Category Archives: Prayer

David vs the Strip Club Owner

David R Smith, the guy who writes well over half of our Youth Culture Window articles, was talking to me on the phone earlier this week about an upcoming debate he has at his college ministry on the campus of The University … Continue Reading

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In Korea

Yesterday I flew to Korea. I’m hear to speak for the weekend. So far we’ve had a great time. I think the highlight was when my buddy Lorin, who traveled with me, asked our host (a U.S. civilian who runs … Continue Reading

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Focused on the Important This Christmas

Last week one of our “The Source for Youth Ministry” board members, John, and his wife Heather were hit by a drunk driver on the way home from a church dinner. By God’s grace, both of them walked away from the accident… with … Continue Reading

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Justin Bieber’s “Pray”

Have you seen what video just moved up to the #1 downloaded video on iTunes? It’s a song called “Pray” from Justin Bieber. Here’s a snippet of the lyrics. Children are crying. Soldiers are dying Some people don’t have a home … Continue Reading

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please pray for my dad

A quick note… I’m on the run. I had a huge scare this morning… if you could please pray. My dad, Tom McKee, had a mild heart attack this morning and was rushed into surgery.   He was actually on … Continue Reading

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Lori and Ashley in an Accident

Today everything came to a screeching halt for me in my office at 2:42 p.m. My wife called from her cell phone in tears—she and my youngest daughter Ashley had been in a bad car accident.   If you’ve been in these … Continue Reading

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Speaking on YouTube

Tonight I spoke locally to a youth group near my house. The youth pastor is a friend and had done me a favor, speaking and endorsing our ministry at one our THE SOURCE fund-raising dinners- I owed him. So I spoke to … Continue Reading

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A Silent Junior High Room

I’ve never heard 35 junior high students be so quiet. Some of you might know, I volunteer at my church working with the junior high group midweek. This is fun for me. My youngest daughter is in the group and being … Continue Reading

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David’s Car Wreck Yesterday

Many of you who are loyal THE SOURCE users are getting to know our writer and speaker David R. Smith. David develops and manages much of our content you see at THE SOURCE, and most weeks he writes our Youth Culture … Continue Reading

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Six States in One Day

Tomorrow my family and I fly to the East Coast where I’ll be speaking at a camp all next week. If our flight goes through (don’t even get me started about the reliability of the airlines lately!!!), we’ll be arriving … Continue Reading

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