Who Is the Navigator?

I have been traveling to Burlington, Vermont twice a week to build a volunteer leadership team that will soon start working with teenagers in the Burlington area.  We started the school year with a group of six young women, composed of few college students and a few young professionals.  For our first meeting together, I […]

47 Kids, a Dinner Party, and Wishing Heaven was Real

Beacon, NY—47 kids. That’s how many kids were at the launch meeting for Young Life in Beacon, NY last week. Over the past year, I have been working with a long-time volunteer named Craig Burgiere, to start ministry in this town that lies along the Hudson River in Southern Dutchess County. Craig has taken busloads […]

Young Life in the Shark Tank

This post is the second in a series of three updates on recent area development progress in Eastern New York and Western New England.  You may want to read the preceding post Possible or Impossible? Inspired by the Sharks  In ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” entrepreneurs pitch their business idea before a panel of five investors (the […]

Journal Entry: September 3-9

Tuesday, 9/3: Started this day at the Burnt Hills Diner with my friend Paul, who met Christ this summer at YL camp (That’s a story for another time). Later in the day, headed to Burlington, VT, for a meeting with adults. On the way, I stopped to meet with Kyle Esposito, who is in training […]