1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, "Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."
We have been blessed to say the least at Student Motion so far this year and we would love to share a few of the reasons why we are thankful as we get ready for this holiday season:
1) Amazing Parents
We say all of the time that our goal is to partner with parents to lead our students spiritually and we continue to see the fruit of having such incredible parents associated with our ministry. A few weeks back we had our 2nd annual "Family Night" event where we invite parents to be a part of our youth worship service and we had over 250 come including many of our parents. It fills us up to see so many parents investing in the spiritual growth of their students.
2) Life Change
This year we have seen over 70 students give their life to Christ and decide to be baptized. Whether it was through Wednesday nights, Lake Aurora, Student Life, Believe or just a volunteer youth leader spending time with a student God has used so many avenues to impact the lives of these teenagers. It is why we do what we do!
3) Incredible Leaders
Speaking of volunteer leaders, we have 50+ adults that give multiple hours of their time each week to serve our students at Student Motion. What has been amazing to see is that these relationships between leader and student have extended beyond our environments. From camping trips, fishing, shopping dates to attending soccer games and plays our leaders are committed to reaching our students in a powerful way.
4) Reaching More Students
We call ourselves a family at Student Motion but we are a family that reaches out. Our desire is that every student that walks through the doors of our ministry feels welcome and that they belong to Student Motion. We are thankful that God has entrusted over 100 new students to us who have visited our ministry and heard the Gospel with many of them getting plugged in and connected to the church.
Posted on Tue, November 18, 2014
by Griffin Gilstrap