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    May 24, 2017

    Welcome New STOMP Youth!!!

    We had a great first night tonight with our new STOMP’ers!!! They made their wall collages and added their footprints to our wall to claim their...
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    May 11, 2017

    Perseverance

    That was our topic tonight. We started out with a great YouTube on ants. Yes, ants. Do you know they only nap for about one minute at a time and...
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    April 26, 2017

    eBay Challenge + Joy Stories = Doing Har...

    The Joy FM is showcasing Joy Stories this year, stories that exemplify incredible and inexplicable joy in the midst of unimaginable circumstances. Ton...
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    March 30, 2017

    Organizing, Sorting, Straightening, and ...

    We have committed to going once a month to the Lamplighter library to straighten the shelves, add books if needed, and do some general organizing. Tha...
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    March 22, 2017

    Chapter 11 and Another Do Hard Things Op...

    It’s hard to believe we are almost done with this study! We discussed chapter 11 tonight, which was chock full of examples of young people who e...
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    November 10, 2016

    Respectacle!!!!!

    Our Respectacle mission has ended!!!! The glasses are boxed and ready to ship. Thanks to everyone who donated, 23 people will be blessed with the gift...
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    November 2, 2016

    Of Labels and Expectations

    Tonight we went over our chapter 6 questions, which also marks the halfway point through our book, Do Hard Things. Then we watched the first half of s...
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    October 18, 2016

    Lamplighter Fall Festival!

    As you all know, in STOMP, the youth are learning to do hard things, exceed the low expectations of them that society sees as the norm for teenagers. ...
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    October 12, 2016

    5 Kinds of Hard

    Tonight we discussed chapter four and reclaiming the teen years as the launching pad of life. We talked about “kidults,” those people who,...
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    October 5, 2016

    Breaking the Chains

    Tonight we discussed chapter three. In this chapter Alex and Brett talk about the shackles teenagers have on their minds that keep them from feeling l...
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    September 21, 2016

    Teenagers Then and Now

    We watched the second segment of the Do Hard Things video conference this evening while we enjoyed dinner together in the form of a baked potato bar. ...
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    September 14, 2016

    Do Hard Things – Here We Go!!!!

    Tonight was STOMP’s kickoff night to Do Hard Things! We watched the first segment of Brett and Alex’s “Rebelution” video confe...
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Welcome New STOMP Youth!!!

We had a great first night tonight with our new STOMP’ers!!! They made their wall collages and added their footprints to our wall to claim their rightful place in their…

Youth-Group-Game-and-Lesson-on-Perseverance.

Perseverance

That was our topic tonight. We started out with a great YouTube on ants. Yes, ants. Do you know they only nap for about one minute at a time and…

Face to face with God (CORAM DEO)

I had just returned from church. It was about six o’clock. As I walked in the door, my dog Delilah came running up to me, she was happy to see…

TO KNOW THE TRUTH, TO DENY THE TRUTH AND DIE IN TORMENT

I had just graduated from a Hebrew academy. My courses included Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek languages. So with a class of ten students, some of different believes, we were going…

MY ANGER AND SIN WAS HIDDEN

The little country house in Alabama was still standing as I arrived from my home in Florida, to see the old place. I looked around at the wheat fields that…

HAS THIS EVER HAPPENED TO YOU? HOW I RECEIVED MY SALVATION

It was just like any other day, as I walked out of my office for lunch. As I shut the door to my office, I could hear all my coworkers,…

Come And Fish With Me

How do I begin this story? Well let me start this way. I was born in New York City. My Dad worked in a long island fishing market. Every night…

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eBay Challenge + Joy Stories = Doing Hard Things

The Joy FM is showcasing Joy Stories this year, stories that exemplify incredible and inexplicable joy in the midst of unimaginable circumstances. Tonight we watched their latest Joy Story about…

SMART Goals

We are winding down on our Do Hard Things book. We don’t want the kids to stop stretching themselves to exceed expectations though and so tonight we gave them time…

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Organizing, Sorting, Straightening, and Praying

We have committed to going once a month to the Lamplighter library to straighten the shelves, add books if needed, and do some general organizing. That was tonight! Doing hard…