Jason C. Stanley

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Join Me at Lake Junaluska

This summer I will be one of the keynote speakers at Lake Junaluska in the mountains of North Carolina. Every summer they have a series of youth retreats. I will be there on July 10-13, 2020. You can learn more about the event by clicking here.

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3 Ideas to Share Christmas with the Homebound

The church season of Advent is focused on waiting and preparing. A lot of the preparing tends to focus on getting ready for Christmas. Is the house ready? Are all the presents bought? Is the church ready for Christmas Eve?

Often those who are homebound are forgotten.

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Pete’s Dragon: Discussion Questions

Petes-Dragon-Movie-PosterPete’s Dragon is the newest family film from Disney. It is a brilliant film filled with adventure, laughs, and plenty of tear-jerkers. It is a great film to take a youth group, or other group, to. You can read my ponderings on the film here.

Below are some discussion questions you can use with your group. I’m sharing them here for those who are looking for such a resource. As a Christian educator, I should tell you, if you use these questions, don’t feel like you have to use them all. If anything, let the questions be a guide to having a conversation around the themes presented in the film.

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: Discussion Questions

I wrote this for our middle schoolers a few weeks ago to use in their Sunday morning small group. It’s a discussion that focuses on doubt and faith, and that we can trust in God.

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Charlie Brown Valentine: Discussion Questions

I wrote this last year to use with my youth group after watching A Charlie Brown Valentine. It was a great discussion about God’s love in our lives.

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