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Let's Talk About Sex.

Have you had 'the talk'? Or maybe avoided 'the talk'? Talking about sex and purity is an important and difficult task. Sheila Wray Gregoire has a ton of great tips for people who are wondering how to talk intimacy with their kids. “If you want to be great parents, gross out your kids….You can’t give your child a message on purity and...

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Escaping your Legacy
Escaping your Legacy

Have you been able to escape your family legacy? Should we even want to or try to? As much as we seek to become independent people and become individuals apart from our parents, to some extent we all struggle with our family legacy. For example, Frank Zappa was a rock musician, and one of the most talented and influential of the 60's, 70's and...

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The Other Six Days
The Other Six Days

How well do you really know the people you see every day? Perhaps more pointedly, how well do they really know you? This short video clip gives us a brief window into the life of Iggy Thompson. His responses to the question "How are your other six days?" indicate that everything is really good. But even from the beginning we get the sense that something...

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Only Love
Only Love

How does a church begin to reach beyond its own walls, even its own community, to make an impact in the world? One of the main ways, according to East Brook Church and its pastors, is for the leaders to cast a vision of missions and international service that is exciting and that a church congregation can really get behind. Can you see this sort...

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A Wayward Son Returns Home
A Wayward Son Returns Home

There comes a time in the lives of many young adults when they feel compelled to venture out on their own. Apart from parental supervision for the first time, they may engage in any and all manners of destructive behavior. Although they may long to return home, they may feel embarrassed. How can they go back? Grace goes beyond forgiveness to say...

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Life Through Photos
Life Through Photos

Age eventually catches up to us all. Wednesday is the story of 70-year-old Roger as he goes about his life amidst the complexity of Los Angeles and throughout it all he photographs his every move. What the photographs mean says something about how we relate to others and to the world as we get older. What have you found to be most challenging and...

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Distracted
Distracted

Peer pressure. We hear about it most often when talking about teenagers and their friends (and can see it powerfully at work in this film). But as much as we want to think we've matured, peer pressure can still affect us, among friends, at work, anywhere that we are sometimes faced with difficult choices. How do you fight against peer pressure? Related...

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Toughen Up
Toughen Up

"I want you to toughen up. Be a man. 'Cause I ain't raised any girls. You understand?" 17-year-old Damien never realized that the only man he's ever looked up to might not be the best example of what it means to be a man. "Be the Man" dramatically explores a young man's coming of age in a harsh, sometimes cruel world. How can we better deal with...

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