All posts by: Dennis Beckner

My town has ants again. The temperatures have been in the 90’s all week. I should have seen it coming. I threw out a plate of cookies this morning because ants were throwing a party under the plastic I had...
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Every year I do shirts for my camp cabin recreation competitions. My students love them. I keep the design a secret until we arrive at camp and hand them out. I also like to taunt them with a fake “reveal”...
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Full disclosure: I sometimes rub people the wrong way… especially in my youth ministry where I volunteer. I think the biggest part of the problem is personality differences. The second biggest part is misunderstandings. Every time (without fail) when somebody...
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Tonight we’re having our end-of-the-school-year pool party at the home of one of our students. Funny thing is I almost forgot to make an obnoxiously large thank you card for the students to sign. This is very important to do...
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We know temptation. We know how it feels to be tempted. We know our triggers. We know (or should know) how to successfully isolate the triggers. We need to teach these skills to our students. We need to talk about...
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