Growing Freedom

God has called you to a free life. Just make sure that you don’t use this freedom as an excuse to do whatever you want to do and destroy your freedom. Rather, use your freedom to serve one another in love; that’s how freedom grows. For everything we know about God’s Word is summed up … Continue reading Growing Freedom


Establishing Guardrails Intentionally

Reaching the halfway point of the school year, the heroes are in a place where they have a clear understanding of what is expected of them and the guardrails set before them to help them stay on track.They remember the promises they have made to one another at the beginning of the school year in … Continue reading Establishing Guardrails Intentionally

Socratic Discussions: Heroes’ Way to the Truth

The ELS heroes’ Socratic discussions have been so inspiring and enriching, as they engage in dialogue that allows them to express their individual thoughts and beliefs. During their discussions, the heroes think for themselves, yet learn together in a network of connected thoughts, as they grow in their learning, intellectually, socially, and emotionally. Each hero’s … Continue reading Socratic Discussions: Heroes’ Way to the Truth

Our Faith Can Become Stronger in the Storms of Life!

The Faith Formation and Service Quest has begun. It seems only fitting to begin the year with a quest that points us to “seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness” as it states in Matthew 6:33a (NIV). It’s been an incredible blessing to listen to these heroes reflect on personal testimonies throughout the … Continue reading Our Faith Can Become Stronger in the Storms of Life!