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Offline rangerrebew

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New Scout group honors Christian values
« on: January 16, 2014, 07:48:13 AM »
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Re: New Scout group honors Christian values
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2014, 07:57:53 AM »
I like the idea. It's a bit like Big Brothers and Sisters - which is a totally worth while thing to get involved in if you have the time and patience to cope with it. Many don't.

Part of being a parent - or a scout leader, or a teacher - is not saying "No." It is teaching the kids how to say "no" gracefully. That actions have consequences.
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Re: New Scout group honors Christian values
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2014, 08:16:51 AM »
The idea is not new. Since 1962 many protestant churches have had the Royal Rangers  a church-based mentoring ministry for future men. I attended their pow-wows back in the 1960s, and quite frankly I had more fun with them than I did in Cub Scouts.
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