Invest Yourself

Invest Yourself

More than 15 years ago, I became the Barnabas Mentor Coordinator. Having been equipped in mentoring and discipleship before coming to Joy El, I quickly developed a training for our Barnabas mentors. We have added many supplemental seminars through the years, but the foundational mentor training has remained basically the same.   A few years…

Bible Adventure student and Listener reading Bible

His First Bible

Volunteers are so eager to share every time a child begins a relationship with Jesus, so we can rejoice together with the angels in heaven. While that is certainly more than enough reason to celebrate, I often ask, “How is God working?” when visiting a Bible Adventure (BA) program because I know that He is…

A Season to Reflect

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.” Ecc. 3:1 This verse comes to mind at the change of every season. This spring brought a lot of excitement to Joy El. Registrations started coming in at record pace, weekly reports from Bible Adventure and CIA telling of increased participation…