My first draft of this was over ten pages. I hope you feel the grace that went into cutting it in half. Over the last week I have seen so many brave people come forward with stories of the ways in which YoungLife has hurt them. I feel it is important to say none of … Continue reading Do Better YoungLife.
10. YEARS. 10. ENTIRE YEARS my brain has committed to the 121 episodes of what is WITHOUT ARGUE the greatest TV show of all time. And I mean it. I love this TV show more than pretty much any movie or book. I've even gone so far as to say it is my favorite story … Continue reading ‘Lost’ talk
Hey friends, my name is Devon and if you guys knew me really well you would know I'm defined by a few things. One of them perhaps most known is I LOVE movies. I own far too many. Hundreds and hundreds of dvds. It's probably a problem. I love to read. Recently all productivity in … Continue reading The Front Row.
I have wanted and wanted to write this but I have put patience to it. Waiting for that right moment. The silliness being I don't even know where to begin with this. Maybe beginnings? Yes, let's start there. 2005. I had just turned 14 and I was attending a private Christian School. It was a … Continue reading Why I Love: Young Life
How many of you have ever been the new kid? Maybe you moved from another town or you transferred to a new school. Maybe it was right here at Swift Creek. How many of you felt like you had a new start? A chance to be somebody new, somebody better? Whatever was known about you didn't follow … Continue reading The Bells. (Wyldlife Talk)
This was the first talk for our Wyldlife club in 2011. For some kids this could have been the first exposure to God. I figured from now on I would upload whatever talk I give to here. Feedback is appreciated. Hey there, My name is Devon and every week at the end of club we … Continue reading First Talk Young Life:2011
Preface: Before reading this you may want to read my first blog post titled "me". Because this, for lack of a better term, is the sequel. This is perhaps one of the things I have wanted to write about most. It (like the other things I've written) will be lengthy. I hope you are given … Continue reading You were made for this.
A little boy filled with curiosity asks his parents "the question". "Mommy, where did I come from." The mother replies "Jesus gave you to me." The child responds "Oh yeah, I remember walking with Jesus in heaven on the golden road and picking you to be my parents"....This, is my earliest memory. I was in … Continue reading me.