August 2018

Community Garden Sprouts Seeds of God's love

A group of young adults were huddled around a table in the dimly-lit hotel conference room at the 2016 Lake Union Conference Youth Congress when the idea was hatched. What if a community garden was de…

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Historic Church Creates Space for Youth to GET REAL

GET REAL is a reminder that youth ministry doesn't have to be expensive or flashy. It just must be done in love. When someone travels north from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids in Michigan’s west side, the…

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September 2018

Running with a Purpose

Fifty-one people, roughly ten across and five deep, stood on the blacktop track. Four fluorescent orange cones marked the right side of the starting line, and three marked the left. Under bright blue …

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Teaching the Class to Care for Refugees

On a cold February Sabbath afternoon, thirteen Religion, Social Work, Nursing and Dietetics students from Andrews University (AU) left campus with Bill Wells, ASAP Refugee Ministry coordinator, and hi…

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