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February 27, 2021

Fighting for Rest

The command in scripture to “observe the Sabbath and keep it holy” is one that is often forgotten by believers, but in a culture that values the hustle and grind of work, Sabbath has become more important than ever. But how does the sabbath apply to us today, and how should we practice it? This […]

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February 20, 2021

A Heart of Worship

God seeks people who worship Him in spirit and in truth. What does this mean for us as the people of God corporately and in our personal relationship with God individually? In this episode, “A Heart of Wroship,” we discuss how through music and mediation, God directs our hearts back to Him, the One who […]

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February 13, 2021

Knowing Your Bible

As believers, many of us recognize the importance of scripture in our daily lives but struggle to make it a priority. What should our quiet time look like? How much should we read every day? Where should we start? Today’s episode is “Knowing Your Bible,” an open conversation about what role scripture plays in our […]

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February 13, 2021

Welcome to Season Two: Spiritual Disciplines

Welcome to Season Two of the TeenPact Podcast! This season will be delving into the topic of Spiritual Disciplines. But first, what even are they? Do they apply to us today? How should we practice them? Here is a quick introduction before diving into our first episode.   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at […]

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December 01, 2020

The Revival of Rest

Rest. Stillness. Silence. Peace. Four invitations to meet the Lord. Four invitations to sit in His presence. Four invitations to know more of His heart.   March 12, 2020, hit almost every person with an obstacle—a forced pause in daily life. Our culture so loudly promotes the idea of busyness that the concept of rest […]

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November 24, 2020

Temporary Foundations

“On Christ the solid rock I stand. All other ground is sinking sand.”   We have all heard this hymn. We have most likely sung it passionately at church or other events. But I have never fully grasped the fragility of life and how little control I have as a human.   We know that […]

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November 18, 2020

The Value of Wisdom

When I was younger, my dad placed high importance on the value of wisdom in the Scriptures. He has spent a lifetime studying Psalms and Proverbs. Although he knows just about everything there is to know, he still believes that he is lacking in wisdom. His example has shown me that we, as Believers, must […]

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November 11, 2020

No Matter the Ways

One of my favorite things that my mother told me during the early stages of this pandemic was, “Man, imagine if this happened back in my day. I mean, our social lives would be impacted like crazy!”   I agree with my mom for many reasons about this, and it reminded me of how grateful […]

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November 04, 2020

“Am I Satisfied in You?”

What are you searching for? I mean really, really searching for? What is your gaze set upon? What is your goal in this life? What gets you up in the morning and gives you that deep sense of peace & motivation?   Maybe you’re like me. Sometimes, the answer is to gain praise, positions, academic knowledge, strength, […]

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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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