high school

Not Just Another Suicide – Part 2

Patrick Turner In my previous post I wrote about Patrick Turner, the 16 year-old who had surprisingly committed  suicide the previous weekend. We learned he had written three notes prior addressing the reasons which drove him to make this decision. The primary motive for ending his life was clear. Pressure. Pressure to perform academically. Even… Read more Not Just Another Suicide – Part 2

Summer Camp Graduation Day

Graduation Day – Moving On

Graduation Day I’ve written about my time ministering to the junior highers at my church (Saddleback). Today was a big day for all. Today was the day when the 8th graders took over the room and did everything for both services. From greeting to games to ministry to message, they did it all. And my… Read more Graduation Day – Moving On