Our students are experiencing revival. After frolicking on slopes of Utah snow, they savored a sermon by Pastor Zach Scribner and then Five Guys burgers. Since there was a community board, they posted “Jesus loves you” notes.
And even them I’m stuck here in Santa Monica writing articles about the Islamic State and not enjoying the fun, I rejoice. While other religious schools have trouble with church kids bolting their faith, at our Christian high school in Santa Monica kids are embracing Christ wildly.
This is what I pray for, what I work for, what I live for. To see the fruits brings indescribable satisfaction.
I pretty much got kicked off Reddit, a mecca for sarcastic atheists. Have you seen American Sniper? You could call Reddit “American Snippier.” In any case, post after post mocks Christian warnings against sin.
Once I read about a former Christian school kid forming a “support group” for those who were subjected to the horrors of being forbidden alcohol. I remarked on that message board that it was ironic that some ran from alcohol to Jesus and that others from Jesus to alcohol. I never heard from him. Nor do I know if she could appreciate the irony.
Excuse me for being so curmudgeonly on this post, but I’ve seen so many suffer and even die for flouting God’s ways. It is a joy to see kids embracing God’s ways. Some of them have been bullied in public schools. Some were lost in cutting. Now they are living happy serving Jesus. Why would you make fun of that?
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U r so kind w all these reb
My pleasure and you’re very welcome!
This is a great encouragement ‘Mustard Seed’ Keep us posted.
Meanwhile, how about blowing some of those Mustard Seeds or Revival in our direction – the UK!
The IK is having revival!
I was not a follower of Christ in high school, but LOVE LOVE LOVE to see young people serving Him with confidence & excitement! Great encouraging post!
Rejoicing with you. Love to hear these testimonies! My husband and I have a heart to see youth falling in love with Jesus. In our small community, the numbers that resort to alcohol out of boredom are high. We hope to see ministry grow in this area.
Praise the Lord
Praise be to God. What an encouraging news with all the bad going on in the world
Pray for our church. It looks like we “adopt” a school here in Santa Monica
Happy Resurrection Day!