will depart to Camp Hebron.

1.Mode of Transportation: Glasgow’s Church Busses.

2.Students will leave from: May 1, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. and arrive at Camp Hebron at 9:30 p.m.

3.Students will return: May 3, 2009 at 10:30 p.m. at the Glasgow church parking lot.

4. Chaperones in Charge: Youth director Cindy Marx, Associate youth director Danielle Rabella, Counselors Mark Johnson, Katy Olverman, Sarah Clerk, Benita Johnson, Rick Marine, and Trisha Holmes.

Descriptions of the Activities are in the schedule. Any activities you do not wish for your child to portray in please describe below:

I do not give parental approval for my child to participate in the following activities:

______________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

YES NO

Student has permission to travel via Bus
to Camp Hebron. __________

Student has permission to participate in the following
Activities provided in the schedule?__________

I understand that my child will be obliged to abide by the Christian-Based Rules and by the Code of Discipline while participating in this field trip/program.

In the event of serious illness or injury to my child, I expressly consent to the administration of emergency medical care, if in the opinion of attending medical personnel, such action is advisable.

I have read this Permission Slip and understand its terms. I sign it voluntarily and with full knowledge of its significance.

Parent’s/Guardian’s Signature____________________________________________

Relationship to Minor___________________________________________________

Address _____________________________________________________________
StreetApt. #

________________________________________________________________

_________________ _______________ _________
City State Zip Code

Home Telephone #____________________

Cellular Telephone # ____________________

Work Telephone # ____________________

Alt Telephone # _______________________

I want to start a website that contains my various skills. I can do bookkeeping, build a computer, write business plans, interpret for the Deaf Christians, race relations motivation speakers, and my other talents. .I have a list of Christian friends who are in different business or trade.
In my site, I can help you find a solution or direct you to a person who does for a modest fee. Does anyone know of a good web-hosing company that provides good services and charges at an inexpensive price?

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Searching for a partner who is a Christian can be a bit like searching for a needle in a haystack. The main questions are where to go, whom to look for and should you even be searching for someone to begin with? These questions seem like very reasonable ones. Since we say that God knows everything and He sees all, certainly He will bring someone into our lives who is right for us at the right moment.

So then why use a Christian dating agency? Well, think of a scenario in which you sat at home all day long for your whole life, not going out to parties or church events anymore. That would result in you meeting with no one of the opposite gender with whom you might develop a friendship and perhaps even marry someday. Extreme as it may sound, this would be the logical result of not mixing with general public and engaging in social activities, making new associates and getting involved with a church.

In our opinion, getting involved with a church IS an excellent way to meet other Christian singles. But what happens if you are always on the move and need some help? Well, there is a possibility that your friends may invite you to parties or for evenings out with their friends who are single just to help you out a little. So I ask, what’s the distinction in getting help from the church or a friend to meet up with new people? It doesn’t really have to include dating, and getting a little help from a devoted Christian nun or Christian- owned dating and companionship service that dedicates itself to finding new Christian acquaintances is fine.

There is absolutely no dissimilarity. Yes, there is the shame of belonging to a Christian dating agency but let’s just forget about that. Just try. God likes people that DO, not people that DO NOT. It’s the old axiom about being easier to direct a ship that’s moving than one that stands still.

There is, however, one very significant thing: You should not consider a Christian dating agency as a shortcut to God’s plan for you. Use this service to interact with other people, make new acquaintances and practice making good relations. Don’t use it as a way to go on a lot of dates and see if one of them fits! Stay open to everything and feel the quiet word of God and see the magic of God. See where He is leading you, where He’s taking you , either to one person or to other good Christian associates. I believe that God would like you to have good Christian friends first more than anything else.

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Good Money, Bad Money

By: Patrick Roberts

About the Author

Patrick is an average Christ-seeker. His goal is to turn people to Jesus Christ. www.BooksByPatrick.com

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If money is an issue in western Christendom, then it is a heart issue. It would be best for us to seek Christ, learn His will for us in this area, obey, and move on.

As we pursue reconciliation in our money management, Christ will give us something more satisfying than weekly, religious numbing. He takes us as we are, walks alongside us and makes us into His own heavenly creations.

Christ’s general conclusion about money is: Don’t worry about it. Obey God right now and don’t worry about it. The less we worry about material wealth, the more our hearts will be aligned with Christ and His big picture.

As for you, Christ-seeker, whether or not you attend church regularly, don’t be discouraged by the well-meaning speaker from some third world country, who harps on the superiority of financial lowliness and the shamefulness of having stuff. By the time American churchgoers graduate high school, they have lost track of the times churchy speakers have used American affluence to try and shame them into action. How useless. Such guilt-tripping tactics rarely lead to diligent, Christ-seeking obedience.

A commonly-quoted statistic is that about 99.999% of the wealth is possessed by Americans, who make up approximately 0.002% of a world population of sixty-eight-bazillion. Yes even you, the student, or you, the struggling lower-middle-class person, even though it feels like you are struggling, you are actually living like a king (or queen) compared to the impoverished rest of the world. Most people’s reaction at this point is to feel overwhelmed by the suspicion that there is nothing you can do and therefore you go ahead and do nothing.

Toward the end of a missionary or church speaker’s message, his audience is riveted to every word he is saying. Each of his listeners sits immersed in the profundity of his experiences abroad, staring in silent awe of the elite, spiritual world to which this missionary or Christian speaker has access. I might think to myself, “Wow, this guy really knows his stuff, I can’t wait to hear what to do next…” And his conclusion would be that we, his affluent American audience, should do the only thing we can do: Give him (or his agency) money… oh yeah, and maybe pray. Of course he would mention prayer first, as a general rule. But it is a rare kind of missionary who spends much time organizing prayer meetings during his or her stateside visits.

A person needs a heavy dose of mental and spiritual sedation in order to accept the monetary requests of missionaries and pastors who just finished a sermon explaining why people should feel bad for possessing money. This is one of many clues that points toward an underlying lack of reconciliation within the western church, especially in regards to such headlining issues as “why you should tithe,” “supporting missions,” and “good Christian money management.”

Dismissal seems like the most logical reaction to this whirlwind of contradiction and confusion.

In spite of and because of everything, free-thinking Christ-seekers must decide once and for all whether they want anything to do with Christ. As for seekers who live within western culture, let them be convinced in the Lord whether or not the summation of their spiritual gifting is their unique ability to fill out checks accurately and with good timing. Can any follower of Christ have such an un-spiritual role in His Spirit-based kingdom? Can there be such a thing as spiritual delinquents who are still Christ-followers?

Westerners have more repentance to do than is conceivable to our human minds, I’m sure. But then again Christ’s goal for His church is that every member should be useful in some Spirit-based capacity, no matter what kind of obstacles they still have to overcome in His name.

However, the mediocrity of worldly wealth seems to follow westerners like a shadow of spiritual oppression. But then again, all humanity is equally, hopelessly lost without Christ. Apart from the conquering power of Christ, every person in the world is equally enslaved to sin, no matter what their particular sin preference.

As for us westerners, it remains for us to humble ourselves and view our love of wealth as a sinful obstruction, which is just as conquerable as every other sin that Christ is in the business of annihilating. We give ourselves too much credit by esteeming our sin beyond the reach of God’s grace. But rather, it is our business as Christ-followers to seek after holiness and humility to the point that we are completely dead to ourselves and living only so far as Christ lives in us.

In other words, our spiritual business will be successful to the extent that we buy into Christ rather than any deception that leads us to focus on ourselves.

by Patrick Roberts

This is an excerpt from To the Church of the West, Scattered Throughout the World. Find this book and similar articles at www.BooksByPatrick.com

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Is anyone good at history?

Which phrase describes the treatment blacks received in the years before World War II?
(Points: 1)
separate but equal

integrated and equal

separate and unequal

integrated but unequal

2. Which was a hardship African Americans experienced in the years preceding World War II?
(Points: 1)
segregation in schools and forced to live in ghettos

discrimination in employment and forced to live in the South

difficulty voting and segregation in schools

problems marrying one another and difficulty voting

3. What were blacks hoping for following their service in World War II?
(Points: 1)
separate but equal schools

an end to Jim Crow laws

more opportunities for military service

farm subsidies for sharecroppers

4. Which is one way that life changed for many black Americans following World War II?
(Points: 1)
The lure of jobs took many to the North.

Farming in the South improved with better weather.

Housing segregation began to end.

Opportunities in the West increased migration there.

5. Whose actions challenged the racial status quo before 1950?
(Points: 1)
Eugene Connor and John F. Kennedy

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Malcom X

Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Harry Truman and Jackie Robinson

6. Which organization worked to improve the situation for blacks in the 1940s?
(Points: 1)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

Black Panthers

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

7. What was the outcome of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education?
(Points: 1)
Blacks could attend any public or private white school if they chose to.

Racial culture in the South quickly changed.

Public schools that separated students by race had to make changes.

The federal government now had a basis for the regulation and control of education.

8. What did blacks hope to gain by boycotting the buses in Montgomery, Alabama?
(Points: 1)
They wanted to see the fares go down so they could afford to ride.

They thought they would be arrested and the publicity would help their cause.

They hoped to use economic pressure to end segregation on the buses.

They wanted the Montgomery Bus Company to begin transporting students to public schools.

9. Which is an example of white resistance to desegregation?
(Points: 1)
proposing a Constitutional amendment to legalize segregation

closing public schools and providing private school vouchers to white parents

boycotting black-owned hotels and restuarants

sending the poorest white students into black schools

10. How did the federal government respond when the governor of Arkansas refused to allow black students to enroll in Little Rock’s Central High School?
(Points: 1)
President Eisenhower sent federal troops to escort and protect the students.

The federal government deferred to the rights of the state.

President Eisenhower met with the governor who then allowed the students to enroll.

The federal government reminded the governor that admission was a decision for the local school system, not the state.

11. What was one technique used by black and white activists to call attention to their demands?
(Points: 1)
picketing the White House and the Capitol

withholding rent from landlords

bus trips through the South promoting civil rights

boycotting sporting events

12. Use the information in the box and your knowledge to answer the question that follows.

What was King’s dream?

(Points: 1)
equality for all

freedom for blacks

a meeting of the minds

an understanding among religions

13. Use the information in the box and your knowledge to answer the question that follows.

Which of the following advertisements would have been illegal after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

(Points: 1)
A

B

C

D

14. Why did SNCC and CORE send hundreds of volunteers south during the Freedom Summer campaigns?
(Points: 1)
to challenge Jim Crow laws that kept blacks segregated from whites

to spread the message of “black power” to young blacks across the South

to help register hundreds of thousands of black voters in Mississippi

to protest Johnson’s Great Society programs in Alabama

15. Medicare, Medicaid, Head Start, and food stamps were _________.
(Points: 1)
ideas King came up with to lift urban African Americans out of poverty

part of Johnson’s War on Hunger

provisions of the Civil Rights A

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Does anyone know of any good Christian speakers?

Does anyone know of any good Christian speakers? Like just a good speaker who talks about Christian related stuff. Just like a youngish type person.