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Archives: August 2018

silly to serious

8/31/2018 in Category

Stephen got his diploma last June with a lot of help from school staff and others who care about this young man . . . 

A few weeks ago Stephen got his first job as a result of the efforts... More

Blessed by Psalm 71:5

8/23/2018 in Category

Recently we’ve had to do a lot of thinking about the age of the young people we reach.

It’s caused me to think of my own children who are maturing into young adults, building their lives... More

New [Scared] Teen Mom

8/16/2018 in Category

We first met Shaylynn almost two years ago. At the time she was 17, a new mom, and had just transferred to a new high school.

Here's a small piece of Shaylynn's story with Parent... More

What’s RIDE 35?

8/9/2018 in Category

Every week I hear story after story of kids who are in tough places, have lost hope, are desperately seeking peace and an authentic person to care about them.

"My mother is abusive towards... More

Different because…

8/2/2018 in Category

“Are you dipping a toe into the pool of Faith or are you all in, and giving Jesus everything?”

At the Juvenile Detention Center, this is a question I often ask kids who are beginning the... More