“Don’t grow up, it’s a trap.”
That’s the way the picture of a street sign read in a whimsical Facebook post. I think most of us can identify with the desire to forego the roles of adulthood and return to the memories of endless summers without a care. Yet, the simultaneous reality produces a conflicted heart, because all at once I desire the simplicity that childhood affords while pursuing the freedom that can only be provided commensurate to maturity. In a very real way, I believe this statement is symptomatic of a deep seeded problem within our culture today.
Five ordinary high school students, Kale (17), Luke (16), Jesse (17), Susie (14), and Kylie 17), share their insights on serving in the church. Read the following interview to learn what these teens had to say about volunteering their time and talents to further the kingdom of God. High school students, check out how your peers are spending their free time, and prayerfully consider joining them! Adults, get ready to be inspired and challenged by the self-sacrificing attitudes of these teens, who truly illustrate what it means to have a servant’s heart.
Depending on where you’re at spiritually, Easter service can range from a meaningful experience to a merely mediocre church-oriented observance. For many who attended the Reliance Church service, Easter was the life-altering day they met Jesus and started a relationship with Him.
Did you know that a pint of blood could save up to three lives? By donating blood, you are helping to contribute to the ready supply of blood that saves countless lives. Many blood recipients would not have survived the medical trauma they endured without the extra life-sustaining blood they received.