Reading the story of David, I don’t believe Jesse understood the effect a little cheese and bread would have on the kingdom when he reached into his cupboard and sent David to the front lines of the battlefield. He intended to nourish the soldiers. However, the ripple effect caused a warrior to be birthed that would defeat a nation-crippling enemy. We rarely know the full impact of our actions. We may make one decision to affect one situation. However, we rarely see the whole outcome God intends. It’s God’s ripple effect.
Reggie came to a place in his life where he craved more of God. His heart was no longer content with where he had been—his soul longed for another life-changing experience from Jesus. This discontentment and longing led to action and Reggie decided to apply for Apostolic Youth Corps. … Read More »
Apostolic Youth Corps. The name itself stirs excitement in my heart and those of hundreds of other young people as we anticipate the release of new mission trip destinations every single year. And it’s exciting to peruse the passionate testimonies and photos swirling around social media of those who just completed another summer missions adventure. I took the plunge in 2015, traveling to the beautiful country of France, and I’ve never looked back. France led to Africa, Africa led to Haiti, and AYC has ultimately led me to a lifelong love and passion for missions.
I’ll never forget my first glimpse of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, riding a boat through Ganvie in Africa, or the breathtaking view of a blue ocean surrounded by towering mountains on the island of Haiti. These are memories that will last a lifetime. But the … Read More »
IO: What is the coolest event that you have put together for your group?
NM: I guess you really would have to ask my youth, but my favorite things have been camping, boating, and going to amusement parks. We also have a paintball trip planned this spring that the girls seem to be the most excited about…