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Servant Formation: Not Nice, but Good (9/5/2008)
  An in-depth look at servant-hood and adolescent development, and some talking points to generate conversation with youth.
Drive-by Serving? (9/5/2008)
  Servant Events are great opportunities for learning and growing, but how do we carry those lessons into daily life?
FOCUS Part 1: The Foundation for Teaching Servanthood (1/1/2004)
  This article is the first in a series of four articles by Reverend Douglas Gaunt of St. Charles, MO. Each article discusses the importance of FOCUS as youth workers minister in the Name of Christ. This month’s article deals with a Focus on Christ’s Unconditional Salvation, the foundation for teaching servanthood to youth.
FOCUS Part 3: Service and Fasting (1/1/2004)
  The Christian Church throughout the centuries has encouraged Christ's people to fast, not as penance for sins--as many think--but to gain greater spiritual discipline and to grow in relationship with the Lord. This article by Rev. Doug Gaunt offers perspective on the benefits of fasting and why we Christians ought to consider doing it, for our own sakes.
FOCUS Part 2: A Model for Teaching Servanthood (3/1/2004)
  This second installment in the FOCUS series by Rev. Doug Gaunt addresses how important it is for those of us who serve youth to be firm yet understanding and sincere.
FOCUS Part 4: Being Christ's Disciples (4/1/2004)
  Being Christian servants isn't easy. Not only does it require a good deal of spiritual, mental, and physical discipline, but our culture is working against us. This article explores methods to enhance your ability to serve Christ in the world today.
Missing Relatives (12/1/2004)
  Mission work is a rewarding and important aspect of Church life. If you are interested in traveling beyond your borders to share the Gospel of Christ, read on...
Family Guy: Shaping Their Serve (3/3/2009)
  Providing opportunities for youth to work along side their parents and encouraging parents to be models in doing service together as families encourages a positive attitude about serving and increases the likelihood of them serving as adults.
Value and Joy of Family Service (1/1/2004)
  This Parenting Point by Mary Halberg discusses the value of service and how families might deliberately serve together and thus come much closer to one another in Christ.
Servant Hearts in Middle School (3/29/2013)
  Middle school is a great time to teach youth to exercise their servant hearts. This article includes some tips on how to do it well.

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