Category Archives: beach party

The beach ball in my heart . . .

The Beach Ball In My Heart –When life shoves me under And tries to hold me down, The beach ball in my heart Comes bounding back, Thrusting me to the surface Like a jack-in-the-box And keeping me afloat, Displacing sadness with … Continue reading

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A Video About How Church Can Be Like A Beach Party

Beach parties are fun.  Why do people love them so much?  Perhaps there are things the church can learn from a beach party . . .

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What If A Beach Party Was Conducted Like A Church Service?

On a beautiful, sunny day at the beach, would you rather:  1) Sit with a bunch of dressed up people in benches lined up in perfect rows while you formally sing Beach Boys songs together, then passively hear a less-than-exciting, … Continue reading

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