One thing that I distinctly remember from my own time in youth group were the mission trips. My first trip was to Mexico. Actually, I'm fairly sure my first three mission trips were all in Mexico. We helped lead Bible studies with kids, helped spruce up some churches, and built houses. I've also served in … Continue reading Why do a Local Mission Trip for Your Youth Group?
This morning, I received a phone call from my father, where he proceeds to tell me my sister was involved in a car accident. To sum up what happened, her and a friend were rear-ended while sitting on the side of the road. She has been released from the hospital with a mild concussion, neck … Continue reading Reflections on Taking Up My Cross to Follow Jesus, Away from Family
Yvette and I will soon be taking our first big vacation since our honeymoon. We will be heading off to Los Angeles. That alone is exciting. On top of that, we need some input. Early on in our marriage, Yvette and I made a decision to include a day of service in every vacation we … Continue reading Missions in LA