Guest post by Caleb Reed
Recently a group of Aim Right volunteers and staff spent the weekend in
This year’s conference theme was “The City Needs A Father.” The whole weekend revolved around this theme. Workshops were centered around Community Engagement, Personal Development and Leadership, Discipleship and Mentoring, as well as Effects of Fatherlessness. The general sessions were great times of worship and teaching. We had the opportunity to hear from great leaders and teachers Larry Acosta (founder of UYWI), Efrem Smith (World Impact), and
All our volunteers and staff walked away from this weekend definitely feeling encouraged and refreshed! Conferences like this can be overwhelming and even tiring, yet they are times when our team grows together; I am confident we did just that. If there is something I have learned over time, it is that to make a difference in a neighborhood and community, you need to have a strong team that works together, plays together, prays together, and learns together.