Stephen Williams

Joe Kennedy is a beloved coach, community leader, and a devout Christian. He coached football in Washington state for Bremerton High School from 2008 to 2015, but is most well-known for being “on the defensive lines” in a church/state battle concerning a coach’s ability to pray. He had a tradition of praying on the 50-yard......

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Any volunteers willing to help with the David Crowder concert’s child sponsorship program, ChildFund? This show is at Bend Senior High School on Wednesday, April 18th. We are looking for volunteers 16+ (14-15 with an adult) to help with the sponsor of the tour, ChildFund. Volunteers will need to arrive at 5PM and will get to see most of the show for FREE! HOW TO SIGN......

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Next year during Oregon’s Battle of the Books, 3rd-5th graders will be encouraged to live, breath and study a book with references to “p0rn,” “going all the way,” and sex-change operations (see references below). At the heart of the battle is this issue: many educational entities at the state and federal level are pushing a......

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11 Years of Equipping Youth to Stand Firm We are so thankful for all the volunteers, sponsors, speakers and attendees who made our 11th annual Christian Youth Summit a success. It is such an encouragement to see hundreds of youth gathered, willing to spend their weekend asking tough questions and growing in faith. Many parents and......

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Dr. Jeff Myers, President of Summit Ministries, and Kim Meeder, Co-Founder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, will be the keynotes for Prepare the Way’s 11th annual Christian Youth Summit in Bend, OR. Every year, Prepare the Way Ministries brings together hundreds of youth and adults for an empowering Summit designed to help Christians stand firm......

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Author and speaker, Kim Meeder, travels across the nation sharing powerful messages of hope and redemption. She and her husband, Troy, founded Cyrstal Peaks Youth Ranch in Central Oregon. Her message is timely as our youth struggle in the wake of school violence. Every year, Prepare the Way Ministries brings together hundreds of youth and......

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Sean McDowell has been one of the favorite Christian Youth Summit speakers over the years. You may be interested to know that Dr. Jeff Myers is actually one of Sean’s favorite speakers! This is what Sean McDowell had to say in one of his recent blogs: “As a high school student, I went to a......

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Did you know that 50% of youth feel they are addicted to social media? Kirk Cameron has a new documentary on the topic of teens and technology that will play for two nights only.  According to the Connect website, “In a social media-centered world, the smart phone has become a cultural rite of passage for......

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Empowering Prepare The Way Ministries: We are excited by what God has done through Prepare the Way Ministries in 2017 — our 10th Christian Youth Summit and 4th Apologetics Conference, inspiring testimonies from our published book, opportunities to speak nationally, and the privilege of watching lives changed. We need your help to continue this momentum......

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Encore Theatre Company presents “The Gift of the Magi,” a wonderfully written story by O. Henry, carefully adapted by Jon Jory, and masterfully directed by Allyson Swales, and performing at the historic Boys & Girls Club of Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now! $10 for adults, and $7.50 for children and seniors. Jim and......

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