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Summer OFF Reflections: Christine's Story (1/3)

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One of the founding Summer OFF leaders reflects on the beginnings of Summer OFF and the role it has played in her own life. ...

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Intern with Summer OFF in 2018!

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It's not too early to start thinking about summer 2018. Join us in Providence for Summer OFF as an intern!...

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Intern Stories: Jermaca Brown

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Jermaca Brown came up from her home state of Texas to intern with Summer OFF in 2015. Now, she's living in Providence and on staff with West End Community Church as the Community Outreach Coordinator and Youth Director. We got to interview her recently—read more about her story here. ...

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Reporting Back to Dallas!

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Miranda Laughlin writes about their recent trip back to Dallas, Texas, where they reported back to friends and family about their work with the Philip Center (Miranda) and Paradigm Biblical Counseling (Derek). ...

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Gospel for Me, Gospel for You: Repentance Stories

As you share the Gospel, share your own ongoing stories of repentance....

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Summer OFF 2014: Two Weeks In

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Our Summer OFF intern shares a mid-summer update from what is happening in the three parks and beyond. ...

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5 Reasons Churches Struggle with Evangelism

1. Evangelism Deflates 2. Sin and Disunity Weakens Evangelism 3. Churches Often Lack Evangelism Leadership 4. Evangelism in Hard 5. Weak Theology Can't Support Robust Evangelism There's a lot of talk these days about how fun and easy evangelism is. It makes me wonder if we "doth protest too much." If it really were fun and easy, I'm not sure we'd be saying so. ("Hey k...

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Why We Are Switching to "Who Will Be King" for Summer OFF 2014

For Summer OFF 2014, we are switching to Who Will Be King. Here's why....

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ReBlog: If All Religions Are True, Then God is Cruel

I read this post with particular interest for two reasons: I like Most, the movie. We recommend it on our Top Ten page. More importantly, I'm interested in the discussion about inclusivism and exlusivism. It's a long-running debate about whether a person needs to know Christ explicitly and profess belief in Him for salvation. The alternative is that salvation can be found ...

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ReBlog: Saving Eutychus, book review

I've read Saving Eutychus twice, and refer to it often. I was born a boring speaker and I need it! But it's an important book for all who care about the preaching of the gospel. We highly recommend it. "Gospel preaching demands that the preacher understand that the message of the Bible is the message of the gospel, from Genesis to Revelation. Therefore, the preacher&rsquo...

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