Last weekend, we hosted our 19th Avalanche retreat (if you include the first jr. high retreat that happened at the same time as Blizzard in 2001). While the temperatures were very cold (possibly the coldest Avalanche we've had), God continued to move in mighty ways. The cold temperatures altered some of our plans. We managed to play our team competition game in the gym with over 550 students and leaders.
People will come from east and west and north and south, and will take their places at the feast in the kingdom of God. Luke 13:29 (NIV) For many, home signifies a place of belonging, a place of safety. The church is to be that place for anyone can belong, to return to the one who created us. For anyone who steps into a church, two questions many are asking: Do