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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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We need Table Leaders to volunteer for this year’s Christian Youth Summit on March 16-17, 2018 in Bend, Oregon. Having Table Leaders is unique to this conference – they help guide discussion after the keynote talks and help kids feel welcome at the Summit. This is an awesome leadership opportunity for youth. We have kept in......

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This Sunday, churches around the country will celebrate the value of human life. In honor of Sanctity of Life Sunday, we’re reminding our readers about the importance of this issue. We often hear the term “social justice,” yet abortion frequently is not considered a “justice” issue. God calls us to value life throughout the Bible.......

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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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“Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness.” – Psalm 107:8-9 As you celebrate this Thanksgiving, please revisit the Christian roots of this uniquely American [Holy]day. Consider this 1789 quote......

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