Born To Overcome – Chelsea Graveson

A LIFE Conference 2018 Blog Overcome: verb ‘succeed in dealing with (a problem or difficulty)’ One of the things that I absolutely love about youth ministry is seeing young people passionate and on fire for Jesus. I have journeyed with many young people over the years who have been radically saved and I’ve seen their […]

Finding – Sarah Walton

As young people on the cusp of adulthood we are encouraged to travel the world to “find ourselves”.  Somehow there exists a romantic notion that if we go out and experience some of life we will discover a deep truth about who we are, what makes us tick, and we will find the trail of […]

Contending For The Dream

“so many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable” – Christopher Reeve Contend [verb]: to assert or maintain, to struggle for, to insist, to declare, to take on, to strive in contest or rivalry of, to defend and preserve In the […]

JUST JUST JUST – Lily Sanford

It’s just…it’s just… “JUST.” It’s JUST one of those words. You don’t fully realize how much you use it until you think about it. Then when you’re conscious of it, it becomes one of those things where you’re listening to someone speak and you start counting the number of times they say “um.” “So yesterday […]