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Reflections from the Field: Reaching Kids Who Live Outside the Fence

I grew up in a small Midwest town and moved to Nashville for college. While I was there I met the woman who would become my wife and after we married, we continued to live in Nashville, eventually building our house there that would become home not only to us, but our two sons as […]

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Reflections from the Field: Seeing God at Work in the Lives of Forgotten Fathers

This picture may not look like much. In fact, it may look like an accidental shot or one of those photos you used to take when trying to use the rest of a roll of film before you got it developed. For me, this picture of men standing tells a story of an unforgettable meeting. […]

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Reach Kids Worldwide While You Shop Online

Reach Kids Worldwide While You Shop Online

Want to support Awana at the same time you’re shopping the world’s largest store? What if we said that the donation is coming from Amazon, which means that it’s not costing you extra? Amazon Smile is a “simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no […]

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Spiritual Health During the Holidays

“Okay… stand clear… Shocking… Beep. Beep. Beep. Shock delivered. Start compressions.” If you have ever had to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) then you’re probably familiar with the script above. You break out the device. Attach the pads. Connect the pads to the terminal if they aren’t already. Allow the machine to analyze the […]

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