In The Valley



Have you ever experienced a time in your Christian service where you descend from a great spiritual height back into the valley below? From a time of hearing and seeing God work to a time of spiritual warfare and internal restlessness? Although not a bad thing, it can be quite difficult to retain proper perspective during the transition. For me personally, this came after a major shift in my focus into the Jr. High student ministry. God showered everything with grace and allowed things to go very well right out of the gate. In January we had our Winter Camp, which is the highlight of the season for our students and the ministry. The entire weekend was miraculous! The Lord blessed everything and several students came to know Jesus as their Lord and savior for the first time! The Winter Camp seemed to be a very high point for me in my new ministry position. What followed, though, was confusing for me and difficult to understand.

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High School Students Serve With An Eternal Perspective


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.

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