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The Lasting Effects of Friends
Their Influence Can Go Either Way
David R. Smith

Friends. They hover around your kid several hours each day at school, on sports teams, and through other adolescent activities. The impact and influence they wield on one another is undeniable. 

New research is showing that influence can be wildly positive…and potentially troubling. 

In a survey of more than...
JONATHAN'S BLOG: Coming to a city near you
Fall is always pretty busy with speaking, youth leader trainings and parent workshops. Take a peek at my upcoming schedule and see if I’m coming to a city near you:

THIS WEEKEND- Sept 23, 24, New Hope Assembly Church, Rogers, AR
Parenting workshop, preaching in morning services


Sept 25, 100 Huntley Street, Toronto, CANADA
TV interview, airing October 5th


October 15, Steel City Mennonite Brethren Church, Bethleham, PA
Preaching in morning services, Parenting workshop 6-8 PM


October 22, Bethany Baptist Church, McDonough, GA
Preaching in the morning services, Parenting workshop 4-6PM


October 23, Youth for Christ, Jamestown, ND
Keynote, Celebration Banquet


October 28, Youth Leader Training, Billings MT
Youth Leader Training 9AM-Noon


October 29, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Billings MT
Evening Parent Workshop


November 4, Fairfax Community Church, Fairfax VA
Passion4Moms Parenting Workshop- Parenting the Smartphone Generation


November 17-19, Florida Church of God, Orlando, FL
State Youth Convention


NOTE: I'll be in Colorado Springs on the weekend of February 11th recording a show on Focus on the Family, and am available that Sunday to preach or teach a parenting workshop!


If you’d like to find out more about
bringing me to your city, contact me HERE

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Season Seven, Episode Sixteen, The First Day of the Rest of Your Life
by Thom McKee Who would you rather be, Negan or Rick? Think about it. Negan has pretty much everything he wants, including immense power and access to most of the material things that people only enjoyed before the Zombie apocalypse.
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Video Game Reviews @ www.Source4Parents.com:
Destiny 2

Posted on September 9/21/2017, 2017 at 11:41 AM
Music Discussions:
What About Us?

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Topical Curriculum:
Purifying Dirty Lives

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Movie Clip Discussions:
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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OUTREACH RESOURCE OF THE WEEK
The Elephant Man
Christians should treat all people with Christ-like compassion, but especially those who suffer with disabilities and/or handicaps. This resource from our OUTREACH AGENDAS page will help. 

Discussion Starter: The Elephant Man…Is a Human Being 
Joseph Merrick, also known as John Merrick, was an Englishman who lived in the late 1800’s with an unknown disease that greatly disfigured his face, limbs, and torso. He was so affected by his birth defect that some people dubbed him “the elephant man.” 



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SPIRITUAL GROWTH RESOURCE OF THE WEEK
Who Do You Surround Yourself With?

Who you surround yourself with matters a great deal. This resource from our SPIRITUAL GROWTH AGENDAS page helps students choose between good relationships…and bad. 

Discussion Starter: 
Tell a personal story of when you surrounded yourself with people that brought you down, instead of lifting you up. Make sure to talk about the specific consequences of that relationship and how it affected you long term.