Carol Reist – Executive Director at the Dam Drop In Centre – learned early on that youth don’t just trust you because you “show up.” She shares something she learned as a new youth worker just starting to build into the lives of often resistant youth.
I spent the last four days at a large Christian Youth workers Conference. Hundreds of us youth worker types gathered together to learn how to do youth work better and encourage one another. I love this kind of thing. The coffee, chatting, hearing the good things that God is doing around the country, drinking coffee, worship bands, great inspirational talks, and of course the occasional cup of coffee with old friends. Continue reading “I’m so busy … again!”→
42.2km of gravel. My ankles were killing me. As I crossed the finish line, the paramedic asked me if I was ok. I assured him I was fine. He looked at me hard then nodded and said I could go. Once I had gotten past the concerned medic I was greeted by a friendly volunteer who put a medal around my neck for completing the Boundary Bay Marathon and then offered me a bag with the words “Deep Relief” printed on it’s side. I was curious. What could this mysterious bag that promised so much hold? Continue reading Deep Relief→