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October 2020

October 30, 2020

Citizenship: Here and in Heaven


How do we as Christians find the balance between living for eternity, desiring heaven, and trusting God while also working to see change here in our country? Some people emphasize their political beliefs over their faith. Other people separate faith and politics entirely. What is the relationship between the two?   Today’s Episode is Citizenship: […]

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October 28, 2020

Though You Slay Me


Over the past months, a few specific lyrics have been on my mind. “Though you slay me,  yet I will praise you,  though take from me,  I will bless your name,  though you ruin me,  still I will worship.”  -Shane and Shane, Though you Slay Me.  I’ve known this song for years, although it never […]

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October 23, 2020

Your Vote. Your Voice.


Elections tend to be confusing, negative, and even annoying. Why should a young person even care what’s happening? How can you even make a difference if you can’t cast your vote on Election Day?⁠ ⁠ Today’s TeenPact Podcast episode is Your Vote. Your Voice. We will be addressing how young people can make a difference, […]

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October 22, 2020

Grasping the Goodness of God


Good and evil. Integrity and dishonesty. Right and wrong.   I’m sure many of you grew up knowing the difference between right and wrong. Even our culture praises people who don’t lie, cheat, or steal. Yet as we get older, we start recognizing that being “good” is more than just holding the door for a […]

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October 16, 2020

Truth and Bias: News Media in 2020


Today’s Episode is Truth and Bias: News Media in 2020. Many of us have a desire to be informed and rely on various news outlets to provide our updates on current events. But are we able to implicitly trust the information we receive and the opinions we hear? How do we sort through differing opinions […]

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October 14, 2020

Give it All You’ve Got


Someone once said, “If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.”   These past few months of COVID quarantine have been odd. Like so many others, I started looking for ways to fill my time. I took up a […]

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October 09, 2020

Talking Politics with Family and Friends


This episode is Talking Politics with Family and Friends. Most of us aren’t strangers to the discomfort of a social gathering when politics is brought up. Opposing perspectives can often lead to division between even the best of friends. Today we will address creating space for political disagreements, valuing relationships over being right, and give […]

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October 09, 2020

Welcome to the TeenPact Podcast


Welcome to the TeenPact Podcast, a podcast designed to help you think critically and biblically about current issues facing our challenge. In this special edition, four-part series on the 2020 Election, our hosts Jessica McInytre and Quinton Cools will interview individuals from different backgrounds and positions to get their perspectives on how we should approach […]

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October 07, 2020

Lessons Learned in Quarantine


“‘And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.’” ‭‭John‬ ‭14:16-17‬ ‭ESV‬‬   There are […]

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