Thursday Quiz

It’s a Thursday quiz. What Bible verse best describes Phoenix right now?a) Genesis 6:17 “For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth…”b) Genesis 7:17 “The flood continued….”c) Psalm 29:10 “The Lord sits enthroned over the flood…”d) All of the above What town, according to Wikipedia, averages 85% of possible sunshine and…

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The Old Spaghetti Factory

Yesterday evening, we gathered at this spot in the heart of downtown Phoenix: We started with salad…. munched on some warm French bread, and then moved on to oodles of noodles. Doesn’t such teamwork just bless your heart? Aim Right has a lot of Alfredo-ites and not as many Marinara-ites. See? Alfredo-ites! More Alfredo-ites! At…

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Volunteers

We couldn’t make it without volunteers. And we’re blessed they’re volunteers, because we couldn’t pay them what they’re worth. An anonymous donor recently sent in a sum designated for a meal for volunteers, staff, and youth. That meal is scheduled for this evening, and through this generous donor, we’ll be able to pass along a…

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Work Hard, Play Hard!

Our Tuesday evening tutoring students (currently all boys!) probably look forward to recess way too much. During recess, they learn important life skills like How to Play Pool Without Poking Your Buddy in the Eye. How to Play Air Hockey and Keep the Puck on the Table How to Jump-Start Your NBA Career How to…

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Weekend Highlights

First up, how about Warner and those little red birds?! (Sorry, Packers fans!) This photo was taken in the spring of ’09 when Kurt Warner and his wife Brenda spent some time with our Team FUN group. Team FUN participants have the privilege of meeting the Warners once or twice each year. And….how about the…

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Beginnings

The interns are all back from Christmas vacation, the neighborhood schools are in session again (no snow days here!), and most of our programs are beginning this week. Despite the past few weeks of no “organized” activities on the premises, I’ve noticed that the basketball court has been a frequent gathering place. Teens to little…

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