Author Archives: Clay Stauffer



Clay Stauffer

Authenticity in a Social Media World
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Authenticity in a Social Media World

Social Psychologist Jonathan Haidt has just published a fascinating new book titled The Anxious Generation. He has conducted extensive research on the correlation between our young people gaining access to smartphones and social media and...

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April 16, 2024
Living with Gratitude & Generosity
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Living with Gratitude & Generosity

What an honor to celebrate the baptisms of our disciples class on Sunday! I am so thankful and happy for this special group of young people in our church. The month of April is a...

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April 11, 2024
Living in the Hope of Easter
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Living in the Hope of Easter

One year ago, our community was devastated when the unthinkable happened on a normal Monday morning. The Covenant shooting rocked Nashville. Three innocent children went to school and didn’t return home to their families. Three...

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March 31, 2024
Changing Lives in Guatemala
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Changing Lives in Guatemala

I wrote this column from my bunk bed in San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala, where our church has been involved in significant mission and ministry for many years. We have been able to build 67 houses...

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March 20, 2024
Our Search for Meaning
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Our Search for Meaning

This weekend, I will be joining 30 other Woodmonters for a mission trip to Guatemala. This is the first family trip that we have ever offered to that country. Please keep our group in your...

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March 05, 2024
Parenting, Screens, & Social Media
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Parenting, Screens, & Social Media

This Thursday night, February 29, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul Christian Academy, Woodmont is co-sponsoring a special event geared for parents called “Parenting in the Digital Age.” Jason and Lisa Frost, co-founders of Wired Human,...

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February 27, 2024
What is Faith?
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What is Faith?

What difference does having faith make in your life? Can you articulate or explain it? What does it mean to live in faith? Many do not know how to answer these questions. Profound misunderstandings exist...

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February 20, 2024
The Lenten Journey
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The Lenten Journey

Tomorrow, we will enter the season of Lent which is the forty-day period leading up to Easter (not including Sundays). Easter comes early, on March 31 this year. Some of you are familiar with Lent, others of...

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February 13, 2024