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2018 Youth Day

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8th October

Let me begin with this statement—I am old! I know that seems like a strange way to start an article about Youth Day service at General Conference, but I am. I guess I have to start with that because my next line starts with “Back in my day….” Usually, when a sentence is started in such a way, it can’t be good. The speaker is usually about to go on…and on…and on…about how “their day” was SO much better. I assure you, that is not the case here.

This “old person” is impressed by what I witnessed at GC 2018 among our youth. “Back in my day” General Conference seemed like mainly a social event (to me and, from what I remember, to MANY, MANY others). Embarrassingly, I admit I really can’t remember actually going to church that much. Sure … Read More »



We Had To Ask Chantry Dean

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9th September

Inside Out: Can you tell us a little bit about your current position as Arkansas Youth President?

Chantry Dean: Yes. This only my second year, and I must say so far it’s been a great experience. I’ve learned a lot. It can be stressful but more rewarding than anything.

IO: What about your other ministry positions? (Pastor, Worship Leader, Camp Speaker?)

CD: Heather and I were just voted in this past February as Associate Pastor of Calvary Tabernacle in Bentonville. This November will be my 13th year in Youth Ministry. And I am one of the Worship Leaders in our Church as well. I enjoy every opportunity I’m given to lead people into worship.

IO: What makes Arkansas so great?

CD: I would have to say the unity.

IO: Is this where you were born and raised?

CD: It is.

IO: Did you go to Bible … Read More »





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