Hope Building

Nate Marshall Director of Ministry Advancement   There is no doubt that 2020 was filled with pain, heartache, and trials. We were all impacted in some form or fashion by the historic events that took place – and students are no exception. We live in a world that is in short supply of hope. Recently,…

Good at Being Rich

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director   When is the last time you were impressed with someone’s generosity? Even amidst the difficulties of the pandemic, I have seen God glorified in so many different ways through generous giving.  God is answering prayer after prayer, providing for needs at Joy El. Although attendance at our fall…

A Season of Blessing

By Rachel Shively Director of the 4.12 Leadership Training Program 4.12 students are regularly challenged to serve their community and those in need. Despite the change, fear, and hopelessness that many have experienced during the recent months, students in the 4.12 Leadership Training Program decided to help spread hope of Christ this Christmas season. A…

Taking the Advantage

Written by: Kim Sanger Assistant Director of Bible Adventure With schooldays looking different this year, Bible Adventure was inevitably going to look different, too.   There are many options of how kids are being taught during this time.  Some schools are engaged in virtual learning, while others are in person but on a split schedule. Just…