2014 TEAM CSF Summit

Nat.. Ldr. Summit

Leadership Training held in Michigan, Florida, Las Vegas, Texas, Montana, etc. is accented each year during the TEAM CSF Summit in Atlanta as we announce our upcoming annual theme and feature keynote speakers sure to thrill those in attendance!

October 10-11th, 2014 – Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel 

Friday – 8:00am – 5:00 pm   Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

CSF Ministry Theme: Trophies of Grace!

Welcome to CSF’s annual leadership training for launching or enhancing your church outdoors ministry.

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Alaska Youth Statistics

Alaska, Alaska Native, and National Suicide Rates

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Alaska Suicide Facts and Statistics
– Alaska has the highest rate of suicide per capita in the country.
– The rate of suicide in the United States was 11.5 suicides per 100,000 people in
– In 2007,Alaska’s rate was 21.8 suicides per 100,000 people.
– The rate of suicide among Alaska Native peoples was 35.1 per 100,000
people in 2007.
– Alaska had 1,369 suicides between 2000 and 2009, an average of
136 deaths by suicide per year.
– The highest number of suicides, 167, occurred in 2008.
– The lowest number, 123, occurred in 2003. That is an average of
about 2.6 suicides in Alaska every week, or more than 10 a month.
– At least one suicide occurred in 176 Alaskan communities 
between 2000 and 2009.
– About 78% of suicides in Alaska are committed by men and 22%
are committed by women,
  according to the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
Alaska Native men between the ages of 15-24 have the highest
rate of suicide among any demographic in the country, with
an average of 141.6 suicides per 100,000 each year between
2000 and 2009
Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise specified.

Friends are the Best Source for Accountability

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Friendship is best when it includes accountability. I will call one of my friends in a couple of days and ask him about his faithfulness to his wife, what he has been perusing on the internet and even if he is lying to me. You might think that is too much. He doesn’t………………… and neither does his wife.

·          Progress through addictions is nearly impossible without accountability

·          True friends are the best accountability partners.

·          Friends can speak the hard truths into each other’s lives without that friendship being torn apart.

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