Happy Thanksgiving…from our table to yours!

On Monday evening, youth who attend our weekly Bible study enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner. It was served “mystery style,” in 3 courses, and several had an interesting first course, with food but no silverware! Our latest newsletter is in mailboxes. Click on the image to read it online. A blessed Thanksgiving to you!

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Hardships and Difficulties

This list doesn’t even come close to Paul’s sufferings mentioned in 2 Corinthians 11, or the sufferings of many believers across the world, but there have been some hardships and difficulties in the past 10 days. 1. One of our side van windows was hit by something hard enough to fracture the glass, although the…

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Pancakes & Rec Changes

After teen Bible study on Monday, the treat was….pancakes! Interns recently completed painting the Rec Center, and the bright red has been replaced with a soft gray. It’s still a work in progress (interns are planning some other changes, too), but at least the painting is done, and we’re “open for play” again.

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Two Organizations Who Have Been a Blessing

Thanksgiving seems to have the unfortunate position of being sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas. I tried to order the “Thanksgiving blend” at Starbucks today and was told, “Oh, we’re serving our Christmas blend now.” The barista did agree to do a “pour over,” and I headed out the door with brewed Thanksgiving blend in a…

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Your Drug IQ

I took the National Drug IQ Challenge today and scored a lousy 67% (ouch!). Click on the image below to see how you fare: To further test your drug IQ, would you answer True or False to this statement? Fewer teens smoke cigarettes than smoke marijuana. View the answer here. Being informed is good. What’s…

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Seek the Peace

There was a drive-by shooting in our community on November 1st. One of the victims was critically injured and passed away on November 6th. He was only 17 years old. The word on the street is that it was gang-related. “…seek the peace and prosperity of the city…pray to the Lord for it, because it…

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Kids Klub 11.06.13 and a Visit from Riverview

It was a treat to see some familiar faces yesterday. Joe and Lisa Byler, former Phoenicians, flew into Phoenix with a group of youth from Riverview Mennonite Church in Pigeon, Michigan. Joe was on Aim Right’s board for several years, and Joe and Lisa both served in many capacities at Aim Right throughout the time…

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Glorious Ruins

Last Friday evening, Caleb spoke about “Glorious Ruins” at Teen Night. The three different outfits you’ll notice in the photos below were intentional. The tattered clothing helped to illustrate how we have ruined our lives by sin. The formal clothing showed how God wants to clean us up and turn us into glorious ruins.

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