By: Curt Williams, Founder & Executive Director It is like the 800-pound gorilla in the room, and he shows up each week at church and no one wants to notice. Everyone looks the other way. [...]
When President Ronald Reagan was facing a decline in both his physical and mental health, his devoted wife Nancy called the season “The long goodbye.” It is always painful to watch a loved one decline and face the winter of their life; right now, that season involves me, my older brother and my younger sister as we walk through these long days with my 90-year-old father.
Few experiences are as American as camping. People can take out an RV or stay in a log cabin, but nothing beats encountering the outdoors like setting up camp with tents and poles. Because of COVID-19, off-campus trips have been very limited. Luckily, Youth-Reach knows of a small campground that was only allowing one group to camp at a time.
In the next few months we are going to be launching some new opportunities for our supporters (and new supporters) to partner with Youth-Reach in some interesting ways. After finding a very large and very healthy colony of honeybees on our campus (and interpreting this to be an opportunity) we contacted Pastor Kent Wilson who we know to be a local beekeeper.