Author: Bobby Arkills
Posted on 10/10/2011 by
In the fall of 2000 I received a phone call from a man named Jean Baptiste Mugarura. He stated that he was the national director of Rwanda (Africa) Youth for Christ and wished to visit me in two weeks. The catch? He was excited to visit "your nation's capitol"...so I had to let him know that he…
Posted on 7/26/2011 by
"Lemonade, get your lemonade!" At the recent Taste of Tacoma young Fiona (6 years old) and her sister, Kyra (4 years old) decided to put up a lemonade stand in order to help kids go to YFCamp this summer. Fiona is friends with Lucy, Doug Jonson's (YFC City Life staff) daughter and heard stories…
Posted on 6/16/2011 by
Ever had a one way conversation--no give and take, no interest from the other person in getting to know you? I have and can attest, they're not that enjoyable. By nature I'm an inquisitive person in conversation--meaning, I like to ask questions. I like to find out about you. I like when the…
Posted on 5/24/2011 by
Teamwork, paper ninjas, and a paralytic
As I walked into First Creek Campus Life this afternoon I was taken back down memory lane to the many years I led YFC middle school ministry–the energy, lack of attention, and openness to meet anyone new.
Being the “visitor” (with the fancy name…
Posted on 3/31/2011 by
March 31, 2011
Do you ever come across the mindset of “scarcity”? It’s based on the premise that there is only so much money to go around, so many kids to reach, so many volunteers who can give their time. And to be honest, this kind of thinking drives me CRAZY.
Which is why…