When you work in youth ministry, days like this let us know few careers in the world could be so fulfilling. These guys are juniors in high school from my alma mater (NEJ), who’ve been coming with Michael (another of our awesome senior high guys) to every meeting, every event, every trip, since last summer. Right away they changed the dynamic of the youth program because we didn’t have many senior high students until then. Now they’re the ones the younger guys look up to—the cool and funny one they all want to be like. I know God put them in our church for a reason, now I’m excited to see what they do with this gift.
Today, Ricky and Satch joined our church. Satch was baptized for the first time.
Then, this is just because Ben looked so handsome today: