Selfies and Self-Worth

“I look hideous in all of these photos.”  This was something that one of the girls in our youth ministry said about a series of group photos I had taken on one of our fall retreats. She, like the rest of the youth, wanted to inspect the photos of their fun I had snapped. Her comment struck me because it was so blunt. The way she talked about herself is how the Phantom of the Opera would have described himself.  This girl’s comment also struck me because I... Read More
Posted by Andrew Hostetter at Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Supporting Grieving Children, Teens and Families

Our community is grieving the loss of two Conestoga High School students in the past week, and it has been a time of many deep emotions among students, families, friends, teachers, coaches, neighbors and many others whose lives were touched by such young and vibrant boys. So many are grieving, and so many teens in the high school community are processing the grief, confusion, anger, despair and other deep emotions that can all accompany loss. The school administration and faculty are... Read More
at Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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