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Articles from January 2012

Skipping School and Smoking Weed

01/31/2012 – Let’s take an example of adjusting our expecations of an urban youth who struggles with skipping school and smoking weed.  Keisha has had a deeply ingrained habit of weed smoking and has been...

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Positive Reactions to Real Life Examples

01/24/2012 – If you haven't already, read the last couple of blog entries about a real life example of a behavior issue you might encounter at an urban youth ministry program.  This week, I will share with you an...

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Negative Reactions to Real Life Examples

01/17/2012 – If you haven't already, read last week's blog entry about a real life example of a behavior issue you might encounter at an urban youth ministry program.  This week, I will share with you an example...

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Adjusting Your Relationship Expectations - A Real Life Example

01/10/2012 – An urban youth (let’s call him Micah) struggles with dealing with interpersonal conflict.  Micah is not a believer, but has been attending your program for about a year.  Through your relationship...

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Relationship Building Skill #5 – Adjusting Your Relationship Expectations

01/03/2012 – The more you get to know urban youth, the more you can uncover what a great person they are and could be in the future.  Unfortunately, many urban youth have significant relational and spiritual...

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