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“In the game of basketball, the basket is set at 10 feet above the floor. For the game to be regulation, the rim is hung at this stationary height-the same height in any gym or on any playground around the world. But not every court is regulation.

You can purchase a basketball goal that sits in your driveway and has an adjustable height. This type of goal lets you raise and lower the basket according to your preference or your height so that even the shortest person can experience the thrill of slamming the ball through the hoop.

God has a standard. He has a goal. His kingdom is that goal. Yet many men have lowered His standard and then congratulated themselves for being able to dunk the ball. The results of this lowered standard affect many more people than just the men on the court. They affect us all. They show up in our country, our culture, and our world. It takes only a cursory glance around our homes, churches, communities, and globe to discover that men-maybe even most men-have missed the goal to live as kingdom men.”

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There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.

Rob Myers

There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.

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That’s right. You’re not going to like it because it’s going to require you to do something personally, as opposed to shouting for the government, or anyone to “do something!”

You ready? Here it is:

“Notice those around you who seem isolated, and engage them.”

If every one of us did this we’d have a culture that was deeply committed to ensuring no one was left lonely. And make no mistake, as I’ve written before loneliness is what causes these shooters to lash out. People with solid connections to other people don’t indiscriminately fire guns at strangers.

I know what you’re thinking. That’s never going to work because no one is going to make the effort to connect with the strange kid sitting by himself at lunch each day. No one is going to reach out to…

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Weekly Youth Bible Questions

“Godly Fear” – Luke 12:4-5 – Sermon 6/12/2016

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“The Valley of Dry Bones” – Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Sermon 5/15/2016

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“The value of Godly mothers” – Luke 11:27-28 – Sermon 5/8/2016

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“How God’s love overcomes indifference” – Luke 10:33-37 – Sermon 5/1/2016

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Click for worksheet 4/29 Friday Youth fellowship The parable of the sower

“Small Man, Big God” – Jeremiah 1:5-7 – Sermon 4/17/2016

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“Reaching your destiny by overcoming your fears” – Luke 9:57-62 – Sermon 4/10/2016

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“Heart Status” – Luke 8:1-15 – Sermon 4/3/2016

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“The Samaritan woman” – John 4:10 – Sermon 2/28/2016

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“Led by the Spirit – Luke 4:1-13 – Sermon 2/21/2016

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“Preparing a Heart for Jesus” – Luke 3:1-22 – Sermon 2/14/2016

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“Life in the Vine” – John 15:1-7 – Sermon 1/10/2016

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“While I’m waiting” – Ephesian 6 : 10-17 – Sermon 1/3/2016

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“A Strange Way to Save the World” – Luke 1 : 26-38, 46-55 – Sermon 12/6/2015

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“Biblical Interpretation Part 2” – 2 Timothy 2:15 – Sermon 11/29/2015

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“The Best Time to Serve God” –Ecclesiastes 12:1 – Sermon 11/15/2015

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