Double-Dog-Dare-A-Thon

Guest post from OneLife Students Director Cole Liles! Double Dog Dare-a-thon is just 2 days away, and I’m so excited that I could just pop. If you haven’t heard about Double Dog Dare-a-thon, then here’s a quick recap for all the middle and high school students out there: You invite

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Stop Giving Out Halloween Candy

This is one of the most read blogs in the history of our site, so let’s re-explore this topic with a few timely edits! Stop passing out Halloween Candy! That’s right, I said it. Like any good pastor would, right?! Well, not so fast… Some would say Christians shouldn’t celebrate

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Security at Church

Not long ago, my wife Harrison went to get our kids from Kid City after a Sunday morning service had ended. But she couldn’t get back to our kids’ classrooms. The security team wouldn’t let her. I still had our security tag that families must have to get in the

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To VBS or not to VBS

Summer is here! For many of our kids, that means staying up a little later and sleeping in a little longer. For some, it means extra time outside and splashing around in the pool. For others, it means it’s time for VBS.That leads to a question that we hear this

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Social Media Fast and Challenge

We’re all guilty of it. That desire to post about the things that happen in our lives so that maybe – just maybe – it will get a like or a share. There are the photos of our amazing, coolest in the world children who have their own hashtag. There are

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Jesus is #1!

Preschool Parent Cue JESUS IS #1 Basic Truth: Jesus wants to be my friend forever. Key Question: Who is the best? Bottom Line: Jesus is the best! Memory Verse: “God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son.” – John 3:16 Bible Story: Peter the Rock –

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Sex and Sexuality: Resources

Use these resources as next steps to Part 2 of #TrendingSeries that dealt with Jesus’s view of sex and sexuality. LISTEN TO THE SERMON: Do you have other resources in mind?! Please share those in the comments below!

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Five Things For Every OneLifer on Easter

Tomorrow is the biggest day of the year for Christians all over the world and for our church! Here are five things I want every OneLifer to do to make this the best Easter ever! Come Early. There will be more guests than any other day of the year. Help us

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Is My Child Ready for Baptism

“Come on honey, you know the answer. Just like we talked about in the car,” pleaded the overly anxious mother when her child was asked to explain why she wanted to be baptized. “Because my mom told me to do it,” the child finally conceded. The awkwardness was thick for everyone in the

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Seven Years Later

I remember it like it was yesterday. I woke up with a nervous excitement and got ready just as quickly as I could. Harrison was already in the kitchen getting breakfast ready, the fresh smell of cinnamon rolls motivating me to get a move on. I looked over my notes

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